U.S. Republicans craft tax deal, final votes seen next week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.
Wall Street mixed as financials drag after Fed rate hike
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Wednesday pressured by the financial sector after the Federal Reserve announced a widely expected interest rate hike but kept its rate outlook for coming years even as it projected faster U.S. economic growth.
Fed lifts interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term acceleration in U.S. economic growth.
Exclusive: Saudi Aramco to push ahead with market share, expansion strategy - CEO
DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, aims to regain its lost market share after the OPEC-led supply-cut pact ends and plans to push ahead with a downstream expansion strategy to be on par with Big Oil, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
U.S. court removes creditor hurdle to a Westinghouse bankruptcy plan
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge shot down on Wednesday a request by creditors of Westinghouse Electric Co LLC for a bigger role in the nuclear technology company's bankruptcy just days after its parent company Toshiba Corp <6502.T> proposed a restructuring plan.
Airbus leadership under fire as crisis deepens
TOULOUSE/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus is engulfed in a fresh bout of speculation over the future of senior managers as corruption probes rattle the aerospace company and add fuel to a long-running clash of egos at the top, people familiar with the group said.
Ford to shift midsize sedan production out of Mexico: sources
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co has told suppliers it plans to shift production of midsize Fusion and Mondeo sedans out of Mexico and Spain in 2020 and move it to China, three sources said on Wednesday.
Dutch-Belgian supermarket to battle Amazon on two fronts
ZAANDAM, Netherlands (Reuters) - Unlike investors who sold off rival food retail stocks in response to Amazon's plan to buy Whole Foods, Ahold Delhaize boss Dick Boer took the news in stride.
Lockheed Martin may top Boeing in race to supply Canada jets: experts
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's decision to make it harder for Boeing Co
to win a major jet order hands rival plane maker Lockheed Martin Corp an advantage in capturing the contract, defense experts said on Wednesday.
Delta may place order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets: sources
PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines
looked close on Wednesday to placing an order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets in a boost for the European planemaker as it tries to narrow a 2017 order gap against Boeing , two people familiar with the matter said.