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Obamacare sign-ups rise but overall enrollment set to fall

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of consumers who signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance surpassed the 1 million mark in the second-to-last week of enrollment, the government said on Wednesday, but it did not appear to be enough to grow the program.

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BRIEF-Caterpillar's North America Machines Retail Sales For 3-Month Rolling Period Up 12 Pct

* CATERPILLAR - LATIN AMERICA MACHINES RETAIL SALES FOR 3-MONTH ROLLING PERIOD ENDED NOV. UP 48 PERCENT

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Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: ‘It’s About Time’

The band will join the institution in April along with Nina Simone, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

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U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States' diplomatic team in London, custodians of one of the most significant bilateral relationships of the last 100 years, will next month move into a new home: a billion-dollar, 12-storey glass cube overlooking the River Thames.

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Asian shares up, dollar dips as Republicans lose Alabama Senate race

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar dipped on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares gained as crude oil futures took back some lost ground.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up, dollar dips as Republicans lose Alabama Senate race

TOKYO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar dipped on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares gained as crude oil futures took back some lost ground.

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Asian shares up, dollar dips as Democrat wins Alabama Senate race

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar fell on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares edged up as crude oil futures took back lost ground.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up, dollar dips as Democrat wins Alabama Senate race

* Democrat seen beating Trump-backed candidate in Senate race

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Asian shares flat, Fed hike expectations underpin dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were treading water in early trade on Wednesday as crude oil futures steadied after a selloff, while a widely expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve underpinned the dollar.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares flat, Fed hike expectations underpin dollar

TOKYO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares were treading water in early trade on Wednesday as crude oil futures steadied after a selloff, while a widely expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve underpinned the dollar.

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New York comptroller to withdraw Exxon shareholder climate proposal

BOSTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans to withdraw a shareholder proposal it had filed for Exxon Mobil Corp annual meeting next year, his office said in a press release on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Tapimmune Announces Enrollment Of First Patient In Phase 2 Clinical Trial For Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

* TAPIMMUNE ANNOUNCES ENROLLMENT OF FIRST PATIENT IN PHASE 2 CLINICAL TRIAL FOR TREATING TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER FUNDED BY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

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New Higher Education Bill Rolls Back Obama-Era Safeguards

A House rewrite of the law governing higher education would dismantle several regulations imposed by the Obama administration to control for-profit colleges.

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BRIEF-‍Bombardier Says Won Rolling Stock And Maintenance Contracts For West Midlands Trains Franchise In UK​

* ‍BOMBARDIER WINS ROLLING STOCK AND MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS FOR WEST MIDLANDS TRAINS FRANCHISE IN UK​

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Rolls-Royce creates cross-business data unit to drive efficiency

LONDON (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce has created a data unit, named R2 Data Labs, that uses analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve efficiency across its civil and defense aerospace, marine, nuclear and power systems businesses.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar decline and data lift lira, emerging markets

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A weaker dollar and better-than-forecast economic data briefly lifted the Turkish lira to two-week highs on Monday, against a backdrop of generally firmer emerging assets and a half-percent rise in emerging equities.

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Bitcoin futures make firm debut, dollar holds gains ahead of Fed

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Futures in bitcoin, which has taken global financial markets by storm, swung above their launch price, while the dollar kept gains in Monday's Asian session on expectations the Federal Reserve will stick to its tightening path.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Bitcoin futures make firm debut, dollar holds gains ahead of Fed

* Fed expected to hike rates this week; BoE, ECB also meeting

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Bitcoin futures race higher in volatile launch, dollar steady

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Futures in bitcoin, which has taken global financial markets by storm, got off to a volatile start at its launch, while the dollar kept gains in Monday's Asian session on expectations the Federal Reserve will stick to its tightening path.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Bitcoin futures race higher in volatile launch, dollar steady

* U.S. Fed expected to hike rates this week; BoE, ECB also meeting

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Big Jump in Million-Dollar Pay Packages for Private College Leaders

An annual survey showed that 58 presidents of private colleges earned more than $1 million, while the average pay package rose 9 percent.

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McDonald's Malaysia refutes Israel ties after boycott calls

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Malaysian franchise of McDonald's Corp said it was "disappointed" with calls on social media to boycott the fast food restaurant chain in apparent retaliation to the United State's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Wall Street closes higher after payrolls report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, buoyed by a solid payrolls report for November that locked in expectations for an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week and raised optimism about economic prospects in 2018.

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Speculators increase net-short dollar bets to $4.28 billion -CFTC and Reuters

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Speculators increased their bearish, net-short bets on the U.S. dollar to $4.28 billion in latest week of trading, marking the 21st straight week of net-negative speculator dollar positioning, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission calculated by Reuters showed.

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November payrolls report lifts Wall Street

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street indexes advanced on Friday on the heels of a solid payrolls report for November, locking in expectations for an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week and boosting optimism about economic prospects for 2018.

