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JP Morgan traders accused of manipulating price of gold, silver for a DECADE, as DoJ tries to look tough on Wall Street

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Precious metals traders at JP Morgan made millions through fraudulent trades, operating a sprawling criminal conspiracy to manipulate prices, according to the US Justice Department, which appears to be signaling a crackdown. Current and former JP Morgan precious metals traders Gregg Smith, Michael Nowak, and Christopher Jordan engaged in “a massive, multiyear scheme to manipulate Read More

Oil rally holds as traders weigh Saudi supply loss, geopolitical risks

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Highlights Market awaits updates from Saudi Arabia Houthis take credit for attack; US blames Iran Global crude stocks tighten New York — Petroleum futures remained bullish Monday as traders evaluated the fallout from the Saturday’s attacks on key Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Read More

Saudi attacks show vulnerabilities to oil infrastructure: analysts

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The ability of a handful of drones to damage some of Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil plants has raised questions why the world’s largest crude exporter was apparently caught by surprise by the attacks, and didn’t cut them off well before they landed, analysts said. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

Instagram fact-check: Can a new flagging tool stop fake news?

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Facebook has launched a new feature allowing Instagram users to flag posts they think contain fake news to its fact-checking partners for verification. But questions remain as to whether it goes far enough to counter the amount of disinformation on the image-sharing platform. The move is part of a wider raft of measures the social Read More

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007

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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday. U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse on Sunday, the and the UAW called for Read More

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea

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A man writes a message on an advertisement promoting Hyundai Motor’s sedan Sonata in front of Hyundai Motor’s headquarter building in Seoul, South Korea, September 15, 2019. The message reads “No more internal combustion engines”. Picture taken on September 15, 2019. Greenpeace/Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Read More

Trump faces tough choices after blaming Iran for Saudi oil attack

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By Jordan Fabian, Nick Wadhams, David Wainer and Glen Carey on 9/15/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) – The Trump administration sought to offer new evidence to back its claim that Iran conducted the attack on major Saudi Arabian oil facilities, saying the munitions used in the strikes were well beyond the capabilities of the Houthi rebels who Read More

‘Dangerous’ air pollution in Indonesia’s Borneo leads to school closures

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PALANGKA RAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit “dangerous” levels, a local government official said on Sunday. Indonesia and neighboring countries in Southeast Asia are regularly hit by smoke from slash-and-burn Read More

Pakistani PM Khan hints at nuking India in ‘surrender-or-death’ scenario

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of “consequences” if nuclear-armed Pakistan ends up losing a conventional war to its nuclear-armed rival and neighbor India. Asked in an Al Jazeera interview to set the record straight on whether Pakistan would hit India with nuclear weapons in case of a large-scale conflict, Khan began with the disclaimer Read More

Acres of empty seats as Zimbabwe says goodbye to Mugabe

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As Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe knew how to fill Harare’s cavernous National Sports Stadium. But we soon realised that public interest in his commemoration service was decidedly modest. Members of the ruling party, ZANU-PF, were bussed in from the countryside but there wasn’t much enthusiasm on display. Stadium largely empty for Robert Mugabe’s funeral Image: Read More