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  • SINGAPORE, July 4- Gold was steady on Friday after sharp overnight losses, but the metal was at risk of further declines as strong U.S. jobs data and record highs on Wall Street dented bullion's safe-haven appeal. *Spot gold was flat at $1,319.65 an ounce at 0034 GMT.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 3- California lawmakers on Thursday passed a tax credit meant to lure aerospace companies working on a new stealth bomber to the state, but the measure will benefit only one of two teams of companies fighting to win the contract.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- The United States on Thursday urged Argentina to negotiate a solution with holdout investors after a string of U.S. court decisions that have pushed the country to the brink of default. Argentina has until the end of July to settle with creditors who refused to accept the terms of past bond restructurings.

  • *MSCI rises in early trade, testing this week's 3- year highs. TOKYO, July 4- Asian shares and the dollar firmed on Friday, catching a lift from U.S. stocks' surge to record highs after U.S. jobs data showed the lowest unemployment rate in six years and underscored the strength of the economic recovery.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 16 Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France- Annual "Davos in Provence" meeting. Speakers:- IMF chief Christine Lagarde, ECB Executive board member Benoit Coeure, Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer and France Finance Minister Michel Sapin.

  • *U.S. markets closed on Friday for Independence Day. SYDNEY, July 4- The dollar started trade in Asia at one-week highs on Friday, having shown competitors a clean pair of heels after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs growth added to hopes the economy is pulling out of a first quarter slump.

  • July 3- Google Inc on Thursday reversed its decision to remove several links to stories in Britain's Guardian newspaper, underscoring the difficulty the search engine is having implementing Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling. It was unclear who asked Google to remove the stories.

  • MEXICO CITY, July 3- Luxury car maker BMW revealed a $1 billion Mexican plant investment on Thursday, becoming the latest major automaker to take advantage of the country's growing industrial base and tariff-free access to the U.S. market.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- The United States on Thursday urged Argentina to negotiate a solution with holdout investors after a string of U.S. court decisions that have pushed the country to the brink of default. Argentina has until the end of July to settle with creditors who refused to accept the terms of past bond restructurings.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 3- A California Democrat on Thursday introduced a bill that would keep gas prices down by delaying the state's planned expansion of its carbon cap-and-trade program to cover transportation fuels next year, a move that has angered environmentalists.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate change strategy.

  • July 3- Google Inc has begun restoring links to newspaper articles that it had suppressed in Web searches this week following a European Union ruling in May on citizens' "right to be forgotten," the Financial Times reported.

  • NEW YORK, July 3- Absent employees, flawed processes, and inadequate systems were among a catalog of problems uncovered at New York City agencies in a new report into why nearly $300 million of city money was erroneously paid out to pensioners earlier this year. The test went wrong and issued a transfer order to JP Morgan Chase Bank.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- Airlines with direct flights to the United States have been told to tighten screening of mobile phones and shoes in response to intelligence reports of increased threats from al Qaeda- affiliated militant groups, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- President Barack Obama's recent comments on the need for more bank regulation were intended to underscore the need to keep close watch over market risks rather than to signal a new policy initiative, a White House spokesman said on Thursday.

  • GM switch complaints began 17 years ago Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    General Motors car owners have been complaining to dealers about defective ignition switches since 1997.

  • July 3- Archer Daniels Midland Co is close to buying natural food ingredients maker Wild Flavors GmbH, backed by buyout group KKR& Co, for about 2.5 billion euros, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • T-Mobile CEO says FTC complaints exaggerated Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    A T-Mobile iPhone 5

    The FTC certainly did a good job of sensationalizing their story and their news at the expense of both T-Mobile's reputation and mine: T-Mobile CEO.

  • NEW YORK, July 3- American Express Co is set to face off against the U.S. government and 17 states in a trial that begins on Monday over claims that it stifles competition from credit card providers that charge lower processing fees.

  • July 3- SunTrust Banks Inc, a large U.S. southeast regional bank, will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program designed to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure during the recession.