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  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak to the European Parliament's ECON committee- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU General Affairs Council meeting.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak to the European Parliament's ECON committee- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU General Affairs Council meeting.

  • DAYTON, Ohio— The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks. The Dayton Daily News reports that Colorado- based Ball Aerospace& Technologies Corp. will conduct the research at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in southwest Ohio.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- General Electric Co shares stabilized after a brutal slide last week sent the stock near six-year lows, but the worst may not be over. "In a sense, the stock is trying to find an investor," said Scott Lawson, vice president of Westwood Holdings Group in Dallas, who follows industrial stocks, as the stock was sliding last week. The stock edged back up over the...

  • BERKELEY, California- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams participates in a panel discussion on interest rates at the 2017 Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues- 2100 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT.

  • BERKELEY, California- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams participates in a panel discussion on interest rates at the 2017 Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues- 2100 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT.

  • *Wall St off, weighed by tax uncertainty ahead of Thanksgiving. NEW YORK, Nov 17- The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday along with Wall Street stocks as investors pulled back from technology stocks and were skeptical President Donald Trump's Republican party would succeed in its efforts at overhauling U.S. tax law. But the celebration was short-lived as the focus...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- Wall Street was set to end the week on a muted note on Friday, with major indexes slipping modestly, as investors weighed the fate of the Republicans' tax cut plan. Investors have been hopeful that a tax bill under debate in Congress will boost corporate earnings and further fuel the stock market's record-setting run. "Everybody is looking at that tax...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained seven rigs, Louisiana added four and Ohio and Utah were up one apiece. Alaska, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Wyoming declined by one each. Arkansas, California, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • Orrin Hatch, R- Utah, the oldest and longest-serving Senate Republican, said to a Democratic colleague. The dispute flared Thursday night as Republicans pushed a $1.5 trillion tax cut for businesses and individuals through the Senate Finance Committee over Democrats' objections. Sherrod Brown, D- Ohio, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, said everyone...

  • NEW YORK— Abercrombie& Fitch Co.' s third-quarter profit jumped on higher sales nationally and at existing stores, Its performance handily topped Wall Street's expectations. The New Albany, Ohio- based company said its profit rose 28 percent to $10.1 million, or 15 cents per share, for the period ended Oct. 28. That easily beat the 24 cents per share that analysts...

  • *GRAPHIC-Electric vehicles on the rise: http://tmsnrt.rs/2eNwQoZ. LONDON, Nov 17- Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off. "The value of lithium carbonate and natural...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider a major cellphone privacy case later this month, but leading players in the wireless industry that is at the center of the closely watched dispute are keeping their distance. The case, to be heard by the justices on Nov. 29, involves whether a warrant is required for authorities to obtain cellphone location...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- From Pataskala, Ohio, to Conroe, Texas, local government leaders worry that if Republican tax-overhaul plans moving through the U.S. Congress become law, it will be harder for them to pave streets, put out fires, fight crime and pay teachers. The proposed repeal of the state and local tax deduction is part of an "assault on local governments" by...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- From Pataskala, Ohio, to Conroe, Texas, local government leaders worry that if Republican tax-overhaul plans moving through the U.S. Congress become law, it will be harder for them to pave streets, put out fires, fight crime and pay teachers. The proposed repeal of the state and local tax deduction is part of an "assault on local governments" by...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan speak at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress "Europe into a New Era How to Seize the Opportunities" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan speak at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress "Europe into a New Era How to Seize the Opportunities" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in...

  • ORRVILLE, Ohio _ J.M. Smucker Co. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $194.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.89 per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.9 billion.

  • MONROE, Mich.— Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21- foot motorboat— unaware that he was being poisoned. A thick, green scum coated western Lake Erie. He recovered, but Lake Erie hasn't.

  • NEW YORK- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech at Money Marketeers of New York University Inc- 0000 GMT. LJUBLJANA- ECB Governing Council member Bostjan Jazbec speaks at an investment conference- 0800 GMT. LIVERPOOL- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Bank of England Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy Ben Broadbent, Bank of...