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  • *Senate leaders have not committed to holding a vote. WASHINGTON, Oct 19- A senior White House aide said on Thursday that U.S. Marc Short, the White House's top liaison to Congress, said on CNN that Obamacare's mandates and taxes would have to be rolled back and consumers be allowed to more heavily invest in health-savings accounts for Trump to sign off on any...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 19- Brazil's National Monetary Council on Thursday approved measures that pave the way for cash-strapped Rio de Janeiro state to obtain a loan of up to 2.9 billion reais this year from banks. However, treasury official Pricilla Santana said two other ordinances expected to be released next week were still needed before the loan could move...

  • DUBUQUE, Iowa _ Flexsteel Industries Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $6.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Dubuque, Iowa- based company said it had net income of 78 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • LONDON/ MOSCOW, Oct 20- Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and Iraqi Kurdistan authorities have signed an agreement for operation of an oil export pipeline in the Kurdish Autonomous Region, Rosneft said on Friday.

  • ROSNEFT SAYS ITS SHARE IN THE PROJECT MAY TOTAL 60 PCT.

  • RUSSIA'S ROSNEFT AND IRAQI KURDISTAN SIGN AGREEMENT FOR OPERATION OF OIL EXPORT PIPELINE IN THE KURDISH AUTONOMOUS REGION- ROSNEFT.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 19- President Donald Trump has concluded interviews with the five candidates he is considering to chair the Federal Reserve and could announce a decision as early as next week, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday. Other contenders to lead the U.S. central bank are top Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn, Fed Board Governor Jerome...

  • DENVER _ CoBiz Financial Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $11.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The company's shares fell 6.4 percent to $136.96 in extended trading on Thursday. The company said it expects pre-tax charge in the range of $300 million to $500 million, or 27 cents to 45 cents per share after tax, from the discontinuation. Celegene's flagship multiple myleoma treatment, Revlimid, brought in sales of $3.92 billion and accounted for about 63...

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

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 19- Chile's central bank held the benchmark interest rate at 2.5 percent on Thursday, in line with market expectations, but warned it would pay close attention to risks of a delay in the convergence of inflation toward its target. Central Bank President Mario Marcel told Reuters last week the monetary authority would evaluate whether a surprise...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 19- Mexican retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico on Thursday reported a 7.8 percent rise in third-quarter revenue, benefiting from earthquakes in Mexico last month that prompted shopping sprees for donations of supplies to displaced people. Walmex's quarterly revenue hit 136.8 billion pesos, compared with 126.9 billion in the same quarter last year,...

  • MEXICO CITY _ Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $60.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.07 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WELLINGTON, Oct 20- New Zealand Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern said she would spend Friday ironing out issues and ministerial posts with coalition partner New Zealand First, one day after becoming the Pacific nation's youngest leader in more than 150 years. The previous night's highly anticipated announcement by New Zealand First leader Winston...

  • Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures settled up 2-1/ 4 cents at $9.86-1/ 2 per bushel. CBOT December wheat ended up 2-3/ 4 cents at $4.32-3/ 4 a bushel and December corn finished up 1/ 2 cent at $3.49 a bushel. Soybeans drew support after the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed through its daily reporting system that private exporters sold 384,000...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- The Dow and S&P 500 eked out record closing highs on Thursday, turning higher at the last minute after a Politico report that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate for the nominee for Fed chair. Investors have been anxious to hear who President Donald Trump will pick as the nominee. "Clearly at the end it had everything to do...

  • San Diego- based Imprimis' therapy will cost 99 cents for a month's supply, with refills starting at $79 a month and the company will start selling prescriptions on Nov. 1, Imprimis' Chief Executive Mark Baum told Reuters. "Cyclosporine is off-patent, happens to be inexpensive and we buy it from FDA- registered manufacturers," Baum said. The company makes a $1 copycat of...

  • OTTAWA, Oct 19- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Thursday he will place his assets in a blind trust and divest all his stock in a publicly traded family business, amid opposition allegations that these holdings put him in a conflict of interest. His plan to adopt a blind trust follow weeks of backlash over a government attempt to reform small...

  • TWITTER INC SAYS UPDATING APPROACH TO MAKE TWITTER A SAFER PLACE- BLOG.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- U.S. fund investors regained an appetite for risk in the most recent week, rushing into U.S. and emerging-market stocks, according to data on Thursday from Lipper.