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  • U.S. legacy carriers are recruiting employees to fly new aircraft and replace retiring staff, with American Airlines expected to hire 900 mainline pilots in 2018, up from just over 500 in 2017, said Dennis Tajer, a spokesman for the Allied Pilots' Association, which represents American Airlines pilots. By contrast, in Europe corporate jet operators did not lose...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 20- Nov Netherlands DTC auction 21- Nov United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 21- Nov United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 8% Index-linked Treasury Gilt 2026 21- Nov Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 22- Nov Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 22- Nov...

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Michele Bullock, Reserve Bank of Australia's assistant governor at the Women in Payments Symposium, Sydney 2230 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Financial Stability Head Jonathan Kearns will give speech at the Aus-China Property Developers, Investors& Financiers event, Sydney- 0135 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia...

  • 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.

  • An official says Nevada doesn't plan to return one of the drugs obtained for use in an upcoming execution, despite a demand by pharmaceutical company Pfizer that its drugs not be used for lethal injections. The Nevada letter, obtained by The Associated Press, seeks the return of the sedative diazepam or the opioid painkiller fentanyl if it was manufactured by...

  • LOS ANGELES— California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future. But there are important steps before legal recreational sales kick off on Jan. 1, and even more uncertainties about how the marketplace will function. They form the framework of the new pot economy,...

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON Nov 17- Wells Fargo& Co announced on Friday it fired its head of consumer lending, a move that people familiar with the matter said was because he disparaged a bank regulator to a fired employee. The abrupt departure of Franklin Codel, Wells Fargo's head of consumer lending, came as the bank grapples with the fallout from a sales scandal in which...

  • Senate staffers must make their bill comply with procedural rules allowing it to be approved by a simple majority of 51 votes. TUESDAY, NOV. 28: Senate reconvenes after a week-long holiday break. THURSDAY, NOV. 30: Possible, although far from certain, final Senate vote on tax bill.

  • WASHINGTON _ WGL Holdings Inc. on Friday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $3.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 19 cents per share. The parent of Washington Gas Light Co. and other energy-related businesses posted revenue...

  • cuts@ SAO PAULO, Nov 17- The Mexican peso firmed on Friday amid expectations that ongoing NAFTA talks in Mexico City would adopt a slightly more deliberative tone than in the past and focus on low-impact issues. Late on Thursday, Reuters reported that Canada is open to reviewing the North American Free Trade Agreement every five years instead of terminating the...

  • HOUSTON _ PrimeEnergy Corp. on Friday reported a third-quarter loss of $2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Houston- based company said it had a loss of $1.22 per share. PrimeEnergy shares have declined roughly 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TransCanada Corp.' s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated...

  • Nineteen automakers will have to recall 69 million Takata air bag inflators in 42 million vehicles by 2020. Here's the completion rate for each automaker as of Oct. 27:. Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday, but within hours Canada was complaining about inflexibility by the United States, which is demanding big changes, a union leader said. Canada and Mexico went into the talks prepared to address hard-line U.S. demands that they had previously dismissed as unworkable,...

  • TORONTO, Nov 17- Canada's biggest securities regulator on Friday adjourned a decision on whether Omega Securities Inc, which runs two alternative trading systems, must halt operations after its enforcement staff said it had failed to follow securities law. The enforcement arm of the Ontario Securities Commission has called for Omega, which runs the Omega and...

  • The spill of an estimated 210,000 gallons of crude oil in South Dakota on Thursday from TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline is one of the 20 largest onshore oil or petroleum product spills since 2010. —July 25, 2010: 843,444 gallons, crude oil, Enbridge Energy, Marshall, Michigan, $927,270,213. —June 4, 2011: 513,618 gallons, crude oil, Enterprise Crude Pipeline LLC,...

  • Nov 17- Buyout firms Nordic Capital and KKR& Co are competing to acquire Hyperion, a U.S. manufacturer of metal cutting and drilling equipment owned by Swedish engineering company Sandvik AB, according to people familiar with the matter. Nordic Capital and KKR declined to comment, while Sandvik did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- The Trump administration on Friday revised its negotiating objectives for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, largely to reflect the demands it has made in NAFTA talks on agriculture, intellectual property and investment. The revised objectives are now in line with U.S. proposals to eliminate Canada's import tariffs on...