Jan.16 (Bloomberg) -- Mexican mining-union leader and newly installed Senator Napoleon Gomez Urrutia is ready to take on companies that he says don’t pay enough taxes, pollute the environment and enjoy concessions he deems are too long. Mining shares tumbled.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- Optimism is waning among U.S. businesses as they grapple with the government shutdown, trade disputes, higher borrowing costs and a volatile stock market.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- A top drug trafficker for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán testified in federal court on Tuesday that the infamous Mexican drug lord paid a $100 million bribe in October 2012 to Mexico’s then-President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- Prime Minister Theresa May’s sporting hero is an English cricketer named Geoffrey Boycott, a long-retired player who was renowned for an unflashy, dogged approach to a game that is regarded as impenetrable to outsiders.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in her government Wednesday, freeing her to restart the grinding process of trying to find a compromise Brexit deal that Parliament can approve.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- The European Union Wednesday set restrictions on steel imports to manage the fallout from disruptive U.S. trade policies, making temporary measures definitive with the unintended consequence of helping cement President Trump’s metals tariffs.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- Amazon.com Inc., which over more than two decades made itself the world’s largest book retailer, has created an unrivaled display window that can catapult titles from obscurity to must-reads.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- The possibility of a global recession ranks as the top concern on the minds of corporate leaders as they head into 2019, according to a new survey of chief executives from the Conference Board, a business research group.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- The French state has asked Renault SA to call a board meeting in the coming days to name a successor to the car maker’s jailed chairman and chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, the country’s finance minister said Wednesday.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- When the partial government shutdown began, Mark Patton, the chief operating officer of HSG LLC, wasn’t too worried. But 25 days later, the longest government shutdown in U.S. history has all but cut off revenue to the 160-employee federal contracting firm, pitching it into crisis.
A Jan.16 (Bloomberg) -- Mexico is joining a rush of emerging-market bond issuers who are taking advantage of the optimistic mood at the beginning of the year to issue debt.
Jan.16 (Dow Jones) -- Even as a Brexit deadline looms, financial markets seemed to yawn in the face of Theresa May’s historic loss in the U.K. Parliament. Betting markets on the other hand may better explain the much altered landscape when it comes to Brexit.