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  • 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...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. The state has increased pension contributions since 2012, but Moody's says they're still below recommended levels and that unfunded pension obligations are growing. Moody's says the cuts will reduce revenue by $1.1 billion by the 2021 fiscal year and strain...

  • 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.

  • An environmental cleanup company says it is disappointed by a ruling from New Jersey's highest court that the state isn't on the hook for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay. New Jersey's Supreme Court has ruled the state isn't liable for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay. A company designated in 2013 by...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— The owners of a New Jersey jewelry store have been sentenced for using the business to further one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever charged by the U.S. Justice Department. Federal prosecutors say 49- year-old Vijay Verma received a 14- month prison term Monday, while 78- year-old Tarsem Lal got a year of home confinement.

  • Housing is in high demand in most of the nation, but the housing recovery is becoming increasingly uneven, depending on location.

  • Chris Christie signed legislation Monday boosting the state's transportation spending by $400 million. But the legislation he signed allocates $260 million for roads and bridges and $140 million for New Jersey Transit. They said that the Department of Transportation will specify which projects are paid for and that the money would be spent within 100 days.

  • New Jersey isn't on the hook for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay, the state Supreme Court ruled on Monday. The lawsuit was filed by NL Industries, a company designated in 2014 by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for the cleanup. NL Industries claimed the state knew lead-contaminated soil was being used to build a...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Sealed Air is selling its Diversey Care unit and the food hygiene and cleaning business of its food care division to private investment firm Bain Capital Private Equity for about $3.2 billion. Sealed Air Corp. said Monday that it wants to use the proceeds from the sale to pay back debt and buy back shares. The Charlotte, North Carolina, company also...

  • 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...

  • WASHINGTON— House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. The episode is a danger point for the relationship between Trump and Ryan, who had an awkward pairing during the campaign but worked in tandem on the GOP health measure. With a Republican in the White House, passage seemed almost guaranteed.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The dollar hovered around a four-month low against the Japanese yen on Friday, ahead of a vote in Washington on new healthcare legislation that some investors view as a litmus test of whether U.S. The dollar weakened slightly after Republicans in Congress said they lacked the votes to pass their proposed U.S. healthcare system overhaul, and a...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Legislation passed by lawmakers this week would let New Jersey police and firefighters control their $26 billion pension fund instead of the state. Chris Christie's desk to consider. Actuarial reports indicate the Police and Firemen's Retirement System is $11 billion short of what it needs to pay for promised benefits.

  • March 24- Wall Street's predilection for a glass-half-full view of President Donald Trump was on full display Friday as investors backed off fears that a failure to repeal Obamacare would endanger Trump's entire agenda in favor of optimism that he would simply get on with tax cuts and infrastructure spending. As the clock ticked down to a close vote in the...

  • March 24- Wall Street's predilection for a glass-half-full view of President Donald Trump was on full display Friday as investors backed off fears that a failure to repeal Obamacare would endanger Trump's entire agenda in favor of optimism that he would simply get on with tax cuts and infrastructure spending. As the clock ticked down to a close vote in the...

  • March 24- Wall Street's predilection for a glass-half-full view of President Donald Trump was on full display Friday as investors backed off fears that a failure to repeal Obamacare would endanger Trump's entire agenda in favor of optimism that he would simply get on with tax cuts and infrastructure spending. As the clock ticked down to a close vote in the...