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  • Goldman received the subpoenas earlier this year from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. http://on.wsj.com/2axt8L8. The Department of Justice and the SEC declined to comment. 1 MDB, which was founded by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in 2009 shortly...

  • July 29- U.S. authorities have issued subpoenas to Goldman Sachs Group Inc for documents related to the bank's dealings with scandal-hit Malaysian state fund 1 MDB, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Friday. Goldman received the subpoenas earlier this year from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Journal...

  • Speakers: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan, Monetary Authority of Singapore Managing Director Ravi Menon, Bank Indonesia Deputy Governor Perry Warjiyo, IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa, Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco and Federal Reserve Bank of New York President...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- A federal judge on Friday denied a motion by Uber Technologies Inc to compel arbitration in a passenger lawsuit over so-called surge pricing brought against the ride-hailing company's chief executive. Spencer Meyer, a Connecticut passenger and the lead plaintiff who filed the lawsuit, was subject to a user agreement requiring that...

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- Tesla Motors Inc told U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may help explain what led to the May 7 fatal crash that killed a Florida man who was using the car's "Autopilot" system, a person familiar with the meeting told Reuters on Friday. Joshua Brown was killed when his vehicle drove under the tractor-trailer.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- A federal judge on Friday denied a motion by Uber Technologies Inc to compel arbitration in a passenger lawsuit over so-called surge pricing brought against the ride-hailing company's chief executive. Spencer Meyer, the Connecticut passenger who filed the lawsuit, was subject to a user agreement requiring that disputes with San...

  • NEW YORK, July 29- Wall Street, seeking direction as the S&P 500 has been stuck in a narrow trading range for 12 days, will next week shift its attention from second-quarter corporate earnings reports to economic data. The overall tone will be of an economy that is getting better at a reasonable pace, "said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds...

  • AUSTIN, Texas— Texas fined Blue Bell Creameries for a listeria contamination last year linked to the deaths of three people, but the ice cream maker could end up paying only a fraction of the $850,000 penalty under an agreement announced Friday. The Texas company is required to immediately pay the state $175,000, but the rest will be forgiven under the terms of the...

  • HOUSTON _ Willbros Group Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $6.4 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for a loss of 9 cents per share. Willbros expects full-year revenue in the range of $750 million to $800 million.

  • EAU CLAIRE, Wis. _ National Presto Industries Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Eau Claire, Wisconsin- based company said it had profit of $1.19. Keywords: National Presto Industries, Earnings Report.

  • *Both down nearly 15 pct on month; WTI drop most since July 2015. NEW YORK, July 29- Oil prices steadied on Friday after touching three-month lows during a week-long selloff fueled by a persistent global supply glut, bringing the monthly decline to nearly 15 percent, the biggest monthly loss in a year for U.S. crude. Hedge funds, some of the biggest bulls in oil, slashed...

  • WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time. The Agriculture Department has two years to write the rules, which will pre-empt a Vermont law that kicked in earlier this month. Congressional passage came over the strong objections of Vermont's congressional...

  • WASHINGTON— Advancing what could become a near-total rebuild of the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, the Air Force on Friday solicited industry proposals to build a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles as well as replacements for its air-launched nuclear cruise missile force. The Air Force operates two of the three legs the nuclear arsenal— the bombers and...

  • BERWICK, Pa. _ First Keystone Corp. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.5 million. First Keystone shares have increased 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: First Keystone, Earnings Report.

  • WPRI-TV asked the former ballplayer on Friday for his reaction to Rhode Island authorities announcing they found "no provable criminal violations" of state law after a yearslong investigation into Schilling's 38 Studios. He says Rhode Island could have saved millions if officials realized years ago that there were no criminal violations.

  • NEW YORK— Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google's parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24.11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,432.24. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose 3.54 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,173.60.

  • LITTLETON, Colo. _ Ur Energy Inc. on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $1.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Littleton, Colorado- based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. Keywords: Ur Energy, Earnings Report.

  • ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, July 29- Florida authorities on Friday reported the first sign of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but serious birth defect. "This means Florida has become the first state in the nation to have local transmission of the Zika...

  • Alphabet Inc., up $25.50 to $791.34. Exxon Mobil Corp., down $1.25 to $88.95. Amazon.com Inc., up $6.20 to $758.81.

  • MILLINGTON, N.J. _ MSB Financial Corp. on Friday reported profit of $223,000 in its fiscal fourth quarter. MSB Financial shares have increased roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: MSB Financial, Earnings Report.