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  • LAS VEGAS, July 27- The surge in far-flung and destructive cyber attacks is not good for national security, but for an increasing number of hackers and researchers, it is great for job security. "Hosting big parties has enabled us to meet more talent in the community, helping fill key positions and also retain great people," said Jen Ellis, a vice president with...

  • OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT.

  • OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Trump Hotels, diversifying from a longtime focus on the luxury market, has about 10 hotels in the pipeline for its recently announced midscale American Idea chain, Chief Executive Eric Danziger said in an interview with Reuters. The new chain, the product of conversations last year between President Donald Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric...

  • NEW YORK/ ATHENS/ MOSCOW, July 26- A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of a digital currency exchange he allegedly used to launder more than $4 billion for people involved in crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug trafficking. Alexander Vinnik was arrested in a small beachside village in northern Greece on Tuesday, according to...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at July 19-20 policy meeting 2350 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at July 19-20 policy meeting 2350 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • ATHENS/ MOSCOW/ NEW YORK, July 26- A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece, police and sources said on Wednesday. Police sources identified him as Alexander Vinnik, 38, who was arrested after a tip-off in a small beachside...

  • LAS VEGAS, July 26 (Reuters)- Facebook Inc will provide initial funding of $500,000 for a nonprofit organization that aims to help protect political parties, voting systems and information providers from hackers and propaganda attacks, the world's largest social network said on Wednesday. The initiative, dubbed Defending Digital Democracy, is led by the...

  • The initiative, dubbed Defending Digital Democracy, is led by the former campaign chairs for Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney, and will initially be based at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, which announced the project last week. Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos announced the company's backing at the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare. In the past three months, hackers broke into official websites in Qatar, helping to create a regional crisis; suspected...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare. In the past three months, hackers broke into official websites in Qatar, helping to create a regional crisis; suspected...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. **FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply- 0800 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. **FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply- 0800 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury...

  • **LONDON- Andy Haldane, chief economist and the executive director of monetary analysis and statistics at the Bank of England, gives a speech at The Finance Foundation Annual Lecture- 1700 GMT. BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and...

  • **LONDON- Andy Haldane, chief economist and the executive director of monetary analysis and statistics at the Bank of England, gives a speech at The Finance Foundation Annual Lecture- 1700 GMT. BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...