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Trump says could include Huawei and ZTE in trade deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during a meeting with China’s Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald trump said on Friday he may or may not include Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp Read More

China denies banning Australian coal, says imports continue as normal

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The Chinese Foreign Ministry has denied reports of putting restrictions on coal shipments from Australia. Delays in handling coal imports were due to stepped up inspections to protect the environment, it said on Friday. “In recent years, China Customs has found that some of the imported coal didn’t meet our environmental protection standards when it Read More

Warm winter pushes LNG to 17-month low in biggest market

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By Stephen Stapczynski on 2/22/2019 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Liquefied natural gas prices in North Asia, the world’s biggest market for the fuel, have slumped to the lowest in 17 months as the peak demand season ends with a whimper.  Benchmark LNG Japan/Korea Marker futures have tumbled 31% since the start of the year as a Read More

A Fed pivot, born of volatility, missteps, and new economic reality

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s promise in January to be “patient” about further interest rate hikes, putting a three-year-old process of policy tightening on hold, calmed markets after weeks of turmoil that wiped out trillions of dollars of household wealth. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the headlines that the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest Read More

Empty supertankers reveal truths about today's oil market

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By Firat Kayakiran on 2/21/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — They are slowly plowing their way across thousands of miles of ocean toward America’s Gulf of Mexico coastline. As they do, twelve empty supertankers are also revealing a few truths about today’s global oil market.  In normal times, the vessels would be filled with heavy, high sulfur Read More

U.S. core capital goods orders unexpectedly fall in December

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WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December amid declining demand for machinery and primary metals, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on equipment that could crimp economic growth. People look at Deere equipment as they attend National Farm Machinery show in Louisville, Kentucky, February Read More

Anti-Zionism equals Anti-Semitism? Macron fuels debate on how to define anti-Jewish hate

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Addressing a rise in hate crimes against the Jewish diaspora in France, President Emanuel Macron has supported the expansion of the definition of anti-Semitism to outlaw anti-Zionism as well, fueling public debate over the terms. “Anti-Semitism is hiding itself behind anti-Zionism,” Macron said Wednesday, speaking at the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and Read More

Fed Minutes & Q4 Earnings

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We remain lacking on normal economic data ahead of today s opening bell not only because Q4 earnings season s deluge has dwindled but because the overhangs of the 5 week government shutdown has continued delays in data such as the January Housing Starts and Building Permits that had Read More

Exclusive: China regulator stops accepting new video game applications to clear backlog – sources

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s top content regulator has asked local authorities to stop submitting requests to monetize new video games, while it processes a backlog of applications built up after a lengthy pause last year, three people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe Read More

‘Facebook is a private company!’ shout people in favor of censoring political content

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Once upon a time, Facebook espoused idealistic notions of making the world a more open and connected place. But when it comes to views the US establishment doesn’t like, the “private company” argument magically pops up. So when Facebook abruptly suspended pages belonging to Maffick Media — a company which is 51 percent owned by RT’s Read More