UK shoppers rein in spending to cap grim 2019 for retailers: BRC

By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) – British shoppers cut back on spending in late 2019, rounding…

Wall Street rises but ends well off day’s highs amid renewed Middle East jitters

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday, but the day’s…

World Bank trims 2020 growth forecast amid slow recovery for trade, investment

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank on Wednesday trimmed its global growth forecasts…

Walmart opened 134 stores in Mexico in 2019, biggest expansion in six years

By Daina Beth Solomon MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Walmart last year launched its biggest expansion in…

JPMorgan Chase raises fee on popular Sapphire Reserve credit card

NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co <JPM.N> said on Wednesday it was raising the…

Exclusive: China suspends national rollout of ethanol mandate – sources

By Hallie Gu, Muyu Xu and Shivani Singh BEIJING (Reuters) – China has suspended its plan…

U.S. outlines strong support for self-driving cars at CES

By David Shepardson LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday signaled strong support for…

Oil slides, stocks soar as Mideast conflict worries fade

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices tumbled and equity markets soared on Wednesday…

Deere bets on cost cuts, services push to boost profits

By Rajesh Kumar Singh CHICAGO (Reuters) – Deere & Co. <DE.N> on Wednesday said it will…

Oil dives as U.S., Iran tensions ease and on U.S. crude build

By Scott DiSavino NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil futures fell more than 4% on Wednesday in…

Former Nissan chief Ghosn says he was brutally taken from his family

TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan head Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday said he was brutally taken from…

Takata recalls 10 million U.S. replacement air bag inflators

By David Shepardson (Reuters) – Takata is recalling 10 million replacement air bag inflators in the…