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White House Government Agencies

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street's top banks see the Federal Reserve laying out by year end its plan to scale back reinvestments in Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities in order to begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. The median view of 11 dealers was for the Fed to eventually shrink its balance sheet to $2.75...

  • CERNOBBIO, Italy- Executive Board Member Yves Mersch participates in a panel discussion "The Agenda for Europe" at Ambrosetti's Finance Forum on "The Outlook for the Economy and Finance" in Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, Italy 0730 GMT. SUNDAY, APRIL 9 MELBOURNE, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives a presentation on the U.S. economy...

  • CERNOBBIO, Italy- Executive Board Member Yves Mersch participates in a panel discussion "The Agenda for Europe" at Ambrosetti's Finance Forum on "The Outlook for the Economy and Finance" in Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, Italy 0730 GMT. SUNDAY, APRIL 9 MELBOURNE, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives a presentation on the U.S. economy...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street's top banks see the Federal Reserve laying out by year end its plan to scale back reinvestments in Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities in order to begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. The median view of 11 dealers was for the Fed to eventually shrink its balance sheet to $2.75...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street's top banks see the Federal Reserve laying out by year-end its plan to scale back its reinvestments in Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities in an effort to begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, a Reuters poll showed Friday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- Advocates of landmark net neutrality rules on Friday blasted Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai's plans to roll back the Obama era legal framework. Pai, a Republican appointed by President Donald Trump, opposes the rules approved by the FCC which gave the agency strong legal control over broadband providers, treating...

  • *Investors still focused on Syria. NEW YORK, April 7- The dollar rose to three-week highs on Friday after an influential Federal Reserve official said the U.S. central bank's plan to shrink its bond portfolio this year would not significantly delay its interest rate-hiking cycle. Safe-haven buying also supported the dollar as the market focused on...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street's three major indexes edged lower on Friday to end well below session highs after a weaker-than-expected job report, a U.S. missile strike in Syria and comments by a key Federal Reserve official on the Fed's plan to reduce its balance sheet.

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street's three major indexes were virtually unchanged on Friday but fell well below session highs in late-afternoon trading after a key Federal Reserve official shed more light on the Fed's plan to reduce its balance sheet while investors digested a weak jobs report. New York Fed President William Dudley discussed the U.S. central...

  • Student loan debt

    Borrowers are feeling misdirected after they worked in public service jobs expecting loan forgiveness, N.Y. Times reports.

  • *US NFP data underwhelms as jobs growth falls sharply. LONDON, April 7- Surprisingly weak U.S. jobs data soured sentiment for risky assets on Friday and oil prices retreated from the one-month highs hit earlier in the day as risk of escalating U.S. military action in Syria ebbed. Federal Reserve hiking rates in its June meeting, which was as high as 70 percent...

  • Kushner omitted meeting Russian officials on his security clearance forms

    President Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner reportedly omitted meeting with dozens of foreign government officials and leaders from his security clearance forms.

  • President Donald Trump and his senior advisor Jared Kushner arrive for a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017.

    In applying for top-secret security clearance, Jared Kushner failed to mention having contacts with the Russian ambassador and the head of a state-owned bank. NYT reports.

  • Canada's 10- year yield hovered around 79 basis points below its U.S. counterpart, at nearly its widest spread since November. Strategists expect the Canadian dollar to weaken over the coming months as the Bank of Canada stays sidelined even as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates still further. "The loan survey earlier this week, although it was strong, the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- A federal judge in Detroit said on Thursday he plans to name former FBI director Robert Mueller to oversee nearly $1 billion in Takata Corp restitution funds as part of a U.S. Justice Department settlement. As part of the settlement, Takata agreed to establish two independently administered restitution funds: one for $850 million to...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- A federal judge in Detroit said on Thursday he plans to name former FBI director Robert Mueller to oversee nearly $1 billion in Takata Corp restitution funds as part of a U.S. Justice Department settlement. In January, Takata agreed to plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing and to pay $1 billion to resolve a federal investigation into its air bag...

  • April 6- Wall Street's three major indexes on Thursday rebounded from Wednesday's sharp decline as investors reconsidered their reaction to Federal Reserve meeting minutes. The stock market had closed lower on Wednesday, reversing a rally after signals that the Fed would start to trim its $4.5 billion balance sheet this year. "People in hindsight decided the...

  • The FDA said the tests are intended to provide genetic risk information but cannot determine a person's overall risk of developing a disease or condition. The company's genetic health risk reports work by testing saliva samples for more than 500,000 genetic variants whose presence or absence may be associated with the conditions approved by the FDA.

  • April 6- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday agreed to allow genetic testing company 23 andMe to market tests directly to consumers for their predisposition to 10 diseases, including Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Celiac disease. The FDA said the tests are intended to provide genetic risk information but cannot determine a person's overall risk...