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US STOCKS-November payrolls report lifts Wall St

* Dow up 0.34 pct, S&P 500 up 0.43 pct, Nasdaq up 0.46 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon, changes byline)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar gain after strong U.S. job growth data

* Dollar index on pace for fifth session of gains (Updates with opening of U.S. markets; changes dateline from London)

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U.S. tax repatriation plan may not cure long-term dollar weakness

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors looking for the U.S. Republican tax bill to prompt multinational companies to convert foreign profits into dollars and end the worst slide in the greenback in a decade may have to temper their hopes for a prolonged rebound.

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Spark NZ expects to roll out 5G in next few years

(Reuters) - New Zealand telecommunications company Spark New Zealand said on Friday its plans for a fifth-generation network (5G) are progressing well and it expects to roll it out within the "next few years."

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Dollar General to open 900 new stores

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain, dollar hits two-week high as risk appetite returns

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with open of U.S. markets; changes dateline from London)

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BRIEF-Hilton Worldwide Unveiled "Connected Room," The First Mobile-Centric Hotel Room, To Begin Rollout In 2018

* HILTON WORLDWIDE - UNVEILED 'CONNECTED ROOM', A HIGH-TECH GUEST ROOM ENABLING GUESTS TO PERSONALIZE STAY FROM THEIR MOBILE DEVICE

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits two-week high, world shares climb as risk appetite returns

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday and world shares rebounded amid a broader recovery in global risk sentiment.

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Dollar hits two-week high on U.S. tax reform optimism, world shares climb

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday over optimism the United States would successfully push through tax reforms, while world shares rebounded after two straight days of losses.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits 2-week high on U.S. tax reform optimism, world shares climb

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday over optimism the United States would successfully push through tax reforms, while world shares rebounded after two straight days of losses.

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Air New Zealand cancels flights after "events" involving Rolls-Royce engines

(Reuters) - Air New Zealand Ltd said on Thursday "two recent events" involving Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Trent 1000 engines had prompted it to cancel and delay some international flights over the coming weeks, making it the latest airline to experience problems.

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BRIEF-Air New Zealand Cancels Flights Due To Rolls-Royce Engine Issues

* AS A RESULT OF RECENT ROLLS ROYCE ENGINE EVENTS ON BOEING 787-9 THERE WILL BE LIMITED INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS AND DELAYS

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Air New Zealand cancels flights due to Rolls-Royce engine issues

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Air New Zealand Ltd on Thursday said it would cancel and delay some international flights over the coming weeks because engines on its Boeing Co 787-9 jets manufactured by Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC required early maintenance.

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Analysis: Steve Bannon, troll-in-chief

Steve Bannon left the White House in late August, about seven months after President Donald Trump arrived. But even at a distance from power, his words remain a constant source of frustration and angst for Democrats and, perhaps more often, Republicans.

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UPDATE 2-Sign-ups pick up in week 5 of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment -U.S.

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The number of people signing up for 2018 Obamacare plans picked up significantly during the fifth week of open enrollment, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday, but the number of participants appears to be falling short of last year's numbers with just over a week of enrollment left.

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U.S. Comptroller halts plan to remove in-house bank examiners

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank examiners can continue working inside the banks they supervise, U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting said on Wednesday, in a policy reversal for the U.S. banking regulator.

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Sign-ups pick up in week five of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment: U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people signing up for 2018 Obamacare plans picked up significantly during the fifth week of open enrollment, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday, but the number of people signed up for such plans appears to be falling short of last year's numbers with just over a week of enrollment left.

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Sign-ups pick up in week five of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment - U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people signing up for 2018 Obamacare plans picked up significantly during the fifth week of open enrollment, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday, but the number of people signed up for such plans appears to be falling short of last year's numbers with just over a week of enrollment left.

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T-Mobile rolls out buyback plan after Sprint deal talks collapse

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said its board approved the U.S. wireless carrier's first-ever buyback program, a month after the company and rival Sprint Corp ended their deal talks.

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UPDATE 2-T-Mobile rolls out buyback plan after Sprint deal talks collapse

Dec 6 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said its board approved the U.S. wireless carrier's first-ever buyback program, a month after the company and rival Sprint Corp ended their deal talks.

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UPDATE 1-Dollarama tops profit estimates as shoppers spend more

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canadian dollar-store chain Dollarama Inc topped analysts' forecasts for third-quarter profit, as it opened more stores and benefited from higher customer spending on average.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Global murder hot spot? No problem, let's stroll around Caracas!

CARACAS (Reuters) - The murder and kidnap rates rival a war zone. Streets often shake to violent political protests. The poor scavenge garbage for food, while the rich go around with armored cars and...

