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  • ST. LOUIS— Tests show that former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV had no drugs or alcohol in his system in July when police said he appeared "intoxicated" as he prepared to take off in a helicopter from a suburban St. Louis office park. The findings released by the Illinois State Police's forensic services laboratory in Springfield are based on tests done on two...

  • pageId= stock-index-poll Reuters poll data. NEW YORK, Oct 5- A more than eight-year bull market on Wall Street will simmer for the rest of 2017 before picking up again next year, said strategists in a Reuters poll who were optimistic about corporate profits but concerned about slow tax reform progress. President Donald Trump's recent proposals for the biggest...

  • **LONDON- Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane speaks on "Central bank engagement with society" and it's not clear if he will elaborate more on his view that a rate hike is probably coming soon- 1730 GMT. VIENNA- Bank of England Director for Banknotes and Chief Cashier Victoria Cleland speaks at The Future of Cash Conference, Vienna- 0700 GMT.

  • **LONDON- Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane speaks on "Central bank engagement with society" and it's not clear if he will elaborate more on his view that a rate hike is probably coming soon- 1730 GMT. VIENNA- Bank of England Director for Banknotes and Chief Cashier Victoria Cleland speaks at The Future of Cash Conference, Vienna- 0700 GMT.

  • A worker lifts a gold bullion bar from a conveyor machine at the Rand Refinery plant in Germiston, South Africa, on Aug. 16. 2017.

    Gold's gains cooled off as the U.S. dollar came off its lows.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 4- Nickel and zinc led most base metals higher on Wednesday, building on overnight gains amid mounting supply concerns in China. "The more China reduces what it can produce at home, the more it will need to import, simple as that," a trader in Perth said. *SHFE CLOSED: Shanghai Futures Exchange is closed this week to observe national holidays in China.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 4- U.S. corn fell for a third consecutive session to hit a one-week low on Wednesday as ample North American supplies began to hit the market. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.2 percent to $3.48-3/ 4 a bushel by 0053 GMT, near the session low of $3.48-1/ 2 a bushel- the lowest since September 27. *Egypt's state grain buyer, the...

  • *Spot gold had risen 0.3 percent to $1,275.10 an ounce by 0049 GMT. *Britain wants to negotiate a Brexit agreement with the European Union, but is ready to walk away with no deal, Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday, warning that any error in the talks could cost them billions of pounds. *The European Central Bank bought fewer German bonds than it should have for...

  • *Spot gold had risen 0.3 percent to $1,275.10 an ounce by 0049 GMT. *Britain wants to negotiate a Brexit agreement with the European Union, but is ready to walk away with no deal, Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday, warning that any error in the talks could cost them billions of pounds. *The European Central Bank bought fewer German bonds than it should have for...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives opening remarks at the inauguration of the ECB Visitor Centre in Frankfurt, Germany- 1615 GMT. ST. LOUIS- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives brief welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1915 GMT FRANKFURT- ECB...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives opening remarks at the inauguration of the ECB Visitor Centre in Frankfurt, Germany- 1615 GMT. ST. LOUIS- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives brief welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1915 GMT FRANKFURT- ECB...

  • **LONDON- Record of Financial Policy Committee meeting, which was held on 20 Sept- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives opening remarks at the inauguration of the ECB Visitor Centre in Frankfurt, Germany- 1615 GMT. ST. LOUIS- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives brief welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and...

  • **LONDON- Record of Financial Policy Committee meeting, which was held on 20 Sept- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives opening remarks at the inauguration of the ECB Visitor Centre in Frankfurt, Germany- 1615 GMT. ST. LOUIS- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives brief welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 2- U.S. farmers are running out of options for their just-harvested corn and soybeans as delays on the Mississippi River, the main conduit for crops to export markets, cause shipping backlogs, while grain storage on the river's banks is filling up. Low river levels and back-ups at aging locks have slowed navigation on the Mississippi and its...

  • *Casino stocks dip, gun makers rise after Las Vegas mass shooting. NEW YORK, Oct 2- U.S. stocks started the fourth quarter on a strong note on Monday, with all three major indexes touching record highs as data pointed to underlying strength in the economy. That was a good manufacturing number, "said Scott Wren, senior global equity strategist at Wells Fargo Investment...

  • EL PASO, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the "Dialog with the Fed Luncheon" hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch- 1800 GMT. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Regulatory Reform" before a Reuters Conversation on U.S.

  • EL PASO, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the "Dialogue with the Fed Luncheon" hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch- 1800 GMT. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Regulatory Reform" before a Reuters Conversation on U.S.

  • EL PASO, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the "Dialog with the Fed Luncheon" hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch- 1800 GMT. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Regulatory Reform" before a Reuters Conversation on U.S.

  • EL PASO, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the "Dialogue with the Fed Luncheon" hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch- 1800 GMT. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Regulatory Reform" before a Reuters Conversation on U.S.

  • LONDON- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the "20 Years On" conference organized by the Bank of England in London- 1030 GMT. BRUSSELS- Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe will speaks at the Single Resolution Board Conference at Brussels- 1200 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia...