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Business John Roberts

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- The Federal Reserve has begun preparing the public and markets for higher inflation, but has left unanswered the question of how high inflation might go and for how long. A new research paper from economists at the Fed's Washington- based Board of Governors suggests that policymakers should allow prices to rise by around 3.0 percent...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- The Federal Reserve has begun preparing the public and markets for higher inflation, but has left unanswered the question of how high inflation might go and for how long? A new research paper from economists at the Fed's Washington- based Board of Governors suggests that policymakers should allow prices to rise by around 3.0 percent...

  • March 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that basic elements in cheerleader uniform designs merit copyright protection, handing a victory to the top American maker of the garments in a decision with serious implications for the fashion industry. The justices ruled 6-2 to uphold a lower court's 2015 ruling allowing a lawsuit by Varsity Brands Inc, the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK March 15- The top U.S. derivatives regulator is planning to tap a federal prosecutor in Manhattan to oversee the agency's enforcement division, according to people familiar with the matter. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is slated to become enforcement director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission next month, the...

  • Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch stands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2017.

    The nation's top court is friendlier to business than any court since 1946. Neil Gorsuch is likely to make it even more so.

  • LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

    An outspoken critic of Trump throughout the campaign, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti is now looking for common ground.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as Donald Trump gets set to become the 45th president of the United States. Trump will be sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "There is a lot of optimism and renewed hope for better things to come," said Sean O'Hara, president of Pacer ETFs.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as investors counted down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. Trump's campaign promises of tax and...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks looked set to advance on Friday, with investors counting down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "All eyes will be on the content and style of Trump's...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Friday ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. *Futures also got a lift after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed her stance for gradual interest rate increases on Thursday. *Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief...

  • The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday.

  • Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

    There are now only eight Supreme Court justices, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the court is doomed to months of unproductive gridlock.

  • Employees of a cocoa export company pile up sacks in a packaging factory in the Ivory Coast.

    The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by Nestle and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves.

  • Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.

  • Robert Shiller

    Are the markets "efficient"? The future of investing depends on the answer.

  • Police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without getting search warrants, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

  • With four justices in their seventies, odds are good that whoever is elected president in November will have a chance to fill at least one Supreme Court seat.

  • WASHINGTON-- Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action. Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could be decisive, looked skeptically on Texas' defense of the program. "

  • *Case pits Arkansas commission against U.S. Army Corps. WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case about the degree to which the federal government must pay damages when it releases water from a dam that causes temporary flooding for a property owner downstream.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday considered whether the federal government could be liable for money damages by printing confidential credit card information on a customer's receipt, increasing the risk of identity theft.