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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett to retire from Kraft Heinz board

(Reuters) – Kraft Heinz Co mentioned on Friday billionaire investor Warren Buffett has determined to retire from the corporate’s board following the top of his time period in April to cut back journey commitments. H.J. Heinz Co, backed by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Brazil’s non-public fairness agency 3G Capital, acquired Kraft Meals Group in […]

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With charges nonetheless low, Fed officers fret over subsequent U.S. recession

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers fretted on Friday that they may face the subsequent U.S. recession with nearly the identical arsenal of insurance policies used within the final downturn and, with rates of interest nonetheless comparatively low, these is not going to pack the identical punch. Within the midst of an unprecedented management […]

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Unique: Nordstrom household group finalizing take-private supply – sources

(Reuters) – Nordstrom Inc’s (JWN.N) founding household group is finalizing plans to submit a proposal to take the U.S. division retailer operator non-public, individuals acquainted with the matter mentioned on Friday. Nordstrom is about to obtain the supply because it prepares to report fourth-quarter earnings on March 1 and replace buyers on its monetary efficiency […]

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Geely chairman builds $9 billion stake in Germany’s Daimler

BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The chairman of Chinese language carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has constructed a 9.69 % stake in Mercedes-Benz proprietor Daimler (DAIGn.DE), filings confirmed on Friday, demonstrating a shift in technique by Chinese language traders looking for entry to new expertise. Two sources conversant in the pondering of Li Shufu stated his transfer to build […]

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Fed sees charge hikes on monitor; continued U.S. development

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve, trying previous a latest inventory market sell-off and concern about inflation, mentioned it sees regular development persevering with and no critical dangers on the horizon the may pause its deliberate tempo of charge hikes. “The financial growth continues to be supported by regular job good points, rising family […]

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VW’s profitability might take successful from electrical car shift

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) stated profitability might take successful this yr because the carmaker invests billions of euros in electrical autos (EVs) and launches a raft of latest fashions. Europe’s largest automotive group, which reported report 2017 earnings on Friday, stated it anticipated a return on gross sales for 2018 of between 6.5 and […]