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Oil climbs as Huawei sanctions delay offers sign of trade war truce

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By Alex Nussbaum and Grant Smith on 8/19/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – Oil climbed as the U.S. delayed sanctions against Huawei Technologies, offering a hint of progress in its trade war with China, and a drone attack in Saudi Arabia highlighted simmering Middle East tensions. Futures jumped 2.4% to top $56/bbl in New York on Read More

‘My son was in no rush’: Woman miraculously gives birth to twins with 2.5 months in between

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A woman from Kazakhstan has given birth to two children, two-and-a-half months apart, due to her body’s unique features. Medics say it’s a miracle that both babies are alive and well. It usually takes around nine months to produce a new human life, but’s not the case for Liliya Konovalova from the town of Uralsk Read More

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figurines are seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency displayed in front of an image of China’s flag Read More

U.S. inflation picking up; Fed rate cut still expected

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices increased broadly in July, but the signs of an acceleration in inflation will likely do little to change market expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates again next month amid worsening trade tensions. FILE PHOTO: People shop at Macy’s Department store in New York City, U.S., March Read More

Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August Read More

Argentina’s populist opposition primary win may put energy investment on hold

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Buenos Aires — Argentina’s leading opposition coalition, a left-wing populist alliance that ruled the country from 2003-15, swept the national primaries Sunday, putting it in the running to win the October 27 general election and damp investment in the oil and natural gas sector. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

Argentina’s populist opposition win may put energy investment on hold

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Highlights Vote a ‘profound rejection of Macri’ Oil production grew under Macri, but not economy Oil investors likely to wait for more details Buenos Aires — Argentina’s leading opposition coalition, a left-wing populist alliance that ruled the country from 2003-15, swept the national primaries on Sunday, putting it in the running to win the October Read More

Yen and bond bulls charge on; Argentina braces for mauling

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LONDON (Reuters) – Persistent concerns about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and a no-deal Brexit kept the yen and bond bulls charging on Monday, while Argentina’s markets were set to crash after voters gave its president an election mauling. FILE PHOTO: A Japan Yen note is seen in this illustration photo taken June 1, 2017. Read More

Perseids meteor shower to peak Monday night with stunning FIREBALL displays

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It’s that time of year again, when the spectacular Perseid meteor shower rains fire across the night sky. The days-long fireball fiesta is expected to peak this evening with an estimated 80 shooting stars per hour at its height. idely seen as one of the most entertaining celestial events of the year, the Perseids meteor Read More