Here are today’s top stories:

– In Spain, the Consumer Price Index ended 2016 with a year-on-year increase of 1.6% after rising nine tenths in December due to higher transportation costs from more expensive fuel and lubricants.

– The U.S. Department of Justice will open an investigation into how the FBI Director James B. Comey handled Hillary Clinton’s email case.

– The Argentine government has reached an agreement with international banks for a $6 billion loan. It should be repaid in 18 months.

– The U.S. could fine Fiat Chrysler $4.63 billion for secretly violating diesel emissions standards in two of the models produced in the U.S.

Amazon wants to create 100,000 new jobs in the U.S.  over the next year and a half. With these new jobs, the company expects to have more than 280,000 employees by mid-2018.

Contact: Communications