White House Government Agencies

  • MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome and opening remarks before the "Innovation in Early Childhood Development and K-12 Education" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, in Minneapolis, Minn.- 1330 GMT. BATON ROUGE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President...

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  • Oct 22- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Monday that it will require Praxair Inc and Linde AG to divest assets in nine industrial gases product markets in United States, as part of a settlement that resolves charges that their proposed merger would likely be anticompetitive.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 19- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has withdrawn a regulation proposed in the last days of the Obama administration that aimed to tighten health and safety compliance rules for uranium miners. On Jan. 19, 2017- a day before Donald Trump took office as president- the EPA had proposed standards to regulate byproduct...

  • Federal Reserve officials are monitoring the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the possibility that any sanctions against Saudi Arabia could disrupt oil markets, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Friday. His comments, the first by a U.S. central banker about the case, reflect how it has escalated from a diplomatic dispute...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday he thought the U.S. Federal Reserve was raising interest rates for good reasons, based on the strength of the U.S. economy. "They're on the path they're on for fundamentally good, positive reasons," Carney said as he answered questions following a speech at the Economic Club of New York.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 19- A sharp jump in U.S. farmers seeking operating and equipment loans of at least $1 million fueled a spike in agricultural lending in the third quarter of 2018, as trade worries added to economic strain in the farm sector, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Friday. The increase in the size of loans also boosted the share of agricultural...

  • MACON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in armchair discussion on the economic outlook, in Macon, Ga.- 1600 GMT. NEW YORK CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks before Manhattan Institute event, "10 Years After the Crisis: the State of Monetary and Fiscal Policy," in New York- 1645 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- U.S. Treasury yields slipped on Thursday as safe-haven demand fueled by more losses on Wall Street mitigated selling tied to worries about further interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve. "While there were no surprises, this was a reaffirmation of the hawkish rhetoric from Fed officials we have been hearing the past several weeks," said...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- The Federal Reserve should continue with its gradual rate hikes but must be prepared to slow the tightening if U.S. productivity breaks out of a several-year lull, as it may be poised to do, an influential Fed governor said on Thursday. Randal Quarles, who rarely discusses monetary policy, painted a somewhat more optimistic picture than his...

  • Macroeconomic concerns continued to bedevil the industrial metals sector, even though many of the metals showed signs of supply tightness, said Warren Patterson, commodities strategist at ING Bank in Amsterdam. Federal Reserve policymakers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, minutes from their September policy meeting showed,...

  • *China drags Asia shares lower; Europe flat. NEW YORK, Oct 18- The U.S. dollar index rose on Thursday alongside Treasury yields after Federal Reserve policymakers showed unity in favoring more rate hikes next year. Shanghai's benchmark index closed at a near four-year low and China's premier warned of risks to the economy.

  • FORMER FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN ALAN GREENSPAN SAYS THIS IS THE TIGHTEST LABOUR MARKET HE HAS EVER SEEN- CNBC INTERVIEW.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 18- Industrial gases group Praxair and Linde are set to win U.S. antitrust approval for their planned $86 billion merger, clearing the last major hurdle for the deal, German monthly Manager Magazin reported. The Praxair board has been given verbal assurance by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that the conditional go-ahead was imminent, and the...

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 MEMPHIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Economic Club of Memphis- 1315 GMT. LONDON- Latvian Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Lituanian Finance Minister Migle Tuskiene and Estonian Deputy Secretary-General for Financial...

  • Oct 17- Federal Reserve policymakers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, minutes from their most recent policy meeting show, despite U.S. Every Fed policymaker backed the central bank's September decision to raise the target policy rate to between 2 percent and 2.25 percent, according to minutes of the Sept. 25-26 meeting, published...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. Shorter-dated yields ticked up a bit more than longer-dated yields after the release of the Fed Sept. 25-26 minutes, briefly flattening the yield curve. More officials are happy to move past neutral, "said Guy LeBas, chief fixed-income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.

  • NEW YORK Oct 17- Wall Street struggled for direction on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further despite sharp criticism from U.S. A lot has to happen for the Fed not to move again in December, "said Ryan Sweet, head Of monetary policy research at Moody's Analytics in West...