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Wall Street closes slightly higher, industrials lead

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday after robust U.S. economic data and some healthy corporate earnings reports. All three major U.S. stock indexes closed in positive territory heading into the three-day weekend. For the holiday-shortened week, the S&P snapped its three-week winning streak, while the Read More

Wall Street gains on positive earnings, upbeat data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Industrials led Wall Street higher on Thursday in the wake of upbeat economic data and a string of healthy corporate earnings. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three major U.S. stock indexes nosed into Read More

Stocks mixed as strong U.S. retail sales offsets weak European manufacturing data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global stocks fell on Thursday after underwhelming manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe, though they pared losses as Wall Street edged higher on strong U.S. retail sales data and earnings from industrial companies. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Read More

Wall Street set for higher open after upbeat retail sales data

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(Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, supported by robust retail sales data, with investors eying the release of a long-awaited Mueller report. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 8, 2019. Read More

Inspire’s ‘Climate Awareness Report’ Finds Consumers Think Green But Act Dirty Due to Lack of Energy Choice

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78% of U.S. population feels actively stressed by potential consequences of climate change Inspire Commits to Change The Climate and Avoid 1 Billion Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030 SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inspire, a clean energy tech company that provides the first smart thermostat powered by clean Read More

‘Sovereign decision of Ecuadoreans’?! Amid street clashes, Moreno denies Assange arrest was revenge

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Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno claimed the expulsion and arrest of Julian Assange had nothing to do with the US pressure or himself seeking revenge for damaging leaks, telling RT these are all insinuations by his predecessor. Assange spent almost seven years holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London until last week, when Moreno abruptly Read More

U.S. trade deficit hits eight-month low on weak Chinese imports

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit fell to an eight-month low in February as imports from China plunged, temporarily providing a boost to President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda and economic growth in the first quarter. FILE PHOTO: A container ship is shown at port in Long Beach, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Read More

Trump vetoes bid to end US aid for Saudis in Yemen

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Donald Trump has vetoed a motion that would have stopped the US providing military aid to Saudi Arabia for their ongoing war in Yemen. Congress had passed a never-before-used war powers resolution in a bid to change White House policy on the conflict, which has raged for four years. Many in Washington have been keen Read More

Trump opens Cuba up to property confiscation lawsuits, angering allies & foes alike

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The Trump administration is set to permit lawsuits against Cuba over property confiscated in the revolution, in a bid to dismantle the ‘troika of tyranny’ resisting Washington’s total dominance in what it sees as its ‘backyard.’ Cubans who fled to the US under Fidel Castro’s government will be able to sue companies using their former Read More

Iranian parliament declares US Central Command a ‘terrorist organization’

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The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has been designated as a “terrorist organization” by the Iranian parliament, in a mirror response to Washington’s blacklisting of Tehran’s Revolutionary Guard. All organizations, institutions and forces under CENTCOM command were acknowledged to be “terrorists” by the overwhelming majority of the Iranian MPs, who approved the contents of the bill, Read More