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Economic and Earnings Data Deluge

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A plethora of new economic data makes news headlines ahead of Wednesday s opening bell while investors continue to digest the ramifications of the ongoing trade war with China Retail Sales and Industrial Production for April along with a new Empire State index for May are helping push pre Read More

Earnings Data Deluge

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No major economic data is expected before today s opening bell and tensions persist over the current stage in the U S China trade war As a result we re seeing pre market futures down for a third straight session Chinese officials arrive in Washington DC today to help salvage Read More

Economic Data Deluge

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April non farm payrolls as reported monthly by the U S Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS outperformed expectations by roughly 50 000 jobs 263K was the headline number also way up from the downwardly revised 189K in March The 160 Unemployment Rate which had remained at an Read More

‘City of Satan’: Meghan McCain gets Biblical while dissing Russia’s capital

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Meghan McCain has found a new, xenophobia-laced way to debase Russia and its people, thoughtfully describing Moscow as the “city of Satan.” Like father, like daughter? In keeping with family tradition, the daughter of late Senator John McCain and co-host of The View recently took to the airwaves to express her disdain for Russia. Speaking Read More

‘F*ckbook?’: Zuckerberg’s new dating app sparks mockery on social media

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Facebook’s announcement of a new dating feature, Secret Crush, on its updated app didn’t go down well on social media, where it was mocked and slammed as another bad idea for user privacy. The new Secret Crush function allows people to choose friends they are romantically interested in, and the object of their attraction will Read More

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38

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PEMBA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38. Rescuers managed to use a brief break in the downpours to send one helicopter packed with aid to the island of Ibo, Read More

Rain grounds aid flights in cyclone-hit Mozambique

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PEMBA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, leaving communities in remote areas cut off with few supplies in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth. A man ferries residents through a flooded road in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth in Pemba, Mozambique, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings Read More

Wall Street dips ahead of earnings deluge

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks pulled back slightly on Monday as investors awaited a barrage of major earnings reports this week, the busiest this earnings season, while a jump in energy stocks kept losses in check. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 9, Read More

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority investigates gas leak at Aasta Hansteen field

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4/11/2019 Aasta Hansteen. Photo: Equinor. STAVANGER — The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has launched an investigation into a gas leak experienced on the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea on April 8, 2019. This incident occurred in connection with gas flaring. The leak initiated a general alarm with mustering, production shutdown, pressure blowdown 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