WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that a Dec. 15 deadline is still in place to impose a new round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods, but President Donald Trump likes where trade talks with China are going. FILE PHOTO: Director of the National Economic Council Larry
FILE PHOTO: Lufthansa flight attendants gather at a strike of the airline’s cabin crew union (UFO) at Frankfurt Airport, Germany November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Cabin crew union UFO on Thursday said that wage talks it held with Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) ended without results, adding that it would now prepare for industrial
LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday on hopes of progress toward a trade agreement between the United States and China, the world’s biggest oil users, and predictions of a draw in U.S. crude inventories. FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz/File Photo Brent crude
FILE PHOTO: T-Mobile CEO John Legere speaks to guests during their company’s Un-carrier 9.0 event in New York, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (Reuters) – WeWork is in talks with T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) Chief Executive Officer John Legere to take over as the head of the office-sharing start-up, the Wall Street Journal reported here
SEOUL (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build-up in U.S. crude stockpiles, but expectations for an easing of trade tensions between the United State and China capped losses. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S. February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Brent crude futures LCOc1
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand that Beijing commit to big purchases of American farm products has become a major sticking point in talks to end the Sino-U.S. trade war, according to several people briefed on the negotiations. Trump has said publicly that China could buy as much as $50 billion of U.S.
(Reuters) – About 300,000 students in Chicago will miss classes for an eighth day on Monday, as the teachers’ union and public school district failed over the weekend to resolve a deadlock in contract talks over class sizes, support staff levels and pay. FILE PHOTO: Teachers protest during a rally and march on the first
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Saturday that conversations with Saudi Arabia on a nuclear program are going forward. The world’s top oil exporter had said
CLEVELAND (Reuters) – A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be valued at up to $50 billion. A view of the statue standing in front of the U.S.
FILE PHOTO: A “UAW On Strike” sign is seen during a rally outside the shuttered General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – The union representing the 48,000 workers who have been striking General Motors Co (GM.N) for
(Reuters) – WeWork is locked in negotiations this week with its largest shareholder, Softbank Group Corp (9984.T), over a new $1 billion investment to enable the shared office space company to go through a major restructuring, according to sources familiar with discussions. FILE PHOTO: A WeWork logo is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New
DETROIT (Reuters) – Talks for a new four-year labor contract between General Motors Co (GM.N) and its striking workers cooled after the United Auto Workers rejected the largest U.S. automaker’s latest offer on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: General Motors assembly workers and their supporters gather to picket outside the General Motors Bowling Green plant during the
FILE PHOTO: General Motors assembly workers and their supporters gather to picket outside the General Motors Bowling Green plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Bowling Green, Kentucky, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – As the U.S. strike by the United Auto Workers union against General Motors Co
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow held out hope on Friday for progress in opening China’s financial services markets to American companies in trade talks next week, adding the U.S. team was heading into them “open-minded.” FILE PHOTO: Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow speaks to the media at the
FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors plant in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) and United Auto Workers (UAW) said they will continue talks on a new labor deal on Monday, as a strike by the union’s members enters its