U.S. House Democrats unveil $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

U.S. House Democrats unveil $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Thursday unveiled a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that they will seek to pass in coming weeks, arguing it has been made more urgent by the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 18,... Read More

Wall Street oscillates amid COVID-19 spikes, muted data

Wall Street oscillates amid COVID-19 spikes, muted data
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street struggled for direction on Thursday as investors weighed a resurgence in coronavirus infections and the possibility of a new round of shutdowns against data that suggested the U.S. economy might not bounce back with quick, V-shaped recovery. Traders exit the 11 Wall St. door of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York... Read More

Lufthansa investor Thiele seeks talks with German government: Handelsblatt

Lufthansa investor Thiele seeks talks with German government: Handelsblatt
FILE PHOTO: Lufthansa presents its new logo during a press event in a maintenance hangar of the airline at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, Germany February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa’s (LHAG.DE) biggest shareholder, German billionaire Heinz Hermann Thiele, has reached out to Berlin politicians for talks, Handelsblatt said, the latest step in a standoff over... Read More

Trump to nominate lawyer Crenshaw to fill SEC Democratic commissioner slot

Trump to nominate lawyer Crenshaw to fill SEC Democratic commissioner slot
FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump intends to nominate Caroline Crenshaw to fill a Democratic vacancy at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Crenshaw, a senior SEC... Read More

Trump to nominate lawyer Crenshaw to serve as Democratic SEC commissioner

Trump to nominate lawyer Crenshaw to serve as Democratic SEC commissioner
FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump intends to nominate Caroline Crenshaw to fill a Democratic vacancy at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Crenshaw, a senior SEC attorney, would fill... Read More