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Dollar steadies after stumble, sterling rides out Brexit ruling (Reuters) After U.S. exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade deal (Reuters) U.K. Court Rules Brexit Trigger Needs Parliamentary Vote (BBG) Brexit plans unlikely to be slowed by Article 50 defeat (Reuters) Health Secretary Nominee Proposed Bill Benefiting Puerto Rico Investments (WSJ) How Trump Would Rework Nafta—and What Mexico, Canada Want in Return (BBG) Trump calls for more U.S. auto jobs, factories ahead of CEO meeting (Reuters) Belarus Businessman Said to Be Indirect Source on Trump Dossier? 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Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year reign as Formula One's commercial supremo ended on Monday with the sport's new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old Briton with American Chase Carey. British spy chief Robert Hannigan said on Monday he was stepping down as head of Britain's intelligence eavesdropping service GCHQ. Sources close to Hannigan, 51, said the decision was taken for personal reasons NYT - President Donald Trump upended America's traditional, bipartisan trade policy on Monday as he formally abandoned the ambitious, 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership brokered by his predecessor. http://nyti.ms/2jWq1lP - At a meeting with the leaders of several construction and building trade unions, President Trump reiterated on Monday his interest in directing hundreds of billions of dollars to infrastructure investments, some of it from the federal government, union officials said. http://nyti.ms/2jWuEfE - Yahoo Inc said on Monday that it now expected the sale of its core businesses to Verizon Communications Inc to close no sooner than April, a delay from its earlier intention to conclude the deal in the first quarter. http://nyti.ms/2jWzA4h - A federal judge ruled on Monday that a $37 billion merger between the health insurance giants Aetna Inc and Humana Inc should not be allowed to go through on antitrust grounds, siding with the Justice Department, which had been seeking to block the deal. http://nyti.ms/2jWr05K - President Trump used his first official meeting with congressional leaders on Monday to falsely claim that millions of unauthorized immigrants had robbed him of a popular vote majority. http://nyti.ms/2jWyUf7 - Representative Mike Pompeo of Kansas earned approval to lead the Central Intelligence Agency and Rex Tillerson, the secretary of state nominee, cleared a key Senate hurdle to all but assure his own confirmation. http://nyti.ms/2jWHDOn Canada THE GLOBE AND MAIL ** Japan-based automakers in Canada are urging the federal government to resume talks with Japan on a bilateral trade deal in the wake of the new Trump government pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. https://tgam.ca/2jTK6Ja ** Potential private equity buyers appear to be steering clear of hockey and baseball equipment maker Performance Sports Group Ltd, clearing the field for a $575 million bid for the company from Sagar Capital Partners LP and Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. https://tgam.ca/2jTHk6P ** Vancouver's Kindred Systems Inc has hired Jim Liefer, who was vice president of operations for Wal-Mart's online business from 2004-10 before spending six years as COO of U.S. online furniture retailer One Kings Lane Inc. Mr. Liefer will work out of Kindred's San Francisco office, where most of its 37 employees are located. https://tgam.ca/2jTKQ0G NATIONAL POST ** An ongoing dispute between Uber Technologies Inc and its drivers has reached Canada, with a proposed class-action lawsuit that claims Uber drivers are employees who are entitled to minimum wage, overtime and vacation pay. http://bit.ly/2jTUpwH ** The federal New Democratic Party has scheduled a leadership debate for early March, even though there are still no official candidates to lead the party. http://bit.ly/2jTL2NI ** The department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs is one of two ministries - the other is democratic reform - that did not get a passing mark on a "deliverology" report card that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet were expected to review as they began two days of meetings on Monday in Calgary. http://bit.ly/2jTTcFH Britain The Times * EDF has raised the spectre of delays or cost overruns to its 18 billion pound ($22.52 billion) Hinkley Point nuclear plant as a result of Brexit, warning that any restrictions to trade and movement of labour could hamper the delivery of energy projects. http://bit.ly/2jqJAPN * Royal Dutch Shell's exploration chief, Ceri Powell, is to step down after seven years, as the energy company cuts back on drilling new wells. http://bit.ly/2jqGWJI The Guardian * Amsterdam mayor's office has been in negotiations with American and Japanese banks, along with fintech firms and other specialist finance firms, about moving staff and operations from London as a consequence of the UK's vote to leave the European Union, the city's deputy mayor told the Guardian. http://bit.ly/2jqJZ4L * Lloyds Banking Group suffered 48-hour online attack this month as cybercriminals attempted to block access to 20 million UK accounts. http://bit.ly/2jqFpUd The Telegraph * Sports Direct has cut its ties with three City banks amid speculation that tycoon Mike Ashley is reining in his appetite for dealmaking and conquering overseas markets. The sportswear giant announced that it had dumped Goldman Sachs, Citi and Haitong (formerly known as Espirito Santo) from its roster of brokers. http://bit.ly/2jqMbcA * BP has started up one of its first major projects in the Gulf of Mexico since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, almost a year ahead of schedule and $150 million under budget.http://bit.ly/2jqPNLu Sky News * Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of Formula One after almost 40 years in the driving seat. The news was confirmed by Liberty Media as it said it had completed its takeover of the sport after snapping up shares from private equity firm CVC last year. http://bit.ly/2jqNBDQ * M&G Investments, the giant asset manager owned by Prudential, will end its headline sponsorship of the Chelsea Flower Show after this year's event in May, according to Sky News. http://bit.ly/2jqQXH5 The Independent * British Prime Minister Theresa May will be ready to publish the key piece of legislation that will set Britain on the road to Brexit by the end of this week, according to the Independent. http://ind.pn/2jqHRdj * Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy, according to a report by think tank EY Item Club. http://ind.pn/2jqyESo
Magnolia LNG -- a developer of an 8mn mt/yr or larger LNG export terminal project in Lake Charles in Louisiana that is wholly-owned by Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd (LNGL) -- has signed a heads of agreement to supply 4mn metric tons/yr of LNG for 20 years to India's Vessel Gasification Solutions. VGS...
Zions (ZION) reported fourth-quarter 2016 earnings of 60 cents per share, which handily surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 52 cents.
American Airlines (AAL) is scheduled to unveil its fourth-quarter 2016 results on Jan 27.
DuPont's (DD) fourth-quarter adjusted earnings topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate while sales missed.