• OPEC leaders to decide on oil production cut
OPEC leaders to decide on oil production cut

Additionally, OPEC ministers will meet informally at 0700 GMT on Wednesday before the formal talks, an OPEC source said. Oil's latest surge came after reports said OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo hinted that a deal to balance the struggling market will be done.

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  • Oil may rise $10 on a successful OPEC deal: Energy Aspect
Oil may rise $10 on a successful OPEC deal: Energy Aspect

Saudi Arabian energy minister Khalid al-Falih offered contradictory statements on Sunday as to whether his country would join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) push to cut production of the commodity at its Wednesday meeting.

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  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday
Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

Many retailers didn't wait for Thanksgiving to end, with Sears, Wal-Mart and Amazon among the merchandisers that offered customers slashed prices before Black Friday hit. Black Friday , the day after Thanksgiving, vies with the Saturday before Christmas as the busiest shopping day of the year. She and her husband were out after Thanksgiving di...

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  • Local shops prepare for Small Business Saturday
Local shops prepare for Small Business Saturday

Basically everything that a big box store can't normally offer. It was started by American Express , and the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to support Small Business Saturday in 2011. The stores owner, Dave Cantu, said that he would be offering a buy-one-get-one free deal on all DVDs, music CDs and video games, with no purchasing limit.

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  • The Paris Agreement on Climate Change
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Special Envoy on Climate Change Todd Stern. However, agriculture also accounts for at least a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Donald Trump, who last night was elected the 45th president of the United States, took the stage just before 3 a.m.

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  • Foundations laid to roll out Paris accord but poor short-changed
Foundations laid to roll out Paris accord but poor short-changed

August 11: I would say it goes up, it goes down , and I think it's very much like this over the years. China has vowed to take over as the world's environmental leader if US walks away from the effort under Trump. By doing so, the hope is to counteract the negative impacts of climate change. The Paris Agreement has been ratified by 111 nat...

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  • Wal-Mart Kicks Off Cyber Monday on Friday
Wal-Mart Kicks Off Cyber Monday on Friday

With some advance planning, it is possible to limit overspending. Trust me. All it will take is another economic slowdown - and we'll have one - to push shopkeepers back to old marketing habits. Through Black Friday , shoppers can earn $15 in Kohl's Cash for every $50 spent (redeemable November 27 through December 5). Apps such as Target's Car...

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  • Energy Transfer Partners LP downgraded to Hold By Stifel Nicolaus
Energy Transfer Partners LP downgraded to Hold By Stifel Nicolaus

In present time, Zacks gets daily electronic information feeds and printed reports from more than 185 Canadian and US brokerages, produced by over 2,600 analysts amounting to more than 500,000 pages of brokers research. Market capitalization is the total market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Gains of between 0.5% and 1% came on t...

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  • One-sided Big 12 showdown: No. 8 Oklahoma routs No. 10 WVU
One-sided Big 12 showdown: No. 8 Oklahoma routs No. 10 WVU

Oklahoma WR Dede Westbrook vs. "The way we're playing right now, I think we deserve some consideration", Mayfield said. "You get down there you've got to score". The defense played better and the offense started clicking. Last year's Bedlam rout of Oklahoma State allowed Oklahoma to be the first team to book a ticket to the playoff, and th...

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  • Badminton: PV Sindhu wins thriller to enter China Open final
Badminton: PV Sindhu wins thriller to enter China Open final

The final lasted an hour and nine minutes. Binjiao had defeated Sindhu at the French Open and went on to win the Super Series title last month. She comprehensively went on to seal the game 21-11. In the decider, Sindhu was leading 10-6, as her opponent looked out of steam. The smashes were working, especially the crosscourts, and Sun Yu had...

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  • For the best Black Friday deals, plan to shop on Thanksgiving
For the best Black Friday deals, plan to shop on Thanksgiving

As consumers increasingly finish their holiday shopping online - or even do the entirety of it there - the snares and pitfalls of Internet fraud have proliferated. "Retailers and brands have quickly become sophisticated in how they employ their Black Friday game plans, with many extending their offers beyond the day itself to maximise volume"...

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  • Oklahoma's Big 12 title march moves on to No. 10 WVU
Oklahoma's Big 12 title march moves on to No. 10 WVU

West Virginia averages 32.2 points and 496.6 yards. UConn (plus 7½) at Boston College - @Licatacs - The Eagles can still get bowl-eligible by winning out - which is remarkable considering how poorly they have played against good competition.

