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Business News: Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) Friday declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 47.5 cents per share.  This dividend is payable March 29, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2019. Separately, the board of directors of … Continue reading Business News: Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

Business News: Intercontinental Exchange announces further record trading in TTF Natural Gas, JKM LNG (Platts) Contracts

LONDON (STL.News) – Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced further record trading in TTF Natural Gas and JKM LNG (Platts) contracts. On January 30, 2019, TTF futures hit an open interest (OI) record of 1.04m lots.  TTF futures and options … Continue reading Business News: Intercontinental Exchange announces further record trading in TTF Natural Gas, JKM LNG (Platts) Contracts

Business News: CenterPoint Energy Announces Intent to Voluntarily Delist Outstanding Vectren Utility Holdings Notes from NYSE

HOUSTON, TX (STL.News) CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) today announced that Vectren Utility Holdings, Inc. (VUHI), a wholly owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, has notified the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) of its intention to voluntarily delist VUHI’s 6.10% Senior Notes due December 1, 2035 (NYSE: VVC.HB) (the “Notes”) from the NYSE.  VUHI also intends … Continue reading Business News: CenterPoint Energy Announces Intent to Voluntarily Delist Outstanding Vectren Utility Holdings Notes from NYSE

Investor News: US stock indexes shedding early gains from jobs report

(AP) Major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly lower in late-afternoon trading Friday as enthusiasm over a surge in hiring in January was tempered by a weak revenue forecast by Amazon. Losses in retailers, led by Amazon, outweighed gains in energy stocks, banks and technology companies, placing the benchmark S&P 500 index on track to break … Continue reading Investor News: US stock indexes shedding early gains from jobs report

Business News: Zions Bancorporation Board Declares Dividends and Additional Capital Actions

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (STL.News) – Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION) announced today that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share, payable February 21, 2019 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2019. Additionally, the Board approved a plan to purchase up to $275 million of common shares … Continue reading Business News: Zions Bancorporation Board Declares Dividends and Additional Capital Actions

Business News: Deutsche Bank struggles to rebound, merger rumors hit shares

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany’s struggling Deutsche Bank suffered another loss in the fourth quarter as it faces a raft of issues including a steeply lower share price, merger speculation and continuing legal questions. The loss of 409 million euros ($469 million) was an improvement from the year-earlier loss of 2.42 billion euros but it … Continue reading Business News: Deutsche Bank struggles to rebound, merger rumors hit shares

Business News: Barbie and National Geographic Announce Global Licensing Agreement

Co-branded Career Product and Content Roll Out to Inspire Exploration Beginning Spring 2019 EL SEGUNDO, CA – Jan. 31, 2019 – Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced a worldwide licensing agreement between its Barbie brand and National Geographic to create a product line and content centered around exploration, science, conservation and research. The Barbie and … Continue reading Business News: Barbie and National Geographic Announce Global Licensing Agreement

CFTC News: CFTC Charges Proprietary Trader, Kevin Crepeau, with Spoofing in Soybean Futures Markets

Washington, DC – Jan. 31, 2019 – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and settling charges against Kevin Crepeau, of Chicago, Illinois, a trader at a proprietary trading firm, for engaging in spoofing in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) soybeans futures market. James McDonald, CFTC’s Director of Enforcement, said, “As … Continue reading CFTC News: CFTC Charges Proprietary Trader, Kevin Crepeau, with Spoofing in Soybean Futures Markets