Amazon.com Inc shares
seesawed on Thursday as investors questioned how the impending
divorce of company founder Jeff Bezos would affect his control
of the most valuable company on Wall Street and its ambitious
Sears Holdings Corp Chairman
Eddie Lampert confirmed on Thursday he has made a new takeover
bid of more than $5 billion for the company, an offer that may
significantly increase the likelihood the U.S. department store
will be able to stay in business.
The French government remains
committed to its push to reform the economy, the head of the
central bank governor said on Thursday, describing a package of
measures to appease a social uprising as "justified".
Federal Reserve Chairman
Jerome Powell said on Thursday the U.S. central bank has the
ability to be patient on policy given inflation is stable,
allowing it to assesses whether the U.S. economy will slow this
year as some in financial markets worry.