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  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc., which owns the Sturgis logo, sued Walmart and a Rapid City retailer for allegedly improperly using the Sturgis trademark on merchandise. A jury awarded $912,500 to SMRI following a civil trial in October 2015, the Rapid City Journal reported. Minneapolis attorney Aaron Davis represented Rushmore Photos& Gifts in Rapid City and...

  • *February payrolls report seals view on U.S. rate hike next week. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. This report did nothing to dissuade that, "said John Bredemus, vice president at Allianz Investment Management in Minneapolis.

  • *February payrolls report seals view on U.S. rate hike next week. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. This report did nothing to dissuade that, "said John Bredemus, vice president at Allianz Investment Management in Minneapolis.

  • CHICAGO, March 9- A commercial flock of 17,000 chickens in Tennessee has been culled after becoming infected with low-pathogenic bird flu, state agricultural officials said on Thursday, days after a more dangerous form of the disease killed poultry in a neighboring county. The highly pathogenic case in Tennessee was the first such infection in a commercial...

  • CHICAGO, March 9- A commercial chicken flock in Tennessee has been culled after becoming infected with low-pathogenic bird flu, the state's agriculture department said on Thursday, days after a more dangerous form of the disease killed poultry in a neighboring county. The highly pathogenic case in Tennessee was the first such infection in a commercial U.S....

  • Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner

    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's landlord is currently embroiled in a legal battle with the U.S. government, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • *Fed rate meeting on March 14-15. *Financials among top gainers; energy top drag. March 8- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average swung between losses and gains on Wednesday as gains in financials following a strong private sector hiring report were offset by declines in energy stocks.

  • *Fed rate meeting on March 14-15. March 8- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average swung between losses and gains on Wednesday after a strong private hiring report raised the odds of an interest rate hike next week, lifting bank stocks while dragging rate-sensitive sectors. "Equities are at the crossroads of optimism and concern and are likely to go...

  • NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. The Treasury Department will auction $20 billion in 10- year debt on Wednesday and $12 billion in 30- year bonds on Thursday. "It's hard to take this much duration risk before the Fed," said Aaron Kohli, interest rates strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • WASHINGTON- Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks on "A View From the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis" at the National Association for Business Economics 2017 policy conference- 2000 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting- 1100 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting followed by press conference- 1330 GMT.

  • NEW DELHI- India-OECD-World Bank regional conference on financial education. NEW DELHI- OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher to give opening remarks at India-OECD-World Bank regional conference- 0330 GMT. NEW DELHI- World Bank India Country Director Onno Ruhl to give opening remarks at India-OECD-World Bank regional conference- 0340 GMT.

  • *Yellen to speak at 1:00 p.m. ET. March 3- The S&P 500 and the Dow were set for their first back-to-back losses since late-January on Friday, as investors preferred to wait and watch Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech for a steer on the chances of an interest rate hike this month. Also scheduled to speak is Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer at 12:30 p.m. ET.

  • NEW HAVEN, United States- Bank of England Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience Andrew Hauser will attend a conference on "Blockchain: The Future of Finance and Capital Markets?" LONDON- Bank of England Director, Banks, Building Societies and Credit Unions, Martin Stewart will attend the British Bankers Association event "The...

  • NEW HAVEN, United States- Bank of England Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience Andrew Hauser will attend a conference on "Blockchain: The Future of Finance and Capital Markets?" LONDON- Bank of England Director, Banks, Building Societies and Credit Unions, Martin Stewart will attend the British Bankers Association event "The...

  • NEW YORK- Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester to participate in a moderated conversation on leadership at a' Power Talk' event hosted by Barnard College- 2300 GMT. NEW YORK- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso is panelist in New York- 1830 GMT. NEW YORK- Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Kaplan moderates a panel in New York- 1900 GMT.

  • Feb 28- Target Corp forecast a surprise drop in full-year sales at established stores on Tuesday and reported a steeper-than-expected fall in holiday-quarter sales due to "unexpected softness" at its stores. The Minneapolis- based retailer said it expects sales at stores open for at least a year to decline in the low-single digit percentage range in fiscal...

  • The big box retailer's net income slumped to $817 million, or $1.45 per share in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 28, from $1.43 billion, or $2.32 per share, a year earlier. Target forecast same-store sales would fall in the low- to mid-single digit percentage range in the first quarter and that it would earn $0.80- $1.00 per share from continuing operations in the period.

  • Although there is little movement on Capitol Hill to make Trump's infrastructure vow a reality, governors have sent the White House a list of 428 projects they say are ready to go with some extra federal spending. Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown has asked for $120 billion, saying that since the state made up 12 percent of the U.S. economy it deserves 12...

  • Caterpillar Inc, United Technologies Corp, Dana Inc, 3 M Co and General Electric Co, are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. Executives from the five companies are among a group of business leaders due to meet with Trump on Thursday to discuss how to help the president deliver on...

  • Caterpillar Inc., United Technologies Corp., Dana Inc., 3 M Co., Timken Co. and General Electric Co., are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. The six firms are part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, a White House advisory council created to help Trump deliver on his promise to...