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  • *China Oct. trade surplus at record high. *Priceline drops after weak profit forecast. Data from China, one of the one of the U.S.' s biggest trade partners, showed a fall in exports and imports in October left it with a record high trade surplus.

  • ORLANDO, Nov 9- Eli Lilly's new diabetes drug Jardiance significantly cut the risk of heart-related death and hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for serious heart problems, according to data from a large study presented on Monday. The 3- year trial of more than 7,000 patients caused a sensation in September,...

  • Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and Viacom Inc are each opening labs where they will study TV viewers in mock living rooms filled with infrared cameras tracking their biometrics- such things as eye movements and facial reactions made while hooked up to skin sensors and heart monitors. Viacom's lab, which is being built in New York, will include...

  • DETROIT/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Many of Volkswagen AG's U.S. dealers are offering hefty discounts of $6,000 and more on new 2015 and 2016 gasoline models as the German automaker began more aggressive efforts to rebuild sales in the wake of the diesel emissions cheating scandal, a Reuters analysis of dealer prices shows. Battery electric models such as the e-Golf...

  • SeaWorld to challenge California orca breeding ban Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 6:54 AM ET
    Killer whales at SeaWorld in San Diego.

    SeaWorld will challenge a state ruling that banned the company from breeding captive killer whales at its San Diego park.

  • *Lockhart, centrist, sees lots of data before December meeting. WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, Oct 12- The Federal Reserve should hold off on any interest rate hike until it is clear that a global slowdown, trouble in China and other international risks will not push the U.S. recovery off course, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday in one of the strongest defenses yet of a...

  • CHICAGO/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 12- Two Federal Reserve policymakers whose views are often at odds both suggested on Monday they could well support an interest rate hike in December, as long as the economic data does not disappoint and that rate hikes once begun are gradual. While two does not make a crowd, their apparent agreement on the plausibility of a December rate...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 12- There could be sufficient economic data for the Federal Reserve to consider a rate hike at their meeting later in October but there will be a lot more data on hand in time for the December meeting, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday. He added on Monday that while the U.S. economy was not directly impacted by...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 22 Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LIMA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech at the Institute of International Finance- 0645 GMT. LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "What Makes a' Sustainable City'?" LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "Ready for Takeoff: Implementing the Post-2015 Agenda".

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 21 Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LIMA- World Bank holds a discussion on " Unleashing Private Investment in Renewable Energy"- 1600 GMT. LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "Combating Illicit Financial Flows: Turning Commitments into Action"- 1600 GMT. LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "Structural Reforms, Inequality, and Growth"- 1630 GMT.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 20 Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "Financial Inclusion: Can It Meet Multiple Macroeconomic Goals?" LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "Fragility in Middle Income Countries: New Ideas for Unique Challenges"- 1500 GMT. LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on " Latin America in the Spotlight: New Challenges for Central Banking in Latin America"- 1645 GMT.

  • Its customers include the governments of the United States, Canada and Britain, as well as defense companies such as Raytheon Co, Northrop Grumman Corp and Boeing Co.. With a 40- percent stake in API, Vintage Capital Management LLC, an Orlando, Florida- based investment firm, is by far the company's largest shareholder. Anaren Inc, an API competitor, was acquired by...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 19 Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LIMA- International Monetary Fund/World Bank discussion on " Ensuring Inclusive Development: Good Practices in Promoting Accountability in Latin America"- 1700 GMT. LIMA- International Monetary Fund/World Bank discussion on "Labor Market's Impact from the Slowdown in Latin America"- 1900 GMT. LIMA- International Monetary Fund/World Bank holds Youth...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 15 Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives welcome and opening remarks before the "Macro Prudential Monetary Policy" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston- 1230 GMT. BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren is presenter and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 12 Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi speaks on the occasion of the awarding of the Atlantic Council Global Citizens Award- 1330 GMT. PRAGUE- European Central Bank banking supervision chief Daniele Nouy speaks at the ESE Conference 2015 "Financial supervision in Europe- on the right track?" SALT LAKE CITY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- The U.S. Labor Department has cleared Infosys Ltd of any wrongdoing and closed its investigation after American technology workers at Southern California Edison complained their jobs were wrongfully outsourced to foreigners working on H-1B visas, Infosys has confirmed. The Labor Department is still investigating similar complaints...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 3- Puerto Rico is getting attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls, who are making early stops in the U.S. territory, likely in part because of the fast-growing number of Puerto Ricans living in the key battleground state of Florida. Then comes Florida with 987,663; New Jersey with 478,439; Pennsylvania with 418,792, Massachusetts with 283,568;...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 3- Puerto Rico is getting attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls, who are making early stops in the U.S. territory, likely in part due to the rapidly growing number of Puerto Ricans living in the key battleground state of Florida. "The Puerto Rico vote in Florida, a swing state, is substantial," said U.S. Clinton, the leading Democratic candidate and...

  • MIAMI, Aug 28- Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with heavy rain and fierce winds on Friday, moving across the Caribbean and apparently heading for the Dominican Republic, northern Haiti and eventually South Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The greatest risk was heavy rainfall over northern Haiti and the Dominican...

  • Tightrope walking is in my blood: Nik Wallenda Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 8:04 AM ET
    Nik Wallenda balances atop the Orlando Eye, I-Drive 360-home of the new Orlando Eye-celebrated its grand opening with a record-breaking walk by 'King of the High Wire' Nik Wallenda on April 29, 2015 in Orlando.

    Fresh off his latest feat walking the 400-foot Orlando Eye, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda tells CNBC why he does what he does.