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Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings vs. quarterly

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter.

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Greece set to exit bailout, still faces daunting challenges

ATHENS Greece exits the last of its three bailouts on Aug. 20 and hopes to be able to borrow again in international markets after a nearly nine-year debt crisis that shrank the economy by a quarter and forced it to implement painful austerity measures.

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Exclusive: U.S. seed sellers push for limits on Monsanto, BASF weed killer

CHICAGO America's two biggest independent seed sellers, Beck's Hybrids and Stine Seed, told Reuters they are pushing U.S. environmental regulators to bar farmers from spraying dicamba weed killer during upcoming summers in a potential blow to Bayer AG's Monsanto Co.

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Investors flee risk as bear markets multiply: BAML

LONDON Investors pulled billions from equities this week, shifting into bonds and high dividend-yielding sectors as Turkey's currency crisis sparked a global selloff and emerging markets entered bear territory, an analysis of fund flows showed on Friday.

Wealth, Turkey 8:08am EDT

Air France-KLM shares fall, Dutch pilots threaten to strike

AMSTERDAM/PARIS Air France-KLM shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company's new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline's Dutch pilots threatened to strike over working conditions.

Nordstrom shares climb as e-commerce sales boost quarterly results

Nordstrom Inc's shares surged over 9 percent on Friday, a day after its quarterly same-store sales numbers trounced Wall Street estimates, leaving analysts impressed with the upscale retailer's online channels and its clear inventories.

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