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U.S. stocks fall on weak economic view; oil, gold fall

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell on Thursday due to a deteriorating economic outlook that was only partially offset by signs of trade progress between China and the United States, while gold and oil prices retreated from their recent peaks. Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Read More

Musk’s ambitious new ‘Starship’ project might be undone… by bird poop

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SpaceX’s new launch vehicle system, called Starship, will replace its current rockets, and may be the first craft to bring humans to Mars. The high tech ship has one potential weakness, however: bird poop. Starship will reportedly be fully reusable and extremely cheap to launch. Musk has made the rather bold claim that round-trip tickets Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. Reports Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2018 Financial and Operating Results

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ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and twelve months results ended December 31, 2018. OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Operational utilization of Read More

US & China start outlining deal to end trade war – reports

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The world’s two largest economies, the United States and China have reportedly started laying out a deal to put an end to their seven-month trade dispute. Sources told Reuters the broad outline of what could make up a deal is beginning to emerge from high level talks held on Thursday and Friday in Washington. Beijing Read More

Factbox: U.S., China drafting memorandums for possible trade deal

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(Reuters) – Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials are working this week to hash out language on six broad agreements that aim to resolve the most contentious issues in their seven-month trade war. <img src="https://s4.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190221&t=2&i=1358738795&r=LYNXNPEF1K03S&w=450" aria-label="FILE PHOTO: Workers transport imported soybean products at a port in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo Read More

Exclusive: U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war – sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, second from left, U.S. Trade Representative Read More

Oil near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts, sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices hovered just below 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at Read More

Fed flags end to balance sheet runoff, patience on rates

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(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled they will soon lay out a plan to stop letting go of $4 trillion in bonds and other assets, but policymakers are still debating how long their newly adopted “patient” stance on U.S. rates policy will last. For now, policymakers see little risk to leaving interest rates Read More

Asia push, Wall Street support lift stocks; oil rises

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stocks rose on Wednesday, hitting a four-month high on hopes for progress in trade talks between the United States and China, and a supportive backdrop from major central banks also helped push risk assets higher. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Fed policymakers saw little risk from patient stance: minutes

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FILE PHOTO: A security guard walks in front of an image of the Federal Reserve following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington, DC, U.S. on March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin/File Photo (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers thought pausing on U.S. interest rate hikes last month posed little risk and plenty of Read More