Economy

At 7:40 AM EST on April 13, the West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures contract for May 2017 delivery was trading at $53.21 per barrel-a gain of ~0.19%. Prices increased 25 cent, or 0.5 per cent, to $56.23 on Tuesday. USA crude oil inventories dropped more than expected last week, official figures revealed on Wednesday.
  • EPA chief visits IN waste site amid proposed budget cuts

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    At this time, our discussions have not veered into the subject of an office closure. "If you close our office, the ability to protect the Great Lakes would be in danger". Pruitt emphasized the hands-off direction he plans for the EPA, including less regulation of coal electricity and the continued rollback of the Obama administration's Waters of the United States rules, which expanded the definition of water that could be federally regulated.
  • Wall St slips ahead of French election

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    S&P 500 e-minis ESc1 were up 1.5 points, or 0.06 percent, with 93,640 contracts traded. "As we see a steady stream of earnings, on balance the season has been better and that's helping the market today", said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in NY.
  • Oil Prices Fall to 11-day Low on US Shale Output Surge

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    USA gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, because of rising refining activity. May West Texas Intermediate crude shed 24 cents, or 0.5%, to settle at USD52.41 a barrel. OPEC's compliance with the pledged cuts improved to 104 percent in March from 90 percent in February, while the rate for non-OPEC producers in the accord rose to 64 percent from 38 percent over the same two months, the International Energy Agency said in an April 13 report .
  • British Parliament Votes In Favour Of Early Election

    British Parliament Votes In Favour Of Early Election

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    Stewart Edge, chairman of Waverley Liberal Democrats, said: "As Waverley voted 58 per cent to Remain in the European Union , we will be working hard locally to show voters that the Liberal Democrats are the party to give a voice to their concerns and represent their views".
  • VP Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

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    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speedh during his visit at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017 . Aboard Pence's AF2 to Australia tonight, watching " Hoosiers ", at the request of the VP, was pretty unavoidable with the screens overhead.
  • Foot Locker issues first-quarter profit warning, cuts full-year earnings forecast

    Foot Locker issues first-quarter profit warning, cuts full-year earnings forecast

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    The firm has price volatility of 1.78% for a week and 1.85% for a month. Johnson said on a November earnings call past year that the Curry 3 was off to a slow start compared to other sneakers. However, it could also mean that something is fundamentally wrong with the company. The price-to-book ratio is a ratio used to compare a stock's market value to its book value.
  • Bill O'Reilly loses job at Fox News over sexual harassment claims

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    Either way, it reportedly happened to coincide with the network's pressure to come up with a plan for O'Reilly's future at the company.Advertisers began ending their sponsorships of the show two weeks ago - Mercedes-Benz, Allstate, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, Lexus, and ConstantContact had all dropped out of ad buys for the show .
  • Revenue Approximations Analysis: Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL), GoPro, Inc. (GPRO)

    Revenue Approximations Analysis: Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL), GoPro, Inc. (GPRO)

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    At the time of writing, the current analyst rating on the stock is 5. (NYSE:COL). Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.02% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. Rockwell Collins has $121 highest and $88 lowest target. On 4/21/2016 Rockwell Collins announced a quarterly dividend of $0.33 1.47% with an ex dividend date of 5/12/2016 which will be payable on 6/6/2016.
  • 'Don't Mess with Us,' North Korea Says as US Plans Next Move

    'Don't Mess with Us,' North Korea Says as US Plans Next Move

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    Top envoys from the United States, South Korea, and Japan on North Korea are to meet on Tuesday, South Korea's foreign ministry said, to "discuss plans to rein in North Korea's additional high-strength provocations, to maximise pressure on the North, and to ensure China's constructive role in resolving the North Korea nuclear issue".
  • Paris attack looms over French presidential elections

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    She has offered to give the French public a say on their membership of the European Union as well as pledging to immediately clamp down on security, a major concern for the public. Earlier this week, a number of community figures told The Algemeiner that French Jews were apprehensive and had no favorite candidate among the 11 running in the election's first round.
  • North Korea reacts to Trump threats

    North Korea reacts to Trump threats

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    And a day later it conducted a failed missile test, which drew worldwide condemnation. The new version has an improved booster and warhead. The regime carried out a failed test-firing of a medium-range missile on Saturday, shortly after a parade showcased an impressive arsenal of apparently nuclear-capable rockets.