WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-led Congress averted a U.S. government shutdown on Friday and gave lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through Sept. 30, with tricky issues like defense spending still unresolved.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. gasoline demand fell 2.4 percent in February from a year earlier, the second straight monthly decline, according to data released on Friday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that suggested the market may have trouble repeating last year’s record volumes.
(Reuters) – Shaw Communications is looking for a buyer for ViaWest, the U.S. data center company it bought three years ago, according to people familiar with the matter, as the Canadian cable company continues to shed assets it considers non-core.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Don’t look for the outperformance of growth stocks to fade any time soon, as long as corporate earnings continue to improve and hopes remain for stronger economic growth.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked health insurer Anthem Inc’s bid to merge with Cigna , upholding a lower court’s decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare.
MONTREAL/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Canada’s Bombardier Inc hit back on Friday at rival U.S. planemaker Boeing Co’s claim that it sold jets well below cost to win market share in the United States, the latest sign of increasing trade tensions between the two countries.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A funny thing happened on Wall Street in Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the White House: Shares of companies that got closest to the president lagged the market’s march higher.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter as consumer spending almost stalled, but a surge in business investment and wage growth suggested activity would regain momentum as the year progresses.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc is recruiting engineers from Mexico to work on robotics and other automated equipment at its California factory, according to LinkedIn postings viewed by Reuters, part of a hiring push to ready the plant for mass production of the upcoming Model 3.
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