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  • DENVER/ CHICAGO, Jan 14- The fervor around this week's $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot will feed annual lottery ticket sales worth tens of billions of dollars, but public policy experts estimate only about a quarter of that revenue will ultimately make it into state coffers. The record prize will be divided among three tickets bought in California, Tennessee and...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 14- Three unremarkable towns in California, Florida and Tennessee achieved overnight celebrity status on Thursday as the places where a trio of winning Powerball jackpot tickets were sold, even as the identities of those who will share the record $1.6 billion prize remained a mystery. Each of the winning tickets is worth $528.8 million, lottery...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 14- An unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot will be divided among three winning tickets purchased in Tennessee, California and Florida. Each ticket is worth $528.8 million, lottery officials said in California, one of 44 states plus Washington D.C. and two U.S. territories that sold millions of Powerball tickets. The winners in Florida...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 14- The winners of the record $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot had yet to emerge early on Thursday, with lottery officials saying the massive prize will be split between ticket holders in three states- Tennessee, California and Florida. Two other winning tickets were sold at locations in Tennessee and Florida, but the cities have not been...

  • *Winning tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida. LOS ANGELES, Jan 13- Winning tickets in the nearly $1.6- billion Powerball lottery were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee, officials said on Thursday, leaving at least three people to split the record-setting jackpot. California Lottery officials confirmed that the winning six numbers had...

  • *A blow to Connecticut, where GE was based for 42 years. NEW YORK, Jan 13- General Electric Co said on Wednesday it will move its global headquarters to Boston, tapping the city's technology talent and likely lowering its tax bill as the industrial conglomerate seeks to lift profit and emphasize digital capabilities. Massachusetts spends more on research and...

  • A letter on Tuesday from Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, and fellow committee members Michael Capuano, Emanuel Cleaver and Keith Ellison called on the Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to "pursue appropriate corrective action" against Clayton. It followed a report...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- General Electric Co said on Wednesday it will move its global headquarters to Boston, tapping the city's technology talent as the industrial conglomerate seeks to emphasize its digital capabilities. Massachusetts spends more on research and development than any other region in the world, and Boston attracts a diverse,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- General Electric Co said on Wednesday it will move its global headquarters to Boston and sell its offices in Fairfield, Connecticut, and Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. The decision caps a search that began last summer as Connecticut lawmakers passed a budget that increased taxes by $1.2 billion over two years, drawing protests from some of...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- General Electric Co is set to move its global headquarters to Boston from its current location of Fairfield, Connecticut, the Boston Globe reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the situation. Should the move to Boston come to fruition, GE's move is a blow to Connecticut which in December reduced corporate taxes in order to thwart...

  • Federal probe sought for Buffett's mobile home unit Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 10:52 AM ET

    A letter on Tuesday from Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, and fellow committee members Michael Capuano, Emanuel Cleaver and Keith Ellison called on the Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to "pursue appropriate corrective action" against Clayton. It followed a report...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Jan 27 Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 7:01 PM ET

    BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on economic outlook for the U.S. economy at the Greater Boston Chamber's Government Affairs Forum- 1245 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlaeger to speak at Third Austrian Bankers Business Lunch- 1100 GMT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 14 ATLANTA- Federal...

  • California sent VW a confidential letter offering a detailed explanation of why its fix plan does not work. California said it will continue its investigation as well as talks with VW to find a fix. EPA said in a statement it agrees with California "that Volkswagen has not submitted an approvable recall plan to bring the vehicles into compliance and reduce...

  • Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts and Tennessee are among the states that have joined forces to investigate the proposed deals, according to sources close to the states, who spoke to Reuters over recent days. The presence of a large number of attorneys general joining a Justice Department probe underscores the hurdles that both proposed combinations...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 11- Transportation technology company TransLoc announced on Monday a partnership with Uber, marking a significant advancement in the ride-hailing company's effort to ally itself with public transit agencies. San Francisco- based Uber's app allows passengers to order on-demand rides from their smartphones. "Such partnerships will...

  • The jackpot for Powerball, played in 44 states, Washington, and two U.S. territories, is worth $558 million if a winner chooses an immediate cash payout instead of annual payments over 29 years, California lottery officials said in a statement. In New York state, cash registers were ringing up Saturday morning sales of Powerball tickets at a pace of $1.7 million an...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 8- U.S. Labor Department data showed U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased by a larger-than-expected 292,000 last month. "None of the additional labor market items, such as hours worked or average hourly earnings, rose along with payrolls," said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich, Jan 7- Falsetta's Market on Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has seen new ticket buyers coming out of the woodwork since the Powerball lottery soared to an all-time record high for North America, reaching $700 million on Thursday afternoon. The $700 million jackpot for Powerball, played in 44 states, Washington, and two U.S. territories, is...

  • Jan 8- The jackpot in the Powerball lottery, already the largest ever payout in North American history, continued to climb, hitting an estimated $800 million on Friday, the operator of the multistate game said. The jackpot for Powerball, played in 44 states, Washington, and two U.S. territories, is worth $496 million if a winner chooses an immediate cash payout...

  • *Euro rebounds on FOMC minutes, Wall Street losses. The uncertainty on China led traders to sell the Australian dollar, which is seen as a proxy for Chinese growth, pushing it to its lowest since September versus the greenback and the yen. "The yen seems to be the only place to go to," said Ellis Phifer, senior market strategist at Raymond James in Memphis, Tennessee.