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BRIEF-Hyster-Yale Materials Announces Agreement To Acquire A Controlling Interest In Zhejiang Maximal Forklift

* HYSTER-YALE MATERIALS HANDLING, INC. ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE A CONTROLLING INTEREST IN ZHEJIANG MAXIMAL FORKLIFT COMPANY LIMITED

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Asia stocks stumble on Wall Street losses, dollar sags

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, dragged by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged on lower long-term U.S. yields.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks stumble on Wall Street losses, dollar sags

* Nikkei drops 0.9 pct, copper slide hits non-ferrous metal sector

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Asia stocks pressured by Wall Street losses, dollar sags

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, pressured by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged on lower long-term U.S. yields.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks pressured by Wall Street losses, dollar sags

* Long-term US yields slip as curve flattening continues, USD dips

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McDonald's to roll out the $1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu

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METALS-Copper price sinks to two-month low as dollar firms, inventories rise

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Updates prices, dollar, trader comment) By Zandi Shabalala LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The price of copper fell to its lowest level in two months on Tuesday as inventories rose and the dollar largely held onto gains made in the previous session on hopes of U.S. tax cuts. Benchmark copper had slipped 3.6 percent to $6,580 per tonne by 1527 GMT, after touching its lowest level since Oct. 5 at $6,655.10. It was on track for its biggest

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METALS-Copper slips as inventories rise, dollar holds gains

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Updates prices, dollar) By Zandi Shabalala SYDNEY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Copper fell to its lowest in nearly two months on Tuesday as inventories rose and the dollar largely held onto the previous session's gains made after U.S. tax bills were pushed through. Benchmark copper had slipped 2.2 percent to $6,675 per tonne in official rings, after touching its lowest since Oct. 10 at $6,657.50. "The dollar has managed to come back on r

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Dodd-Frank rollbacks put America at risk

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McDonald's new 'dollar' menu to intensify price war in 2018

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it would introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on fast food.

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UPDATE 2-McDonald's new 'dollar' menu to intensify price war in 2018

Dec 4 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it would introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on fast food.

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McDonald's new 'dollar' menu to intensify fast-food price war in 2018

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it will introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on fast food.

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UPDATE 1-McDonald's new 'dollar' menu to intensify fast-food price war in 2018

Dec 4 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it will introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on fast food.

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McDonald's new 'dollar' menu to intensify 2018 price war

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it will introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on food.

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McDonald's new "dollar" menu to intensify 2018 price war

Dec 4 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it will introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on food.

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Trump administration proposes rollback of tip-pooling rule

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday proposed eliminating an Obama administration rule that allowed restaurant employees to keep their tips instead of being forced to share them with non-tipped workers, saying the rule had contributed to pay disparities between servers and other staff like cooks and dishwashers.

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Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Monday rolled out Messenger Kids, an app that lets the world's biggest social media company expand into a so-far untapped market of kids under 13 while also giving parents complete control over what their children see.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar gain as U.S. tax plan advances

* Oil prices ease as market eyes U.S. output (Updates with open of U.S. markets, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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Tax deal sends dollar surging, preps U.S. stocks for strong day

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar jumped on Monday versus the currencies of other developed and emerging nations while Treasury yields rose and Wall Street was primed for a another record-setting day after the U.S. Senate voted to approve a wide-ranging tax overhaul.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar strength pressures emerging currencies, lira worst hit

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Emerging equities rose from two-week lows on Monday helped by a key growth-boosting U.S. tax overhaul, but currencies fell against the stronger dollar, led by the Turkish lira under pressure from rising inflation.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Tax deal sends dollar surging, preps US stocks for strong day

* Dollar rises 0.4 percent vs currency index; bond yields rise

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Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Brexit deal eyed

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures jumped as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Brexit deal eyed

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures jumped as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

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METALS-London copper shrugs off firmer dollar as China demand supports

MELBOURNE, Dec 4 (Reuters) - London copper held its ground on Monday, defying a stronger dollar to find support from resilient manufacturing demand in top consumer China. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper edged up by 0.1 percent to $6,841 a tonne by 0228 GMT, adding to 1.1 percent gains from the previous session. Prices last week fell by 2.4 percent trimming copper's advance for the year to 23 percent, still its largest advance since 2010. * SHFE: Shanghai

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Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Asian shares listless

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures rallied as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Asian shares listless

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures rallied as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

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Badminton: Japan prepared to roll dice on Momota with eye on Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former world number two Kento Momota will be restored to the top tier of Japan's national badminton team next season as he continues his long rehabilitation from a gambling scandal that ruled him out of the Rio Olympics, local media reported.

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Dollar, stock futures gain on U.S. tax cut progress

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday as traders celebrated the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, while stronger U.S. stock futures pointed to a merry start for Asian shares.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar, stock futures gain on U.S. tax cut progress

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday as traders celebrated the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, while stronger U.S. stock futures pointed to a merry start for Asian shares.

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Neo-Nazi site founder : 'Troll storm' is protected speech

The founder of a popular neo-Nazi website says a "troll storm" he encouraged against a Jewish woman in Montana should be considered protected speech and a lawsuit against him should be dismissed.

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Qatar riyal stabilising in offshore market after c.bank pledge on dollar supply

DOHA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Qatar's riyal is stabilising in offshore trade, recovering from several weeks of increasing volatility, after the central bank pledged to ensure liquidity in the foreign exchange market, commercial bankers said on Sunday.

