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  • U.S. demands for sweeping changes to automotive content rules are among the most contentious issues in the NAFTA talks, including a requirement that half the value of all North American vehicles come from the United States and a far higher content requirement of 85 percent from North America. Canada and Mexico have said the U.S. targets are unworkable, but have...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving another short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants. The fourth temporary funding bill since October easily passed the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Bank of America is offering cash and interest rate incentives to Merrill Lynch clients for opening first-time checking and savings accounts as it tries to seize the large chunk of wealth that brokerage customers hold at other institutions. Customers in the bank's core checking accounts, including many who were recently shifted out of...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Bank of America is offering cash and interest rate incentives to Merrill Lynch clients for opening first-time checking and savings accounts as it tries to seize the large chunk of wealth that brokerage customers hold at other institutions. Customers in the bank's core checking accounts, including many who were recently shifted out of...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 23- Jan United States Sale of 2- year notes 23- Jan Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Jan United Kingdom Auction 0 1/ 8% Index-linked Treasury Gilt 2026 23- Jan Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 24- Jan United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes...

  • **SINGAPORE- 1st Meeting of the Senior Economic Officials for the 49th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting and related meetings. **MANILA- Philippines Finance Minister, Carlos Dominguez will deliver a speech before inducting the 2018 officers of the Management Association of the Philippines.- 0330 GMT. ABUJA- Central Bank of Nigeria holds monetary policy meeting.

  • WASHINGTON- Senate Banking Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Marvin Goodfriend to be a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors- 1500 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance is holding an open hearing on financial stability and macroprudential policy. Minister for Financial Markets Per Bolund, Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves,...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 22- Archer Daniels Midland Co's proposed takeover of Bunge Ltd could signal a change in the company's strategy on oilseeds, giving the top U.S. grain merchant a much bigger capacity to crush soy just months after ADM's chief executive said the firm would cut spending on the sector. Just three months ago, though, ADM chief Juan Luciano said the company...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Puerto Rico's governor said on Monday he intends to sell off its troubled power utility to the private sector, saying the process could take roughly 18 months to complete. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority has yet to recover fully from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, which in late September knocked out power to the entire...

  • SANTIAGO, Jan 22- China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its "One Belt, One Road" initiative on Monday, as part of an agreement to deepen economic and political cooperation in a region where U.S. influence is historically strong. "China will always stay committed to the path of peaceful development and the win-win strategy of opening up and...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday a U.S. government decision to impose tariffs on washing machines was a great loss for American consumers and workers. "Everyone will pay more with fewer choices," the South Korean company said in a statement. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said earlier on Monday.

  • PINE BLUFF, Ark. _ Simmons First National Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $18.9 million. The Pine Bluff, Arkansas- based bank said it had earnings of 43 cents per share. Simmons First National shares have increased 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Q4 operating profit $41 mln vs $234 mln forecast. SEOUL, Jan 23- South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd, the world's biggest maker of LCD panels for TVs, said its fourth-quarter operating profit plunged 95 percent from a year earlier, hurt by falling panel prices and investment in its OLED business. "Although short-term earnings might be impacted by liquid crystal display...

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Jan 22- U.S. The decisions in the two "Section 201" safeguard cases followed findings by the U.S. International Trade Commission that both imported products "are a substantial cause of serious injury to domestic manufacturers," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement.

  • FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Steel Dynamics Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $304.7 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 49 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.17 billion.

  • Jan 22- Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of last year, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television around the world. Netflix picked up 6.36 million subscribers in international markets from October through December,...

  • Jan 22- Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vice president Alphons Iacobelli pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with a U.S. investigation into allegations he made at least $1.5 million in improper payments to senior union officials, the U.S. attorney's office in Detroit said. Iacobelli, 58, a former Fiat Chrysler vice president of employee relations, was...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines:. One of the group's members, Bill Vietas, president of RBI Solar in Cincinnati, says the industry has been growing over the past five years. Whirlpool issued a statement from Chairman Jeff Fettig saying that the decision on washing machines would create new...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term measure on Monday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8 and end a three-day government shutdown. By a 266-150 vote, the Republican-led House quickly followed the Senate and approved the stopgap bill, which includes a six-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 22- Brazil's patent office has concluded that Monsanto Co's Intacta RR2 Pro patent for genetically modified soy seed technology should be declared void after reexamining the issue, according to court filings seen by Reuters regarding a lawsuit against the company by grain growers association Aprosoja. Aprosoja's Mato Grosso branch in...