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Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Virtual currency bitcoin dipped slightly from the previous session’s record highs on Tuesday, after a month of whirlwind and volatile gains leading up to the launch of bitcoin futures on the weekend. A Bitcoin (virtual currency) coin is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, Read More

Celebrities rally around bullied schoolboy

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Celebrities including Chris Evans, Snoop Dogg and Mark Hamill have offered support to a young boy being bullied at school. Keaton Jones’ mother recorded a video of him crying after he asked her to pick him up because he was scared to go to lunch, because he is being picked on. Keaton, from Tennessee, said: Read More

US Gulf Coast distillates flows to Europe around 280,000 mt for December

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on US Gulf Coast distillates flows to Europe around 280,000 mt for December
Distillates flows fixed to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean from the US Gulf Coast for December are currently around 280,000 mt, according to data from cFlow, S&P Global Platts’ trade flow software. November landed volume is in the region of 1.3 million mt, according to cFlow. Only three vessels carrying distillates left the US Gulf Read More

Mexico creates marine reserve around islands called 'Galapagos of North America'

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Mexico creates marine reserve around islands called 'Galapagos of North America'
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation of giant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of species endemic to the area. Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto designated on Friday the Revillagigedo Archipelago, located some Read More

‘Palestinians like football being kicked around by regional players’

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It would be absolutely devastating to the Palestinian question to consider normalizing relations with Israel before addressing the Palestinian question, Saeed Nimr, Professor of political sciences at Birzeit University, told RT. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tel Aviv is looking to expand its covert operations with a number of Arab nations. IDF (Israeli Defense Read More

Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm. Authorities in Britain and the United States, two top Uber markets, as well as Read More

Link between growth in economic activity and electricity use is changing around the world

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Link between growth in economic activity and electricity use is changing around the world
November 20, 2017 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, World Bank Growth in economic activity (measured as gross domestic product) has tended historically to be coupled with increases in electricity use as populations grow and generate more goods and services. However, more recently this relationship has been decoupling in many countries. The amount of decoupling in Read More

Norway idea to exit oil stocks is `shot heard around the world'

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By Joe Ryan and Anna Hirtenstein on 11/17/2017 NEW YORK and LONDON (Bloomberg) — Norway’s proposal to sell off $35 billion in oil and gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled heft to a once-grassroots movement to enlist Investors in the fight against climate change. The Nordic nation’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said Thursday that Read More

US Gulf Coast distillates flows to Europe around 1.2 million mt for November

4 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on US Gulf Coast distillates flows to Europe around 1.2 million mt for November
Distillates flows to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean from the US Gulf Coast for November arrival total around 1.2 million mt, according to data Monday from cFlow, S&P Global PLATTS trade flow software. It was the first time the flow has exceeded 1 million mt since the advent of Hurricane Harvey in late August. Sources Read More

NWE gasoline flows to North America at around 284,000 mt for November: Platts cFlow

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on NWE gasoline flows to North America at around 284,000 mt for November: Platts cFlow
Gasoline flows to the US and east coast of Canada from Europe and arriving in November amount to around 284,000 mt so far, according to data from cFlow, S&P Global PLATTS trade flow software. Six vessels carrying gasoline left Northwest Europe over the past eight days to go to North America, all Medium Range tankers. Read More