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Asian shares, dollar pare gains after US tax bill vote delayed

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares and the dollar rose modestly early on Friday in the wake of Wall Street's advances, but those gains were pared as investors awaited the U.S. Senate's vote on tax reform legislation.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, dollar pare gains after US tax bill vote delayed

TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Asian shares and the dollar rose modestly early on Friday in the wake of Wall Street's advances, but those gains were pared as investors awaited the U.S. Senate's vote on tax reform legislation.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. trial threatens funding for Turkey's dollar-dependent banks

* Deputy PM promises do whatever necessary if banks affected (Updates Wednesday report with U.S. court case)

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Sign-up pace much slower in week 4 of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of people signing up for individual insurance under Obamacare slowed significantly during the fourth week of 2018 enrollment, as nearly 37 percent fewer people signed up for the health care plans than in the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

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Roundup: Rock ’n’ Roll, Between the Covers

From Lou Reed to Gucci Mane to Stevie Nicks, a look at the season’s music biographies.

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Dollar cheered by tax cut progress, outshone by bitcoin

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar held firm on Wednesday after Wall Street shot to record peaks amid signs of progress on U.S. tax cuts, while bitcoin topped $10,000 on a host of exchanges as the frenzy for cryptocurrencies showed no sign of fading.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar cheered by tax cut progress, outshone by bitcoin

SYDNEY, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The dollar held firm on Wednesday after Wall Street shot to record peaks amid signs of progress on U.S. tax cuts, while bitcoin topped $10,000 on a host of exchanges as the frenzy for cryptocurrencies showed no sign of fading.

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Dollar firm on tax cut progress, outshone by bitcoin

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar held firm on Wednesday after Wall Street shot to record peaks amid signs of progress on U.S. tax cuts, while Bitcoin topped $10,000 on more exchanges as appetite for digital currencies showed no sign of fading.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar firm on tax cut progress, outshone by bitcoin

SYDNEY, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The dollar held firm on Wednesday after Wall Street shot to record peaks amid signs of progress on U.S. tax cuts, while Bitcoin topped $10,000 on more exchanges as appetite for digital currencies showed no sign of fading. Asian share markets were not as jubilant, held back by caution over the latest missile test by North Korea and concerns at recent softness in Chinese shares. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up just a fraction, while Chi

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba issues price guidance for 5-tranche, benchmark dollar bond - term sheet

HONG KONG, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday issued pricing guidance for a multi-tranche benchmark dollar bond, which is expected to price during New York hours, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters.

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Alibaba markets five-tranche US dollar bonds

SINGAPORE, Nov 29 (IFR) - Alibaba Group Holding, rated A1/A+/A+, is marketing five tranches of US dollar bonds in its second such offering.

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Alibaba issues price guidance for 5-tranche, benchmark sized dollar bond issue - term sheet

HONG KONG, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is making a five tranche dollar bond offering in a benchmark-sized issue expected to price later on Wednesday during New York trading hours, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters.

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BRIEF-Novra To Acquire Controlling Interest In Wegener Corp

* NOVRA TO ACQUIRE CONTROLLING INTEREST IN WEGENER CORPORATION

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St, dollar up on U.S. policy hopes; sterling swings

* Wall Street hits fresh records despite N. Korea missile nerves

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FCC Chairman Pai proposes rolling back net neutrality rules by three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission's chairman said on Tuesday he is proposing rolling back "net neutrality" rules to where they were three years ago, a move he says will not damage online access, as critics have argued.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St, dollar rise with U.S. policy in focus

* U.S. Treasury yield curve steepens; investors eye tax policy

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CORRECTED-U.S. boom in RV shipments keeps rolling

Nov 28 (Reuters) - The boom in U.S. recreational vehicle sales keeps on rolling, thanks to a strong economy and a wave of retiring Baby Boomers and others filled with wanderlust.

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BRIEF-Cidara Therapeutics Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Strive Trial for Antifungal Rezafungin

* CIDARA THERAPEUTICS COMPLETES ENROLLMENT IN PHASE 2 STRIVE TRIAL EVALUATING NOVEL ANTIFUNGAL REZAFUNGIN (CD101 IV) IN INVASIVE FUNGAL INFECTIONS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. boom in RV shipments keeps rolling

(Reuters) - The boom in U.S. recreational vehicle sales keeps on rolling, thanks to a strong economy and a wave of retiring Baby Boomers and others filled with wanderlust.

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UPDATE 2-Airbus poaches Rolls-Royce executive to head aircraft sales

* Leahy oversaw sale of more than 16,000 jets (Adds background, details)

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Siemens, Airbus, Rolls-Royce team up on hybrid-electric propulsion

(Reuters) - Airbus , Rolls-Royce and Siemens have come together to develop a hybrid electric engine as the race intensifies to advance battery technology and electric motors to lower flying costs and move away from fossil fuels.

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Airbus poaches Rolls-Royce executive to head aircraft sales

LONDON (Reuters) - Airbus has hired the head of Rolls-Royce's civil engines unit, Eric Schulz, to replace John Leahy and lead its commercial aircraft sales, following months of uncertainty over who would replace the veteran dealmaker.

