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  • TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 NEW YORK, United States- Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy during a visit to New York- 1730 GMT. TOKYO- Philippines Central Bank Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo speaks at a seminar in Tokyo- 0700 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- As Wall Street braces for the first quarterly decline in earnings in nearly three years, some investors are wondering if the market is factoring in a bigger erosion in profit margins than will actually come to pass. "Companies since the 2008 trauma have made it a top priority to maintain and increase, if possible, their profit margins," said Ed Yardeni,...

  • Feb 14- More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com Inc's headquarters and tens of thousands of jobs to New York City ended on Thursday with a couple of phone calls. Jay Carney, the company's top policy executive, told New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the world's biggest online retailer would not go ahead with plans to invest $2.5 billion to build a second head...

  • ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb 14- Jeff Leonard slides behind the wheel of his burgundy Hyundai Accord and heads to a nearby Walmart Inc store, where he picks up the package of groceries waiting for him. Leonard is one of hundreds of local independent drivers for DoorDash, the San Francisco- based online delivery service that Walmart uses to handle same-day delivery of...

  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 LONDON- Bank of England policymaker Jan Vlieghe delivers a speech on the outlook for the economy in Britain and globally, a week after the BoE slashed its forecasts for UK growth because of Brexit and the global slowdown- 0930 GMT. NEWARK, Del.- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on "Approaches to Leadership"...

  • PHILADELPHIA, Pa.- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the Jewish Business Network Power Lunch- 1700 GMT. DUBLIN- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in moderated discussion on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the European Financial Forum-...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ CHICAGO, Feb 12- A Philippines regulator poses an unexpected obstacle to DowDuPont's launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans in the United States as the company challenges Bayer AG's decades-long dominance of the U.S. seed market. China's January approval for imports of DowDuPont's Enlist E3 soybeans- amid the U.S.- China...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ CHICAGO, Feb 12- A Philippines regulator poses an unexpected obstacle to DowDuPont's launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans in the United States as the company challenges Bayer AG's decades-long dominance of the U.S. seed market. China's January approval for imports of DowDuPont's Enlist E3 soybeans- amid the U.S.- China...

  • **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at an FT event as Brexit nears and the world economy slows- 1215 GMT. CINCINNATI, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Xavier University and Financial Executives International-- Cincinnati Chapter meeting, in...

  • Leon Black, Chairman, CEO and Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC, speaks at the Milken Institute's 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 1, 2018.

    Apollo Global Management is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox's TV stations, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Feb 10- Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox Enterprises Inc's 14 regional TV stations, the biggest in a series of deals the private equity firm is lining up to become a force in U.S. broadcasting, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Cox and Apollo are also discussing some joint venture agreements for...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi to participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels. **KANSAS CITY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George to speak on "Charting America's Economic Course" at a public conversation hosted by the Kansas City Public Library, in Kansas City, Mo.- 0030 GMT. CINCINNATI, United States- Federal Reserve...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox's TV stations, the biggest in a series of deals the private equity firm is lining up to become a force in U.S. broadcasting, according to sources familiar with the matter. Cox Media Group and Apollo are also discussing some joint venture agreements for Coxs...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 8- The firm that sold Chelsea Market to Google for $2.4 billion has joined three large brokerages, among others, to back software designed to meet the growing demands of a millennial workforce that is changing how office space is leased and managed. Office workers now interact online or through smartphones and landlords who ignore this trend will...

  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8 SAN FRANCISCO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly to participate in a moderated conversation before the Bay Area Council Economic Institute's 12th Annual Economic Forecast Conference- 1815 GMT. SAINT CLOUD, Minnesota, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard to give...

  • Feb 7- Computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of SecureWorks Corp, a U.S. provider of cybersecurity services with a market value of close to $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. A sale of SecureWorks, in which Dell holds an 85 percent stake, would allow the latter to trim its $50 billion debt pile, after it decided to become a...

  • DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business Outlook Series 1415 GMT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8 SAN FRANCISCO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly to participate in a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- Apple won back its crown as the most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Wednesday, ending the session with a market capitalization above recent leaders Microsoft and Amazon.com. Apple's stock has risen about 13 percent since its quarterly earnings report on Jan. 29, with investors betting it was oversold following months of concern...

  • CLEVELAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the 50 Club of Cleveland monthly meeting in Cleveland, Ohio.- 0000 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in an open hearing on financial stability which is held by the Riksdag Committee on...

  • **STOCKHOLM- ECB supervisory board member Pentti Hakkarainen participates at event "A deepening EMU- where will it leave Sweden and Denmark?" CLEVELAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the 50 Club of Cleveland monthly meeting in Cleveland, Ohio.- 0000 GMT.