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  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • May 4- Tesla's SolarCity reported a drop of nearly 40 percent in solar installations for the first quarter on Wednesday, the latest sign of a reversal in fortunes for the once high-flying residential solar industry. In an earnings report this week, Tesla said it deployed 150 megawatts of solar generation in the first quarter of 2017 compared to 245 MW in the first...

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans on Thursday apologized for the behavior of employees who forcibly removed a United Airlines passenger at a U.S. Senate hearing on the industry's customer service failures. Evans told a U.S. Senate commerce subcommittee that the April 9 removal of Dr. "Here we are, with an industry facing...

  • Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.

    The hills and farms President Donald Trump is expected to use as a weekend summertime retreat is a world apart from his other homes.

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans apologized on Thursday for the city employees who forcibly removed a United Airlines passenger, an incident that prompted international condemnation and led the airline to revise its policies. Congress is holding its second hearing this week to examine the circumstances surrounding the...

  • *Oil falls 2.5 pct to lowest since late November. *Facebook falls on worries over future growth. May 4- Wall Street edged lower on Thursday morning, weighed down by a drop in energy stocks after oil prices dropped and as Facebook led technology shares lower.

  • Pacific equatorial winds have slackened since the start of the year and a characteristic tongue of warm water has begun to form stretching from Peru towards the international dateline. But the strength of any future El Nino remains highly uncertain as does its impact on temperatures and precipitation across North America this winter.

  • *Traders raise odds of an interest rate hike in June. May 4- Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and expressed confidence in the strength of the economy. Futures traders are now pricing in a 72 percent chance of rate hike in June, up from 63 percent before the Fed issued its statement, according to...

  • First Horizon's offer price of $40.83 per share represents a discount of about 3 percent to Capital Bank's Wednesday closing. The combined company will have $40 billion in assets and $32 billion in deposits and will operate more than 300 branches across the Southeast, including Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida and Virginia. First Horizon will offer 1.750...

  • Capital Bank shares were trading below the offer price at $40.50 before the bell on Thursday. First Horizon will offer 1.750 shares and $7.90 in cash for each Capital Bank share-- a ratio of 80 percent stock and 20 percent cash. First Horizon operates 170 branches across Tennessee and the Southeast, and Capital Bank operates 193 branches in North and South...

  • MEXICO CITY/ OTTAWA, May 4- From launching a data-mining drive aiming to find supply-chain pressure points to sending officials to mobilize allies in key U.S. states, Mexico and Canada are bolstering their defenses of a regional trade pact President Donald Trump vows to rewrite. Mexico, for example, has picked out the governors of Texas, Arizona and Indiana as...

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao opens annual general meeting. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Per Jansson gives a speech about "the latest repo rate decision and the current economic situation" 0800 GMT. TOKYO- People's Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi and Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani...

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao opens annual general meeting. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Per Jansson gives a speech about "the latest repo rate decision and the current economic situation" 0800 GMT. TOKYO- People's Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi and Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani...

  • May 3- WellCare Health Plans Inc reported a quarterly profit that blew past analysts' estimates, helped by higher enrolments in all its plans and lower costs in its Medicare business, sending its shares up as much as 4.7 percent. The company also raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast, saying it continues to see significant avenues for growth,...

  • May 3- U.S. health insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit, driven by higher enrolments in its Medicaid plans for low-income families, and the company also raised its full-year profit forecast. WellCare said its Medicaid memberships increased 10.3 percent to about 2.6 million as of March 31, mainly due to the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Time was running short for President Donald Trump to attract enough votes to pass a new bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system this week as Republican party moderates held out, fearing a backlash from voters worried about losing insurance benefits. Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who heads the conservative House Freedom...

  • STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the Executive Board of the Riksbank- 1100 GMT. **STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Per Jansson gives a speech about "the latest repo rate decision and the current economic situation" 0800 GMT. TOKYO- People's Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi and Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati speak at an Asian...

  • STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the Executive Board of the Riksbank- 1100 GMT. **STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Per Jansson gives a speech about "the latest repo rate decision and the current economic situation" 0800 GMT. TOKYO- People's Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi and Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati speak at an Asian...

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- President Donald Trump pressed Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to support a new attempt to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, but struggled to attract party moderates who feared a backlash from voters who could lose insurance benefits. Most Republicans in the conservative House Freedom Caucus faction have gotten on board with the new...