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  • *Sterling rises 0.8 percent ahead of Supreme Court decision. LONDON, Jan 23- The dollar fell to a 1-1/ 2 month low against an index of the world's other top currencies on Monday, after U.S. The index, which measures the greenback against six major rivals, fell half a percent to 100.28, while it dropped more than 1 percent to 113.440 yen and 0.35 percent to $1.0755 per euro.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as Donald Trump gets set to become the 45th president of the United States. Trump will be sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "There is a lot of optimism and renewed hope for better things to come," said Sean O'Hara, president of Pacer ETFs.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as investors counted down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. Trump's campaign promises of tax and...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks looked set to advance on Friday, with investors counting down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "All eyes will be on the content and style of Trump's...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Friday ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. *Futures also got a lift after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed her stance for gradual interest rate increases on Thursday. *Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief...

  • Filling Supreme Court vacancy: Jim DeMint

    Jim DeMint, The Heritage Foundation, talks about the process of filling a vacancy at the Supreme Court.

  • PIERRE, S.D.— South Dakota officials are optimistic that a 1992 Supreme Court ruling saying sales taxes can't be collected from companies not physically present in the state can be overturned. The lawsuit was filed in state court against Wayfair, Inc. of Boston; Systemax, Inc. of Port Washington, New York; Overstock.com, Inc. of Salt Lake City; and Newegg, Inc. of City...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday questioned the practices of a firm that buys unpaid consumer debt for pennies on the dollar then seeks to recover it from people in bankruptcy even when barred from doing so by state statutes of limitations. During arguments in a case involving debt collection company Midland Funding, a...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided as it weighed whether people who have filed for bankruptcy can sue companies that attempted to collect old debt from them that was not required to be paid back because of state statutes of limitations. During arguments in the case, three liberal justices seemed sympathetic toward an Alabama...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed private antitrust lawsuits brought by investors including big U.S. cities accusing major banks of conspiring to manipulate the pivotal Libor benchmark interest rate to move forward. The justices rejected an appeal filed by a group of banks including Bank of America Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, UBS AG and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed private antitrust lawsuits brought by investors including big U.S. cities accusing major banks of conspiring to manipulate the pivotal Libor benchmark interest rate to move forward.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court will decide whether venture capitalist Charles Kokesh has to return millions in investor dollars he used to pay himself and other advisers. The justices said Friday they will review lower court rulings that said Kokesh must pay the Securities and Exchange Commission $34.9 million in "ill-gotten gains" taken before his...

  • The Supreme Court in Washington.

    Supreme Court to hear case that has the potential to limit the SEC's powers to recover illegal profits reaped by fraud or other wrongdoing.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether companies can head off costly class action lawsuits by forcing employees to give up their right to pursue work-related legal claims in court as a group. The justices took up appeals of three lower court rulings, including one involving global professional services giant Ernst& Young,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether firms collecting on debt they bought for pennies on the dollar can be held liable in lawsuits brought by debtors they targeted under a federal law cracking down on debt collectors' abusive practices. Four Maryland residents who defaulted on car loans filed a proposed class action lawsuit...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a dispute over whether companies that make copycat versions of biologic drugs must wait six months after winning federal approval to begin selling them. The justices will take up an appeal by Novartis AG of a 2015 federal appeals court decision that prevented the Swiss pharmaceutical company from...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to resolve a legal dispute over whether certain securities class action lawsuits can be barred because they were filed too late. In a July 2016 ruling, the New York- based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge's decision to dismiss the lawsuit. The legal issue was presented to the court in a...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether employers can require workers to sign arbitration agreements that prevent them from pursuing group claims in court. One case involves a form that retail gas station owner Murphy Oil USA required its workers to sign, agreeing that any employment disputes would be resolved individually through...

  • Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to resolve a dispute over what court should handle challenges to a 2015 Obama administration regulation that defines waterways protected under a federal anti-pollution law. The justices said they would hear an appeal by the National Association of Manufacturers of a Cincinnati- based federal appeals court's...

  • The Supreme Court in Washington.

    Supreme Court is to hear a variety of business-related to cases, including one between Novartis and Amgen over a similar drug. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.