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  • CHICAGO, April 11- Iowa farmer Karl Fox is drowning in corn. From Iowa to China, years of bumper crops and low prices have overwhelmed storage capacity for basic foodstuffs. That's enough to cover demand from China for about a year.

  • CHICAGO, April 11- Iowa farmer Karl Fox is drowning in corn. From Iowa to China, years of bumper crops and low prices have overwhelmed storage capacity for basic foodstuffs. That's enough to cover demand from China for about a year.

  • BEIJING, April 6- China's Ant Financial tried to soothe security concerns about its proposed $880 million takeover MoneyGram International Inc on Thursday, saying it intends to store U.S. user data locally once the deal closes. Ant's bid comes amid heightened tension between China and the United States over trade. It will be subject to a review by the Committee...

  • BEIJING, April 6- China's Ant Financial tried to soothe security concerns about its proposed $880 million takeover MoneyGram International Inc on Thursday, saying it intends to store U.S. user data locally once the deal closes. Ant's bid comes amid heightened tension between China and the United States over trade. It will be subject to a review by the Committee...

  • CHICAGO, April 6- Struggling U.S. farmers are pressing their luck with soybeans this spring, sowing record acreage even though the world is awash with the oilseed, as demand from China offers a potential lifeline. But fierce competition to supply China threatens the bottom line for U.S. growers, and 2017 prices, while seen as up slightly from 2016, are still...

  • MOSCOW- Moscow Exchange Forum with Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina and Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin. THURSDAY, APRIL 6 FRANKFURT, Germany- The chief economist of the European Central Bank, Peter Praet, gives a speech at the ECB- 0830 GMT. VALLETTA, Malta- Executive board member Vítor Constancio gives a keynote speech at the Eurofi High Level Seminar...

  • MOSCOW- Moscow Exchange Forum with Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina and Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin. THURSDAY, APRIL 6 FRANKFURT, Germany- The chief economist of the European Central Bank, Peter Praet, gives a speech at the ECB- 0830 GMT. VALLETTA, Malta- Executive board member Vítor Constancio gives a keynote speech at the Eurofi High Level Seminar...

  • CHICAGO, April 4- Discount footwear retailer Payless ShoeSource said it had filed for Chapter 11 protection on Tuesday with a plan to restructure debt and immediately close 400 underperforming stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Privately owned Payless Inc joins a long list of U.S. brick-and-mortar retailers to fall victim to declining mall traffic...

  • SINGAPORE, April 4- Chicago corn edged up on Tuesday, with the market trading close to its highest in more than three weeks on support from a U.S. government forecast of lower plantings this year. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active corn contract had added 0.1 percent to $3.68 a bushel by 0312 GMT after climbing to its highest since March 9 at $3.71-3/ 4 a bushel on...

  • SINGAPORE, April 4- Chicago corn futures edged lower on Tuesday, with the market taking a breather after climbing to its highest in more than three weeks with support from a U.S. government forecast of lower plantings this year. *The market was supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's projection on Friday that U.S. farmers would plant 89.996 million acres...

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 4 FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Mario Draghi speaks at European Central Bank in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. NEW JERSEY- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at Princeton University- 2030 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by The Federation of Norwegian Industries.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 4 FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Mario Draghi speaks at European Central Bank in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. NEW JERSEY- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at Princeton University- 2030 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by The Federation of Norwegian Industries.

  • *Corn supported by USDA forecast for 4 pct acreage decline. *Soy slides on chart selling, USDA's record area estimate. Corn was supported by the USDA's projection on Friday that U.S. farmers would plant 89.996 million acres of corn.

  • April 3- Mylan NV has been hit with a new proposed class action lawsuit over the price of its EpiPen allergy treatment, which shot up to more than $600 for a two-pack of the device from less than $100 in 2007.. The lawsuit was filed on Monday in Tacoma, Washington, federal court by three EpiPen purchasers. Mylan spokeswoman Nina Devlin declined to comment.

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA must face the main part of a shareholder lawsuit over its role in a massive bribery scandal that engulfed Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras SA, a U.S. judge has ruled. District Judge Paul Engelmayer in Manhattan said holders of Braskem's American depositary receipts may pursue claims...

  • CHICAGO, March 28- U.S. farmers in the arid Plains states have traditionally grown wheat and raised cattle. Farmers in these states, which include Kansas, Nebraska and the Dakotas, have more choice now in what they grow as seeds have been developed over the past decade that thrive in the dry conditions typical of the region. Kansas farmer Mick Rausch is taking...

  • CHICAGO, March 27- U.S. wheat, corn and soybean futures fell to their lowest this year on Monday, pressured by abundant global grain and oilseed supplies and outlooks for crop-friendly rain in the southern Plains wheat belt, traders said. "The path of least resistance is lower," said EFG Group analyst Tom Fritz. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat futures were down 6 cents...

  • CHICAGO, March 24- U.S. soybean futures dropped 1.6 percent on Friday to their lowest level in more than five months on pressure from rising forecasts for already-robust South American harvests, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat rose on bargain buying following four straight days of declines. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures...

  • CHICAGO, March 24- U.S. soybean futures dropped 1 percent on Friday to their lowest in more than four months on pressure from rising forecasts for already-robust South American harvests, traders said. Wheat futures were mixed, with Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat rising on bargain buying following four straight days of declines, while K.C. hard red...