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Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said. The dugong, whom Thais had fondly taken to calling Marium, meaning “lady of the sea”, had been under the care of Thai authorities since she was founded stranded Read More

Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook. After underperforming in 2018, the PHLX Housing Index .HGX is up about 30% Read More

Oil rises as Germany pledges economic stimulus, OPEC slashes output

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New York — Crude futures edged higher Friday as Germany’s leadership pledged to undertake economic stimulus measures and OPEC reported sharply lower crude output in July. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX September WTI settled up 40 cents at $54.87/b and ICE October Brent was 41 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

Feature: USGC ULSD jumps as export demand to Brazil surges

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Houston — Brazilian demand for US Gulf Coast diesel (gasoil) this month — spurred by a refinery outage and state-run pricing — has helped drain supplies and push spot differentials past a one-month high. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now S&P Global Platts assessed USGC ULSD Thursday Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange Read More

U.S. drillers add oil rigs for first week since June: Baker Hughes

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(Reuters) – U.S. energy firms this week increased the number of oil rigs operating for the first time in seven weeks despite plans by most producers to cut spending on new drilling this year. FILE PHOTO: Drilling rigs operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Companies added six oil rigs Read More

OPEC reports big drop in crude production, amid ‘somewhat bearish’ market outlook

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London — Led by its kingpin Saudi Arabia, which said it pumped at its lowest level in more than five years, OPEC on Friday reported it slashed its crude production in July, as it continues to battle slumping oil prices. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now OPEC Read More

Benzene market tightens on naphtha supply buildup

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Highlights Naphtha-benzene spread hits two-year high Naphtha oversupply pressuring pricing London — The spread between benzene and naphtha hit a two-year high this week at $385/mt Wednesday — the widest point since December 2017. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The spread was last seen at $353/mt Read More

Correction: Prosafe SE: Publication of Information Memorandum

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Correction: the Information Memorandum was not attached to the previous announcement, and has now been attached. Not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, in or into any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant laws of such jurisdiction. Reference is made to announcement of 3 June Read More