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  • FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California

    Amazon.com Inc plans to cut 263 jobs at its money-losing parenting products unit Quidsi this summer as part of a business restructuring, it said in a notice filed with New Jersey on Wednesday. "We have worked extremely hard for the past seven years to get Quidsi to be profitable and unfortunately we have not been able …

  • * PREVIOUS TRADING SESSION MOVES: * SSEC -0.4 pct, CSI300 -0.1 pct, HSI +0.2 pct * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 1.7 pct, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 11 pct * HK->Shenzhen Connect daily quota used 0.8 pct, Shenzhen->HK daily quota used 6.6 pct * CNY official close 6.8898 per dollar * FTSE China A50 …

  • March 30 (Reuters) - Yunnan Water Investment Co Ltd: * FY profit attributable to ordinary shareholders of companywas about RMB388.1 million up 35.7pct * FY revenue was approximately RMB2.87 billion, representingan increase of about 83.9pct * Board recommends a final dividend of RMB0.1 per shareSource text for Eikon:Further …

  • Equities in South Korea and Australian rose, while Japanese shares fell. Energy producers extended gains into Asia after buoying the S&P 500 Index, with global shares headed for a fifth month of gains. Gains in riskier assets have pushed the value of global stocks to $71 trillion as the reflation trade triggered by Trump’s …

  • SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened up 0.2 percent at 2,094,000 won ($1,885.87) on Thursday following the launch of its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone. The long-awaited S8 is the company's first new premium phone since its September withdrawal of all Galaxy Note 7 devices due to fire-prone …

  • Tokyo shares opened lower Thursday after falls in New York, while investors awaited a shareholders meeting at Toshiba, which has warned of a $9 billion annual net loss, stemming largely from its nuclear ...

  • Xiang Xingchu, JAC GM, shakes hands with Omar Fayad Meneses, Governor of Hidalgo State in Mexico City

    By Anthony Esposito MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's states are turning to Asia and beyond as some U.S. companies put investment plans on hold south of the border following President Donald Trump's calls to bring jobs back home. A delegation of three Mexican state leaders, headed by the National Confederation of Governors …

  • A worker monitors automatic copper wire unit at the Fast Cables plant in Lahore

    By Drazen Jorgic KARACHI/LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Kamal Amjad Mian thought China's decision to invest $36 billion (28.84 billion pounds) in the Pakistani power sector would benefit his electricity cable business, and, anticipating increased demand, his family spent nearly $30 million on a second plant to double output. …

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  • U.S. President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on "Energy Independence," eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations, during a signing ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington, U.S.

    By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Native American tribe in Montana and a coalition of conservation groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday for lifting a moratorium on coal leases on public land without consulting tribal leaders and conducting a full environmental review. "It is alarming and unacceptable …

  • [$$] Metals: Stronger Dollar Weighs on Gold @ The Wall Street Journal - 52 minutes ago

    Gold prices fell Wednesday, pushed lower by a strengthening dollar.

  • [$$] For Commodity Prices, China’s Output Is Becoming … @ The Wall Street Journal - 52 minutes ago

    Chinese demand has long been the driving force in many global commodity markets. Now, the country’s falling production of goods from aluminum to coal is moving prices and getting more attention from investors....

  • [$$] Natural-Gas Prices Hit Highest in Nearly Two  … @ The Wall Street Journal - 52 minutes ago

    Natural gas prices rose on Wednesday as investors bet that the amount of natural gas in storage may fall short of demand in the summer season.

  • [$$] Oil Rises as Inventory Data Signal Strong Dem … @ The Wall Street Journal - 52 minutes ago

    Oil prices closed at a three-week high, boosted by signs of strong demand for crude products and renewed commitments by major oil producers to rein in production.

  • El Salvador bans all metals mining, marking first Associated Press - 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's congress has approved a total ban on the mining of metals in the country, one of the first to enact such a broad ban.

  • El Salvador bans all metals mining, marking first Associated Press - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    El Salvador's congress has approved a total ban on the mining of metals in the country, one of the first to enact such a broad ban. Environmentalists have noted that some other countries have enacted bans ...

  • Trump Can’t Save Coal Oilprice.com - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
    Trump Can’t Save Coal

    On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that begins the process of dismantling former President Barack Obama’s climate change regulations

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