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Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn’t have to exclude growth stocks

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(Reuters) – The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don’t need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China. Some investors are seeking safety in domestic U.S. growth stocks ranging from software and online Read More

India explodes 500-kg bomb as tit-for-tat tests raise tensions with Pakistan

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While the leaders and top diplomats of India and Pakistan exchanged polite pleasantries in recent days, their respective militaries have been testing powerful weapons, raising the stakes in their decades-long conflict. India announced Friday that it had successfully tested a guided 500-kilogram bomb, capable of correcting its flight path with steering rudders during the free-fall Read More

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn’t have to exclude growth stocks

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(Reuters) – The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don’t need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China. Some investors are seeking safety in domestic U.S. growth stocks ranging from software and online Read More

SPI Energy Co., Ltd. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq’s Compliance Letter

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HONG KONG and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (“SPI Energy” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SPI), a global provider of renewable energy solutions and crypto-miner hosting services for residential, commercial and utility customers, today announced that it received a letter (the “Letter”) from the Hearings Panel (the “Panel”) Read More

World Bank ranks Ukraine as one of the poorest nations in Europe & beyond

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Ukraine is rated as one of the poorest countries in Europe and Central Asia when it comes to GDP per capita, according to the country’s key creditor, the World Bank. The agency placed the nation on the same level as Moldova, Armenia and Georgia, saying that it would take Ukraine more than 50 years to Read More

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions

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DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country. The unidentified Russian was found carrying four critically endangered Eurasian otters and 10 scorpions in a box stocked with food and milk on Thursday, Read More

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests

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(Reuters) – Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes. The phenomenon is created by swarms of fireflies that are able to illuminate at the Read More

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

In Vietnam’s booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up

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HANOI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green. FILE PHOTO: Power-generating windmill turbines are pictured at a wind park in Read More

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world’s two largest economies would reach a settlement soon. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of the Read More