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

Kroger says demand easing after coronavirus stockpiling

Kroger says demand easing after coronavirus stockpiling
(Reuters) – U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co (KR.N) stopped short of raising its annual forecasts on Thursday, saying a coronavirus-driven surge in demand for essential goods was fading as American households reconsider what they have on their shelves. FILE PHOTO: Customers browse grocery store shelves inside Kroger Co.’s Ralphs supermarket amid fears of the global growth of coronavirus cases, in... Read More