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  • 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...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging competitors certain fees, prompting fears of a rollback of a sweeping antitrust reform. The 2014 telecom industry reform, one of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's signature...

  • TOKYO, Aug 17- Japan's exports rose 13.4 percent in July from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Thursday, in a sign external demand rebounded from a lull in the previous quarter to underpin a steady economic recovery. That resulted in a trade surplus of 418.8 billion yen, against the median forecast for a 392.0 billion yen surplus.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 16- The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos. Lighthizer put Mexico and Canada on notice that the United States would use its clout as their biggest export...

  • SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug 16- Republican tax writers from the U.S. House of Representatives promoted their legislative goals at a special gathering in California on Wednesday, but offered few new details about provisions that may end up in their long-sought overhaul plan. Asked whether the plan would have specific provisions, Brady said: "We're working through...

  • BRASILIA, Aug 16- Brazilian prosecutors plan to investigate last year's controversial sale of the Argentine subsidiary of Petrobras, Brazil's state-controlled oil company, a lawyer representing some Petrobras shareholders said on Wednesday. Petrobras, formally known as Petroleo Brasileiro SA, sold its 67.2 percent stake in Petrobras Argentina SA for...

  • "The business was affected due to orders in Q3 in the UK being slowed due to the strength of the U.S. dollar compared to the pound," Chief Financial Officer Kelly Kramer told Reuters in an interview. Chief Executive Chuck Robbins, the architect of Cisco's transition, said he had "zero concerns" about the security business, while Kramer forecast an uptick in revenue in...

  • Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he was confident a renegotiation of the NAFTA trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada will be a "win win win."

  • Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he was confident a renegotiation of the NAFTA trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada will be a "win win win."

  • Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he was confident a renegotiation of the NAFTA trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada will be a "win win win."

  • Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he was confident a renegotiation of the NAFTA trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada will be a "win win win."

  • SANTIAGO, Chile _ Geopark Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss of $3.4 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Santiago, Chile- based company said it had a loss of 6 cents. Geopark shares have climbed 100 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 16- The Democratic-led Illinois House on Wednesday voted down an education spending plan modeled after a proposal by Republican Governor Bruce Rauner, deepening a partisan rift that has led to a disruption in state funding for schools. The vote imperiled $6.7 billion due to more than 800 school districts and caused Illinois to miss its initial...

  • BOSTON, Aug 16- A former Eaton Vance Corp portfolio manager was sentenced to 1-1/ 2 years in prison on Wednesday for engaging in a fraudulent options trading scheme that prosecutors said had netted him more than $1.5 million in profits. District Judge Indira Talwani in Boston after pleading guilty in May to one count of securities fraud. Amell, who must also pay...

  • Aug 16- Novo Nordisk A/S said on Wednesday its diabetes drug met the main goal of reducing glucose levels in patients in a key late-stage trial, setting the stage for it to become the new standard therapy for type 2 diabetes. The 40- week trial tested two dosages of Novo's once-weekly drug, semaglutide, in addition to initial standard-of-care therapy metformin,...

  • The layoffs, which represent about 8 percent of its management force, will largely hit employees in Omaha, Nebraska, where the company is based, but will also affect locations across its network, the company said. "Union Pacific for some time has leveraged employee attrition and technology to reduce general and administrative costs," Chief Executive Officer...

  • NEW YORK— The editorial page editor of The New York Times has been grilled in federal court by a lawyer for Sarah Palin, who's suing over an editorial that linked right-wing political rhetoric to the 2011 shooting of former U.S. The newspaper published the editorial in June after a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers in Virginia, wounding U.S.

  • Aug 16- Cisco Systems Inc's quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts' estimates, raising concerns about the world's largest networking gear maker's efforts to transform into a software-focused company. Chief Executive Chuck Robbins, the architect of Cisco's transformation plan, said he had "zero concerns" about the...

  • LIMA, Aug 16- Peru declared a 30- day state of emergency in a remote Andean region to end a protest by residents who have blocked a road used by miner MMG Ltd to move its copper concentrate to port for shipping, the government said on Wednesday. Residents in the area have refused to allow trucks from the Las Bambas mine transit a local road unless MMG or the government...