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  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 19- Oct Japan 3- month discount bill auction 23- Oct United States Sale of 2- year notes 23- Oct United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 8% Index-linked Treasury Gilt 2028 23- Oct Netherlands DSL Auction 24- Oct United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 24- Oct United States Sale of 5- year notes 24- Oct Germany Auction of 5- year...

  • MACON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in armchair discussion on the economic outlook, in Macon, Ga.- 1600 GMT. NEW YORK CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks before Manhattan Institute event, "10 Years After the Crisis: the State of Monetary and Fiscal Policy," in New York- 1645 GMT.

  • Oct 18- Tesla Inc on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as U.S. tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease. The new version has a delivery period of six to 10 weeks, according to the website, which would customers eligible for the current $7,500 U.S. tax credit if they take delivery by the end of the year.

  • *Nationwide core CPI up 1.0 pct yr/yr, matches f'cast. *BOJ meets on Oct. 30-31, will issue new price forecasts. TOKYO, Oct 19- Japan's core consumer prices rose 1.0 percent in September from a year earlier, government data showed, a sign a moderate economic expansion continues to underpin inflation- but not yet enough to push it near the central bank's 2 percent target.

  • WASHINGTON/ OSLO, Oct 18- The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter. The requests, filed on Thursday, cover tariffs by China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico, which...

  • *China economy seen growing 6.6 pct y/y in Q3, vs 6.7 pct in Q2. BEIJING, Oct 19- China's third-quarter GDP data on Friday is expected to show growth slipped to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as domestic demand faltered and exporters started to feel the pinch from a bitter Sino-U.S. trade dispute. China is locked in a trade war with the United States,...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 19- China has filed a request with the World Trade Organisation to establish an expert group to determine the legality of tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of steel and aluminum, the Ministry of Commerce said late on Thursday. In a statement posted on its website, the ministry said the U.S. decision to adjust tariffs on imported steel and...

  • Oct 18- Tesla Inc is launching a new version of its Model 3 sedan with a "mid-range" battery priced at $45,000, automotive news website Electrek reported https://electrek.co/2018/10/18/tesla-model-3-mid-range-battery-pricing-structure on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- The board of online discount brokerage E* Trade does not plan to put the business up for sale, Chairman Rodger Lawson told analysts on a call to discuss the company's earnings Thursday. "We do not believe initiating a sale process is the best plan- best path for value creation for our shareholders," Rodgers said. "We must, for the foreseeable future,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- PayPal Holdings Inc on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as the company signed up more new customers and volume of payments processed rose. Net income rose to $436 million, or 36 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $380 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier. For the fourth quarter, PayPal expects...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- PayPal Holdings Inc on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as the company signed up more new customers and volume of payments processed rose. Net income rose to $436 million, or 36 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $380 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier. For the fourth quarter, PayPal expects...

  • Chicago Board of Trade November soybeans futures settled down 22-1/ 4 cents at $8.63-1/ 2 per bushel. CBOT December corn ended down 3-1/ 2 cents at $3.70-3/ 4 a bushel and December wheat fell 4-1/ 2 cents at $5.13 a bushel. This dismal sales number here today sets the tone, "said Rich Feltes, vice president for research with R.J. O'Brien.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- The largest U.S. brokerage by sales force Morgan Stanley told its top brokers on Thursday that if they commit to handing off their clients to another broker at the firm when they retire, they can score bigger retirement bonuses. Starting in 2019, the firm is offering to contribute 10 to 50 percent of the revenue top brokers produce in their final...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Vermont by groups representing major providers like AT&T Inc,...

  • *Loonie touches its weakest since Sept. 11 at 1.3089. TORONTO, Oct 18- The Canadian dollar weakened to a five-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as the greenback broadly climbed and oil prices added to a sharp decline the previous day. The decline for the loonie was driven by strengthening of the U.S. dollar rather than "anything Canada- specific," said...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- Banks on Thursday pushed back on how regulators are attempting to simplify rules prohibiting banks from trading on their own account, a development that is likely to delay efforts to wrap up the overhaul in the coming months. The public comment period ended on Wednesday with several prominent industry groups, including the Financial...

  • Oct 18- Latin American stocks slumped on Thursday as a decline on Wall Street coupled with concerns over Italy's budget and the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war saw investors seek refuge in safer assets like the dollar, whose gains weakened regional currencies. The European Commission, saying Italy's 2019 budget draft was in "particularly serious" breach of EU...

  • Oct 18- American Express Co topped Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit on Thursday and lifted its yearly earnings forecast, as a strengthening U.S. economy powered higher credit card spending. The credit-card issuer said quarterly card customer spending rose 10.3 percent in the United States and 5 percent in overseas markets during the three...

  • *European Commission says Italy budget in breach of EU rules. NEW YORK, Oct 18- U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia, further denting investors' appetite for risk amid global...

  • Oct 18- Goldman Sachs Group Inc will not send any of its executives to a Saudi investment conference next week, Chief Executive Officer David Solomon said in an interview with CNBC on Thursday. A number of top bankers and business leaders, including JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon, have decided not to attend the high-profile event in Riyadh amid mounting international...