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  • *Investors await Yellen's testimony before Congress. NEW YORK, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a near three-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, lifted investments as well as bets on whether the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates more quickly. It's been friendly for stocks and also for the dollar, "said Thierry Albert Wizman, global interest rates...

  • TORONTO, Feb 13- The Canadian dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices fell, ahead of a meeting between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. Spending by Americans affects one-fifth of Canada's economy, while spending by Canadians affects less than three percent of U.S. gross domestic product, said BMO Capital Markets in a...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. Investors will be watching for any new indications of when the U.S. central bank will next raise rates when Yellen gives her semiannual Humphrey Hawkins testimony before lawmakers in Washington. However, if she says something hawkish, theres definitely a reason to believe they could go in March, said Justin Lederer, an interest rate...

  • *Hain Celestial slumps after receiving subpoena from SEC. Feb 13- U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Monday as the so-called "Trump trade", which sent Wall Street to record highs last week, looked set to pick up speed after a brief lull. The three main U.S. stock indexes closed at record highs on Thursday and Friday as optimism about the economy rose after President...

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's upcoming testimony to Congress.

  • LONDON, Feb 13- The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen with another round of solid gains on Monday as investors focused again on the U.S. reflation trade which dominated the aftermath of Donald Trump's election in November but has stalled this year. Probably investors will want to wait but it does seem that all of the cards for another bull run for the dollar...

  • Relief as currencies were not high on U.S.- Japan summit agenda. TOKYO, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a two-week high versus the yen on Monday, with the market breathing a sigh of relief as the closely watched two-day U.S.- Japan summit held over the weekend was seen to have ended smoothly. There was concern prior to the summit that Trump would reiterate accusations...

  • US fiscal stimulus will be watered-down: Economist

    Fiscal stimulus plans are likely to be bogged down by competing interests, says David Mann of Standard Chartered Bank.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • *Relief as currencies not high on U.S.- Japan summit agenda. TOKYO, Feb 13- The dollar gained against the yen early on Monday, with the market breathing a sigh of relief as the closely watched two-day U.S.- Japan summit held over the weekend was seen to have ended smoothly. There was concern prior to the summit that Trump would reiterate accusations that Japan was...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The Federal Reserve Board's top bank regulator said on Friday he would resign, giving a boost to President Donald Trump's plans to ease reforms put in place after the 2007-09 financial crisis. Daniel Tarullo, a strong regulator who was dovish on monetary policy in his seven years on the board, said in his resignation letter to Trump he would...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The top Federal Reserve official charged with bank regulation said on Friday that he would resign, giving President Donald Trump the ability to reshape the powerful board governing the U.S. financial system just as he begins revamping and undoing reforms put in place after the 2007-09 financial crisis. Daniel Tarullo, at the Fed since 2009,...

  • Daniel Tarullo

    "My colleagues and I will truly miss his deep expertise, impeccable judgment, wise insight, and strategic counsel," Janet Yellen says.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The top Federal Reserve official charged with financial regulation said on Friday that he would resign, just a week after the new administration of President Donald Trump said it would undertake a review of what it sees as onerous bank rules. Daniel Tarullo, who had served at the Fed since 2009 and helped shape its response to the 2008-2009...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo will resign from the U.S. central bank where he helped lead financial regulation, creating further room for President Donald Trump to reshape the Fed's policymaking staff. Tarullo, who had served at the Fed since 2009 and helped shape its response to a financial crisis and deep recession, said in a...

  • LONDON, Feb 10- The global economy has weathered the new U.S. administration's sweeping challenges to the status quo with surprising aplomb given serious threats made to world trade, but what is not so clear is how much longer inflation will remain stubbornly low. Key releases on inflation for the United States, Britain and China are due next week, forecast at 2.4,...

  • LONDON, Feb 10- Some U.S. financial institutions could be locked out of the European market if Donald Trump's administration repeals global rules imposed in the wake of the financial crisis, a top EU official said on Friday. Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission and the EU's financial services chief, said international rules agreed...