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U.N. climate talks run into overtime, but deal “in reach”

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – United Nations’ climate talks to agree on the rules of the 2015 Paris Agreement dragged on into an extra day on Saturday as ministers tried to overcome the last political hurdles after working through the night. Participants take part in plenary session, during the final day of the COP24 U.N. Climate Read More

Climate Conference Notebook: Climate talks go into overtime

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Climate change talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the 2015 Paris global warming deal are in their last week in Katowice, capital of Poland’s coal mining district. Participants take part in plenary session, during the final day of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Read More

U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

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FILE PHOTO: Workers paint the ground at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, Read More

Wall St. tumbles on global growth worries, J&J decline

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s three major indexes tumbled on Friday and the Dow confirmed a correction as weak data from China and Europe stoked fears of a global economic slowdown, while Johnson & Johnson shares were the biggest drag after Reuters reported the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained asbestos. The S&P Read More

N.Y. Fed's U.S. fourth-quarter GDP growth holds near 2.4 percent

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is growing at a 2.42 percent pace in the fourth quarter as stronger-than-expected November data on industrial output offset the steepest drop in import prices in over three years last month, the New York Federal Reserve’s Nowcast model showed on Friday. This was little changed from the 2.44 Read More

Oil steadies below $53, little changed a week after OPEC+ cuts

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By Grant Smith and Sharon Cho on 12/14/2018 LONDON and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Oil traded below $53/bbl in New York, little changed a week after OPEC and its allies announced substantial output cuts, as traders weighed an uncertain outlook for 2019.  Saudi Arabia’s plan to slash exports to the U.S. next month is shoring up Read More

Asian shares jolted by grim Chinese data, growth risks

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares tumbled on Friday after China reported a set of weak data, fanning fresh worries of a slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy and leaving investors fretting over the wider impact of a yet unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Men look at stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Asian shares jolted by weak Chinese data, growth risks

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares tumbled on Friday after China reported a set of weak data, fanning fresh worries of a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy and leaving investors fretting over the wider impact of a yet unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Men look at stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Read More