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  • NEW YORK, United States- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida speaks before the 2019 Monetary Policy Forum hosted by the Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago Booth School of Business- 1700 GMT. NEW YORK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic to give opening remarks before the First Annual Joint...

  • *FTSE 100 down 0.9 pct. *FTSE 250 UP 0.1 pct. The FTSE 100 was down 0.9 percent, while strength in sterling helped the domestically-focussed FTSE 250 add 0.1 percent.

  • Feb 19- A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington...

  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Flodén will discuss the economic situation and monetary policy- 1100 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers Speech by at 11th Frankfurt Main Financial Centre Breakfast organized by Frankfurt Main Finance e.V. in Frankfurt, Germany.- 0700 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 STANFORD, Calif.- Federal Reserve...

  • BAKU, Feb 19- BP plans to ramp up production at Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas field and keep output flat at the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli oilfields this year, a senior regional official at the British oil major said. "We expect flat oil production from ACG and a rise in gas production at Shah Deniz in 2019 as we will continue to ramp up production on Shah Deniz throughout...

  • 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. NEWARK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the 2019 Economic Forecast hosted by...

  • Feb 18- Valve maker Spirax-Sarco Engineering Plc said it had started exclusive talks to buy Thermocoax Developpement, a French insulation products maker, for 158 million euros to grow in Europe and the United States. Cheltenham, England- based Spirax said it was talking to Chequers Capital, TCR Capital and other minority shareholders to buy Paris- based...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Feb 15- ICE cotton futures were little changed on Friday ahead of a three-day long U.S. holiday weekend, as traders kept a close watch on the progress in U.S.- China trade talks. * "People are waiting on the trade talks between the United States and China, and no one wants to put on new positions ahead of three day holiday," said Keith Brown, principal at cotton brokers...

  • 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...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 14- Social Security is one of those topics that spark a lot of questions. The system has some complexities, but people are curious for a simple reason: Social Security is our universal retirement program. This week, I had the opportunity to field questions about Social Security on C-SPAN's Washington Journal.

  • 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"...

  • Feb 13- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than $13 billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year. "These new investments will give us the capacity to hire tens of thousands of employees, and enable the creation of more than 10,000 new construction jobs in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina and...

  • 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...