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  • May 13- A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical. Both other jury verdicts also came in California, one in state court and one in federal court.

  • It marked the 21st consecutive quarter for farm incomes dropping in the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes all or parts of seven Midwest and Mid-South states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Agricultural credit conditions also deteriorated during the first quarter of 2019 in parts of Illinois, Indiana,...

  • CHICAGO, May 9- U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the first quarter of 2019 amid ongoing strain from low commodity prices, trade uncertainty and severe weather, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City. This marks the 21st consecutive quarter for farm...

  • This marks the 21st consecutive quarter for farm incomes dropping in the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes all or parts of seven Midwest and Mid-South states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.

  • *China vice premier to visit U.S. for trade talks. NEW YORK, May 7- U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and drove investors away from riskier assets. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said late on Monday that China had backtracked...

  • *China vice premier to visit U.S. for trade talks. NEW YORK, May 7- U.S. stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and kept investors away from riskier assets. Monday's comments from Lighthizer and Mnuchin raised concerns among several investors that Trump's...

  • NEW YORK, May 3- Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that blew past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federal Reserve officials voiced concerns about low inflation. Wall Street stocks rallied, with each of the major indexes firmly in positive territory, putting both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on track for...

  • May 3- The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt this spring swelled the major shipping waterway to near record levels. "The Mississippi is closed to all vessel traffic due to extremely high water levels and fast-moving currents," said U.S. Coast Guard public...

  • ST. LOUIS FED PRESIDENT JAMES BULLARD SAYS PRODUCTIVITY PICKING UP, COULD HELP GDP.

  • ST. LOUIS FED PRESIDENT JAMES BULLARD SAYS JOBS REPORT WAS A GOOD ONE.

  • ST. LOUIS FED PRESIDENT JAMES BULLARD SAYS INFLATION IS A LITTLE BIT LOW- CNBC INTERVIEW.

  • ST. LOUIS FED PRESIDENT JAMES BULLARD SAYS SINGLE MANDATE WOULD NOT CHANGE POLICY MUCH.

  • The stock opened at $46, well above its IPO price of $25. The money raised from the IPO gives Beyond Meat firepower to compete with other rivals in the increasingly crowded imitation meat market, such as Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods Inc.. Beyond Meat founder and Chief Executive Ethan Brown on Thursday morning at the Nasdaq stock exchange called...

  • The stock opened at $46, well above its IPO price of $25, giving Beyond Meat a market capitalization of around $2.75 billion, including underwriters' option. The money raised from the IPO gives Beyond Meat firepower to compete with other rivals in the increasingly crowded imitation meat market, such as Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, reported first-quarter profit that exceeded expectations and raked in $65 billion of new investor cash as global financial markets rebounded from a volatile fourth quarter. Total assets under management grew 3% to $6.52 trillion in the quarter through March 31 from a year earlier, amid a...

  • Net income attributable to BlackRock fell to $1.05 billion, or $6.61 per share, in the three months ended March 31, from $1.09 billion, or $6.68 per share, a year earlier. Overall, the company sold $59 billion in stock, bond and other "long-term" investment funds, up from the $43.6 billion sold in the quarter ended Dec. 31. "Investment flows look stronger than we...

  • *U.S. core capital goods orders slip in February. NEW YORK, April 2- The benchmark S&P 500 stock index paused on Tuesday, taking a breather from Monday's strong quarterly kickoff as a decline in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc weighed and economic data did little to ease growth concerns. Walgreens shares weighed the most on all three of Wall Street's major...

  • *U.S. core capital goods orders slip in February. NEW YORK, April 2- U.S. stocks stalled on Tuesday as a decline in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc weighed on the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average and economic data did little to ease growth concerns. Walgreens shares weighed heavily on all three of Wall Street's major indexes, while CVS and the drug...

  • ZURICH, April 2- Nestle is looking to take a bite of the fast-growing vegan foods market with a range of plant-based burgers, saying its recipes could compete for taste with traditional beef patties. Last year total U.S. retail sales of plant-based meat substitutes grew more than 23 percent to exceed $760 million, according to Nielsen sales data analysed by The...

  • April 1- Vegetarian burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go mainstream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced the rollout of the Impossible Whopper in 59 stores in and around St. Louis, Missouri. "We wanted to make sure we had something that lived up to the expectations of the Whopper," said Burger King's...