WASHINGTON, March 31- U.S. farmers plan to seed a record amount of soybean acreage this spring, even with supplies trending near all-time highs, the government said on Friday. The U.S. Agriculture Department said in its prospective plantings report that U.S. soybean plantings were expected at 89.482 million acres. On the supply front, USDA said that domestic...
LONDON, March 31- Philip Morris International said on Friday it has applied for pre-market approval of its iQOS heated tobacco product with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The world's largest international tobacco maker, owner of the Marlboro brand, said that if the FDA grants its request, its U.S. affiliate, Altria Group, would be responsible for selling...
*Markets await USDA planting, stocks data at 1600 GMT. "The real fireworks, if there are going to by any, will come at 11:00 am when the USDA reports come out," said Tomm Pfitzenmaier, analyst for Summit Commodity Brokerage in Iowa. Chicago Board of Trade most-active May soybeans were down 6-1/ 4 cents at $9.56-3/ 4 a bushel by 10 a.m. CDT.
NEW YORK, March 31- The dollar was flat on Friday as a Federal Reserve official's seemingly dovish remarks and uninspiring data on the U.S. economy doused the sanguine mood from earlier this week. The euro rebounded from a two-week trough, and the dollar fell to its low on the day against the Japanese yen after comments from New York Fed President William Dudley.
Jeremy Bash made those comments following recent revelations about the president's ex-National Security Advisor.
The White House is apparently looking at the scope of its power to penalize countries countries with currencies it believes are undervalued.
President Donald Trump's administration denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban a common pesticide used on crops.
FBI Director James Comey delivers remarks at a forum held by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance in a discussion of "the strategic importance of the FBI's role within the intelligence community."
Cisco learned from Wikileaks that the CIA had used its hardware for its surveillance efforts.
One million pounds of chicken nuggets and chicken finger have been recalled.
Devin Nunes still refused to share how he learned about alleged surveillance of Trump by U.S. spies, NBC reports.
The Treasury Secretary says he's got big plans in store when it comes to your tax bill.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed U.S. diplomatic missions to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny."
Prosecutors are building cases that would accuse North Korea of directing the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
On Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service said that the agency currently has $1B in unclaimed tax refunds.
The former Exxon-Mobil CEO told the Independent Journal Review that he didn't want or seek out the job of the america's top diplomat.
The Fed should raise rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said.
The White House is weighing wide-ranging sanctions against North Korea, according to Reuters.
New Zealand expelled a U.S. diplomat.
New Zealand has expelled an attache at the U.S. Embassy after an "incident" which gave him a broken nose and a black eye, media and authorities said.