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FTC Press Release - October 27, 2016: FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s Approval of New Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the enclosed statement following the approval of new broadband consumer privacy rules by the Federal Communications Commission today:

FRB Press Release on October 27, 2016: Federal Reserve Board Announces Annual Indexing of Reserve Requirement Exemption Amount and of Low Reserve Tranche for 2017

Press Release Release Date: October 27, 2016 The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced the annual indexing of two amounts used in determining reserve requirements of depository institutions. These amounts are the reserve requirement exemption amount and the low reserve tranche.

DealBook October 27, 2016. Top Story. Qualcomm to Acquaire NXP SemiConductors for $38.5 Billion

nytimes.com Chad Bray and Quentin Hardy Chip Industry Is Rapidly Shrinking Steve Mollenkopf, the chief executive of Qualcomm, said the deal for NXP Semiconductors expands its footprint in the auto industry and “the internet of things.” By CNBC on October 27, 2016. Photo by CNBC. Watch in Times Video »

Wall Street Closing Report on October 27, 2016: Stocks Close Lower After Global Bonds Sell-Off; Real Estate Slides 2%

cnbc.com Fred Imbert   U.S. equities closed lower on Thursday as investors parsed through a fresh batch of corporate earnings results and economic data, while sovereign bonds around the world fell.

U.S. stock Market Future Indications - October 27, 2016: U.S. Fututeres Rises as Street Eyes Big Day of Earnings, Data

cnbc.com CNBC.com staff Spencer Platt | Getty Images U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday as traders eyed a host of big earnings and the release of several pieces of data.

European Markets Closing Report on October 27, 2016: European Stocks Closed Lower; Oil Prices Rally Above $50 a Barrel

cnbc.com Silvia Amaro, Sam Meredith European stocks closed under pressure on Thursday as investors eyed earnings and oil edged above $50 a barrel amid renewed hope OPEC members would be willing to cut its output.

Wall Street Closing Report on October 26, 2016: Dow Closes Higher as Boing Gains Offset Apple's Fall: Financial Lead

cnbc.com Fred Imbert   U.S. stock closed mostly lower on Wednesday as earnings season continued, while solid economic data helped financials and oil extended its losing streak despite bullish supply data.

NYT | Opinion Pages: Donald Trump, Allien to All That's Great

nytimes.com Donald Trump, Alien to All That’s Great Thomas L. Friedman Donald Trump at a rally in Florida on Sunday. Eric Thayer for The New York Times It’s taken me a while to put my finger on exactly what political label best describes Donald Trump as his presidential campaign snarls and spits to a finish. I think I’ve finally got it: Donald Trump is a “legal alien.” That’s right, the man who has spent the last year railing against those dastardly “illegal aliens” supposedly wreaking havoc on our country turns out to be a legal alien — someone born in America but whose values are completely alien to all that has made this country great. Who do you know who has denigrated immigrants, the handicapped, Muslims and Mexicans; trashed all our recent trade agreements; mounted a fraudulent campaign claiming our president was not born in this country; insu

From Reuters | Commodities: Clouds Gather in Rooftop Solar's Biggest U.S. Market, by Nichola Groom - October 26, 2016

reuters.com   By Nichola Groom | SAN DIEGO   SAN DIEGO For years, the quiet, winding streets of the Scripps Ranch neighborhood have been pure gold for solar installers.

From The BBC NewsNight: The Russians Who Fear a Nuclear War With The West - October 26, 2016

Mineweb: Anglo Operations Deliver, Share Price Still Has Some Way To Go - October 26, 2016

South Africa Some analysts still see value at the current price. Warren Dick  /  26 October, 2016   Anglo American shares accelerated their recent rally on Tuesday after delivering solid operational results for the 3 rd quarter ending September. Despite this, some analysts think the share still looks cheap at current levels.

From Bloomberg View | Share The View: The Forecast For China's Economy

bloomberg.com   Bloomberg View   China Can Resist a Crash, But It Can’t Prevent One Most people in China haven’t lived through a true economic crash, but some fear one is on the way.  Tyler Cowen says  the government’s brawn will let it overpower economic weaknesses after years of supercharged growth — but only for so long.

From Bloomberg View: Why This Dollar Surge Is Different For The Fed

bloomberg.com   Mohamed A. El-Erian   The dollar has returned to highs it last reached nine months ago. The drivers of this increase are similar to those that caused the currency to surge earlier this year. Yet, this time, the impact on financial markets has been quite different. And if this persists, the implications for Federal Reserve policy will also be different.

