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  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with financials, transports and other big post-election gainers losing ground as earnings season kicked into gear. President-elect Donald Trump, which pushed the dollar the dollar to its lowest level in more than a month and bond yields down as investors cut risk. The bank's finance chief, Jonathan Pruzan, said Morgan...

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. Bank Chairman and CEO Richard Davis is retiring from his job as head of one of the nation's largest regional banks. He will be replaced by Andy Cecere, who is currently president and chief operating officer at U.S. Bank. Davis became CEO of U.S. Bank in December 2006, on the eve of the financial crisis and Great Recession.

  • WASHINGTON— Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell on Tuesday introduced legislation to maintain health benefits for retired union coal miners whose companies have declared bankruptcy in recent years. Joe Manchin, D- W.Va., who discussed the issue with Manchin last week. Trump rolled up huge margins in coal country, including in swing states like Pennsylvania...

  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ Interactive Brokers Group Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4 million. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based company said it had earnings of 7 cents per share. Interactive Brokers shares have increased 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • GREEN BAY, Wis. _ Nicolet Bankshares Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $6.1 million. Nicolet Bankshares shares have decreased 0.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Nicolet Bankshares, Earnings Report.

  • Stocks closed slightly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, led by declines in banks and industrial companies. The Dow Jones industrial average posted its third consecutive loss. The S&P 500 is up 29.06 points, or 1.3 percent.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, accusing the company of antitrust violations in its patent licensing business. The FTC asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose to order Qualcomm to cease this and related practices. In February 2015, Qualcomm paid a $975...

  • VALLEY CITY, Ohio _ Shiloh Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $5.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Valley City, Ohio- based company said it had profit of 31 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $3.7 million, or 21 cents per share.

  • Reynolds American Inc., up $1.71 to $57.68. Morgan Stanley, down $1.66 to $42.15. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up $1.29 to $68.42.

  • CHICAGO— United Continental Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $397 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.65 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.06 billion.

  • BOSTON, Jan 17- One of President-elect Donald Trump's top liaisons to Wall Street's business elite launched a mutual fund three years ago for mom-and-pop investors that lags most of its peers. Hedge fund impresario Anthony Scaramucci, 53, has secured a top White House job as an adviser and public liaison to government agencies and businesses.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S. stocks and the dollar fell while gold and government bonds rose on Tuesday as investors fled for safety after President-elect Donald Trump said the U.S. currency was too strong and they also questioned if his campaign promises would be fulfilled. Meanwhile sterling jumped as Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would quit the European...

  • Jan 17- Morgan Stanley's profit doubled in the fourth quarter as trading activity surged across Wall Street, and the bank said it was on track to reach a number of financial goals set out by Chief Executive James Gorman. Morgan Stanley's trading results echoed those of JPMorgan Chase& Co and Bank of America Corp last week, driven by Donald Trump's surprise...

  • LOS ANGELES— State officials say they completed a safety review of a Los Angeles gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months. The Department of Conservation said Tuesday that it would hold public hearings in February before deciding whether to let Southern California Gas Co. resume storage of natural gas at its Aliso Canyon...

  • Jan 17- The California Department of Conservation's Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources said on Tuesday it would conduct two public meetings on pressure limits for Southern California Gas' Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility. SoCalGas shut the facility in October 2015 after a massive leak forced the evacuation of thousands in the Porter...

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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- Rolls-Royce Plc agreed to pay authorities more than $800 million to resolve charges of bribing officials in six countries in schemes that lasted more than a decade, the U.S. Justice Department and UK Serious Fraud Office said in statements on Tuesday. The company admitted to paying officials at state-run energy companies in Kazakhstan,...

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— CSX Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $458 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 49 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.86 billion.