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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 26- Regulatory hearings for Enbridge Inc's C $8.2 billion Line 3 crude oil pipeline upgrade will begin on Tuesday in the U.S. state of Minnesota, which presents the last hurdle for the biggest project by North America's top pipeline operator. The Line 3 replacement project from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin, doubles the capacity...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Labor Market Disparities" before the Federal Reserve Board Conference, "Disparities in the Labor Market: What are we Missing?" FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet chairing Jean Monnet Lecture, "Good Pension Design" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference organised by the ECB in...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Labor Market Disparities" before the Federal Reserve Board Conference, "Disparities in the Labor Market: What are we Missing?" FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet chairing Jean Monnet Lecture, "Good Pension Design" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference organized by the ECB in...

  • *USDA's small grains, quarterly stocks reports due Friday. Chicago Board of Trade November soybeans settled down 13 cents at $9.71-1/ 4 per bushel. "In a lot of areas, yields are better than what the trade thought, for both corn and beans," said Don Roose, president of Iowa- based U.S. Commodities.

  • Sept 25- U.S. stocks fell sharply in late morning trading on Monday after North Korea accused the United States of declaring war and a selloff in technology stocks accelerated. North Korea's foreign minister said President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures. "Technology stocks have been...

  • Sept 25- A selloff in technology stocks, led by Facebook and Apple, drove down major Wall Street indexes on Monday. The central bank is on track to gradually raise interest rates as factors depressing inflation are fading and the U.S. economy's fundamentals are sound, New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said. Investors are also awaiting a speech by...

  • The central bank is on track to gradually raise interest rates as factors depressing inflation are fading and the U.S. economy's fundamentals are sound, New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said. Investors are also awaiting a speech by Fed Chief Janet Yellen later in the week for more guidance on the monetary policy. "Investors would like to get...

  • NEW YORK— Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers. Target quietly raised entry-level hourly wages to $10 last year from $9 from the previous year,...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 25- Target Corp said on Monday it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this by the end of 2020 to $15 an hour-- the so-called "living wage" labor advocates across the United States are campaigning for. The Minneapolis- based retailer, which plans to start hiking minimum pay across its stores to $11 an hour in...

  • Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen later in the week helping cool any lift from a handful of positive stock recommendations. *Gains for the far-right in German elections that make government-forming more complicated for Chancellor Angela Merkel weighed on European markets. *Investors will look for more guidance on monetary policy from a list of speakers on...

  • Jeff Bezos

    With a loose set of requirements for the location of its second headquarters, Amazon has set officials on a journey to sell their towns, the NYT reports.

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Minnesota kicks off public hearings this week on whether regulators should allow Enbridge Energy to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. They've been buoyed by a recent review from the state Commerce Department, which surprised opponents and Enbridge alike by concluding the project isn't needed and won't...

  • Scott Walker voted to ban copper and gold mining in Wisconsin two decades ago. Conservationists have warned pollution from mining for so-called sulfide ores such as copper, zinc and gold could devastate northern Wisconsin's water— one of the reasons the Legislature adopted a de facto moratorium on such mines in 1998. But after relaxing the state's iron mining...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • A 50- state tally by The Associated Press shows election officials in 21 states confirm their election systems were targeted by hackers last year. The states are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 22- Court-ordered mediation aimed at ending a funding dispute between Minnesota's Democratic governor and the Republican-controlled legislature ended on Friday with the mediator declaring an impasse. Richard Solum, a retired Minnesota judge who served as the mediator, said in a statement that after a day and a half of talks he concluded the two...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 22- Court-ordered mediation aimed at ending a funding dispute between Minnesota's Democratic governor and the Republican-controlled legislature ended on Friday with the mediator declaring an impasse. Richard Solum, a retired Minnesota judge who served as the mediator, said in a statement that after a day and a half of talks he concluded the two...