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White House Government Agencies

  • MELBOURNE, May 3- London copper dropped on Wednesday from a three-week high hit the session before as the dollar ticked higher on expectations the Federal Reserve will signal a June rate rise later in the session. Positioning in nickel remains the shortest of all the base metals and, combined with some cuts at nickel pig iron producers in China, prices are likely...

  • SHANGHAI, May 3- China's yuan firmed against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after the central bank set a stronger midpoint, but trading was subdued as markets awaited policy clues from the Federal Reserve which could heighten exchange rate volatility. The last time the Fed hiked rates in mid-March, China's central bank followed hours later with increases in...

  • Jay Clayton, chairman of the SEC.

    In a 61-37 vote, the Senate approved the nomination, with some moderate Democrats joining their Republican colleagues.

  • The claim by the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp now totals more than $1.1 billion.

  • FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP ADDS $583 MILLION TO CLAIM AGAINST BANK OF AMERICA CORP- FILING.

  • The complaint, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, came after the Justice Department earlier this year intervened in two separate whistleblower lawsuits against the country's largest health insurer. "This action sends a warning that our office will continue to scrutinize and hold accountable Medicare Advantage insurers to safeguard the...

  • A 12-pounder Napoleon cannon, a standard weapon used by both sides in the Civil War, stands guard over downtown Chattanooga and the Tennessee River Valley from the top of Lookout Mountain, the most scenic part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

    Trump is donating $78,000 to parks in Chickamauga and Chattanooga in national parks, USA Today reports.

  • SAO PAULO, May 2- Latin American currencies seesawed on Tuesday as traders stood pat ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and key U.S. jobs market data later in the week. Also providing hints about the path of U.S. monetary policy, the U.S. Labor Department was scheduled to release on Friday April's nonfarm payrolls report. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock...

  • The complaint, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, came after the Justice Department in February intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former UnitedHealth executive.

  • Thomas Curry

    The Trump administration plans to replace Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry as chief overseer of federally chartered banks, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • *First-quarter rev $3.68 bln vs est. *EPS 76 cents vs est. Dish was the second-largest winner in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission auction of broadcaster airwaves this year, bidding $6.2 billion to increase its spectrum holdings.

  • NEW YORK, May 1- The U.S. dollar rose against the yen on Monday after investors shrugged off weak U.S. factory activity and inflation data on the view that it was unlikely to impede a June interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve. The personal consumption expenditures price index excluding food and energy slipped 0.1 percent in March, the first and largest...

  • *First-quarter rev $3.68 bln vs est. *EPS 76 cents vs est. Dish was the second-largest winner in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission auction of broadcaster airwaves this year, bidding $6.2 billion to increase its spectrum holdings.

  • May 1- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted accelerated approval to AstraZeneca Plc's immuno-oncology drug to treat a type of bladder cancer in patients whose disease progressed despite chemotherapy. The FDA also approved a complementary diagnostic from Roche Holding AG to assess whether the PD-L1 protein is expressed in urothelial...

  • May 1- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted accelerated approval to AstraZeneca Plc's immuno-oncology drug to treat a type of bladder cancer in patients whose disease progressed following chemotherapy.

  • *Euro hits session high of $1.0923. *Liquidity thin amid May Day holiday. NEW YORK, May 1- The U.S. dollar edged lower against the euro and eased off a one-month high against the yen on Monday after weak U.S. factory and inflation data did not boost expectations for a June interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

  • The decision by the full appeals court in Washington not to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling that upheld the ruling comes days after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed to undo the 2015 net neutrality that reclassified internet providers like public utilities.

  • May 1- Dish Network Corp said on Monday its quarterly revenue missed analyst estimates as the U.S. satellite TV provider lost more subscribers than expected. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission barred merger talks among telecommunications companies for over a year as it conducted a $19.8 billion auction of airwaves from broadcasters for wireless...

  • First NBC was closed by the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as the receiver. The regulator said Gulfport, Mississippi- based Whitney Bank would assume all of First NBC's transactional deposits and branches. Whitney Bank will reopen 24 branches of First NBC in Louisiana and five branches...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA.gov, is getting a makeover to reflect the views of President Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the agency said on Friday. As EPA renews its commitment to human health and clean air, land and water, our website needs to reflect the views of the leadership of the agency, it...