• Oil gains on surprise drawdown in U.S. crude inventories
Oil gains on surprise drawdown in U.S. crude inventories

Futures in NY slipped 0.4% after climbing 0.8% on Tuesday. WTI crude oil future -0.27% to $63.37/bbl at last check. Brent for June settlement declined 2 cents to $68 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, after slipping 10 cents on Wednesday.

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  • Singapore market dips after Fed rate increase
Singapore market dips after Fed rate increase

The market now expects three hikes for 2018, and that remained the baseline forecast, but at least one more increase was added in the following two years. The SEP indicated that central bank officials are split on whether two or three additional interest rate increases will be needed in 2018. Similarly, the Fed forecast the jobless rate to fall...

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  • RBI keeps policy rate unchanged at 6 per cent
RBI keeps policy rate unchanged at 6 per cent

The Reserve bank of India today retained its "neutral" stance even as inflationary pressures have eased more than expected. With February retail inflation at 4.4 per cent, coming in much lower than its 5.1 per cent forecast for the January-March quarter, there were calls from certain sections to cut interest rates.

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  • Dan Scott:
Dan Scott: "Markets React on Fears of a New Trade War - Justified?"

China on Wednesday hit back at President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods by proposing additional tariffs of 25 percent on 106 categories of US imports including soybeans, autos, chemicals and some types of aircraft.

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  • NASA chooses Lockheed Martin to build and test supersonic aircraft
NASA chooses Lockheed Martin to build and test supersonic aircraft

The contract NASA awarded Lockheed Martin Skunk Works this week was to design, build, and flight test this Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator X-plane. NASA has awarded a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump.

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  • MSI unveils new powerful gaming laptops with Intel Coffee Lake processors
MSI unveils new powerful gaming laptops with Intel Coffee Lake processors

Unlike the U series chips , the new i9 processors are part of the H series of the manufacturer. Jumping straight to the top, the burliest entry is the Core i9-8950HK, the first Core i9 built for laptops. The 8850H and 8750H come with 6 cores and 12 threads, with Turbo Boost speeds of 4.3GHz and 4.2GHz, respectively. Each of these new Coffee La...

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  • Trump Floats Putin White House Invitation
Trump Floats Putin White House Invitation

Trump has faced criticism for not raising the issue of the attack during the same call with Putin in which he floated the idea of a White House meeting. Russian meeting with our European allies to continue reinforcing that unity", Rojansky writes . Trump rebuked then-national security advisor H.R. McMaster on Twitter in February after McMas...

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  • Trump's Amazon Tweet Comes at Eventful Time for State-Local Taxes
Trump's Amazon Tweet Comes at Eventful Time for State-Local Taxes

President Trump responded to the article on Twitter. "A lot of people have made this, with respect to Amazon, about personalities and the CEO at Amazon - we're talking about Jeff Bezos here", he said on Thursday on the Fox News channel.

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  • Will it snow? Your Easter Bank Holiday Lincoln weather forecast
Will it snow? Your Easter Bank Holiday Lincoln weather forecast

Weather forecaster Helen Willetts warned despite the odd slivers of sunshine on Easter Day, most of the United Kingdom will suffer from the cloudy, cold and damp weather for the next 48 hours. Tuesday: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Possibility of heavy snow over parts of England, Wales and southern Scotland. "The temperatures S...

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