U.S. rejects Avenatti claim that ‘document dump’ justifies Nike trial delay

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti’s claim that…

New Boeing chief executive: planemaker can be ‘much better’

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s <BA.N> new chief executive, David Calhoun, assumed the…

Wall Street hits record, boosted by trade and earnings optimism

By Noel Randewich (Reuters) – Apple, Alphabet and other tech favorites propelled Wall Street to record…

Treasury’s Mnuchin to head U.S. delegation to Davos conclave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will lead a group of U.S. officials who…

U.S. coal-fired power plants closing fast despite Trump’s pledge of support for industry

By Scott DiSavino (Reuters) – U.S. coal-fired power plants shut down at the second-fastest pace on…

Climate change to be key element in next Canadian budget: finance minister

By Kelsey Johnson OTTAWA (Reuters) – Climate change will be a key element in Canada’s next…

U.S. to withdraw designation of China as currency manipulator: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to lift its designation of China as a currency…

Stocks hit record ahead of U.S.-China trade deal, dollar gains

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bond yields edged higher while a gauge of global…

Amazon to ramp up counterfeit reporting to law enforcement

By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is planning to give more data on counterfeit goods…

U.S. gave Britain new evidence of ‘madness’ of using Huawei in 5G network: report

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. government officials presented the British government with new evidence on Monday about…

Fed on hold, but will financial risks matter?

By Howard Schneider and Jonnelle Marte (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials may be in broad…

Oil falls 1% as focus shifts to high U.S. fuel stocks

By Collin Eaton HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell about 1% on Monday as Middle East…