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  • NEW YORK— Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules, what does that mean for you? The rules, which would have put tough restrictions on what companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T can do with information such as your internet history, hadn't yet gone into effect. So if President Donald Trump signs the measure, as the...

  • MACAU, March 29- Overseas visitors are an increasingly common sight in Chinas gambling territory of Macau which is trying to diversify an economic model that has depended on mainland high rollers for more than a decade. Now the government has hearkened calls to reposition Macau as a tourism destination, with the number of international visitors growing 8...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director, Chris Salmon speaks at Foreign Exchange Industry event in London. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet delivers speech at the "2017 Harvard Law Europe- US Symposium on International Financial Systems"- 1750 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director, Chris Salmon speaks at Foreign Exchange Industry event in London. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet delivers speech at the "2017 Harvard Law Europe- US Symposium on International Financial Systems"- 1750 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams...

  • MORGANTOWN, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jerome Powell speaks on " America's Central Bank: This History and Structure of the Federal Reserve" before the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series 2030 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz will give speech at Durham College, UOIT and...

  • MORGANTOWN, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jerome Powell speaks on " America's Central Bank: This History and Structure of the Federal Reserve" before the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series 2030 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz will give speech at Durham College, UOIT and...

  • NEW YORK— Don't mess with our stretch, United Airlines, or risk the wrath of leggings lovers. The social media matter of The Kids in Leggings vs. That's when one Shannon Watts said on Twitter she had witnessed a gate agent refusing to let two girls board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their leggings.

  • DENVER— United Airlines says regular-paying flyers are welcome to wear leggings aboard its flights, even though two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their attire. Comedian Sarah Silverman tweeted that she would change her United flight bookings to other airlines for a tour next month...

  • March 27- Buffalo Wild Wings Inc, battling activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management LP in a proxy fight, escalated tension between the two sides on Monday by tapped one of Marcato's own nominees for its director slate. The restaurant chain nominated Janice Fields, a veteran executive at McDonald's Corp, and Sam Rovit, the CEO of CTI Foods and a former...

  • MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations 1700 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will attend...

  • MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations 1700 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will attend...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- Little-known Thrivent Financial, a Minneapolis- based asset manager that offers financial services to Lutherans, is hoping its recent streak of outperformance will make it stand apart at a time when steep investor outflows are prompting a wave of mergers throughout the mutual fund industry. The firm, which collectively manages $15 billion...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • NEW YORK— Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Elizabeth Troy says she was the "queen of sales," going through discounted items at J. Crew and Banana Republic stores at malls near where she lives in Richmond, Virginia. Department stores like Macy's and J.C. Penney— anchors for the malls— are also closing...

  • March 22- Sears Holdings Corp's shares tumbled as much as 16 percent on Wednesday as bondholders and investors questioned how long the storied retailer could remain in business after it flagged doubts that it could continue as a going concern. The warning on Tuesday added a new element of uncertainty for a company that has $13.19 billion in liabilities and...

  • Sears got its start more than 130 years ago as a mail-order watch seller. 1886— Richard Sears starts the R.W. Sears Watch Co. in Minneapolis. 1893— The company becomes Sears, Roebuck and Co..

  • NEW YORK— Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open. It was still a dramatic acknowledgment from the chain that owns Sears and Kmart stores, which has long held fast to its stance that a turnaround is possible, even as many of its...