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  • Wal-Mart's profit falls but beats estimates; revenue misses
Wal-Mart's profit falls but beats estimates; revenue misses

Several other brokerages have also issued reports on WMT . A Director, 10% Owner at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 17.14 and low P/E is 13.56, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 29.3 and 41.97 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 15.05 for the industry ...

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  • Trump Willing to Keep Parts of Obamacare, Stays Mum on Clinton Prosecution
Trump Willing to Keep Parts of Obamacare, Stays Mum on Clinton Prosecution

On Oct. 24, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that insurance premiums under the law would rise by about 22 percent. But they haven't agreed on a short-term fix or set a date to meet in special session. "They offer the same things". But the GOP has not to date advanced any alternatives that would protect the millions of people ...

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  • Clinton and Sanders rally in Raleigh for Democratic unity
Clinton and Sanders rally in Raleigh for Democratic unity

The 2016 presidential election is now in the home stretch, and Hillary Clinton's former democratic rival Bernie Sanders was in Youngstown to support her. When asked why he didn't follow Sanders in his support of Clinton, William said he didn't believe either major candidate. Sanders verbally fired some fastballs at Modern Woodmen Park and pointed...

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  • The path to victory -- for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton
The path to victory -- for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton

So why would you want to try and get rid of this world peace? Fayetteville: The race to the White House is tightening with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leading her Republican rival by just two percentage points, a latest opinion poll has said.

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  • Cubs rout Indians 9-3, send World Series to deciding Game 7
Cubs rout Indians 9-3, send World Series to deciding Game 7

It's Game 7. Any Boston fan that isn't yet old enough to drive a auto knows nothing of the suffering of a long championship drought, making older fans roll their eyes when they hear youngsters complain that this team hasn't won anything in three whole years.

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  • Trump tells early voters to recall their ballots
Trump tells early voters to recall their ballots

In short, that means Clinton doesn't need to win a state now rated as a toss-up to win the White House. A week before Election Day, the Clinton campaign has been trying to contain damage from FBI Director James Comey's announcement on Friday of new emails that might pertain to Clinton's use of a private server while secretary of state.

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  • Valeant in talks to sell Salix stomach business
Valeant in talks to sell Salix stomach business

As reported by The Wall Street Journal , according to people familiar with the matter, the purchase price would include about $8.5 billion in upfront cash that Valeant could use to repay its lenders, as well as future royalty payments to Valeant that would likely be sales-based.

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  • Trump targets Bill Clinton and his foundation in new attack
Trump targets Bill Clinton and his foundation in new attack

Half of all voters and 88 percent of her supporters said Clinton understands the needs of voters while 39 percent of all voters and 88 percent of Trump supporters say the same of him. Libertarian Gary Johnson was at seven percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein had two percent. "Mr. Band called the arrangement 'unorthodox", Trump said.

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  • Imperfect Patriots good enough to pull away from Steelers
Imperfect Patriots good enough to pull away from Steelers

Twice in the second half the Steelers kicked a field goal to cut into the New England lead, and twice the Patriots responded with touchdowns. He went 19/26 on his way to over two hundred yards passing. A much, much better performance by this unit up front compared to a week ago against the Dolphins . The Patriots also held Bell and Brown to ...

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  • Haley: State workers ordered to miss work will be paid
Haley: State workers ordered to miss work will be paid

Cayman Airways also took eight children home to Haiti who had been at Health City Cayman Islands undergoing heart surgery and other heart-related procedures. Episcopal Relief & Development is providing direct support for food, water and shelter for approximately 520 families staying on church properties in Haiti's southern peninsula, and is working...

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  • Oil rises as market could be closer to balance than expected
Oil rises as market could be closer to balance than expected

At that time, the phrase "peak oil" described the growing fear that the world was running out of petroleum, so the group's 1 trillion barrels of reserves would be guaranteed to fetch a higher price in the future. The agency noted: "Growth continues to slow, dropping from a five-year high in the third quarter of 2015 to a four-year low in third qu...

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  • Innovative Securities: Oil Market Needs a Will of Iron
Innovative Securities: Oil Market Needs a Will of Iron

However, with first support still intact, the bias in oil futures is now to the upside, with first resistance at the recent high at $51.60/barrel. It's tempting to describe that as Saudi Arabia getting what it wants, a price increase, while maintaining its extra market share, at least for the time being.

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  • Ryan plugs GOP campaign agenda, but no mention of Trump
Ryan plugs GOP campaign agenda, but no mention of Trump

His opposition to an immigration amnesty and his support for a tough stance on trade with China would have weakened Trump's advantage on both issues. Among this group are Arizona Senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCain and South Dakota Senator John Thune.

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