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  • Senators Question Two Agencies' Investigations of Big Tech Firms

    WASHINGTON-- Senators on Tuesday criticized how the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are orchestrating major antitrust reviews of the biggest tech companies and questioned whether the agencies were capable of taking on firms such as Facebook Inc. (FB) and Alphabet Inc.' s Google (GOOG). In a wide-ranging oversight hearing, Democrat senators also repeatedly questioned the Justice Department's motivations for opening up an investigation of four auto makers that...

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Corn Leads Slide as Crop Conditions Remain Stable. Corn for December delivery fell 1.6% to $3.68 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade on Tuesday, as the most recent crop-condition report was seen supportive of higher grain supplies this year. Wheat for December delivery ended 0.9% lower at $4.84 1/ 4 a bushel.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Pork Plants to Speed Slaughter Under USDA Rule Changes-- Update. Department of Agriculture set new rules to shift more food-safety responsibilities from government inspectors to workers in pork plants, allowing meatpackers to speed up processing lines. The USDA's biggest overhaul of hog-slaughtering rules in five decades is a victory for pork companies, which said the changes will let them implement more advanced food-safety operations and run plants more efficiently.

  • Foreigners buy Treasuries in July after outflows for two straight months -data

    * Japan still largest non-U.S. holder of U.S. Treasuries. * China Treasury holdings smallest since April 2017. * U.S. stocks show foreign inflow for 2nd month. By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss. Foreigners bought U.S. Treasuries in July after selling them for two straight months, according to U.S. Treasury department data released on Tuesday, a precursor to the sector's steep rally in August.

  • Hunt Companies Finance Trust Declares Quarterly Dividend

    NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2019  Hunt Companies Finance Trust (HCFT), Inc.  announced the declaration of a cash dividend of $0.075 per share of common stock with respect to the third quarter of 2019. About HCFT Hunt Companies Finance Trust (HCFT) is a Maryland corporation focused on investing in, financing and managing transitional multifamily and other commercial real estate loans or securitizations.

  • CANADA FX DEBT-Loonie recovers from 2-week low as Fed calms funding market

    The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday, with the currency recovering from a near two-week low hit after weaker-than-expected domestic factory data as the ...

  • BRIEF-Invitation Homes Announces Secondary Offering Of 44,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock

    Invitation Homes Inc (INVH): * INVITATION HOMES ANNOUNCES SECONDARY OFFERING OF 44,000,000 SHARES OF COMMON STOCK. * Invitation Homes Inc (INVH) - WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY PROCEEDS FROM SALE OF SHARES IN THIS OFFERING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  • BRIEF-Btb Announces Public Offering Of $24 Million Of Convertible Debentures

    BTB Real Estate Investment Trust: * BTB ANNOUNCES PUBLIC OFFERING OF $24 MILLION OF CONVERTIBLE DEBENTURES. * BTB ANNOUNCES PUBLIC OFFERING OF $24 MILLION OF CONVERTIBLE DEBENTURES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  • Granite REIT Declares Distribution for September 2019

    TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2019 Granite Real Estate Investment Trust announced today that its board of trustees has declared a distribution of CAD$0.233 per stapled unit for the month of September 2019 representing $2.80 per stapled unit on an annualized basis. Granite confirms that no portion of the distribution constitutes effectively connected income for U.S. federal tax purposes.

  • Stocks Close Higher as Oil Prices Slump

    U.S. stocks ticked up Tuesday as oil prices retreated from a historic gain and investors looked ahead to an expected cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve. Despite continuing fallout from a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and signs of turmoil in the market for repurchase agreements, trading in stocks was relatively quiet. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded in a narrow range of about 125 points, and trading volumes were below the monthly average.

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