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  • CHICAGO, April 24- Chicago soybean futures climbed for a second session on Monday on short-covering and as a weaker U.S. dollar raised hopes for fresh export sales. The U.S. dollar fell on relief over Emmanuel Macron's victory against anti-euro nationalist Marine Le Pen in the first round of France's presidential elections. Chicago Board of Trade July soybeans...

  • NEW YORK, April 24- The nearly eight-year legal odyssey of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer Sergey Aleynikov is not over, after New York State's highest court agreed to review his reinstated conviction for stealing high-frequency trading code. the Court of Appeals said in an order dated April 20. The order came nearly three months after an...

  • *Soybeans reach highest since March 30 at $9.68/ bushel. SINGAPORE/ PARIS, April 24- Chicago soybean futures climbed for a second session on Monday to a three-week high, supported by a weaker dollar and short-covering by investors. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active soybean contract was up 0.7 percent at $9.67-3/ 4 a bushel, having peaked at $9.68-3/ 4 a bushel,...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it has granted preliminary approval to St. Louis to explore putting its city-owned airport under private management. The Transportation Department told Reuters it approved the preliminary application of St. Louis Lambert International Airport, owned and operated by the city of St. Louis,...

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    President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion.

  • *Soybeans hit highest since March 30 at $9.68/ bushel. SINGAPORE, April 24- Chicago soybean futures climbed for a second straight session on Monday to a three-week high with a weaker dollar and short-covering by investors driving the market higher. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was up 0.6 percent at $9.66-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • SYDNEY, April 24- U.S. soybeans rose more than 0.5 percent on Monday as a weaker dollar pushed the oilseed to a three-week high. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.55 percent to $9.66 a bushel, near the session high of $9.66-3/ 4 a bushel- the highest since March 30. *The U.S. Agriculture Department said private exporters reported the...

  • LOS ANGELES, California- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session at " Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute, TBTF"- 1530 GMT. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs...

  • **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs Council meeting 0800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 FRANKFURT- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney...

  • President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "...

  • President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened were: the state of California; New...

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • CHICAGO, April 21- A fungus that causes vomitoxin has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices. A vessel carrying a shipment of corn from Paraguay is due next month at a North Carolina port used by Smithfield...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an uproar over the treatment of a passenger. In a reversal of his earlier employment agreement, Munoz has opted to leave "future determinations related to the Chairman...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an uproar over the treatment of a passenger. David Dao, was dragged from his seat off a parked plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Louisville,...