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  • FOREX-Dollar hits 10-month highs on strong U.S. GDP data Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30- The U.S. dollar hit over 10- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. gross domestic product data bolstered expectations for a more hawkish Federal Reserve.

  • *Twitter rallies in premarket after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as investors sought bargains following a period of weakness and looked ahead to data on economic growth and comments from the Federal Reserve following its latest policy meeting. *Twitter Inc surged 27 percent to $49 in heavy premarket trading.

  • Wiping clean the safety records of truck companies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:12 AM ET
    The accident scene after Kelly Linhart was struck.

    Experts say "chameleon" trucking companies, which re-register with the government to clear prior issues, are more likely to be in severe crashes.

  • Technology that could save you from a truck wreck Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A Volvo truck equipped with safety technology.

    Truck companies are banking on the safety features of their vehicles as a selling point.

  • FOREX-Euro slides below $1.34, eyes on Fed and U.S. GDP Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:32 AM ET

    LONDON, July 30- The euro fell below $1.34 on Wednesday for the first time since last November before German inflation data that was likely to add to the case for the European Central Bank pumping more money into a moribund economy.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 30- The dollar touched a six-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, holding firm ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and U.S. gross domestic product data due later in the day.

  • WASHINGTON, July 30- The U.S. The central bank is widely expected to cut its monthly asset purchases to $25 billion from $35 billion, which would leave it on course to shutter the program this fall.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 30- The dollar hovered near a six-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve policy decision and U.S. gross domestic product data due later in the day.

  • As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:. Chair Janet Yellen gave few hints about the answers to such issues when she testified to Congress this month.

  • popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitability could open it up to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission inquiry, according to lawyers and experts in consumer-protection law.

  • SINGAPORE, July 30- Gold was trading in a tight range below $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors nervously awaited the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting to gauge the U.S. central bank's view on the economy and monetary policy.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 29- Gold fell on Tuesday as investors nervously awaited the end of U.S. "What really mattered of course was what people were thinking would happen at the FOMC," said George Gero, a senior gold analyst at RBC Capital Markets in New York, referring to the meeting of the Fed's Federal Open Market Committee.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- World equity markets fell on Tuesday while the dollar reached eight-month highs against the euro on expectations of positive U.S. economic data and a more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.

  • Impax Labs shares slump after FDA inspection Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Impax Labs sank Tuesday after an FDA inspection uncovered potential problems at a facility where the company will make its experimental Parkinson's disease drug Rytary. Impax has been unable to get marketing approval for Rytary because of problems stemming from FDA inspections.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- The U.S. dollar hit fresh eight-month highs against the euro on Tuesday and advanced against the yen and Swiss franc on expectations for positive U.S. economic data and a potentially more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.

  • SEC whistleblowers most likely work in these jobs Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Retirees offered 365 tips to the SEC, the most of any occupation, since the agency started its whistleblower program in 2011.

  • *FDA lists 10 violations at Taiwan plant. July 29- Impax Laboratories Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about the company's factory in Taiwan, casting in doubt the future of its Parkinson's drug, rytary.

  • Fed is weighing key issues but may reveal little Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation?

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a change in regulations that would allow pork to be imported from certain areas of Mexico that have been defined as having a low risk of classical swine fever.

  • US officials seize over $210K in counterfeit bills Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer at an airport

    On July 15 and 16 U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $210,500 worth of counterfeit currency at JFK International Airport.