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  • 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...

  • The Minneapolis- based retailer said Goldberger's role will be split between Chief Information Officer Mike McNamara and Chief Merchandising Officer Mike Tritton.

  • *Wall Street stocks fall underpins safe-haven bids for bonds Traders cautious ahead of supply, U.S. presidential debate. Treasury prices rose on Friday with benchmark yields hitting two-week lows as a result of safe-haven demand for bonds due to losses in Wall Street stocks. "With the two major monetary policy events behind us, it should be calm for awhile," John...

  • Sept 23- Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, said Friday that he was more worried about raising rates too quickly than too slowly, largely because the central bank is better equipped to fight high inflation than low inflation. Worry more about too quickly, "Kashkari tweeted, responding to a question about whether raising rates too...

  • WASHINGTON— Hundreds of for-profit colleges could close, leaving up to 600,000 students scrambling to find other schools, after the Education Department withdrew recognition of the nation's largest accreditor of for-profit schools. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools said it would appeal Thursday's decision to Education...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The move came as Native American tribes on Thursday took their fight to Washington to stop...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The treaty came as the politics around pipelines have become increasingly sensitive in...

  • Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The treaty came as the politics around pipelines have become increasingly sensitive in North America, with the...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Three former executives of Minnesota- based Starkey Hearing Technologies took part in a conspiracy to embezzle more than $20 million from the hearing aid maker and its principal owner, the U.S. The indictment charges former company President Jerry Ruzicka, 59; former Chief Financial Officer Scott Nelson, 58; and former human resources head Larry...

  • ST PAUL, Minn. _ H. B. Fuller Co. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $32.7 million. H. B. Fuller expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.45 to $2.50 per share. H. B. Fuller shares have climbed 32 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, say they spent every day frantically trying to persuade customers to open more accounts— not for any bonuses, but simply to keep their jobs. said Mikey McGinn, who worked for Wells Fargo as a teller and a banker from 2007 until July of this year.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive John Stumpf prides himself on being a banker who understands the little guy's financial problems. He smiles, and he's sweet and he's in no way responsible, "said Robert Monks, chairman of ValueEdge Advisors, which advises investors on corporate governance issues. Earlier this month, the lender agreed to pay $190...

  • NEW YORK— Target's board has approved the repurchase of $5 billion of its shares. Target Corp.' s board also declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share. Shares of the Minneapolis- based company rose $1.05, or 1.5 percent, to $69.67 in premarket trading Wednesday about an hour ahead of the market opening.