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  • A spokesman from the FAA said flights into Newark- the 11th busiest U.S. airport- were briefly suspended after two drones were seen flying at 3,500 feet over nearby Teterboro Airport, a small regional airport about 17 miles away that mostly handles corporate jets and private planes. The FAA said there is still a ground stop for some flights arriving into Newark in...

  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 23- Jan Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 24- Jan Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 24- Jan Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds 24- Jan France Index-linked Securities auction 25- Jan Japan 3- month discount bill auction 25- Jan Italy CTZ/BTPi auction 28- Jan United States Sale of 2- year...

  • LONDON, Jan 23- British trade minister Liam Fox will use a two-day trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos to meet trade ministers from around the world to discuss rolling over existing EU trade agreements after Britain leaves the bloc, his office said. With little time left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, there is no...

  • TOKYO, Jan 23- Japan's exports fell 3.8 percent in December from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday. That compared with a 1.9 percent decrease expected by economists in a Reuters poll. The trade balance came to a deficit of 55.3 billion yen, versus the median estimate for a 29.5 billion yen deficit.

  • The spokesman said flights into Newark- the 11th busiest U.S. airport- were temporarily suspended after two drones were seen flying at 3,500 feet over nearby Teterboro Airport, a small regional airport about 17 miles away that mostly handles corporate jets and private planes. The FAA said there is still a ground stop for some flights arriving into Newark in...

  • CARACAS, Jan 22- Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA said on Tuesday its debt fell 5 percent in 2018 from a year ago to $34.6 billion, though it remains in default on most of its bonds as crude output has slumped to 70- year lows in an economic crisis. PDVSA, which is short for Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., has not paid interest on most of its bonds since the end of...

  • Jan 22- World leaders and top CEOs meet at Davos in Switzerland this week to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing economic growth, damaging trade wars and Brexit. >Pompeo voices optimism for good outcome on US-China trade Brazil's Bolsonaro uses Davos speech to appeal to big business. >Merkel to attend Davos and discuss Europe, Africa, AI.

  • Jan 22- Bayer AG unit Monsanto has asked a California judge in the litigation over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup allegedly causing cancer to limit evidence by splitting an upcoming trial into two phases, a request previously successful with another judge. Monsanto in a previously unreported filing on Jan. 15 asked California Superior Court Judge...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- Reports of two drone sightings in northern New Jersey temporarily halted arrivals at Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday, an Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said on Tuesday.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 22- Brazil's new government will support state-run utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA raising capital but whether that is through privatization or another format has not yet been determined, Chief Executive Wilson Ferreira said on Tuesday. Ferreira told Reuters he has begun to discuss how to capitalize Eletrobras, as the company is...

  • Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures settled down 7-1/ 2 cents at $9.09-1/ 4 a bushel after dipping to $8.99-1/ 2, breaking below chart support at the contract's 50- day moving average near $9.06. Soybeans and corn tumbled after the Financial Times reported that the Trump administration rejected an offer from China for preparatory trade talks this week...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $542 million contract for equipment and spares for F-35 aircraft, the Pentagon said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • *Brazil markets fall as president fails to detail pension reforms. The MSCI Index of Latin American shares fell nearly 1 percent, with Brazil stocks shedding 0.9 percent, and Argentine equities tumbling 3.6 percent and posting their biggest one-day loss in more than one month. In Brazil, consumer stocks were the biggest losers with meat distributors Marfrig...

  • Jan 22- Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants. Under Tuesday's settlement agreement, DePuy is required to maintain a post-market surveillance program and update procedures to track complaints over the hip...

  • TORONTO, Jan 22- The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, arrested in Canada in December on allegations she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks. Her Dec. 1 arrest sparked a diplomatic row between Canada and China. The process begins with a...

  • "We had our strongest signings quarter to finish out the year in a long period of time, where we signed roughly $16 billion worth of signings- that's up 21 percent," Chief Financial Officer James Kavanaugh told Reuters. IBM has been structuring its cloud strategy around helping companies stitch together their multiple cloud platforms, according to analysts,...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 22- Brazil's new government is convinced of the need for state-run utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA to raise fresh capital but has not raised the matter with President Jair Bolsonaro, Chief Executive Wilson Ferreira said on Tuesday. Ferreira told Reuters he has begun to discuss how to capitalize Eletrobras, as the company is known, with...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- BlackRock Inc is planning a new fund for investors looking to park their cash safely while helping the environment, expanding options for "socially responsible" investments, a filing with U.S. market regulators showed on Tuesday. The world's largest fund manager told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it wants to launch a...

  • The Justice Department said Walgreens will pay $209.2 million to resolve claims it improperly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs for unnecessarily dispensing hundreds of thousands of insulin pens, and $60 million to resolve claims it overbilled Medicaid by concealing lower drug prices it offered the public through a discount program.

  • Pittsburgh- based EQT became one of the largest gas-focused U.S. producers when it completed its tie-up with Rice Energy in November 2017. Despite its new scale, EQT's share price has lagged since the merger- a situation which spurred in December two of Rice Energy's founders, Toby and Derek Rice, to call for changes. In response, EQT said it would focus on generating...