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  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 19- Jul France Index-linked Securities auction 19- Jul Japan 1- year discount bill auction 19- Jul Spain Bond auction 19- Jul United Kingdom 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2057 20- Jul Japan 3- month discount bill auction 23- Jul Belgium OLO Auction 24- Jul Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 24- Jul United States Sale of 2-...

  • Detour said it had asked the Ontario Securities Commission to investigate Paulson, accusing it of "concerning and unlawful behavior." The hedge fund, run by billionaire John Paulson, has threatened to replace the company's board if it does not successfully explore strategic alternatives, including a sale, and look for a new chief executive.

  • TOKYO, July 19- Japan's exports rose 6.7 percent in June from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Thursday, suggesting a pick-up in global demand. The trade balance came to a surplus of 721.4 billion yen, versus the median estimate for a 534.2 billion yen surplus. For background, please see this PREVIEW To view full tables, go to the website of the...

  • July 18- Citgo Petroleum Corp, the U.S. subsidiary of Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA, said on Wednesday that the United States had revoked the visa of its president and chief executive Asdrubal Chavez, cousin of Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, but it did not say why. Late on Wednesday U.S. State Department spokesman Noel Clay said the United States...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 18- A European Union antitrust judgment against Google on Wednesday invites more competition from software developers including Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc and Samsung Electronics Co, but still leaves them at an disadvantage, industry executives and analysts told Reuters. The ruling aims to open the door for Samsung, Lenovo Corp and...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- A prolonged U.S. trade war with China and Europe would dent global economic growth and force investors to reassess the profitability of U.S. companies, some of the biggest hedge funds and private equity investors in the United States warned at an investment conference on Wednesday. Earlier this month the United States and China slapped tariffs...

  • *EBAY- ENCOUNTERED REVENUE HEADWINDS FROM FOREIGN EXCHANGE& WEAKER STUBHUB EVENT LANDSCAPE WHICH WILL PUT PRESSURE ON REVENUE FOR THE 2 ND HALF- CONF CALL. *EBAY- "WHILE CORE MARKETPLACE GMV GROWTH REMAINS STEADY, DO NOT EXPECT SOME KEY INITIATIVES TO DELIVER GMV ACCELERATION UNTIL LATER IN THE YEAR". *EBAY- STUBHUB AFFECTED BY SOFT EVENT LANDSCAPE IN ITS 3 LARGEST...

  • President Donald Trump imposed tariffs of 25 percent on imports of steel and 10 percent on aluminum on countries including Canada and Mexico and the European Union that went into effect in June. Alcoa said the tariffs led to an extra $15 million in costs in the reported quarter that were mainly levied on aluminum imported from Canada, its biggest supplier.

  • SAN PEDRO GARZA GARCIA, Mexico _ Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte SAB de CV on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $36.7 million. The San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico- based company said it had net income of 74 cents per share. Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte shares have risen 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ Great Southern Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $13.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Missouri- based company said it had profit of 97 cents. Great Southern Bancorp shares have increased 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *July manufacturers' sentiment index +25 vs +26 In June. TOKYO, July 19- Japanese business sentiment slipped in July, a Reuters poll found, reflecting companies' fear of fallout from an intensifying trade dispute between the United States and China, even though Japan's economy is expected to bounce back from a first-quarter contraction. "Our clients are...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- A prolonged U.S. trade war with China and Europe would dent global economic growth and force investors to reassess the profitability of U.S. companies, some of the biggest hedge funds and private equity investors in the United States warned at an investment conference on Wednesday. Earlier this month the United States and China slapped tariffs...

  • DENVER— The U.S. Interior Department's internal watchdog has opened an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the head of an energy services company that does business with the agency. The Associated Press reported last month that Kendall's office was looking into lawmakers' complaints over a charitable foundation...

  • Federal Reserve should consider formally easing the regulatory framework for U.S. banks that have more than $250 billion in assets but are not global players, a top Fed official said on Wednesday. That legislation eased oversight of U.S. banks with less than $250 billion in assets but did little for the largest U.S. lenders. They lobbied successfully for the law...

  • Under Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty, IBM has been focusing on an array of new technologies ranging from artificial intelligence to cloud computing as it tries to offset weakness in its legacy business of selling hardware and software. IBM Chief Financial Officer James Kavanaugh said the company's investments to reposition itself have been paying...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's oversight of auto safety recalls and said its "delayed action" may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag inflators. The U.S. Transportation Department's Office of Inspector...

  • July 18- Detour Gold said on Wednesday it had asked the Ontario Securities Commission to investigate activist investor Paulson and Co's campaign seeking change at the company, calling it "concerning and unlawful behavior." The hedge fund, run by billionaire John Paulson, has threatened to replace the company's board if it does not successfully explore...

  • July 18- Texas homes and businesses set an all-time power consumption record on Wednesday as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of most of the state's power grid. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said demand reached 71,438 megawatts on Wednesday, topping the grid's August 2016 high of 71,110 MW.

  • NEW YORK— Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook. Speaking with Recode's Kara Swisher, Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, said in an interview published Wednesday that he thinks there are things "that different people get wrong." The remarks sparked...

  • July 18- During their detention last month in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Laredo, Texas, Karen and her two young sons were constantly cold. Migrants like Karen and her children who crossed into the United States illegally, as well as those who applied for asylum at the border, are often held in such facilities before being released or...