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UPDATE 1-Airbus poaches Rolls-Royce executive to head aircraft sales

* Leahy was known in industry as "Mr Airbus" (Adds detail, background)

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BRIEF-Seabury Capital Sells Controlling Interest In SGI Aviation To Fintech Global

* SEABURY CAPITAL SELLS CONTROLLING INTEREST IN SGI AVIATION TO FINTECH GLOBAL INCORPORATED

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Trump can't roll back tide on sex harassment

President Trump is now telling people the tape of him saying "grab 'em by the p---y," and other disgusting things about women to "Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush is fake, according to the New York Times.

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Ridership falls on New York City's slow buses: comptroller

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's bus system has deteriorated over the last decade, losing 100 million passenger trips since 2008 on buses that are the slowest in any large U.S. city, according to a Monday report by city comptroller Scott Stringer.

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These Millennials are fighting for your holiday dollars

As people tackle their holiday shopping lists, companies are competing for their dollars.

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Bus Service Is in Crisis, City Comptroller’s Report Says

Deteriorating service has led to plummeting ridership and disproportionately burdens low-income New Yorkers outside Manhattan, Scott Stringer said.

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BRIEF-Biohaven Completes Enrollment In Second Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial Of Oral CGRP-Receptor Antagonist Rimegepant

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd:

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Exclusive: Airbus set to poach Rolls exec to head jetliner sales - sources

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus has provisionally tapped the head of Rolls-Royce's civil engines unit, Eric Schulz, to lead its commercial jetliner sales, after months of uncertainty over who would succeed soon-to-retire John Leahy in one of the industry's most high-profile posts, three people familiar with the matter said.

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Airbus provisionally picks Rolls-Royce executive Schulz to head commercial sales - sources

PARIS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Airbus has provisionally tapped the head of Rolls-Royce's civil engines unit, Eric Schulz, to head its commercial jetliner sales, resolving months of uncertainty over who would succeed soon-to-retire John Leahy, three people familiar with the matter said.

Voter Registration and Requirements nytimes.com

Culling Voter Rolls: Battling Over Who Even Gets to Go to the Polls

At a time when gaming election rules has become standard political strategy, the once-mundane task of culling voter rolls takes on new importance.

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METALS-Copper tops $7,000, helped by weaker dollar and shrinking supply

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The price of copper climbed above $7,000 a tonne and towards a one-month high on Friday, helped by a weaker dollar and shrinking supplies, though concerns over demand from top consumer China capped gains.

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METALS-Steady dollar stymies copper prices

SYDNEY, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Copper traded in a tight range on Friday, stymied by the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday and a stagnant greenback.

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METALS-Weaker dollar pushes copper to fifth day of gains

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Updates with closing prices)

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METALS-Weaker dollar pushes copper towards fifth day of gains

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Updates prices, recasts, adds comment)

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China stocks suffer mauling, Fed leaves dollar in a daze

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar was on the defensive Thursday after suffering its worst drubbing in five months, as the biggest slump in Chinese stocks in almost two years took the shine off another record high in the global bull run.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-China stocks suffer mauling, Fed leaves dollar in a daze

* Fed minutes show "many" worried inflation would stay too low

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Dollar dumped, bonds buoyant on Fed inflation caution

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar was on the defensive Thursday after suffering its worst drubbing in five months while bonds celebrated a comeback on speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as previously thought.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar dumped, bonds buoyant on Fed inflation caution

* Fed minutes show "many" worried inflation would stay too low

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Dollar dumped, bonds boosted on Fed inflation caution

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday as speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as first thought slugged the dollar and boosted bonds globally.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar dumped, bonds boosted on Fed inflation caution

* Fed minutes show "many" worried inflation would stay too low

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Rollback of Net Neutrality Has Small Businesses Worried

Small companies, which have increasingly turned to the internet, worry that a pay-for-play system online could price them out of doing business.

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BRIEF-Pennymac financial says co through two of its controlled subsidiaries entered into a master repurchase agreement​

* Pennymac Financial Services Inc - ‍On November 17, co through two of its controlled subsidiaries entered into a master repurchase agreement​

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FOREX-Dollar sinks on Fed inflation fears, weak data and technicals

* U.S. durable goods orders miss after strong three-month run

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Sign-up pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

(Reuters) - The pace slowed in the third week of enrollment for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance as nearly 800,000 people signed up through the federal government website HealthCare.gov, down about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

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Ion Investment to buy controlling stake in Dealogic from Carlyle, Euromoney

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Financial technology company Ion Investment Group said on Wednesday it would buy a controlling stake in Dealogic, which provides financial content and analytics, from Carlyle Group LP and Britain's Euromoney Institutional Investor.

Patent and Trademark Office (US) nytimes.com

Economic Scene: Patent ‘Trolls’ Recede as Threat to Innovation. Will Justices Change That?

Created to keep invalid claims from hurting companies, consumers and the economy, a government panel faces an existential threat in a case before the Supreme Court.

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New York Times to roll out more subscriptions beyond news

(Reuters) - The New York Times Co plans to introduce two or three new standalone digital subscriptions next year focused on lifestyle topics as part of its push to get more people to pay for its content beyond traditional news, a senior executive told Reuters.

