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October 26, 2018 2:23 PM Volcker Sees Fed Rate Increases, Strong Regulations as Key to Stable Growth

The former central-bank chief reflects on economic life lessons ahead of his new book, ‘Keeping At It’ The strong performance of the U.S. economy supports the Federal Reserve’s policy of gradually lifting interest rates, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker said. A decade of accommodative central-bank policy has created conditions that could lead to speculative 78

October 23, 2018 12:06 AM States Are Cleared to Allow Less-Comprehensive Health Plans

Trump administration would let federal subsidies cover plans that don’t meet ACA rules WASHINGTON—States will be allowed to offer less-comprehensive health plans yet still qualify for federal subsidies under a new Trump administration policy that will let them skirt key regulations under the Affordable Care Act. The change, announced by the Department 54

October 22, 2018 1:45 PM Airlines Face Rising Fuel Costs. Blame Cruise Ships

Shipowners are expected to switch next year to cleaner diesel, which could send jet-fuel costs—and ticket prices—higher Airline fuel budgets are about to get squeezed by unlikely competitors. Next year, shipowners around the world are expected to start switching to cleaner-burning diesel fuel, part of global regulations taking effect in 2020 aimed at reducing 137

October 19, 2018 10:44 PM Saudi King Salman orders formation of committee headed by crown prince: SPA

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered the restructuring of the command of the general intelligence agency under the supervision of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the official Saudi press agency said on Saturday. The agency added the order also included updating regulations, determining the agency’s powers, and evaluating its methods 69

October 18, 2018 10:54 PM White House Seeks to Slow Rollout of Rules for Cleaner Ship Fuels

International regulations, set to take effect in 2020, would require lower sulfur levels in marine fuel The Trump administration is pushing to ease the rollout of new international rules to power commercial ships with environmentally cleaner fuels, fearing the measures will drive up costs for consumers and businesses. The rules, set roughly a decade 72

October 18, 2018 9:02 AM Singapore charges men, firms over North Korea luxury goods sanctions breaches

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore charged a citizen, a North Korean and three companies in court on Thursday with supplying prohibited luxury items to North Korea, the latest example of sanctions breaches in the wealthy Asian city-state. Police said Chong Hock Yen, 58, and North Korean Li Hyin, 30, were charged with infringing U. N. sanctions regulations 59

October 18, 2018 2:09 AM Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana Offers a Test Case for Other Countries

Supply constraints and regulations will likely slow the retail rollout OTTAWA—Canada became the largest country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana on Wednesday, a potentially watershed moment for a nascent cannabis industry that is banking on showing the drug can be safely regulated. The first Group of Seven country to embrace legalization 49

October 17, 2018 12:01 AM Trump administration touts effort to undo regulations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said late on Tuesday it has withdrawn or delayed more than 2,200 regulatory actions since taking office in January 2017 as it vows to reduce the role of government. The White House on Wednesday is releasing its biannual status report on governmental regulatory efforts said in the budget year that ended 113

October 16, 2018 12:30 PM What’s a Service Business? That’s Now a Multibillion-Dollar Tax Question

Companies with a 20% cut on the line ask the IRS to loosen rules for how much services they can provide before losing eligibility WASHINGTON—For Extraco Banks of central Texas, the 2017 tax law that promised a 20% deduction is turning into something of a headache. S-corporation banks such as Extraco technically qualify for the break. But under proposed 85

October 16, 2018 7:10 AM Conor McGregor's a 'Quitter,' Doesn't Deserve Rematch, Says Khabib's Manager

QUITTERS DON'T DESERVE REMATCHES ... so says Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager who says Conor McGregor fought so poorly at UFC 229 that he doesn't deserve another crack at the champ. "This guy, he quit," Ali Abdelaziz tells TMZ Sports ... "How are we gonna give a guy a rematch? He's a bitch." Remember, Khabib dominated the fight -- and ultimately forced 79