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As Fed plans to 'rise and hold,' new projections could show cost

As Fed plans to ‘rise and hold,’ new projections could show cost

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – New projections from the U.S. Federal Reserve, released later this month, alongside an expected half-point hike in interest rates, could show that the target rate for the central bank is heading towards levels last seen on the eve of the 2007 financial crisis, and will also reveal policymakers’ best estimate …

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Musk delivers first Tesla truck, but no updates on production, pricing

Musk delivers first Tesla truck, but no updates on production, pricing

Tesla ships first Semi to PepsiCo five years after unveiling it No details on electric truck controls or capacity Semi uses existing Tesla motors to come up with a new Supercharger Dec 1 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk delivered the company’s first heavy-duty to PepsiCo (PEP.O) on Thursday without offering an …

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US job growth likely slowed further in November;  labor market still tight

US job growth likely slowed further in November; labor market still tight

Non-farm payrolls forecast to increase by 200,000 in November Unemployment rate unchanged at 3.7% Average hourly wage forecast up 0.3%; up 4.6% year-on-year WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. job growth was likely the weakest in nearly two years in November as growing fears of a recession dampened demand for labor, which could give the …

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HSBC considers windfall dividend from $10 billion sale of Canadian unit to RBC

HSBC considers windfall dividend from $10 billion sale of Canadian unit to RBC

Deal comes under pressure from Chinese shareholder Analysts hail ‘sense’ deal The bank could return the proceeds of the transaction to the shareholders LONDON/TORONTO/NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L) has agreed to sell its Canadian business to Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) for C$13.5 billion ($10 billion). dollars) in cash, thus paving the …

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Chevron can resume a key role in Venezuela's oil production and exports

Chevron can resume a key role in Venezuela’s oil production and exports

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp on Saturday received a U.S. license allowing the second-biggest U.S. oil company to expand production in Venezuela and ship crude oil from the South American country to the United States . The ruling grants broader rights to the last major US oil company still operating in US-sanctioned Venezuela. …

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US ready to allow Chevron to increase oil production in Venezuela

US ready to allow Chevron to increase oil production in Venezuela

US ready to allow oil giant to produce and sell Venezuelan oil Chevron owes billions in unpaid debt to state-owned PDVSA US aims to transfer Venezuelan oil sales from shadow companies HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp could soon win U.S. approval to expand operations in Venezuela and resume trading in its oil once …

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US weekly jobless claims at 3-month high;  resilient capital expenditure

US weekly jobless claims at 3-month high; resilient capital expenditure

Weekly jobless claims increase from 17,000 to 240,000 Continuing claims rise by 48,000 to 1.551 million Core capital goods orders rebound 0.7% in October Shipments of basic capital goods jump 1.3% WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hit a three-month high last week amid rising tech …

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Qatar strikes 27-year LNG deal with China as competition intensifies

Qatar strikes 27-year LNG deal with China as competition intensifies

Talks with other Chinese and European buyers underway -Kaabi Says buyers can take up to 5% stake in expansion Agreement indicates importance of long-term secure supply DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China’s Sinopec with liquefied natural gas in the longest LNG deal to date as volatility drives …

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Elon Musk launches Twitter poll on whether to bring Trump back

Elon Musk launches Twitter poll on whether to bring Trump back

Nov 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk launched a Twitter poll on Friday evening asking his followers to vote on whether to restore former U.S. President Donald Trump’s account on the platform, with initial results showing around 60 % of votes yes. “Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Musk tweeted, a Latin phrase that roughly translates to “the …

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US retail sales increase steadily;  increase in GDP estimates in the fourth quarter

US retail sales increase steadily; increase in GDP estimates in the fourth quarter

Retail sales rise 1.3% in October Core retail sales increase 0.7%; September sales revised upwards Import prices fall for the fourth consecutive month Manufacturing production increased by 0.1%; previous months revised downwards WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in October as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles and …

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