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BRIEF-Dollar Tree reports Q3 earnings per share $1.01

* Dollar Tree Inc reports results for the third quarter fiscal 2017

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Dollar Tree reports better-than-expected same-store sales

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc, the biggest U.S. dollar-store chain operator, on Tuesday reported third-quarter comparable store sales that beat Wall Street estimates, helped by higher customer traffic and spending at its stores.

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Asia stocks hit 10-year high on global growth optimism, dollar strong

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose to a 10-year high on Tuesday as investors took heart from further evidence of strength in the global economy, while the dollar hovered near a one-week high against its peers thanks to higher U.S. yields and a floundering euro.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks hit 10-year high on global growth optimism, dollar strong

* Dollar index near 1-week high on higher US yields, sagging euro

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Asia stocks supported by global growth optimism, dollar strong

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Tuesday as investors took heart from further evidence of strength in the global economy, while the dollar hovered near a one-week high against its peers thanks to higher U.S. yields and a floundering euro.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks supported by global growth optimism, dollar strong

* Dollar index near 1-week high on higher US yields, sagging euro

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U.S. Navy rolls out new measures after deadly Asia-Pacific crashes

PATTAYA, Thailand (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy has introduced new measures aimed at avoiding a repeat of two deadly crashes in the Asia Pacific region involving its warships and commercial vessels following a review of its practices, the Seventh Fleet commander said on Monday.

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Uber rolls out location sharing and glowing windshields

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Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to end his nearly four decades in power by resigning.

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PRECIOUS-Gold slips on stronger dollar, but still near one-month high

* German politics boost dollar against euro * Prospect of higher U.S. rates creates headwind for gold * Norilsk to boost palladium purchases from central bank (Recasts, adds comment, adds London dateline) By Pratima Desai Nov 20 (Reuters) - Gold slipped on Monday as the dollar rose, but prices still held near the one-month highs hit last week as political and economic uncertainty in the United States dominated sentiment. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,291.6

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UPDATE 1-Bunge scraps deal for controlling stake in Grupo Minsa

Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd said Friday it has terminated a deal for a controlling stake in Mexican corn miller Grupo Minsa SAB de CV , an acquisition that would have made Bunge the top grain miller in Mexico.

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Notorious Russian Twitter troll may be back

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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. dollar, Wall St fall with tax overhaul in focus

* Wall St off, weighed by tax uncertainty ahead of Thanksgiving

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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. dollar, Wall St fall as tax reform in focus

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates with U.S. trading, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)

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Are Bible museum's Dead Sea Scrolls fake?

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Asian shares gain, Mueller report hits dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares clawed back most of their weekly loss after rising firmly on Friday as strong Wall Street earnings and a step forward on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, though many hurdles remain to secure passage of a tax cut deal.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain, Mueller report hits dollar

* Futures hint at mostly higher openings for European markets

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CORRECTED-AIRSHOW-Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

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Asian shares up on U.S. tax, earnings hopes; Mueller report hits dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose firmly on Friday as strong U.S. earnings and a step forward in Congress on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, even though investors noted that many hurdles remain to passage of a deal on tax cuts.

Sausages nytimes.com

Sausage Roll Jesus Creates Heartburn for U.K. Bakery Firm

To promote an advent calendar, Greggs stirred outrage with a Nativity scene in which the infant Jesus was replaced by a flaky sausage roll.

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Asian shares up on US tax, earnings hopes; Mueller report hits dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose firmly on Friday as strong U.S. earnings and a step forward in Congress on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, even though investors noted that many hurdles remain to passage of a deal on tax cuts.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up on US tax, earnings hopes; Mueller report hits dollar

* Dollar falls broadly on media report of Mueller's subpoenas

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Sock stuns Zverev to prolong London adventure, Federer rolls on

LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

Inheritance and Estate Taxes nytimes.com

Who’d Gain From an Estate Tax Rollback: The 0.2 Percenters

Scarcely 5,000 estates a year fall under the tax, but those seeking to reduce or eliminate it have outsize influence.

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Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar rise as U.S. House OKs tax overhaul

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds U.S. House passage of tax overhaul)

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BRIEF-Arbutus’ LNP licensee Alnylam initiates rolling submission of NDA for Patisiran

* Arbutus’ LNP licensee Alnylam initiates rolling submission of New Drug Application (NDA) to U.S. Food and drug Administration (fda) for Patisiran

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Ex-banker Otting confirmed as U.S. Comptroller of the Currency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former banking executive and associate of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, serving as the...

