Trump proposes cutting Amtrak funding, boosting infrastructure spending

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House budget released on Monday proposed cutting funding…

S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs; Chinese workers return

By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record…

Coronavirus to hit Canadian oil sector as energy project hangs in balance

By David Ljunggren and Fergal Smith OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) – The spreading coronavirus outbreak will hit Canada’s…

U.S. Transportation Dept. IG to audit FAA pilot training requirements after Boeing 737 MAX crashes

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General said on…

Caterpillar says most of its Chinese facilities reopened on February 10

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Caterpillar <CAT.N> reopened most of its facilities in China on Monday after getting…

Fed’s Harker says central bank should hold rates steady for a while

By Jonnelle Marte (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is in good shape and the Federal Reserve…

Brazil soy, iron ore exports slide amid concerns over coronavirus impact

By Roberto Samora and Ana Mano SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s exports of soy and iron…

Sudan seeks U.S. help on subsidy payments, dollar transfers: finance minister

By Khalid Abdelaziz and Aidan Lewis KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan is asking the United States for…

Walmart’s Mexico unit posts 2.7% rise in January same-store sales

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Walmart de Mexico, the country’s biggest retailer, said on Monday that sales…

Safe-havens rise on coronavirus concerns, stocks rebound

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold rose and the dollar hit a four-month high…

Brookfield a potential suitor for Trans Mountain, analyst says

(Reuters) – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP could be a potential buyer of the Canadian government-owned Trans…

Fed’s Daly: Inflation is ‘far better’ a bit above target than below

By Ann Saphir (Reuters) – A top U.S. central banker on Monday called for using new…