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Trump says in ‘no rush’ to complete China trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in “absolutely no rush” to finalize a trade agreement with China as U.S. negotiators prepared to continue talks in Washington, saying discussions were continuing “in a very congenial manner.” “We will continue to negotiate with China in the hopes that they do not Read More

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A woman poses for a photo illustration with Read More

Wall St. climbs as jobs data supports upbeat economic outlook

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April coupled with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates. The Nasdaq registered a record high close, while the S&P 500 ended just shy of a record high finish. Read More

Wall St. rises as jobs report supports upbeat economic outlook

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Wall Street bounces on robust job additions in April

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes gained on Friday, as a surge in job additions in April pointed to a solid domestic economy, while a steady rise in wages backed the Federal Reserve’s patient view on interest rate hikes. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Activision forecast miss clouds esports push, shares drop

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(Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc forecast second-quarter adjusted profit below estimates on Thursday, as the videogame maker puts more money into its franchises to battle competition from blockbuster games “Fortnite” and “Apex Legends”. FILE PHOTO: The Activision booth is shown at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017. Read More

Videogame maker Activision’s second-quarter forecast misses, shares fall

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(Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc forecast second-quarter profit below estimates on Thursday, as the videogame maker invests in its core franchises to counter intense competition from games such as “Fortnite” and “Apex Legends”. FILE PHOTO: The Activision booth is shown at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017. Read More

Blizzard clobbers Plains and Midwest after blanketing the U.S. Rockies

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DENVER (Reuters) – A powerful blizzard slammed the U.S. Plains and Midwest on Thursday with heavy snow and fierce winds that caused power outages and closed highways while raising fears of more flooding in the Midwest after a deluge last month. A bicyclist exits the Midtown Greenway bicycle and pedestrian trail during the spring snowstorm Read More

Blizzard forces closure of some U.S. grain processors and elevators

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – A second “bomb cyclone” blizzard hitting the United States was limiting the movement and processing of corn, soybeans and wheat around the Midwest and Plains on Thursday. Grain trader Cargill Inc said it was closing three of its grain handling facilities in Minnesota, two in South Dakota and one in Nebraska on Read More

U.S. blizzard forces closure of some grain processors and elevators

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – The “bomb cyclone” blizzard that hit the United States was limiting the movement and processing of corn, soybeans and wheat around the Midwest and Plains on Thursday. Grain trader Cargill Inc said it was closing three of its grain handling facilities in Minnesota, two in South Dakota and one in Nebraska on Read More