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Joseph Otting, former banker, confirmed as U.S. Comptroller of the Currency

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Joseph Otting, a former banking executive and associate of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, will serve as a leading regulator for Wall Street after a Senate vote on Thursday.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise along with dollar, investors eye tax vote

* Nikkei rallies on bargain-hunting after 6-day losing streak

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Tesla's semi-truck 'The Beast' rolls out tonight

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BRIEF-Alnylam initiates rolling submission of NDA to U.S. FDA for HATTR amyloidosis treatment

* Alnylam initiates rolling submission of new drug application (NDA) to U.S. Food and drug administration (FDA) for patisiran for the treatment of hereditary ATTR (HATTR) amyloidosis

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T-Mobile to roll out U.S. 5G network by 2020

BARCELONA (Reuters) - T-Mobile US, the third-largest U.S. mobile operator, will roll out its fifth-generation network across the United States by 2020, Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray said on Thursday.

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Asia shares gain despite Wall St. weakness, dollar edges higher

TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares shrugged off Wall Street losses and a lackluster start to rally on Thursday, while the dollar edged up as investors priced in more U.S. rate hikes after upbeat economic data.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares gain despite Wall St weakness, dollar edges higher

* Nikkei rallies on bargain-hunting after 6-day losing streak

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Asia shares gain despite Wall St. slip, dollar edges higher

TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares shrugged off a lackluster start and pushed higher, while the dollar edged up as investors priced in more U.S. rate hikes after upbeat economic data.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares gain despite Wall St slip, dollar edges higher

* Nikkei rallies on bargain-hunting after 6-day losing streak

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Acorda halts enrollment in Parkinson's trial, shares plunge

(Reuters) - Acorda Therapeutics Inc's shares plunged 34 percent on Wednesday after the drugmaker said it had paused enrolling patients in two key trials testing its Parkinson's disease drug following patient deaths.

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UPDATE 1-Acorda halts enrollment in Parkinson's trial, shares plunge

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Acorda Therapeutics Inc's shares plunged 34 percent on Wednesday after the drugmaker said it had paused enrolling patients in two key trials testing its Parkinson's disease drug following patient deaths.

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Some states are rolling back 'retroactive Medicaid'

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BRIEF-Mustang Bio names new vice president of finance and corporate controller

* Mustang Bio announces appointment of Brian Achenbach as vice president of finance and corporate controller Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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PRECIOUS-Gold prices steady as dollar holds up on higher U.S. bond yields

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Gold prices were little changed early on Tuesday, with the dollar supported by higher U.S. Treasury yields and Asian stocks down amid uncertainty over tax reforms in the United States. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was nearly unchanged at $1,277.39 per ounce at 0001 GMT. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery slipped 0.1 percent to $1,277.60. * The dollar got support from higher U.S. Treasury yields in ear

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Exclusive: Japan to delay multi-billion dollar fighter jet development - sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will delay a decision to develop a new advanced fighter jet, four sources said, as military planners struggle to settle on a design and officials splash out on new U.S. equipment such as ballistic missile interceptors and F-35 stealth planes.

Smartphones nytimes.com

Pope Says No Phones in Church. Parishioners Keep Scrolling.

People texted in the pews during Sunday Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, despite Pope Francis’ declaration last week that phones were an “ugly” distraction.

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NC air traffic controller accused of having weapon of mass destruction

A North Carolina air traffic controller was arrested Friday for allegedly having a weapon of mass destruction, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said.

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Russian trolls pushed pro-Brexit spin

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BRIEF-ARENA PHARMA SAYS COMPLETED FULL ENROLLMENT IN ETRASIMOD PHASE 2 STUDY IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS​

* ‍COMPLETED FULL ENROLLMENT IN ETRASIMOD PHASE 2 STUDY IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS​

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock indexes, dollar dip on U.S. tax reform doubts

* Oil prices steady on output cut hopes, Saudi tensions (Updates to U.S. trading, changes byline, dateline; previous LONDON)

Television nytimes.com

A Word With: Nick Kroll Still Isn’t Over Puberty. Just Ask His Therapist.

Nick Kroll talks about Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” some lingering boyhood humiliations, the future of “Oh, Hello,” and why everyone likes the Rock.

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METALS-Copper holds above 1-month low as weaker dollar lifts metals

(Adds Shanghai closing prices, updates London prices) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, Nov 10 (Reuters) - London Metal Exchange copper held above one-month lows on Friday as a weaker dollar broadly lifted base metals, although it remained on track for a weekly loss. "Copper prices will continue to trade sideways over the coming weeks as a stronger U.S. dollar outlook and weakening Chinese imports of refined copper weigh on prices," said BMI Research in a report. "High-frequency indicators such as

Photography nytimes.com

Malick Sidibé’s Mali: Scenes of a Rollicking Night Life

An exhibition at the Cartier Foundation in Paris shows how this renowned photographer captured the wild night life of Bamako, Mali, in the 1960s and ’70s.

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METALS-Copper prices pick up from 1-mth low as weaker dollar lifts metals

MELBOURNE, Nov 10 (Reuters) - London Metal Exchange copper on Friday edged away from one-month lows as a weaker dollar broadly lifted base metals, although it remained on track for a weekly loss. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: LME copper had risen 0.1 percent to $6,816.50 a tonne by 0212 GMT, following small losses in the previous session when it sank to its weakest since Oct. 11 at $6,761.50. Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was flat at 53,490 yuan ($8,058) a tonne. * OPEN INTEREST

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New York transit fares to rise without new funding sources: comptroller

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New funding sources for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will need to be identified for the authority to avoid unplanned fare and toll hikes, according to a report released on Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

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Amid Trump cuts, Uber kicks off campaign to enroll drivers in Obamacare

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and some smaller technology companies are launching campaigns to publicize Obamacare enrollment among their contract workers after the Trump administration slashed government marketing for the health program by 90 percent.

