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  • WHITE HOUSE SAYS PRESIDENT OBAMA WOULD VETO BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION ADVISORY BOARDS ACT AS AMENDED BY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- The European Union wants to delay deciding for another six months whether to keep allowing EU banks to use derivatives clearing houses outside the bloc, according to a document seen by IFR. At issue is how much capital banks in the European Union must hold when executing trades through clearing houses in the United States and elsewhere.

  • Travelers, DuPont and IBM shares weighed most on the Dow. IBM also mentioned currency effects when it reported a fall in revenue late on Monday. DuPont was down 2.97 percent at $70.67 and IBM fell 0.85 percent to $164.74.

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, hit euro. Investors held off making big U.S. equities bets as they waited for more earnings reports and news on Greece, said Scott Wren, senior global equity strategist at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis. Europe's pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 0.93 percent, with Publicis, Sky and ARM...

  • April 21- DuPont's weak quarterly sales and lowered annual profit forecast is expected to provide fresh ammunition to Nelson Peltz in his campaign to split up the chemical maker. Peltz's hedge fund Trian Fund Management has for months criticized DuPont's underperformance, alleging that the company has repeatedly failed to meet financial targets.

  • Navinder Singh Sarao, 37, of Hounslow, United Kingdom, was arrested on Tuesday in the United Kingdom and the United States is requesting his extradition, the department said.

  • ATHENS, April 21- Greece held "constructive" talks with the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom who visited Athens on Tuesday and hopes that the two sides would soon reach a deal on a pipeline that will bring Russian gas to Europa via its territory. Greece expressed interest in the pipeline during talks between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President...

  • April 21- Discount broker TD Ameritrade Holding Corp warned Tuesday its fiscal 2015 earnings will likely be at the lower range of its previously announced estimate because of the U.S. As with rivals such as Charles Schwab Corp, much of TD Ameritrade's profitability hinges on the difference between what it pays clients who keep cash in their accounts and what it...

  • HCP says DoJ to sue client over billing practices Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:09 PM ET

    April 21- Healthcare real estate investment trust HCP Inc said the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against one of its clients over the company's billing practices. The lawsuit against HCR ManorCare Inc, which operates and manages healthcare facilities owned by HCP, alleges that the operator billed Medicare for services that were not medically...

  • FRANKFURT, April 21- Germany's Osram plans to transfer its 2 billion euro general lamps business into an independent legal structure, paving the way for a possible spin-off or sale and allowing it to focus on automotive lighting and components. Like Philips, Osram is racing to keep pace with a rapid rise in Asian LED digital light makers, who can offer lower prices...

  • During a Senate Committee on Finance hearing on legislation to streamline the passage of trade deals through Congress, several Democratic senators raised concerns about trading partners devaluing currencies to make their exports cheaper. Trade promotion authority allows Congress to set negotiating objectives for trade deals such as the...

  • WARSAW, April 21- Poland said on Tuesday it would buy Raytheon's Patriot missiles from the United States and chose Europe's Airbus utility helicopters for further tests, albeit reducing the size of this potential order. "The government has accepted Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak's recommendation on awarding the order of Patriot sets... to the government of...

  • UPDATE 1-Bonar 2024s slip as Argentina tries local sale Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:31 PM ET

    "This will be a test on whether this is a market Argentina can issue in and whether there is any legal backlash," said Siobhan Morden, head of Latin America strategy at Jefferies. Argentina was forced to shelve a US $2 bn- plus sale of the Bonar 2024 s in March when bookrunners Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan backed away from the deal. An injunction from Griesa last year...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- The spread of a deadly strain of bird flu into an Iowa egg farm accelerated market concerns over how big of a bite the current outbreak could take from the United States' egg and poultry businesses, sending shares of several leading meat companies' down on Tuesday. Minnesota, the largest turkey-producing state in the country, has been the hardest...

  • FRANKFURT, April 21- Buyout group BC Partners has put German laboratory operator Synlab up for sale in a potential deal worth more than 1.5 billion euros, three people familiar with the matter said. Synlab is expecting to post earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization of about 145 million euros this year and BC Partners is hoping to fetch a...

  • CAIRO/ BENGHAZI, April 21- Libya's official government has so far failed to sell oil on its own via an account and middlemen in Dubai, as customers continue to buy crude directly from a state oil firm under the control of a rival government, oil sources said. Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said this month that oil sales would...

  • *Q1 operating profit $2.53/ share, a cent below estimate. *Pretax net investment income down about 20 pct to $592 mln. April 21- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc's quarterly net profit fell 21 percent, narrowly missing analysts' estimates, as low interest rates and a drop in value of its energy investments squeezed the company's net investment income.

  • FRANKFURT, April 21- U.S. and British officials are preparing to announce a settlement with Deutsche Bank AG as soon as Thursday over allegations it tried to rig benchmark interest rates such as Libor, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Deutsche Bank said it was working with the relevant authorities but declined comment further.

  • PARIS, April 21- French drinks company Remy Cointreau said on Tuesday that LVMH executive Philippe Farnier would become the new head of its U.S. operations at the end of May, confirming media reports. Farnier will replace Managing Director Suriya Parksuwan, who has been with Remy Cointreau for 18 years and led its U.S. business since 2011, and is leaving to pursue...

  • UPDATE 2-Osram paves way for possible lamps spin-off Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    *Osram to separate 2 bln-euro lamps business. FRANKFURT, April 21- Germany's Osram plans to transfer its 2 billion-euro general lamps business into an independent legal structure, it said on Tuesday, paving the way for a possible spin-off or sale. Osram's new chief executive Olaf Berlien has been reviewing the company's strategy, and Chief Financial Officer...