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Oil held in check as Chinese economy offsets trade optimism

Reuters Biz News - 1 hour 9 min ago
Oil prices edged higher on Friday but were little changed on the week as sluggish economic growth in China, the world's biggest crude importer, raised concerns over fuel demand and countered optimism from the signing of a China-U.S. trade deal.
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U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles

Reuters Biz News - 1 hour 12 min ago
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports.
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Take Five: A week in central banking

Reuters Biz News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Geopolitics overshadowed monetary policy for the first time in many months in early January. But such distractions tend to be short-lived nowadays, with investors getting back to central bank-watching swiftly.
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How Much Superpower Does It Take to Bash a Bullet in Midair?

Wired RSS Feed - 1 hour 15 min ago
In the upcoming movie 'Wonder Woman 1984,' our hero is able to knock a bullet off to the side with just her arm. Let's look at the physics.
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U.S. housing starts at 13-year high in December; permits ease

Reuters Biz News - 1 hour 22 min ago
U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest economic expansion on record.
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Wall Street opens at record high on strong data, earnings

Reuters Biz News - 1 hour 32 min ago
U.S. stock indexes marched to new highs at open on Friday, driven by optimism over corporate earnings, upbeat economic data and indications of resilience in China's economy.
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens at record high on strong data, earnings

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 42 min ago
U.S. stock indexes marched to news highs at open on Friday, driven by optimism over corporate earnings, upbeat economic data and indications of resilience in China's economy.
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Air France-KLM CEO sees room for improvement on fleet efficiency

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 46 min ago
Air France-KLM chief executive Ben Smith said on Friday that an order swap last year had simplified the two airlines' fleets and would reduce costs, but acknowledged the group's fleet operations were still not as efficient as he had hoped.
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UPDATE 5-Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn plan push into Chinese electric car market

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 57 min ago
* FCA has lagged rivals in electric vehicle market (Adds details of JV with GAC Group in China)
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US STOCKS-Wall Street set for new highs on strong data, earnings

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 12 sec ago
* Futures up: Dow 0.31%, S&P 0.26%, Nasdaq 0.45% (Adds comment, updates prices)
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Baltic index dips on subdued demand for capesize vessels

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 6 min ago
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell on Friday, as a fall in capesize vessel rates on weak demand outweighed gains in the other vessel segments.
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WRAPUP 1-U.S. housing starts at 13-year high in December; permits ease

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 14 min ago
U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest economic expansion on record.
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The Best Gaming Mouse for Every Kind of Player (2020)

Wired RSS Feed - 2 hours 15 min ago
Whether you're into esports or casual fragging, these are the best corded and wireless gaming mice we've tested at a variety of price points.
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The Disturbing Case of the Disappearing Sci-Fi Story

Wired RSS Feed - 2 hours 15 min ago
A young writer wrote a controversial bit of military science fiction about sexual politics. The fallout was nuclear.
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UPDATE 1-U.S. to review petition seeking formal defect probe into 500,000 Tesla vehicles

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 43 min ago
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc models over sudden unintended acceleration reports.
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Q&A--U.S.-China Phase 2 trade deal unlikely - S&P trade analyst

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 44 min ago
A more comprehensive trade deal between the United States and China is unlikely, a global trade expert said on Friday, adding that the recently agreed Phase 1 deal lacks teeth and is too ambitious in its scope.
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The yield curve's still weird. Fed's Bullard is okay with that

Reuters Biz News - 2 hours 47 min ago
It was more than a year ago when St. Louis Federal Reserve bank President James Bullard started raising the alarm about a U.S. bond market where interest rates seemed to show investors losing faith in the economy, a risky environment for the Fed to carry out planned rate increases.
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Mali's new mining code sets "stability period" at 20 years

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 52 min ago
Under a new mining code, companies operating in Mali will be protected from fiscal changes for 20 years, down from the previous "stability period" of 30 years, the mines minister said late on Thursday.
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