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  • NEW YORK, May 30- Most people think of debt as a temporary condition: Something you accumulate early in life, chip away at during prime earnings years, and say good riddance to well before retirement. But what if your debt is permanent? Then you might feel like Annette Loos, a 57- year-old mom from Kansas City, Missouri who has around $20,000 in student debt that she pays...

  • Bankruptcy Judge Kathy Surratt-States of St. Louis to reject a request by an official committee of creditors to hire an expert to review pre-bankruptcy transactions. Creditors have said in court filings that San Francisco private equity funds Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital, which together hold 98.5 percent of the company and control its board,...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Thursday ahead of a $28 billion sale of seven-year notes, the final part of $88 billion worth of coupon-bearing government supply this week. "We are not going to break out this range unless there is a change on the outlook of the economy or the Fed is going to change its policy tune," said Brian Rehling, co-head of global fixed...

  • OAK BROOK, Ill., May 24- Hundreds of fast-food workers demanded wage increases as they marched outside McDonald's Corp headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday. More than two dozen protesters were arrested outside the United Continental Holdings Inc shareholder meeting in downtown Chicago. "I saw my mother, who worked 30...

  • May 24- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer, reported quarterly profit and comparable sales that missed analysts' estimates, in contrast to the strong results reported by larger rival Home Depot Inc last week. This led to weak sales of outdoor products such as plants and patio furniture, which typically made up about 35 percent of the company's...

  • Although it is not expected to survive on Capitol Hill, the proposal puts numbers on Trump's vision of the kind of budget he seeks: one with radical cuts to government assistance to lower-income Americans. The Pentagon would get a spending hike, and there would be a $1.6 billion down payment to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, which was a central...

  • The Pentagon would get a spending hike, and there would be a $1.6 billion down payment to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, which was a central promise of Trump's presidential campaign. The biggest savings would come from cuts to the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor made as part of a Republican healthcare bill passed by the House of...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will participate in the moderation of a high-level panel on "How to address the still low level of banking integration?" BRUSSELS- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will give a speech on "Banking union and capital markets union: Interaction and synergies" at the Joint ECB/European Commission...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will participate in the moderation of a high-level panel on "How to address the still low level of banking integration?" BRUSSELS- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will give a speech on "Banking union and capital markets union: Interaction and synergies" at the Joint ECB/European Commission...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Yves Mersch and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann deliver speeches at a symposium on payment systems of the Bundesbank. FRANKFURT- ECB governing council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech on "Vision 2020 of the...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Yves Mersch and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann deliver speeches at a symposium on payment systems of the Bundesbank. FRANKFURT- ECB governing council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech on "Vision 2020 of the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council non-monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech on "Vision 2020 of the Eurosystem- Further development of the Eurosystem market infrastructure" at a conference on "Payment transactions and securities settlement in Deutschland in the year...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council non-monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech on "Vision 2020 of the Eurosystem- Further development of the Eurosystem market infrastructure" at a conference on "Payment transactions and securities settlement in Deutschland in the year...

  • NEW YORK, May 16- The S&P 500 and the Dow ended Tuesday's session flat after mixed economic data and retail earnings, while the Nasdaq had another record close with help from technology stocks. Investors were also cautious about potential delays to the government's tax and regulation reform agenda after reports late Monday that President Donald Trump...

  • *S&P 500, Nasdaq touch record high. NEW YORK, May 16- The U.S. dollar index touched its lowest since early November on Tuesday, hurt by weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data and concerns after political turmoil once again hit Washington. The downtrend in the U.S. currency could extend further, according to Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK...

  • *TJX, Staples fall on results. NEW YORK, May 16- The S&P 500 was down slightly on Tuesday after a slew of mixed economic data and earnings while the Nasdaq hit another record as it was boosted by gains in technology stocks. The news was not positive enough to boost investment nor so negative as to make investors flee stocks and rush into bonds, according to Kate Warne,...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure will give speech at the annual dinner of the ECB's Bond Market Contact Group 1800 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Economic Area Council. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council non-monetary policy meeting.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure will give speech at the annual dinner of the ECB's Bond Market Contact Group 1800 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Economic Area Council. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council non-monetary policy meeting.

  • **MILAN, Italy- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Ignazio Angeloni to give a keynote speech at the "Regulatory vs Business? **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will give a Keynote speech at "Annual PensioPlus Financial Seminar", in Brussels, Belgium 1245 GMT. **FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Benoit...

  • **MILAN, Italy- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Ignazio Angeloni to give a keynote speech at the "Regulatory vs Business? **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will give a Keynote speech at "Annual PensioPlus Financial Seminar," in Brussels, Belgium 1245 GMT. **FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Benoit...