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Asia stocks stay near highs, though Tokyo slides; dollar slips

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia stocks stayed closed to a decade-long peak on Thursday following another record-breaking day on Wall Street, though Japan's Nikkei slid back from a 26-year high in volatile trading, hit by profit-taking.

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BRIEF-EyeGate completes enrollment in phase 2b clinical trial of EGP-437 for cataract surgery

* EyeGate completes enrollment in phase 2b clinical trial of EGP-437 for cataract surgery

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Banking stocks, dollar hit by U.S. doubts

LONDON (Reuters) - Banking stocks dropped and the dollar slipped on Wednesday as doubts over tax cuts and bond market moves hurt profitability and raised questions over the longevity of the current expansion in the United States.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Banking stocks, dollar hit by U.S. doubts

* European lenders follow U.S. banks lower, pull indices lower

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REFILE-PRECIOUS-Gold edges higher as dollar slips

(Corrects dateline to Nov 8) Nov 8 (Reuters) - Gold inched higher early on Wednesday, as the dollar slipped after a media report suggested that the implementation of a major corporate tax cut under a crucial U.S. tax reform plan could be delayed. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,276.30 per ounce as of 0103 GMT. The metal fell about 0.5 percent on Tuesday. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery gained 0.1 percent to $1,2

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PRECIOUS-Gold edges higher as dollar slips

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Gold inched higher early on Wednesday, as the dollar slipped after a media report suggested that the implementation of a major corporate tax cut under a crucial U.S. tax reform plan could be delayed. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,276.30 per ounce as of 0103 GMT. The metal fell about 0.5 percent on Tuesday. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery gained 0.1 percent to $1,277.30. * The dollar f

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U.S. Justice Department unseals charges in Rolls-Royce Holdings foreign bribery case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed charges on Tuesday against five individuals for their alleged role in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials to benefit Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and help secure a contract to provide services for a major gas pipeline from Central Asia to China.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept unseals charges in Rolls-Royce Holdings foreign bribery case

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed charges on Tuesday against five individuals for their alleged role in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials to benefit Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and help secure a contract to provide services for a major gas pipeline from Central Asia to China.

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U.S. Justice Department unseals charges in Rolls-Royce foreign bribery case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed charges on Tuesday against five individuals for their alleged role in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials in order to help win business for Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc.

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Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

(Reuters) - Microblogging website Twitter Inc , known for its iconic 140-character tweets, said on Tuesday it would roll out 280-character tweets to users across the world.

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Fully self-driving vehicles rolling out in Phoenix

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Two children sue over Trump effort to roll back Clean Power Plan

(Reuters) - Two children, backed by the Clean Air Council environmental group, sued U.S. President Donald Trump and two of his Cabinet members on Monday to try to stop them from scrapping a package of pollution-reduction rules known as the Clean Power Plan.

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BRIEF-Blackrock’s strategist Richard Turnill says we see a modestly higher U.S. dollar ahead‍​

* Blackrock’s strategist Richard Turnill says we see a modestly higher U.S. dollar ahead‍​

cnn.com

Rolling Stone rocks music, culture in HBO documentary

Rolling Stone has earned its place in history as a publication at the center of music, pop culture and politics. Yet despite fascinating moments, "Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge" -- a four-hour documentary, produced in conjunction with the magazine -- feels a bit too much like a licensed product to be fully and consistently compelling.

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Thailand to roll out biometric checks for SIM cards nationwide

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will introduce biometric checks nationwide for mobile telephone users to register their SIM cards from Dec. 15, the telecoms regulator said on Monday, in a bid to stamp out fraudulent electronic transactions.

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PRECIOUS-Gold inches down as dollar gains after strong U.S. data

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Gold edged lower early Monday as the dollar firmed after upbeat U.S. economic data strengthened the prospect of further interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,267.01 per ounce at 0107 GMT. On Friday, it fell 0.5 percent and touched a one-week low of $1,265.16. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery dipped 0.1 percent to $1,267.70. * Asian shares hovere

Colleges and Universities nytimes.com

Swelling College Endowments Tempt Lawmakers Looking for Tax Dollars

House Republicans are proposing a 1.4 percent tax on wealthier colleges’ investment income to help pay for broad cuts.

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U.S. dollar enters center stage for earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar has moved from a supporting role to a featured player this earnings season, a boon to U.S. multinationals which have benefited from the biggest quarterly year-on-year decline in the greenback in three years.

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Wall St Weekahead-U.S. dollar enters center stage for earnings

NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The dollar has moved from a supporting role to a featured player this earnings season, a boon to U.S. multinationals which have benefited from the biggest quarterly year-on-year decline in the greenback in three years.