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Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle recently cleared by loggers and Read More

Trump says he is having dinner Friday with Apple CEO Cook

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook of Apple Inc, a company the president has criticized for not manufacturing more of its products in the United States. FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook laughs with U.S. President Donald Trump as the Read More

Trump says having dinner Friday with Apple CEO Cook

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FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook laughs with U.S. President Donald Trump as the news media leave the room after the two men spoke while participating in an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting in the White House State Dining Room in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump Read More

Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 14, Read More

Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Technology shares led Wall Street’s advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Frac companies get fresh hope UK government will loosen rules

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By Timothy Abington and Jeremy Hodges on 8/16/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – A change of British government has given the much-maligned fracing industry another opportunity to make out its case for stimulating the controversial technique to tap unconventional natural gas reserves. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his new business minister, Andrea Leadsom, have come out in Read More

China’s biggest energy company shuns Venezuela oil on tighter U.S. sanctions

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By Lucia Kassai on 8/16/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) – China’s biggest energy company is backing away from direct purchases of Venezuelan crude as the Trump administration tightens sanctions against the South American nation. China National Petroleum Corp. has canceled plans to load about 5 MMbbl of Venezuelan oil onto ships this month in the aftermath of Read More

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week

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(Reuters) – Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More