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  • *France set for strongest growth since 2011- INSEE. PARIS, Aug 17- France's unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in five years during the second quarter, boosting President Emmanuel Macron as he pushes through reforms to ease employment regulations. Lorne Baring, managing director of Geneva- based investment company B Capital, said the unemployment data...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialogue with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 DALLAS, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialog with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 DALLAS, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • *Factbox on Qatar's equity holdings. DOHA/ ZURICH, Aug 16- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, with around $300 billion to its name, is shrugging off the country's diplomatic crisis with its neighbours and planning to expand its holdings. Qatar's economy has been under pressure since June 5 when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic...

  • *Gold to drift down to $1,200 in three months- analyst. LONDON, Aug 16- Gold fell on Wednesday for the third straight day as the dollar edged higher on the back of robust U.S. economic data and an easing in tensions over North Korea. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader about Pyongyang's development of nuclear missiles.

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialogue with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. EDINA, Minnesota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialog with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. EDINA, Minnesota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session...

  • Prime Partners oversaw $270 million of assets for U.S. taxpayer clients in 2008, and ended last year with $2.6 billion of assets under management, settlement papers show. A lawyer for Prime Partners did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Under the settlement, Prime Partners will forfeit $4.32 million of fees and pay $680,000 representing unpaid...

  • **NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York issues Q2 2017 Household Debt and Credit Report, an updated snapshot of household trends in borrowing and indebtedness, including mortgages, student loans, credit cards and auto loans- 1500 GMT. LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • **NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York issues Q2 2017 Household Debt and Credit Report, an updated snapshot of household trends in borrowing and indebtedness, including mortgages, student loans, credit cards and auto loans- 1500 GMT. LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • George Soros in January said at his annual media dinner held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that "it's impossible to predict" Trump's actions but that he was nonetheless "convinced that he is going to fail." Soros Fund Management held put options on PowerShares QQQ Trust, SPDR S&P 500 ETF and iShares Russell 2000 ETF as of June 30, according to...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialogue with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 DALLAS, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialog with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 DALLAS, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialogue with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 DALLAS, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the "Dialog with the Dallas Fed" event hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 DALLAS, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer...

  • An employee packs a box with trays of fresh eggs inside an egg farm in the West Flanders region of Belgium, on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

    The EU is planning on holding a meeting over a tainted egg scandal, which revealed insecticide-contaminated products in 17 countries.

  • LONDON/ PARIS, Aug 11- Chinese food commodities trader COFCO International is restructuring operations in Europe which will involve relocation and job cuts, as the state owned firm continues to integrate businesses it bought three years ago, sources say. COFCO group, which owns trading arm COFCO International, agreed in 2014 to acquire Rotterdam-...

  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 ARLINGTON, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the University of Texas at Arlington Accounting Department's Sixth Annual CPE Day 1340 GMT. LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated...

  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 ARLINGTON, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the University of Texas at Arlington Accounting Department's Sixth Annual CPE Day 1340 GMT. LUBBOCK, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated...

  • GENEVA— Swiss petitioners have successfully collected enough signatures to launch a nationwide referendum that would grant new fathers at least 20 days of paid paternity leave, up from one day today, the government said Thursday. The issue strikes at the heart of the work-life balance debate and would put Switzerland in line with more generous paternity...