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Crude oil aims for biggest weekly advance since early April, as Persian Gulf tensions grow

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By Jessica Summers on 5/17/2019 Photo: Gulfport Energy. NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — The global benchmark has risen more than 2% so far this week, while New York futures edged higher by 2.2%. Tensions in the Middle East are increasing as Saudi Arabia accused Iran of being behind the attack on its pumping stations. That follows Read More

Wall St. set for higher open on earnings enthusiasm

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(Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday, as upbeat quarterly results from Cisco and Walmart helped investors look past strained relations between the United States and China after Washington blacklisted Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May Read More

Jeremy Kyle did not kill anyone & poor people can decide for themselves if they want to go on TV

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The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show is a typical British middle-class moral panic that treats working-class people as children – too stupid to even be allowed to participate in (or watch!) a daytime TV program. Having looked down on what is a parochial watered-down Jerry Springer Show clone for its entire 14 year run, Read More

FAA expects Boeing to submit 737 MAX fix soon for approval

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Daniel Elwell, acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, testifies during the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Aviation Subcommittee hearing on “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration’s acting chief told lawmakers on Wednesday he expects Boeing Co Read More

Asia stocks wobble near three-and-a-half-month low as trade worries linger

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks struggled near a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday on lingering concerns over the economic impact of a U.S.-China trade war, although an overnight bounce on Wall Street helped limit the losses. FILE PHOTO: Employees of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) work at the bourse in Tokyo Japan, October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Read More

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, as the search engine expands its advertising real estate to boost revenue from mobile shoppers. Google said on Tuesday it will also start placing ads with image galleries in search results and show Read More

Google to show ads on homepage of app

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland Read More

Nissan faces long, rocky road to cut U.S. discounts, rental sales

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DETROIT/TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit “rock bottom” with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker’s troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why. FILE PHOTO: A finished Nissan Altima comes off Read More

Global stock markets plunge after China responds in kind to US tariffs

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Global equities fell on Monday after Beijing said it would impose new levies on goods from the US in response to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Chinese imports last week. Asian stocks fell broadly, with Nikkei 225 index dropping 0.7 percent and the Shanghai Composite shedding 1.2 percent. Chinese yuan fell to its Read More

TV networks emerge as obstacles on YouTube’s hunt for ads

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three years ago, the beginning of the end of the U.S. television business looked certain when one of the largest ad buying agencies vowed to move a big chunk of its purchases to YouTube from TV budgets. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a screen Read More