White House Government Agencies

  • Wheat rallied as the USDA said 75 percent of the U.S. spring wheat crop is in good to excellent condition, lagging slightly behind market expectations. "The USDA numbers have ignited a bit of a rebound in prices, which had rallied strongly recently as global production forecasts kept coming down," said one Melbourne- based grains trader, who declined to be named as he...

  • OSLO- Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision 0800 GMT. MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • *Corn extends decline after USDA sees record U.S. yield. CHICAGO, Aug 13- U.S. soybean futures turned higher on Monday after touching their lowest levels in over three weeks on expectations that domestic inventories will pile up due to a record harvest and the ongoing trade dispute with Beijing. In a weekly report issued after the close of trading on Monday, the USDA...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. consumers' one-year inflation expectations held steady in July at near 3 percent, while their three-year outlook on price growth eased to its lowest level since February, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey published on Monday. On Friday, the Labor Department said its consumer price index grew 0.2 percent in July, marking an...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. consumers' one-year inflation expectations held steady in July at near 3 percent, while their three-year outlook on price growth eased to its lowest level since February, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey published on Monday. The survey of consumer expectations, which the Fed considers along with other data on U.S. price...

  • OSLO- Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision 0800 GMT. MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • OSLO- Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision 0800 GMT. MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 10- A United Airlines flight attendant is accusing the airline of failing to protect her from sexually explicit pictures that a pilot posted of her online, according to a lawsuit filed in a San Antonio, Texas, federal court. The lawsuit, filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said United failed to prevent and correct the pilot's...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 10- Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a "declaration of economic war" and would retaliate, as new sanctions took their toll on the ruble and U.S. lawmakers threatened more. If new sanctions proposed by the U.S. Congress and the State Department are implemented in full, which remains...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 10- The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday raised its outlook for domestic corn and soybean harvests by a more than expected amount due to good weather during key phases of development. USDA also lowered its outlook for global wheat production and supplies as hot and dry conditions crippled harvest prospects in the European Union.

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— A fifth lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a mine waste spill the agency inadvertently triggered in 2015, polluting rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. The EPA referred questions to Department of Justice officials, who did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 10- The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday raised its outlook for domestic corn and soybean harvests by a more than expected amount due to good weather during key phases of development. USDA also lowered its outlook for global wheat production and supplies as hot and dry conditions crippled harvest prospects in the European Union.

  • Robert Mueller

    Andrew Miller lost a legal challenge earlier this month in U.S. District Court against Mueller's subpoena for him to appear before a grand jury.

  • BERKLEY HEIGHTS, New Jersey, Aug 10- The White House said on Friday the United States strongly condemned Russia's use of chemical weapons against a former Russian agent in Britain, two days after the U.S. State Department announced sanctions over the move. Trump has sought to improve relations with Russia despite U.S. intelligence findings that Moscow had...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- U.S. consumer prices rose in July and the underlying trend continued to strengthen, pointing to a steady increase in inflation pressures that keeps the Federal Reserve on track to gradually raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index advanced 0.2 percent, the bulk of which was due to a rise in the cost of...

  • BERKLEY HEIGHTS, NJ, Aug 10- The White House said on Friday the United States strongly condemned Russia's use of chemical weapons against a former Russian agent in Britain, two days after the U.S. State Department announced sanctions over the move.

  • Kristin Davis

    Davis, who said she had supplied prostitutes to then-New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, was subpoenaed by Mueller last month as part of his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- U.S. consumer prices rose in July and the underlying trend continued to strengthen, pointing to a steady increase in inflation pressures that keeps the Federal Reserve on track to gradually raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index advanced 0.2 percent, the bulk of which was due to a rise in the cost of...

  • MOSCOW— Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, saying Friday that Moscow would retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other" means. The U.S. State Department said Wednesday that Washington would impose new sanctions this month after determining this week that Moscow used a military grade nerve...

  • MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins participates in panel discussion at Central Bank Research...