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Asian shares, U.S. stock futures slip as growth worries loom

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday amid signs of pessimism about world growth, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go with no progress. A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside Read More

Eve-of-Davos survey shows people place trust in companies over governments

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – People around the world place much more trust in their companies than their political leaders, according to a major survey that suggests a mood of uncertainty and pessimism on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos. A person passes by a World Economic Forum logo in Davos, Switzerland, January Read More

Docs claim US trained UAE pilots for combat in Yemen, signaling deeper involvement in conflict

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The American military has trained UAE fighter pilots for combat missions in Yemen, indicating Washington’s deeper involvement into the ongoing conflict, a recent report citing US Air Force documents claims. The papers were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by Yahoo News. They appear to show how United Arab Emirates (UAE) pilots and Read More

Industrials power Wall Street higher on trade optimism

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(Reuters) – Gains in technology and industrial stocks put Wall Street on track for their fourth week of gains on Friday, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

NATO, church & brotherhood of arms: Vladimir Putin visits Belgrade

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Russian President Vladimir Putin got a hero’s welcome in Belgrade. The one-day visit to the last holdout against NATO’s ambitions in the Balkans may have been somewhat short on substance, but was certainly loaded with symbolism. Even before he landed, the Russian leader was given an honor guard by Serbian air force MiGs, a 2017 Read More

Legality of drilling permits issued during shutdown challenged

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By Jennifer A. Dlouhy on 1/17/2019 Photo: Bakken Shale. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration’s decision to keep issuing oil drilling permits during the government shutdown is putting those authorizations in legal jeopardy, environmentalists argued in a filing Thursday. The Bureau of Land Management has already violated a federal spending law and legal requirements for Read More

Wall Street shrugs off weak start to hold at one-month high

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fought back from a weak start to hover near one-month highs on Thursday, as gains in healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks offset losses in the energy and financial sectors. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Volatile market hits Morgan Stanley's trading, wealth management

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(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley’s (MS.N) profit fell short of analyst expectations as trading revenue slumped more than rivals and its wealth management business faltered, sending its shares down more than 5 percent. FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed on the Morgan Stanley building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The bank has Read More

Marksmen Announces Operational Update

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CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marksmen Energy Inc. (“Marksmen” or the “Company”) is a 60% working interest owner in the Leaman #1horizontal well operated by Hocking Hills Energy and Well Services LLC, in Hocking County, Ohio.  In a press release dated December 19, 2018, Marksmen announced that a new horizontal/lateral leg paralleling Read More

'Not the greatest crisis': Trump's EPA pick downplays climate threat

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency told lawmakers on Wednesday he does not believe climate change is a major crisis, and would continue to undo Obama-era emission limits if confirmed. Trump nominated EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler last week to run the agency permanently, seeking a Read More