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  • Oct 15- President Donald Trump's administration is considering using West Coast military facilities to export coal and natural gas to Asia, according to an Associated Press report on Monday, citing U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The move would help fossil fuel producers ship their products to Asia and circumvent environmental concerns in...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing Co a $376 million contract to build four helicopters in the first leg of a $2.38 billion deal to replace the fleet of 46- year-old fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The Air Force said it will eventually order 84 helicopters to be delivered from 2020 through 2032.. The Air Force will use the helicopters to protect...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The Trump Administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule on emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on public lands in its latest step to ease regulations on the industry. David Bernhardt, the Interior Department's deputy secretary, said revisions to the rule reflect President Donald Trump's policy...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The Trump Administration is slated on Tuesday to roll back an Obama-era rule on emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on public lands in its latest step to ease energy industry regulations, environmental groups said. The Interior Department did not have an immediate comment on the rule but said it would have a...

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  • *U.S.- Mexico deal keeps focus on Canada. "The weakness in the buck was the result of relief risk-on flows after the U.S. completed a trade deal with Mexico, indicating that the Trump administration will be willing to negotiate with Canada and Europe as well," said Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management in New York.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 27- The Mexican peso and stock index jumped on Monday after the United States and Mexico reached a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement, boosting hopes of a swift end to negotiations that had dragged on for a year. The United States and Mexico said they reached an agreement on bilateral issues in NAFTA on Monday, putting pressure...

  • *Mexican peso rises as U.S. reaches trade deal with Mexico. NEW YORK, Aug 27- The dollar fell on Monday, hurt Friday that seemed to suggest a slower pace of monetary tightening and as the currency's safe-haven appeal eased after the United States and Mexico reached a trade deal. At a symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Powell emphasized the central bank's push to raise...

  • BRASILIA, Aug 27- The Mexican peso jumped on Monday after the United States and Mexico reached a deal that could replace NAFTA, boosting hopes of a swift end to thorny negotiations that dragged on for much longer than originally envisioned. Mexico and the United States on Monday reached an agreement on bilateral issues in the renegotiation of the North American...

  • *Fed tightening cycle nearing end- analyst. NEW YORK, Aug 27- The dollar fell for a second straight session on Monday, still weighed down by comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday that seemed to suggest a slower pace of monetary tightening. At a symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Powell on Friday emphasized the central bank's push to raise...

  • Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,203.67 per ounce at 0741 GMT. "Gold faces headwinds from the fact that the dollar rally, old though it may be, is still alive, although facing threats from domestic political uncertainty," said Nicholas Frappell, general manager at Australia- based ABC Bullion. It had fallen nearly 1 percent in the previous session weighed down by...

  • *Defense equipment makers rise after Trump cancels Pompeo's visit to North Korea. TOKYO, Aug 27- Japan's Nikkei ended at a 10- week high on Monday, taking a positive cue from Wall Street after the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed that the Fed was sticking with its strategy of gradual rate hikes to protect economic growth.

  • *Theoretical variables may take backseat to observable data. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 26- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has begun putting his stamp on the U.S. central bank as someone who will rely more on data-informed judgment and less on some of the models and theoretical values that have shaped the Feds course in recent years but that Powell has said can be...

  • Speaking at a research symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Friday, Fed Chair Jerome Powell made the case that gradual rate hikes were the best way to protect U.S. economic recovery, keep job growth strong and inflation under control. "Jerome Powell's comments introduced some uncertainty into the market, with a stress on policy gradualism," said Nicholas...

  • *Defense equipment makers rise after Trump cancels Pompeo's visit to North Korea. TOKYO, Aug 27- Japan's Nikkei rose to near five-week highs on Monday morning, tracking a positive note in Wall Street after the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed the Fed's current rate hike policy.

  • *Defence equipment makers rise after Trump cancels Pompeo's visit to North Korea. TOKYO, Aug 27- Japan's Nikkei rose to near five-week highs on Monday morning, tracking a positive note in Wall Street after the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed the Fed's current rate hike policy.

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 24- St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard on Friday raised new alarm bells over the U.S. central bank's plan to keep raising interest rates, warning that even one more rate hike could set the stage for recession. Bullard, who spoke to Reuters on the sidelines of a conference here for global central bankers and economists, said...

  • *Theoretical variables may take backseat to observable data. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 26- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has begun putting his stamp on the U.S. central bank as someone who will rely more on data-informed judgment and less on some of the models and theoretical values that have shaped the Feds course in recent years but that Powell has said can be...

  • TORONTO, Aug 25- Taking a gradual, data-dependent approach to monetary policy can help manage risk to the inflation outlook in the face of economic uncertainties such as digital disruption, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said on Saturday. In prepared notes for a panel discussion at an economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Poloz said that digital...

  • "In the past 10 years online competition has raised both the frequency of price changes and the degree of uniform pricing across locations," said Alberto Cavallo, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, who analyzed how so-called multi-channel retailers- those with brick-and-mortar and online outlets- such as Walmart Inc have reacted to the rise of...