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  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 21- U.S. midwestern utility Evergy Inc affirmed on Tuesday its faith in its business plan after activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp urged the firm to improve its performance or consider a merger with another power company. It added that its current plan offered the best returns within the regulatory framework it agreed with...

  • *Rail road operators CSX, Kansas City down after results. Jan 17- U.S. stock indexes edged higher to hit fresh record highs on Friday on optimism over corporate earnings, economic data and indications of resilience in a Chinese economy battered by a prolonged trade war with the United States. "There's a lot of enthusiasm out there and it is a combination of earnings...

  • *Rail road operators CSX, Kansas City down after results. Jan 17- U.S. stock indexes were set to scale fresh record highs on Friday, on optimism over corporate earnings, fresh economic data and indications of resilience in a Chinese economy battered by a prolonged trade war with the United States. In the final minutes of the trading session on Thursday,...

  • Jan 15- General Motors Co. said on Wednesday more than 1,350 hourly employees at its assembly plants in the United States will transition into full-time roles in the first quarter of 2020.. The employees are from 14 General Motors manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Indiana, New York, Texas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky, the company said in a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 15- BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong flows into its exchange-traded fund business that boosted overall assets under management to a record $7.43 trillion. A rally in global equity markets and strong inflows across business segments helped the company...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. Federal Reserve is right to keep interest rates unchanged for the time being given the overall health of the U.S. economy, Kansas City Fed Bank President Esther George said on Tuesday. The United States and China are set to sign a "Phase 1" trade agreement on Wednesday in Washington after more than a year and half of escalating tit-for-tat...

  • At first glance it might seem like the famously hard-charging Wall Street investment bank was feeling, well, not quite itself. After all, Goldman Sachs has not always endeared itself to critics of Wall Street. Behind Goldman Sachs' efforts is essentially one guy, John Goldstein- known as the Forrest Gump of the field, since he keeps popping up at key moments- who sold...

  • At first glance it might seem like the famously hard-charging Wall Street investment bank was feeling, well, not quite itself. After all, Goldman Sachs has not always endeared itself to critics of Wall Street. Behind Goldman Sachs' efforts is essentially one guy, John Goldstein- known as the Forrest Gump of the field, since he keeps popping up at key moments- who sold...

  • Jan 11- At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms pushed...

  • Jan 11- At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms...

  • Jan 11- At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in seven states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms...

  • Jan 11- At least four people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled in Chicago, hundreds more across the Central Plains and Northeast, and thousands were without power in parts of seven states, as a massive winter storm dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan on Saturday. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and between 2- to-5...

  • CPC: ABOVE-NORMAL SEASONAL TOTAL PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST FOR NORTHERN ROCKIES& GREAT PLAINS, MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY, MIDDLE TO UPPER MISSISSIPPI, MIDWEST, MID-ATLANTIC.

  • *China, U.S. agree on text of Phase one deal. *U.S., China to cancel new tariffs on each other's goods. Treasury prices rose on Friday, pushing yields sharply lower, as investors shrugged off news the United States and China have agreed on a preliminary trade deal, cutting back some U.S. tariffs in exchange for more Chinese purchases of American agricultural products...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- A new analysis of where "innovation" jobs are being created in the United States paints a stark portrait of a divided economy where the industries seen as key to future growth cluster in a narrowing set of places. Between 2005 and 2017, industries such as chemical manufacturing, satellite telecommunications, and scientific research flocked...

  • A melting supervisor monitors a bucket of molten steel at the Nucor Steel plant in Huger, S.C., April 17, 2017.

    A Nucor steel plant in Missouri will be the first powered by wind, while a Colorado steel plant is going to solar. Recycled steel using renewables will make a dent in the climate challenge, but steel contributes 6%–7% of greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Dec 3- At an invitation-only gathering late last year, U.S. regulators and their guests huddled at a hotel near Washington, D.C., to discuss the best way to detect cancer-causing asbestos in talc powders and cosmetics. Over the past 50 years, the FDA has relied upon- and often deferred to- industry even as outside experts and consumers repeatedly raised serious...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- The U.S. economy expanded modestly from October to mid-November and the outlook for growth was generally positive while labor markets remained tight across the country, the Federal Reserve said in a report on Wednesday. For example, two employment agencies in the New York district said "almost all job candidates" already are employed and are...

  • NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Nov 27- Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, is exploring options for its packaging activities as it streamlines its portfolio and focuses on its core beverage business, sources close to the matter said. Deutsche Bank has been hired to explore a sale of a minority stake or a joint venture for AB InBev's North American bottling and...

  • Some data in the USDA's closely followed World Agriculture Supply& Demand Estimates report on Nov. 8 was released several minutes after its scheduled publication time after a power and network outage impacted equipment in Kansas City that loads data onto the USDA's website. The USDA's monthly reports are regarded by traders as the gold standard for global...