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  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- The dollar hit a 14- month peak against the euro on Tuesday, on optimism the U.S. economy is growing in line with expectations that the Federal Reserve may begin raising interest rates next year.

  • *Sterling still hamstrung by risk of Scotland independence. SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Sept 9- The dollar scaled a 14- month high against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, after a Federal Reserve study made investors reassess prospects for higher U.S. interest rates, while sterling fell on worries that Scots may vote for independence.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sept 22 Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo and other banking officials testify before Senate Banking Committee on Wall Street Reform- 1400 GMT. Counselor to the Treasury Secretary Michael Stegman speaks before the 2014 American Mortgage Conference in Raleigh- 1715 GMT.

  • *Sterling still hamstrung by risk of Scotland independence. SYDNEY, Sept 9- The dollar traded at 14- month highs against a basket of major currencies early on Tuesday, benefiting from a run in sterling and after a Federal Reserve study sparked more buying interest.

  • Co. to pay $3.5M in green-coffee FTC settlement Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Applied Food Sciences Inc. has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it used the results of a flawed weight-loss study to help push its green coffee extract to retailers. Green coffee refers to the unroasted seeds or beans of coffee.

  • New VA chief: Veterans agency too complicated Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Veterans Affairs Department with its 14 different password-protected websites is too complicated for most veterans to navigate, new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday as he promised to make it easier for veterans to get disability benefits, health care, job training and other services.

  • FTC sues AbbVie, Teva over generic AndroGel Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Federal Trade Commission is suing drugmakers AbbVie and Teva, saying they conspired to temporarily keep generic versions of AbbVie's low-testosterone drug AndroGel off the market.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 8- London copper was little changed on Monday, underpinned by expectations the Federal Reserve would delay an interest rate hike after Friday's weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report, in a quiet day for trade with China off on a long weekend.

  • Sept 6- Charles Plosser, president of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank and the loan dissenter at the Fed's July policy meeting, on Saturday continued his push for the U.S. central bank to change its language on interest rate policy to reflect an improving economy and pave the way for a faster-than expected-interest rate hike.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sep 19 Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers 137th Annual Convention- 1415 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane speaks to Society of Business Economists on "In Giving, How Much Do We Receive"- 1700 GMT.

  • *Most dealers see first rate hike in Q2 2015. *8 of 15 dealers see Fed ending bond investment in 2016. NEW YORK, Sept 5- A majority of Wall Street's top bond firms see the Federal Reserve starting to raise interest rates by the second quarter of next year, showing slightly more aggressive expectations compared with a month ago, a Reuters survey showed on Friday.

  • *Payrolls data weaker than expected. NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday, lifting the S&P 500 to a fresh closing high, after a weaker-than-expected jobs report was taken as a sign that the Federal Reserve will not begin raising interest rates anytime soon.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- Major U.S. stocks indexes notched a fifth straight week of gains on Friday as weak jobs data suggested to some investors there is little risk the Federal Reserve will speed up its plans to hike interest rates.

  • *News of ceasefire in Ukraine stems dollar's fall. NEW YORK, Sept 5- The dollar slipped on Friday after data showed U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in eight months, eroding confidence in the economy and reviving bets that the Federal Reserve might leave interest rates near zero for longer than anticipated.

  • *Payrolls data weaker than expected. NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. stocks rose on Friday afternoon, rebounding from losses earlier in the session, as investors took a weak payrolls report to mean there was little risk the Federal Reserve would speed up its plans to raise interest rates.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. employers hired the fewest number of workers in eight months in August and more Americans gave up the hunt for jobs, providing a cautious Federal Reserve with more reasons to wait longer before raising interest rates. Nonfarm payrolls increased 142,000 last month after expanding by 212,000 in July, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Copper edged up on Friday after lower-than-expected U.S. jobs data reassured investors that the Federal Reserve would not speed up plans to increase interest rates, though gains were capped by growing supplies.

  • *Payrolls data weaker than expected. NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. stocks were little changed Friday as a weak payrolls report encouraged investors that the Federal Reserve wouldn't accelerate plans to hike interest rates, though the S&P 500 remained on track for its first weekly decline in five.

  • *Gold set for third weekly drop in four. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 5- Gold prices rose on Friday, recovering from their lowest in nearly three months hit earlier in the session, after disappointing U.S. payrolls data tempered speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates any time soon.

  • *News of ceasefire in Ukraine stems dollar's fall. NEW YORK, Sept 5- The dollar fell on Friday after data showed U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in eight months, eroding some confidence in the domestic economy and reviving bets that the Federal Reserve might leave interest rates near zero for longer than anticipated.