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  • DETROIT, Aug 23- Cheap gasoline is squeezing U.S. bus companies and the Amtrak passenger rail system that bet more consumers would embrace alternatives to driving for trips shorter than 400 miles, a study by researchers at DePaul University concluded. Since 2014, eight of the 50 most heavily-traveled routes between cities 120 to 400 miles apart have lost...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Express Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $11.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 2 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $477.4 million.

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • LANSING, Mich.— Michigan's economic development board on Tuesday approved state incentives designed to snag least 1,500 new jobs, including more than 400 to be created by an auto supplier that wants to build a seating assembly plant in the embattled city of Flint. Southfield- based Lear Corp., which makes automotive seating and electrical systems, will qualify...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio _ DSW Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $28.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $669.2 million.

  • HAMBURG, Aug 22- U.S. corn prices rose on Tuesday, rebounding from a near one-year low hit on Monday, as reports of disappointing U.S. harvest yields from a widely-watched crop tour raised concern that production will not match official estimates. Chicago Board of Trade December corn was up 0.2 percent at $3.63-3/ 4 a bushel at 1014 GMT, after dropping to $3.60-3/ 4 on...

  • But the department ultimately ruled it was unnecessary, and the White House agreed, a spokeswoman said. President Donald Trump committed to the measure in private conversations with executives from Murray Energy Corp. and FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. after public events in July and early August, according to letters to the White House from Murray Energy and...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 22- U.S. corn prices inched down on Tuesday, lingering near a one-month low as the U.S. government said the condition of the latest crop had improved, easing fears of production losses from recent dry weather. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.1 percent at $3.62-1/ 2 a bushel by 0115 GMT. *Scouts on an annual U.S. crop tour...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • WASHINGTON— The Air Force said Monday it has awarded contracts to Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. for work that could lead to replacement of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missiles. The Air Force said that it gave Boeing a $349 million contract and Northrop Grumman a $329 million award to advance the technology needed to replace the Minuteman...

  • NEW YORK— Macy's says it has hired a senior eBay Inc. executive as president and is further streamlining its organization to make it more nimble in the face of increased competition. Hal Lawton will become president of Macy's on Sept. 8. He will report to Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette, who had previously held that role.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 21- U.S. grain prices fell about 1 percent on Monday, with benchmark Chicago Board of Trade December corn sinking to a nearly one-year low, on technical selling and easing concerns that dry weather would reduce harvests. "There's not many areas left in the United States that will have substantial drought impact, and there's a lack of bullish news," said...

  • WESTLAKE, Ohio _ Nordson Corp. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $101.5 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.66 per share. Nordson shares have risen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 21- U.S. grain prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday, with benchmark Chicago Board of Trade December corn sinking to a nearly one-year low, on technical selling and easing concerns that dry weather would reduce harvests. "There's not many areas left in the United States that will have substantial drought impact, and there's a lack of bullish news,"...

  • John Kasich said Monday that he can't see supporting a proposed financial rescue that FirstEnergy Corp. maintains is needed to keep alive the state's two aging nuclear plants. Akron- based FirstEnergy wants Ohio lawmakers to sign off on an electricity rate increase for its customers to save the Davis-Besse and Perry plants, which sit along Lake Erie and...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...