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  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday cast doubt on President Donald Trump's goal of cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, even as the president moved to inject new urgency into a sluggish effort in Congress to lower taxes. Republicans in Congress have yet to agree on a tax plan, despite months of high-level discussions. Senator Joe Manchin of...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that the administration's goal of cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent may be unattainable, even as President Donald Trump steps up his push for tax cuts in Congress. Republicans in Congress also have not agreed on a tax plan, despite months of high-level discussions. Trump may visit as many as 13 state...

  • The White House announced the dinner with the Republican president late on Monday, and a White House aide confirmed the guest list included three Democrats: Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. It also included Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah, Patrick Toomey of...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 11- For the first time in 15 years Delaware's court system has lost the top spot in a key business survey, ceding its place to South Dakota, according to a Monday poll conducted by an arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Delaware has held the number one spot since 2002, when the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform began polling...

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  • We were greatly harmed, lost millions of dollars: Energy Transfer Partners CEO

    Kelcy Warren, Energy Transfer Partners chairman & CEO, discusses the difficulty of getting the Dakota Access Pipeline completed and the role he says Greenpeace and others played in the delay.

  • "People looked at the USDA report and were surprised that the corn yield was not lower and shocked the soybean yield went up," said Don Roose, president of U.S. Commodities in West Des Moines, Iowa. Corn yields in South Dakota, Illinois and western Iowa were mostly below average while Nebraska, Ohio and Indiana were calculated as better than usual.

  • 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...

  • *Wheat firms, USDA pegs condition of spring crop higher. SYDNEY, Aug 22- U.S. corn edged higher on Tuesday, rebounding from a near two-month low in the previous session, as reports of variable yields from a widely watched crop tour raised fears that production will not match official estimates. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.4...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,"...

  • Ranchers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana have been suffering through the region's worst drought in 30 years, which has withered grazing fields, causing a severe spike in the cost of hay to feed their animals. It will change how they're going to operate for the next several years in order to get through it, "Greg Lardy, head of North Dakota State University's...

  • The letter, from the Rail Customer Coalition sent on Monday, is the latest challenge to CSX Chief Executive Hunter Harrison's effort to ramp up productivity at the Jacksonville, Florida- based railroad and fulfill investor expectations for substantially better financial performance. Senators John Thune of South Dakota and Bill Nelson from Florida, and...

  • RPT-UNDER ARMOUR CEO KEVIN PLANK SAYS IN TWEET HE IS STEPPING DOWN FROM AMERICAN MANUFACTURING COUNCIL.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- A former Los Angeles investment banker imprisoned for 11 years for a stock manipulation scheme was sentenced on Friday to an additional five years for misappropriating proceeds from a bond issue by a Native American tribe. District Judge Ronnie Abrams in Manhattan, who also ordered him to forfeit more than $43 million. According to prosecutors,...

  • Aug 9- Walt Disney Co paid $177 million, in addition to insurance recoveries, to settle the closely watched "pink slime" defamation case against its ABC network by Beef Products Inc., a quarterly financial report shows. Privately-held BPI sued American Broadcasting Company in 2012 for $5.7 billion, saying it and reporter Jim Avila had defamed the company by using...

  • President Donald Trump embraced legislation to reduce immigration, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari urged residents of South Dakota to embrace newcomers instead. "Just going to math, if a big source of economic growth is population growth, and your population growth slows, either because you restrict immigration or because you have...

  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event 1725 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing on employment trends and wage inequality in the Second District,...

  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event 1725 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing on employment trends and wage inequality in the Second District,...