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  • BOSTON— Duck boats, the popular sightseeing vehicles in cities around the country, have lost some of their appeal because of a string of recent accidents. In Boston, new safety regulations will go into effect in April after a duck boat ran over and killed a 28- year-old woman on a motor scooter last spring. In Philadelphia, a duck boat operator suspended its tours...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. said that its bid to acquire Europe's Unilever had been rejected, but that it would still try to hammer out a deal. Brands: More than 200, including Oscar Mayer, Jell-O, Velveeta, Ore-Ida, Classico, Capri Sun, Grey Poupon, Planters, Maxwell House, Kool-Aid and Philadelphia. Brands: More than 400, including Dove, Hellman's, Lipton,...

  • *U.S. bonds rally with German, U.K. debt. NEW YORK, Feb 17- U.S. The market is benefiting from lower yields overseas and sort of a reassessment of the risk on trade that weve seen in equities, said Gary Pollack, head of fixed-income trading at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in New York.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A Tennessee inmate has filed a lawsuit claiming the food he has to eat in prison doesn't meet kosher standards. The Tennessean reports Perry A. March sued the Tennessee Department of Correction and Philadelphia- based food vendor Aramark earlier this month in Nashville federal court. The state prison system and Aramark defend the food service.

  • LONDON, Feb 17- The dollar was stuck near a one-week low against a basket of currencies on Friday after upbeat economic data failed to lift Treasury yields, with concerns about policy under president Donald Trump quelling hopes of a new rally in the currency. It traded less than 0.2 percent higher on the day in morning trade in Europe at 100.64, having hit an...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar wallowed near a one-week low against a basket of currencies on Friday after upbeat economic data failed to lift Treasury yields, with underlying concerns about U.S. trade policy capping greenback attempts to bounce. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of a near-term rate hike and the markets also saw robust U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar was stuck near a one-week low against a basket of currencies early on Friday, after upbeat U.S. economic data failed to lift Treasury yields. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of a near-term rate hike and the markets also saw robust U.S. inflation and retails sales data. Indicators released on Thursday shed more positive...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "We're responding a little bit to the weakness in equities," said Michael Cloherty, head of U.S. rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets in New York. Comments from New York Fed President William Dudley late on Wednesday were also seen as more dovish than recent commentary from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Feb 16- Wall Street dipped on Thursday, weighed down by energy stocks as oil prices dropped and as banks shares fell for the first time in six days. The rally was sparked by President Donald Trump's vow last week of tax cuts, and fueled by optimism that his plans for corporate deregulation will expand the economy. "Some of these policies are game changers to certain...

  • Feb 16- U.S. stocks dipped late on Thursday morning due to losses in banks and health stocks, reversing course after earlier inching up enough to notch record intraday highs for the sixth straight session. The six-day streak was sparked a week back by President Donald Trump's vow of a' phenomenal' tax announcement, and fueled by optimism that his plans for...

  • The Dow Jones industrial average lost 34 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,578. The Nasdaq composite gave back 19 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,801. Nearly two stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange. SLOWING DOWN: The S&P 500 shot up immediately following Donald Trump's November victory of the White House on hopes that Washington can push...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Independence Realty Trust Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 16 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $38.8 million.