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  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • CHICAGO, April 21- A fungus that causes vomitoxin has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices. A vessel carrying a shipment of corn from Paraguay is due next month at a North Carolina port used by Smithfield...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an uproar over the treatment of a passenger. In a reversal of his earlier employment agreement, Munoz has opted to leave "future determinations related to the Chairman...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an uproar over the treatment of a passenger. David Dao, was dragged from his seat off a parked plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Louisville,...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, but the S&P 500 managed to notch its first weekly gain in three. Most polls see centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen qualifying on Sunday for a May 7 runoff, but conservative Francois...

  • At CNBC’s Net/Net event in Chicago, the World Series champions’ owner Tom Ricketts shared just how important buy-in is, by customers and employees, in reaching a goal.

  • Chicago Cubs owner: There are things that are bigger than just us

    At CNBC’s Net/Net in Chicago, owner of the World Series champions revealed what worries him most about the macro environment of the business he’s in.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks have struggled since the timeline for the Trump administration's pro-growth agenda came into question, but investors appear confident that next week's deadline that could shut down the federal government will not become another market hurdle. Funding for a proposed border wall with Mexico or stripping federal resources from...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks have struggled since the timeline for the Trump administration's pro-growth agenda came into question, but investors appear confident that next week's deadline that could shut down the federal government will not become another market hurdle. Funding for a proposed border wall with Mexico or stripping federal resources from...

  • *Benign weather for U.S. wheat offset Europe concerns. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat was little changed on Friday, hovering close to contract lows after coming under pressure a favorable weather outlook for major U.S. wheat belts. Chicago Board of Trade July wheat was up a quarter of a cent at $4.22 a bushel by 1058 GMT.

  • *Benign weather for U.S. wheat offset Europe concerns. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat was little changed on Friday, hovering close to contract lows after coming under pressure a favourable weather outlook for major U.S. wheat belts. Chicago Board of Trade July wheat was up a quarter of a cent at $4.22 a bushel by 1058 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- Hedging has become all the rage as investors seek cover ahead of Sunday's national elections in France that could signal whether the country remains in the European Union. The latest polls show a tight race, with four candidates- including two who advocate splitting France from the EU- clustered within five points of one another.

  • *Favourable outlook for U.S. hard red winter wheat crop. SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat was little changed on Friday after dropping to a four-month low earlier in the session, pressured by plentiful global supplies and an improved weather outlook for the winter crop in the United States. Large export surpluses in key global suppliers are shackling Chicago...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat futures were little changed on Friday after dropping to a four-month low earlier in the session, pressured by plentiful global supplies. Large export surpluses in key global suppliers are shackling Chicago wheat futures. *The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday said weekly export sales of soybeans fell to 225,000 tonnes,...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. According to a complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court in Manhattan, Confide Inc cannot assure app users of the "unequivocal confidentiality"...

  • April 20- Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. According to a complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court in Manhattan, Confide Inc cannot assure app users of the "unequivocal confidentiality" it...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Days ahead of France's presidential election, volatility indexes measuring stock price uncertainty in European shares versus U.S. stocks have diverged to their widest margin since just after Britain voted to leave the European Union. "We think these have probably widened due to the election," said Matt Thompson, co-head of the Volatility...