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  • NEW YORK, April 12- U.S. I do like a low-interest rate policy, "Trump told the Wall Street Journal. "We rallied a bit on these remarks," said Gene Tannuzzo, senior portfolio manager at Columbia Threadneedle in Minneapolis.

  • *Hopes for less tension after Russia, China comments. Investor anxiety about possible U.S. military showdowns against Syria and North Korea remained at elevated levels as they piled into Treasuries, sending the 30- year yield briefly to a near three-month low. North Korea warned of a nuclear attack on the United States for any sign of aggression as a U.S. Navy...

  • *Wall Street stocks fall, defensive sectors popular. Treasury yields were little changed as demand tied to worries about Syria and North Korea offset investor selling ahead of a 30- year bond auction. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday North Korea was "looking for trouble" and the United States would "solve the problem" with or without China's help...

  • *U.S. sells $12 billion 30- year bonds at 1 p.m. EDT. Investor anxiety about possible U.S. military showdowns against Syria and North Korea remained at elevated levels as they piled into Treasuries, sending the 30- year yield to hover above a near three-month low. North Korea warned of a nuclear attack on the United States for any sign of aggression as a U.S. Navy...

  • CHICAGO, April 12- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will offer' pickup discounts' to U.S. shoppers on items they order online and pick up in-store, as it revamps its e-commerce offerings at a faster pace to close the gap with larger rival Amazon.com Inc.. For example, a Vizio 70- inch 4 K Ultra HD television priced at $1,698 for store pick up will qualify for an additional discount...

  • LONDON, April 11- U.S. payments startup Remitly has launched services in Britain, expanding its international footprint to a third country from which users can send money abroad, the Seattle- based firm told Reuters on Tuesday. The digital money transfer service, backed by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, sends more than $2 billion in remittances annually to India,...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 7- Gold hit a five-month high on Friday after U.S. jobs data dampened expectations that the U.S. Spot gold rose 0.2 percent to $1,253.71 an ounce by. 2:44 p.m. EDT after touching its highest since Nov. 10 at $1,270.46, putting it on track for a fourth consecutive.

  • NEW YORK, April 5- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will launch nonstop transatlantic flights from two more U.S. airports this fall, the airline announced on Wednesday, ramping up pressure on larger carriers to compete with the emerging low-fare airline. Beginning in mid-September, Norwegian will offer nonstop flights from Denver International and Seattle-Tacoma...

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two tech startups, a fresh sign of the importance big companies see in keeping up with rapidly evolving technology for designing and making products. Boeing's new division, known as HorizonX, invested in Upskill, a Washington, D.C.- based software company that uses...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest tunnel boring machines, emerged north of downtown Seattle on Tuesday shrouded in clouds of dust and chunks of falling concrete, completing the most difficult phase of a plan to build a highway under the heart of the city. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two tech startups, a fresh sign of the importance big companies see in keeping up with rapidly evolving technology for designing and making products. Boeing's new division, known as HorizonX, invested in Upskill, a Washington, D.C.- based software company that uses...

  • April 5- BNP Paribas SA said Wednesday it has sold its $120 million share of the loan for the Dakota Access Pipeline, becoming the second bank to divest from the project that faced opposition from Native Americans and environmentalists. The move by the French bank follows the announcement made last month by Dutch bank ING Groep NV, which said it wanted to send "a...

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two startup companies in a bid to stay abreast of rapidly evolving aircraft designs and factory technology. Zunum also received funding from JetBlue Technology Ventures, a unit of the New York- based JetBlue Airways Corp.. Nordlund was involved in launching...

  • CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports that a judge has temporarily blocked Seattle's first-in-nation law allowing drivers from ride services like Uber and Lyft from unionizing.

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest tunnel boring machines, emerged north of downtown Seattle on Tuesday shrouded in clouds of dust and chunks of falling concrete, completing the most difficult phase of a plan to build a highway under the heart of the city. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...