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  • NEW YORK, April 21- The European Union is looking to again postpone imposing new capital rules on EU banks that trade derivatives through non-EU clearing houses, according to a document seen Tuesday. But while the EU's executive body, the European Commission, has granted equivalence to countries such as Singapore, it has pointedly refused to do so as yet for the...

  • Under Armour's slowing sales highlight valuation risks Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:48 PM ET

    April 21- Under Armour Inc paused for breath on Tuesday when it reported quarterly sales growth of below 30 percent for the first time in more than a year. Under Armour's sales growth eased to 25.5 percent in the quarter ended March 31, mainly due to a supply disruption caused by strikes at West Coast ports and a stronger dollar. Under Armour's shares trade at 73.5...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- Bill Gross of Janus Capital Group Inc said on Tuesday that German 10- year Bunds were "the short of a lifetime" and that the trade could earn 10-15 percent over a period of one to two years. Gross was referring to investors George Soros and Stanley Druckenmiller, who made their names betting against the pound in 1992.. German 10- year Bund yields have...

  • *Saudi end of Yemen bombing eases Mideast tensions. NEW YORK, April 21- Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia announced the end of its military campaign in Yemen, easing tensions in the Middle East, and traders expected another weekly build in U.S. crude stockpiles. The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen said its three-week operation against Iran- allied...

  • TREASURIES-U.S. bond prices slip with eyes on Greece Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:21 PM ET

    *ECB may reduce collateral value for Greek banks- Bloomberg. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday, adding to the prior day's losses, as some traders pared their bullish bets tied to soft domestic data and concerns whether Greece would hammer out a deal with its creditors before it runs out cash. "There's not a lot of conviction in either direction for the market," said...

  • HAVANA, April 21- A U.S. cancer research center and a software company reached agreements with Cuban partners during a two-day trade mission to Cuba led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the first trip of its kind since the rapprochement between the longtime adversaries. The Roswell Park Cancer Center of Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday signed an agreement with...

  • April 21- United Technologies Corp is nearing a decision on whether to spin off its Sikorsky helicopter unit as the business is struggling with its financial performance. United Tech Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes said on Tuesday he expects the company to finish its review of strategic options for Sikorsky by midyear. "We are seeing pressure from the oil...

  • China, whose economy is slowing fast but whose stocks are rising faster, whipsawed investors in recent days. "It's a political goal to create wealth effects in both A- and H-share markets, so that Beijing can utilize the stock market to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship and channel liquidity to the real economy to hedge economic downside risk," China...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is in the final stages of planning to set up a satellite office in California's Silicon Valley, aiming to build relationships with the technology industry and scout for talent there, the department's secretary said on Tuesday. "We want to convince some of the talented workforce here in Silicon...

  • TORONTO, April 21- The provision of European Central Bank emergency liquidity to Greece is "directly correlated" to the health of its banks and will continue as long as the preconditions are met, a top policymaker from Germany's Bundesbank said on Tuesday. "Clearly, the state of the of Greece is very important for the emergency liquidity and also the state of the...

  • FOREX-Dollar turns mixed as euro inches up Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:57 PM ET

    *Euro pares losses over Greece. NEW YORK, April 21- The dollar was mixed against major currencies on Tuesday, with the euro pivoting to modest gains against the greenback after euro zone finance ministers moved away from fixing a deadline for Greece to come up with fiscal reforms. Greece, which is quickly running out of cash, pledged to its euro zone partners in...

  • *France says Poland to have key industrial role. WARSAW, April 21- Poland said on Tuesday it would buy Raytheon's Patriot missiles from the United States and provisionally selected French Airbus helicopters as it speeds up the modernisation of its military amid tensions with Russia. Poland, a NATO member since 1999, had accelerated the process to select a...

  • Another top Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, said there was strong bipartisan support for a measure to discourage China from currency manipulation that could be part of the "trade promotion authority" legislation that is being considered by the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Barack Obama will veto a bill requiring the U.S. consumer watchdog to establish special advisory groups if the final version of the legislation cuts the level of funding available to the agency, the White House said on Tuesday. But after a Republican-backed provision was added that would lower the consumer bureau's budget cap...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- A high-frequency trader was arrested in the United Kingdom over charges he manipulated the futures market and played a role in sparking the May 2010 "flash crash," the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Navinder Singh Sarao, 37, of Hounslow, United Kingdom, was criminally charged on charges of wire fraud, commodities fraud and...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- Denial is said to be the first emotional stage of grief- and that may be where many Americans are at right now in their attitudes about retirement security. The 2015 edition of the longest-running national survey of retirement confidence, released on Tuesday by the Washington, D.C.- based non-profit Employee Benefit Research Institute, reveals...

  • PRECIOUS-Spot gold rises as U.S. dollar index weakens Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:20 PM ET

    *India celebrates festival of Akshaya Tritiya. NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 21- Gold rose past chart resistance on Tuesday, recouping most of the previous session's losses in choppy, currency-driven trade after the U.S. dollar turned lower and bolstered bullion's appeal. Spot gold was up 0.5 percent to $1,202.90 an ounce by 1:56 p.m. EDT after surpassing resistance...

  • HAVANA- NEW YORK'S INFOR SAYS REACHES DEAL TO RESELL SOFTWARE IN CUBA.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider, and pass, on Wednesday a long-awaited bill that would make it easier for companies to share information about cybersecurity threats with the government without fear of lawsuits. The Senate Intelligence Committee passed its version of the legislation 14-1 in March and aides said...

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