The Italian right-wing bloc ready for electoral victory: five questions for the markets

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in MILAN, 19 Sept. (Reuters) – Italy’s right-wing bloc looks set to win a majority in both houses of parliament in next Sunday’s elections, at a time when soaring energy prices and rising interest rates create challenges increasing for the heavily indebted state. Giorgia Meloni, leader … Read more

Analysis: Porsche poses a governance dilemma for investors considering the IPO

A Porsche logo can be seen outside a Porsche car dealership, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Brussels, Belgium, May 28, 2020. REUTERS / Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Leadership structure is a concern for some Others cite a small fraction of the shares offered The IPO may … Read more

Germany takes control of the Russian-owned refinery during the energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The German energy industry falters after the war in Ukraine The German regulator now has control of the Schwedt refinery The Schwedt refinery is a major fuel source for Berlin PKN interested in controlling stake in refinery – sources BERLIN, 16 Sept. (Reuters) – Germany … Read more

US equities slide as yields rise, the Fed in the center

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The Fed looms large markets, the dollar goes up Oil collapses on demand concerns, US rail strike averted Treasury yields rise as oil gold plummets NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – Wall Street indices were firmly in the red after an unstable start to Thursday’s … Read more

The northeastern United States faces potential energy shortages as railways begin to close

Unused oil tank wagons are pictured on the tracks of the Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad outside Hinsdale, New York on August 24, 2015. Photo taken August 24, 2015. REUTERS / Lindsay DeDario / file Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (Reuters) – Some trains … Read more

Biden, unions, railroad executives fight for a deal as closure looms

DETROIT / LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late Wednesday to head off a potential rail closure that could disrupt freight shipments and prevent supplies of food and fuel. but a small union refused a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger travel. Railways, including Union Pacific (UNP.N), … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US weighs China’s sanctions to discourage Taiwan’s action, Taiwan presses the EU

TAIPEI / FRANKFURT / WASHINGTON, Sep 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to dissuade it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same , according to sources familiar with the discussions. The sources said the separate Washington … Read more

The Fed has seen it become more aggressive with the roar of inflation

Sep 13 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is likely to raise U.S. borrowing costs faster and further than previously expected, after Tuesday’s data showed underlying inflation widening rather than slowing as expected. Overall consumer prices rose 0.1% last month from July – economists were expecting a decline – and gained 8.3% over the previous year … Read more

The eyes of the EU are forcing fossil fuel companies to help consumers survive the energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in BRUSSELS, Sep 12 (Reuters) – Fossil fuel companies may have to share their excess profits to help European households and industries cope with scorching energy bills, a European Union draft plan showed on Monday how the cost of “war.” energy “of the West with Russia … Read more

Truly autonomous cars might be impossible without a helpful human touch

MILTON KEYNES, England, Sept. 12 (Reuters) – Autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have raised tens of billions of dollars on the promise to develop self-driving cars, but industry executives and experts say human supervisors may be needed. remotely to help distressed robot drivers. The central premise of autonomous vehicles – that computers and artificial intelligence will … Read more