NYT | Briefing : U.S. Election, Mosul, Paul Beatty - October 26, 2016

nytimes.com Sean Alfano Donald J. Trump at an election event on Tuesday with employees of his Trump National Doral Miami resort. Eric Thayer for The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: • Less than two weeks until Election Day. As Donald J. Trump has opened a new line of attack against Hillary Clinton, blaming her for the sharp increases expected next year for Affordable Care Act health insurance premiums, some of his allies are fanning the flames for a postelection revolt against the House speaker, Representative Paul D. Ryan.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications: Dow Futures Slide as Apple Slumps After Earnings - October 26, 2016

marketwatch.com Sara Sjolin   Wall Street was set for a day in the red on Wednesday, with Apple posting one of the biggest premarket losses after a disappointing outlook for the current quarter. A continued drop in oil prices also weighed, and investors waited for another round of results from big names.

Asian Markets Closing Report on October 26, 2016: ASX Leads Losses Across Asian Markets; Ardent Leisure Tumbles 15%

cnbc.com Saheli Roy Choudhury   Australian shares led widespread losses in Asia-Pacific on Wednesday, with shares of Ardent Leisure , operator of Dreamworld theme park, tumbling 14.89 percent to 2 Australian dollars a share ($1.54) after four people were killed due to an apparently malfunctioned ride on Tuesday.

From The Guardian | Business | Markets | Stock Markets - Business Live: Little Progress on UK Gender Pay Gap; 84bn Pounds Brexit Black Hole Warning -

theguardian.com   Graeme Wearden 10m ago 10:52 Here’s our news story on today’s report into UK pay: 15m ago 10:46 Gender pay gap: the details Britain’s gender pay pay varies, depending how many hours people work each week. For part time jobs, women actually get paid more on average than men. The ONS says: For jobs where the number of paid hours worked by an employee is between 10 and 30, more women work in these jobs and the gender pay gap is in favour of women. But the dial shifts the other way, once you look at full time jobs - where the gender pay gap is in favour of men. This chart shows how men get paid more for doing jobs that are predominantly done by men: Photograph: ONS And this tweet shows how men still dominate senior positions, and on the factory floor, while women do the majority of administrative and caring positions. ONS (@ONS) Women more likely to work in low

The Guardian | World | Europe | Syria: Anger as Spain Lets Russian Warships Refuel on Way to Back AQllepo Bombing - October 26, 2

theguardian.com Spain is facing criticism for reportedly preparing to allow the refuelling of Russian warships en route to bolstering the bombing campaign against the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo .

RT Keiser Report: Clinton 2.0 (E984) - October 25, 2016

RT Keiser Report: Keiser Report: Double Government (E983): Originally Published on October 22, 2016

FROM GATA | THE GHATA DISPATCH:: Chinese Miners In Talks for Stake in Barrick¿s Veladero Mine, Reuters Says

Chinese miners in talks for stake in Barrick's Veladero mine, Reuters says Submitted by cpowell on 12:01AM ET Wednesday, October 26, 2016 .  By John Tilak and Nicole Mordant Reuters Tuesday , Otober 25, 2016

From The SEC: Litigation Release: TelexFree, Inc. et al.; Carlos Nataniel Wanzeler and James Matthew Merrill - October 25, 2016

U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Litigation Release No. 23678 / October 25, 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission v. TelexFree, Inc. et al. , No. 1:14-cv-11858-DJC (D. Mass. filed Apr. 15, 2014)

From The FTC Press Release: Federal Judge Approves FTC Order for Owners of Certain Volkswagen and Audi “Clean” Diesels to Receive Compensation - October 25, 2016. on October 25, 2016

A federal district court judge in San Francisco today signed a $10 billion settlement order , starting the formal process for owners of certain Volkswagen and Audi 2.0 liter diesel cars to receive compensation for the vehicles they bought.

From The FRB Press Release: Federal Reserve Board Approves Fee Schedule for Federal Reserve Bank Priced Services - October 25, 2016

  Press Release Release Date: October 25, 2016 The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday announced the approval of fee schedules, effective January 3, 2017, for payment services the Federal Reserve Banks provide to depository institutions (priced services).

NYT | Technology: AT & T Cheeerleading Squad For Merger: Nearly 100 Lobbyist - October 25, 2016

nytimes.com   Cecilia Kang and Eric Lipton But navigating this transaction will be a test of just how much influence AT&T has in Washington these days, especially as it tries to persuade antitrust officials at the United States Department of Justice, who will be crucial in approving the deal. The task may be particularly tricky as AT&T’s lobbying team undergoes a transition after losing its longtime leader, James W. Cicconi, a former aide to President George H. W. Bush.

Wall Street Closing Report on October 25, 2016: Stocks Close Lower After Mixed Earnings Results; Consumer Stocks Fall 1%

cnbc.com   Fred Imbert   U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday as one of the busiest days of the earnings season got under way, while oil prices slipped.

European Markets Closing Report on October 25, 2016: European Markets Lose Ground; Pud Ahead of Carney Speech

cnbc.com   Silvia Amaro, Sam Meredith   FTSE FTSE 7017.64 31.24 0.45% 861957406 DAX DAX 10757.31 -3.86 -0.04% 92480484 CAC CAC 4540.84 -11.74 -0.26% 93909228 IBEX 35