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  • STOCKHOLM Swedish National Bank Governor Stefan Nils Magnus Ingves will hold a guest lecture on financial crises and future challenges at the Department of Economic History. UNITED STATES- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Auto Summit- 1200. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner speaks to business reporters- 0900 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- A doctor trying to return home to his patients was dragged by his hands from an overbooked United Airlines flight, according to social media, embroiling the carrier its second public relations nightmare in less than a month. The airline was one of the top-trending topics on Twitter as users took to the website to express their anger over the...

  • April 10- U.S. stocks were set to gain the most in nearly two weeks late-Monday morning as higher oil prices lifted energy stocks, while investors braced for big banks to kick off the first-quarter earnings season later in the week. JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo are scheduled to report earnings on Thursday and could throw some light on the U.S. banking...

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- America First may be a main policy of the White House and fuel to the stock market rally but U.S. investors are looking overseas for stronger earnings as S&P 500 companies are set to report their first quarter of double-digit profit gains since 2014.. While the U.S. economy has gotten a lot of attention since the Nov. 8 election and President Donald...

  • VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Vice-President Vitor Constancio participate in an Informal ECOFIN meeting in Valletta. VALLETTA, Malta Official Council meetings of economic and financial affairs ministers. VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, chair of the supervisory board DaniEele Nouy and...

  • VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Vice-President Vitor Constancio participate in an Informal ECOFIN meeting in Valletta. VALLETTA, Malta Official Council meetings of economic and financial affairs ministers. VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, chair of the supervisory board DaniEele Nouy and...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- America First may be a main policy of the White House and fuel to the stock market rally but U.S. investors are looking overseas for stronger earnings as S&P 500 companies are set to report their first quarter of double-digit profit gains since 2014.. While the U.S. economy has gotten a lot of attention since the Nov. 8 election and President Donald...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • April 6- An invasive weed likely entered Minnesota through seed planted on land in a U.S. conservation program, state agriculture officials said on Thursday, bringing to a close an official probe of a growing threat to agricultural production. Infestations of Palmer amaranth, which can grow as much as 2 inches a day, spread over 30 plantings in the federal program...

  • CHICAGO, April 6- One company sold the seed planted on all the land in a U.S. conservation program in Minnesota that is infested with an invasive weed threatening cropland, the state's agriculture department said on Thursday. Infestations of Palmer amaranth, a fast-growing weed, have been spread over 30 plantings in the federal program in Minnesota, according to...

  • CHICAGO, April 6- Minnesota's agriculture department said on Thursday that one company, Green Valley Seed, sold the seed planted on all the land in a U.S. conservation program in Minnesota that is infested with Palmer amaranth, an invasive weed threatening cropland. The federal Conservation Reserve Program pays farmers to remove land from production to...

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

    A coalition of 17 U.S. states filed a legal challenge against efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to roll back climate change regulations.

  • "The law is clear: the EPA must limit carbon pollution from power plants," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement announcing the challenge. Shortly after, EPA filed a legal motion asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to delay ongoing court proceedings on the regulation to allow for the review.

  • TORONTO, April 5- Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co said on Wednesday it was looking at a "major reinvention" of its business operations and gave its strongest signal yet of a possible initial public offering of its real estate assets. HBC shares, which fell more than 10 percent this week ahead of its fourth-quarter results, rose 7.7 percent to...

  • "In no way would we do an acquisition that affected our debt ratios and impacted our existing business in a material way, but we do view ourselves as a global consolidator," Chairman Richard Baker said from the Netherlands, where the company is planning to open more than a dozen Hudson's Bay and Saks OFF 5th stores. The stock, which had fallen more than 10 percent this...

  • It is spreading across Iowa, which accounts for nearly a fifth of U.S. corn production and in 2016 exported more than $1 billion of corn and soy. The destructive weed- Palmer amaranth has spread through seed sold to farmers in the conservation program, according to Iowa's top weeds scientist, Bob Hartzler, and the conservation group Pheasants Forever.

  • TORONTO, April 5- Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co's said on Wednesday it was aggressively working on fundamental changes in the business to improve performance and further cut costs. "We look to do deals that are accretive for our shareholders," said Chairman Richard Baker from the Netherlands, where the company is planning to open more than a...