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  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • There's a domestic dairy glut in regions that's so bad it's led some American farmers to spill milk.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolás Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behavior," the foreign ministry said on Friday. "Canada will not stand by silently as the government of Venezuela robs its people of their fundamental democratic rights," Foreign Minister...

  • GrubHub Inc., down $1.82 to $51.69. CarMax Inc., up $5.35 to $74.19. Finish Line Inc., up 51 cents to $9.73.

  • SPRING HILL, Tenn.— General Motors is laying off the third shift at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, SUV factory as it deals with a slowing U.S. auto market. GM also confirmed Friday that it's investing $294 million in the factory to build a new Cadillac SUV. The Spring Hill plant makes the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia midsize SUVs, both of which have had strong sales this year.

  • PARIS/ MUNICH, Sept 22- French train maker Alstom and German engineering group Siemens said on Friday they were in talks about a tie-up of their rail activities as European companies struggle to cope with competition from China. A deal between Siemens and Alstom would mark the first industrial Franco-German alliance under President Emmanuel Macron as he...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California on Friday expanded its market for buying and trading permits to emit greenhouse gases to include the Canadian province of Ontario. California is aiming to reduce emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030. Jerry Brown signed the agreement Friday in Quebec at a meeting with officials of both provinces, capping off a weeklong...

  • Employees work on the Honda Civic production line at the automaker's Dongfeng Honda factory in Wuhan, China.

    NAFTA has knit the North American economy together by lowering the barriers for companies shipping products, N.Y. Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- Seeking to bolster its case for tougher rules of origin in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Trump administration released a new study on Friday that shows U.S. value-added content is declining for manufactured goods imported from Mexico and Canada. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has frequently criticized NAFTA's rules of...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- Canadian retail sales volumes declined in July, pointing to a slower pace of growth at the start of the third quarter, though a pick-up in inflation in August still left the central bank with room to raise interest rates again. A moderation in growth heading into the third quarter is expected after a strong first half of the year made Canada a Group of...

  • President Donald Trump participates in a congressional listening session with GOP members in the White House February 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The White House is trying to preserve Republican votes on tax reform, according senior administration officials and others.

  • Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

    The third round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement is set to kick off Friday.

  • Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States will gather in Ottawa on Saturday for the third round of talks on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement with many tough items yet to be broached. Canada last month suggested it could walk away if the United States pushed to remove a key dispute-settlement mechanism. The United States accounts...

  • Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States will gather in Ottawa on Saturday for the third round of talks on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement with many tough items yet to be broached. Canada last month suggested it could walk away if the United States pushed to remove a key dispute-settlement mechanism. The United States accounts...

  • To protect its domestic companies, Canada currently imposes duties on any goods worth more than $16 in U.S. currency. Karl Littler, a spokesman for the Retail Council of Canada, said that raising the duty-free limit would be "an incentive to shop virtually anywhere but from Canada. He doesn't think anyone would be crazy enough to pay more for a Zegna suit in his...

  • DUBLIN- ECB President Mario Draghi gives Keynote speech at Henry Grattan Lecture Invitation organized by Trinity College in Dublin- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives closing remarks at the ECB conference "Low inflation: Lessons from the past! FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio chairing panel "Macroprudential policy...

  • DUBLIN- ECB President Mario Draghi gives Keynote speech at Henry Grattan Lecture Invitation organized by Trinity College in Dublin- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives closing remarks at the ECB conference "Low inflation: Lessons from the past! FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio chairing panel "Macroprudential policy...

  • MONTREAL, Sept 21- A strike that began Sunday at a Canadian General Motors Co plant is having a ripple effect, with the company temporarily laying off workers at three parts facilities on Thursday. Additional workers at two U.S. engine plants, in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and the Flint Engine Operations in Michigan would also be affected temporarily, a GM spokesman...

  • U.S. Navy crew members guide an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter as it takes off from the deck of USS Aircraft Carrier Ronald Reagan.

    The trade dispute between Boeing and Canadian rival Bombardier is heating up — and Boeing will not back down.