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  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 28- Investors may be expecting a U.S. interest rate increase in December, but Federal Reserve policymakers remain divided over whether the economy is mired in a rut, strong enough to withstand an immediate hike or hovering somewhere in between. "The low interest rate environment is not just a U.S. phenomenon, or simply a situation engineered by...

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 28- Investors may be expecting a U.S. interest rate increase in December, but Federal Reserve policymakers remain divided over whether the economy is mired in a rut, strong enough to withstand an immediate hike or hovering somewhere in between. "The low interest rate environment is not just a U.S. phenomenon, or simply a situation engineered by...

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 28- Investors may be expecting a U.S. interest rate increase in December, but Federal Reserve policymakers remain divided over whether the economy is mired in a rut, strong enough to withstand an immediate hike or hovering somewhere in between. "The low interest rate environment is not just a U.S. phenomenon, or simply a situation engineered by...

  • *Fed Chair Yellen testifies before Congressional committee. Sept 28- Wall Street was lower on Wednesday as health stocks weighed and financials fell after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank was considering changes to the annual stress test. Adding to the downbeat market sentiment was the lowering of the 2016 U.S. growth forecast by the...

  • Sept 28- U.S. stocks reversed course to trade lower in a choppy market on Wednesday, dragged down by healthcare stocks and as oil prices pared gains. Adding to the downbeat market sentiment was the lowering of the 2016 U.S. growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund. In a testimony before a Congressional committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said...

  • ST. LOUIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1415 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century...

  • Vivian Ruth Sawyer went fishing through her trash to rescue the old Target bottles soon after opening her stapled prescription bag to find the dowdy, white-capped amber vials that are common in most medicine cabinets. "This is really inconvenient and irritating," the Louisville, Kentucky, resident said. Meanwhile, shoppers continue to mourn the loss of a bottle...

  • *USDA report shows bean harvest below expectations. SINGAPORE, Sept 27- Chicago soybean futures rose on Tuesday, recovering from last session's over one-week low, as a U.S. government report showed the harvest across the Midwest lagged expectations following heavy rains. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract had climbed 0.3 percent to $9.48 a...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 27- U.S. soybean prices rose for the first time in three sessions on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the pace of harvesting was behind analyst expectations. *Heavy showers in recent days waterlogged fields in parts of northern Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Rivers flooded in parts of Iowa, forcing corn and soy processors to shut...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures also were lower as investors squared positions ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's quarterly grain stocks report due on Friday. Heavy showers in recent days waterlogged fields in parts of northern Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Rivers flooded in parts of Iowa, forcing corn and soy processors to shut down in Cedar...

  • Target Corp. shopping baskets sit on the floor of a company store

    Target said Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldberger has left the retailer and his role will be taken over by two senior company executives.

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Union nurses and Allina Health will return to bargaining for the first time since nearly 5,000 nurses at five Minneapolis- area hospitals went on strike nearly three weeks ago. The Minnesota Nurses Association and Allina say federal mediators asked both sides to resume negotiations. The affected hospitals are Abbott Northwestern and the...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- Target Corp said on Friday its chief digital officer has left the company amid a company overhaul of its e-commerce operations to boost online sales and better compete with larger rivals such as Amazon.com Inc.. His role will be split between Chief Information Officer Mike McNamara and Chief Merchandising Officer Mike Tritton.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- Target Corp said on Friday Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldberger, who had been with the company for four years, has left the retailer and his role will be taken over by two senior company executives. The Minneapolis- based retailer said Goldberger's role will be split between Chief Information Officer Mike McNamara and Chief Merchandising...