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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president

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  • SINGAPORE, July 24- Chicago corn futures were largely unchanged on Wednesday after closing higher, with fears about widespread yield losses due to recent adverse U.S. weather conditions underpinning the market. The most-active corn contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was flat at $4.31-1/ 2 a bushel, as of 0257 GMT, having climbed 1.1% in the previous session.

  • Gold prices rose on Wednesday, moving away from a one-week low touched in the previous session, as escalating tensions in the Middle East drove investors towards the safe-haven metal, while a stronger dollar limited the metal's gain.

  • The euro slipped to a two-month low on Wednesday, as markets waited to gauge the European Central Bank's stance on policy amid bubbling expectations that it could eventually lower interest rates and join the global easing trend.

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that the FTC will allege Facebook misled users about its handling of...

  • The review will look into "whether and how market-leading online platforms have achieved market power and are engaging in practices that have reduced competition, stifled innovation, or otherwise harmed consumers," the Justice Department said in a statement. A Justice Department spokesman declined to provide a list of companies that would be scrutinized.

  • The review will look into "whether and how market-leading online platforms have achieved market power and are engaging in practices that have reduced competition, stifled innovation, or otherwise harmed consumers," the Justice Department said in a statement. In June, Reuters reported the Justice Department was gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple,...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new Mac Pro with a cost as high as $6,000 as he delivers the keynote address during the 2019 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 03, 2019 in San Jose, California. But the company is focused more than ever on putting consumer services at the forefront of its future success.

    Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude 15 components from import tariffs, according to U.S. Trade Representative comment filings published recently.

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said it was a good sign top U.S. officials would travel to China for in-person talks about reviving stalled trade talks, and said he expected Beijing to start buying U.S. agriculture products soon. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin emphasized...

  • NEW YORK, July 23- The dollar rose on Tuesday to near a five-week high against a basket of currencies after President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers reached a two-year deal lifting government borrowing limits to cover spending. "Excess reserves should decline, lending support," Morgan Stanley strategists Hans Redeker, Gek Teng Khoo and Sheena Shah wrote in a...

  • CHICAGO, July 23- Chicago Board of Trade grain futures see-sawed on Tuesday, as technical trading left wheat prices flat, soybeans down and corn still stubbornly range-bound. "The market feels very uncomfortable with the corn acres estimates, the yields, the plant development of where we're at," said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities. The U.S. Department of...

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