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  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to speak on the economic outlook before the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce- 2030 GMT.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to speak on the economic outlook before the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce- 2030 GMT.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 24- Brazil's state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, said on Friday its board has approved settlements with investors in four more lawsuits in a U.S. federal court in New York. In a securities filing, Petrobras said the new settlements would raise total provisions for the lawsuits to $372 million in the fourth quarter, $8 million...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.. The rules approved by the FCC in October in a 3-2 vote were...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- A judge on Friday rejected Cumulus Media Inc's bid to proceed with a refinancing plan that the second-largest U.S. radio network hoped would help reduce its $2.4 billion debt load, but was opposed by some lenders. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan came in a lawsuit the Atlanta- based company filed in December, accusing JPMorgan...

  • Feb 24- Buyout firm KKR& Co LP is preparing an initial public offering of Gardner Denver Inc that could value the U.S. industrial machinery maker at between $6 billion and $7 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Gardner Denver may register its IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as early as next week, the people said...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Major global stock markets lost ground on Friday as investors scaled back bets U.S. Oil futures fell, pressuring energy stocks after data showed U.S. crude inventories rose for a seventh week, signaling oversupply despite OPEC's efforts to rein in output. "The market will come to realize that a lot of these pro-growth policies might get pushed to...

  • J.C. Penney Co., down 40 cents to $6.46. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., down $1.70 to $22.96. American Electric Power Co., up $1.14 to $67.15.

  • 8 x8 shares rose as much as 14 percent on the news and ended trading up 10 percent at $16.15 in New York on Friday, giving the company a market capitalization of close to $1.5 billion. Based in San Jose, California, 8 x8 competes with companies in the so-called voice over internet protocol sector, including RingCentral Inc, Vonage Holdings Corp and Shoretel Inc..

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • Still to be worked out are details including the future of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor that was expanded in more than 30 states under Obamacare, and how a new healthcare law would be funded. One emerging scenario among Republicans is that the millions of people who received health coverage through the expansion of Medicaid...

  • *Dollar falls below 112 yen for first time since Feb. 9. NEW YORK, Feb 24- The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick spending boost from U.S. Its first dip below 112 yen since Feb. 9 put the greenback on track for its second straight weekly loss against the Japanese...

  • *OPEC compliance 88 percent based on industry average. *LBBW cuts year-end Brent price forecast by $5 to $55/ bbl. NEW YORK, Feb 24- Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Friday as worries about rising U.S. supplies outweighed OPEC pledges to boost compliance with output curbs.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 24- Gold reached its highest in 3-1/ 2 months on Friday as the dollar fell to a one-week low after the new U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that any steps U.S. "We've got a vacuum of policy, real rates going down, the dollar going sideways and geopolitical around the world... all helping gold," ICBC Standard Bank analyst Tom Kendall...