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Tencent says 2018 was best year for investments, looks for more

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings has provided a detailed review of its investment performance for the first time, saying 2018 was its best year and vowing to look for more opportunities despite a challenging outlook and concerns it is losing focus. FILE PHOTO: A sign of Tencent is seen during the fourth World Read More

Gas guru who corrected CIA says U.S., Russia pick wrong fight

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By Jonathan Tirone on 2/18/2019 Nebojsa Nakicenovic. Photo: IIAC. VIENNA (Bloomberg) — The scientist who built the most prominent Cold War energy advisory said the U.S. and Russia should set aside their fight over natural gas markets and focus on slashing fossil fuel pollution more quickly. Nebojsa Nakicenovic helped set the stage for the global gas Read More

US will sell you out, no one can protect you but Syria – Assad to groups ‘betting on America’

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The militia groups relying on US support in Syria will be sold out by Washington, which sees them as a token chip in a political bargain, President Bashar Assad said, while apparently referencing the Syrian-Turkish border. “We say to those groups who are betting on the Americans, the Americans will not protect you,” Assad said Read More

If you can’t bit them, coin them: Bitcoin-skeptic JP Morgan reveals its own cryptocurrency

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Just a few weeks after JP Morgan declared cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to only have value in a post-capitalist dystopia, the $2.5tn banking giant announced its own blockchain-based “JPM Coin” – should we be worried? While many cryptocurrency enthusiasts are both pained and confused to see the words “blockchain” and “corporate-payments” used in a sentence together, Read More

Big hedge funds dumped China stocks, Apple as market tumbled

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Prominent hedge fund managers sold out of Chinese technology stocks and dumped Silicon Valley giants like Apple Inc and Facebook Inc while global stock markets cratered during the fourth quarter, according to securities filings released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An investor watches a board showing stock information at a brokerage office Read More

Encana completes acquisition of Newfield Exploration to create North America’s premier resource company

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Encana Corporation (Encana) (TSX, NYSE: ECA) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Newfield Exploration Company (Newfield) (NYSE: NFX) in an all-stock transaction. “This acquisition creates North America’s premier resource company with large-scale positions in the core of the Permian, Anadarko and Montney,” said Doug Read More

International Petroleum Corporation 2018 Year-End Financial Results and 2019 Budget, Production and Resource Guidance

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TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Petroleum Corporation (IPC or the Corporation) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) today released its financial and operating results and related management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A) for the year ended December 31, 2018.(1) IPC is also pleased to announce its 2019 capital expenditure budget range of between USD 146 Read More

Marksmen Announces Proposed Private Placement

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marksmen Energy Inc. (“Marksmen” or the “Company”) announces that it plans to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 4,650,000 units (the “Units”) of Marksmen at a price of $0.10 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to a maximum of $465,000 (the “Offering”). There Read More

Have four kids and never pay income tax again, Hungarian mothers told

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Hungarian women who have at least four children will be exempt from paying income tax for the rest of their lives as part of an effort to reverse population decline, the country’s prime minister has said. Right-wing leader Viktor Orban says new measures to increase financial aid and subsidies for Read More

Human limbs soon? Scientists regrow mice toes in major regenerative breakthrough

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Researchers have concluded a “transformational” study in which, for the first time, they have successfully regenerated joint as well as bone tissue in amputated mice, a step which holds great promise for human limb regeneration. Scientists at Texas A&M University were able to artificially stimulate growth in damaged or amputated limbs of neonatal mice, using Read More