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  • The move does not mean easement to the tunnel under the Missouri River- the last remaining stretch of the pipeline in North Dakota to be built- has been granted. On Tuesday, two North Dakota politicians said they had been told by Army officials that the project would be completed. Native American groups and climate activists have been protesting the $3.8 billion...

  • *Brazil harvest progress and drier Argentina curb soybeans. *Worsening U.S.- Mexico relations adds to hesitant mood. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 1- Chicago soybean futures edged lower on Wednesday, giving up the previous session's gains, as record Brazilian production and improving weather in Argentina boosted world supply prospects.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final approval needed to finish the Dakota Access Pipeline project, U.S. Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer of North Dakota said on Tuesday. However, opponents of the $3.8 billion project, including the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose reservation is adjacent to the route, claimed...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final approval needed to finish the Dakota Access Pipeline project, U.S. Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer of North Dakota said on Tuesday. However, opponents of the $3.8 billion project, including the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose reservation is adjacent to the route, claimed...

  • Jan 31- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said on Tuesday it will take legal action against the U.S. Army's decision to grant the final easement that will allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to be completed. In a statement, the tribe said the Army cannot circumvent a scheduled environmental impact study that was ordered in January. The controversial project, which is...

  • The company got complaints from eight consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio, who found some sharp metal objects in certain cans. The recall involved certain products under brands Cope, Copenhagen, Husky Brands and Skoal, which were made in the company's Franklin Park, Illinois, facility. The company said it notified the U.S. Food...

  • FRANKFURT- Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret speaks about ECB policy- 1900 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Executive Director Ida Wolden Bache to give a speech at "Valutaseminaret", an annual seminar hosted by the Association of Norwegian Economists- 1215 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rate, followed by...

  • FRANKFURT- Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret speaks about ECB policy- 1900 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Executive Director Ida Wolden Bache to give a speech at "Valutaseminaret," an annual seminar hosted by the Association of Norwegian Economists- 1215 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rate, followed by...

  • FRANKFURT- Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret speaks about ECB policy- 1900 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Executive Director Ida Wolden Bache to give a speech at "Valutaseminaret", an annual seminar hosted by the Association of Norwegian Economists- 1215 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rate, followed by...

  • *OPEC achieves 82 percent compliance with output cuts. NEW YORK, Jan 31- Oil prices rose on Tuesday on a weak U.S. dollar and news that the world's top producers cut production this month more than forecasters had expected. "This is very high, a good number," an OPEC source said of the January compliance estimate.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 31- U.S. corn and wheat futures closed higher on Tuesday on bargain-buying a day after both markets fell to two-week lows, and on a weaker dollar, which tends to make U.S. grains more competitive globally, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade March corn settled up 2 cents at $3.59-3/ 4 per bushel. March wheat ended up 6-3/ 4 cents at $4.20-3/ 4 a bushel and March...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- The U.S. dollar tumbled against rivals on Tuesday and was on course for its worst January in three decades after President Donald Trump commented on currency devaluation by other countries and his trade adviser remarked on the euro. The comments intensified expectations that the new U.S. administration was making moves to talk down the...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 31- Caterpillar Inc will move its global headquarters to the Chicago area from its longtime home in central Illinois this year, the company said on Tuesday, as it continues to grapple with weak demand for its earth-moving equipment. At the same time, Chicago has drawn in big companies such as Archer Daniels Midland Co, one of the world's largest...

  • *OPEC achieves 82 percent compliance with output cuts. NEW YORK, Jan 31- Oil prices rose on Tuesday on a weak U.S. dollar and news that the world's top producers cut production this month more than forecasters had expected. "This is very high, a good number," an OPEC source said of the January compliance estimate.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- U.S. The remarks came after Trump's new National Trade Council head Peter Navarro suggested that Germany was benefiting from a "grossly undervalued" exchange rate. "It's a significant change in policy in the dollar... it's destabilizing," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- U.S. The remarks came after Trumps new National Trade Council head Peter Navarro suggested that Germany was benefiting from a "grossly undervalued" exchange rate. Its a significant change in policy in the dollar... it's destabilizing, said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 31- U.S. food producers and shippers are trying to speed up exports to Mexico and line up alternative markets as concerns rise that this lucrative business could be at risk if clashes over trade and immigration between the Trump administration and Mexico City escalate. Some U.S. producers of corn, soybean meal and distillers dried grains, an ethanol...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- U.S. The remarks came after Trump's new National Trade Council head Peter Navarro suggested that Germany was benefiting from a "grossly undervalued" exchange rate. "It's a significant change in policy in the dollar," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • Jan 31- Caterpillar Inc said on Tuesday it would move its global headquarters to the Chicago area from Peoria, Illinois later this year to move closer to a global transportation hub and make it easier to recruit executives. About 300 workers, including some positions moved from Peoria, will be based at the new location once it becomes fully operational,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- The U.S. dollar tumbled against key rivals on Tuesday and was on course for its worst month since March after U.S. The comments intensified expectations that the new U.S. administration was making moves to talk down the greenback just hours after Trump's top trade adviser, Peter Navarro, told the Financial Times that Germany is using a "grossly...