Bernanke: Fed has ample clout to fight downturn if toolkit used properly

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve still has enough clout to fight a future…

France to have growth of 1.3% in 2019 and 2020: Le Maire tells paper

PARIS (Reuters) – French economic growth should come in at 1.3 percent for both 2019 and…

Ghosn fled Japan after security firm hired by Nissan stopped surveillance

By Maki Shiraki TOKYO (Reuters) – Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn left his Tokyo residence after…

Ghosn used our jets illegally in escape from Japan, Turkish company says

By Ezgi Erkoyun and Makiko Yamazaki ISTANBUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – A Turkish private jet operator said on…

Amazon considers opening stores in Germany: report

BERLIN (Reuters) – Amazon.com <AMZN.O> is considering opening stores in Germany, its second biggest market after…

Fed policymakers broadly see eye to eye on 2020 outlook

By Howard Schneider, Ann Saphir and Jonnelle Marte SAN DIEGO/BALTIMORE (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers who…

Exclusive: Weakened by sanctions, Venezuela’s PDVSA cedes oilfield operations to foreign firms

By Stefanie Eschenbacher, Marianna Parraga and Luc Cohen (Reuters) – Venezuelan state company PDVSA is letting…

U.S. office vacancy rate rises marginally in fourth quarter: Reis

(Reuters) – The U.S. office vacancy rate rose marginally to 16.8% in the fourth quarter from…

Take Five: Crude awakening

(Reuters) – 1/OIL BACK ON THE BOIL Geopolitics is back in the driving seat. The U.S.…

Fed’s Mester, who warned of inflation risks, says current policy ‘well calibrated’

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester, among the Fed policymakers most…

Police body camera maker Axon sues U.S. FTC over antitrust litigation

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Axon Enterprise Inc <AAXN.O> on Friday sued the U.S. Federal Trade…

Analyst View: What rising Middle East tensions mean for oil market

(Reuters) – The United States launched an air strike against a leading Iranian military commander on…