• Gasoline prices continue to slowly rise
Gasoline prices continue to slowly rise

Gas prices have risen steadily in concert with crude oil following OPEC's agreement November 30 to curtail production. According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on December 12 in NY have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.28 per gallon in 2015, $3.01 per gallon in 2014, $3.63 per gallon in 2013, $3.78 per gallon in 2012 and $...

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  • Netflix Content can be Played on Google Chromecast via Google Home…
Netflix Content can be Played on Google Chromecast via Google Home…

And now it's starting to play a little nicer with the other things we love, with Netflix and Google Photos support beginning to roll out to users. However, as Android Police reports , this should not be the case anymore... Unfortunately, at least as of this morning, Google Home units won't let you send from those services to your Chromecast-enab...

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  • Heavyweight champ Joshua back at Wembley for defining fight
Heavyweight champ Joshua back at Wembley for defining fight

Would fight fans be able to stand another huge disappointment? Anthony Joshua says the size of the occasion will not get to him when he takes on Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on April 29 in "the biggest fight in British boxing history".

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  • Iraq hopes for stable oil market
Iraq hopes for stable oil market

OPEC will still implement its cut of 1.2 million bpd even if Russian Federation becomes the only non-member to contribute, OPEC member Nigeria said on Wednesday. Among the non-OPEC members attending the talks were Kazakhstan, Azerbaidjan, Oman, Mexico, Malaysia, Sudan, South Sudan and Bahrain. OPEC last week agreed to slash production by 1.2 mill...

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  • Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558000 barrels a day
Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558000 barrels a day

Bloomberg reported citing a delegate source. OPEC decided last week to reduce its output by 1.2 million bpd from January to boost the now low prices and to increase their government revenues. Following the decision, Saudi Arabia informed its customers in Europe and North America that it would cut its oil supply in January. Falih said on Saturday ...

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  • Airtel launches free voice calling packs
Airtel launches free voice calling packs

The customers can make calls to any network all across the whole country. The plan also gets them 1GB of free data provided they have a 4G-supported smartphone. The second plans costs Rs 348 and offers free local and STD calls across all networks in India along with 50MB data. Even after March, the company would offer free calls for life to its 4...

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  • Oil price jumps to 16 month high after deal to cut production
Oil price jumps to 16 month high after deal to cut production

The reduction of 1.2 million barrels per day by January, will seek to reduce the oversupply of oil. "Opec has delivered an agreement ", said Jason Gammel of United States investment bank Jefferies. West Texas Intermediate crude CLF7, +2.25% was hovering just under $50 a barrel, on the heels of its dazzling 9.3% gain Wednesday. The Energy Depar...

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  • Trump picks Elaine Chao for transportation secretary
Trump picks Elaine Chao for transportation secretary

Bush and the first Asian-American woman to serve in a president's Cabinet. Chao previously served as Secretary of Labor between 2001 and 2009 under President George W. She was a member of Trump's Asian Pacific Advisory Council during his campaign. Chao, who is 63, immigrated to the USA from Taiwan at the age of eight.

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  • Teetering Italian bank looks for investors
Teetering Italian bank looks for investors

London's top-flight index was enjoying a heady rise on Wednesday amid reports that Italy may take a controlling stake in troubled banking giant Monte dei Paschi di Siena . It had planned to do so through a debt swap conversion that has raised just over 1 billion euros, a private placement with one or more anchor investors and a share sale that wa...

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  • Watchdog to probe peer-to-peer lending amid investor protection concerns
Watchdog to probe peer-to-peer lending amid investor protection concerns

Problems that will need resolving include the frequent conflict of interest that occurs in the equity crowdfunding space and the opacity of product detail that characterises a large number of debt based peer to peer offerings as they continually try to develop features that will increase flexibility and returns to investors in order to compete in t...

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  • Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Releases Q4 Earnings Guidance
Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Releases Q4 Earnings Guidance

Restoration Hardware Holdings has a 12 month low of $24.75 and a 12 month high of $89.78. Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc (NYSE:RH) reached at $37.94 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 9.73%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 17.17% while it has a distance of 10.99% from the 200...

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  • EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions
EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions

Germany, Luxembourg, Spain and the United Kingdom have been accused of not applying their national provisions on penalties against Volkswagen despite the company using illegal defeat devices to cheat on emissions. They had sent around 2,000 criminal complaints to Germany before the court ruling. In a system the Commission is now seeking to overha...

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  • Sensex, Nifty edge up; on track for best weekly gain since September
Sensex, Nifty edge up; on track for best weekly gain since September

The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading up 0.23% at 12537.71, whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading up 0.67% at 12338.77. Overnight gains on Wall Street and fairly steady Asian markets set up a higher opening for the market, but stocks failed to sustain gains as the mood turned cautious as the session progressed, with investors looking ahead to October...

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  • U.S. stocks open mostly flat after European Central Bank interest rates decision; euro whipsaws
U.S. stocks open mostly flat after European Central Bank interest rates decision; euro whipsaws

And Renzi's hefty defeat in the vote on constitutional changes he hoped would streamline decision-making in Italy has piled pressure on Italian banks, with the third-largest, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, scrambling to secure money to plug a black hole.

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  • Top UK judges grill government lawyer on Brexit plans
Top UK judges grill government lawyer on Brexit plans

The QC was opening the case for a group of claimants who want MPs to vote on Brexit , and who oppose the government's view that... "There isn't a legal issue that arises here", Reed said. "The principle is so basic that parliament need not address the question". "A motion in Parliament simply can not rectify what is otherwise a legal deficienc...

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  • Bank of Canada holds rates steady, cites economic slack
Bank of Canada holds rates steady, cites economic slack

Global conditions are strengthening, the Bank of Canada said, but uncertainty remains high, leaving business confidence and investment stagnant. "Following a very weak first half of 2016, growth in the third quarter rebounded strongly, but more moderate growth is anticipated in the fourth quarter".

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  • Opec deal pushes oil price up to $54 a barrel
Opec deal pushes oil price up to $54 a barrel

From January the 1st next year, producers will reduce their output by 1.2 million barrels a day to 32.5 million barrels. Overall, OPEC produced about 33.82 million bpd in October this year, the month used as the base for the announced cuts.

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  • Euro break-up fears renewed as Renzi steps down
Euro break-up fears renewed as Renzi steps down

In an emotional televised address, he accepted full responsibility for the "extraordinarily clear" defeat and said he would tender his resignation after meeting his cabinet on Monday. Prime minister Matteo Renzi has resigned after his proposals were rejected, leading to fears of a snap general election. Infrastructure Minister Graziano Delrio, ...

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  • Amazon's first brick-and-mortar grocery store reshapes shopping experience
Amazon's first brick-and-mortar grocery store reshapes shopping experience

The Just Walk Out technology used by Amazon in Amazon Go stores employs computer vision (likely meaning loads of cameras in the store), sensor fusion, and deep learning. The store offers ready-to-eat meal and snack options, grocery staples, locally sourced food and the company's chef-designed Amazon Meal Kits, with all the ingredients nee...

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  • US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire
US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

Activists inside besieged eastern Aleppo told CNN that heavy artillery shelling and airstrikes were pounding the area Wednesday. He asked to hide his name out of fear for his safety. The government is supported by Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah, Iraqi and Iranian militias, and Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards. The government forces now con...

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