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In Shift, Greater Opening Voices at congestion prices

Photo Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a turn, said opening on Friday to a congestion pricing plan proposed by a task force appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday expressed a cautious opening to a new proposal to accuse drivers entering the busiest parts of Manhattan, a …

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Consumer confidence falls to six-month lows due to concerns about prices, uncertain benefit of tax reduction

By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch Spontaneously mentioned tax cuts by a third of consumers Figures: The University of Michigan consumer confidence index (http: //www.sca.isr. umich.edu/) fell in January to a reading of 94.4, the worst reading since July. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected a reading of 98. Confidence has increased substantially since the recession, although it is still below the levels …

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IBM shares fall in a soft profit perspective

(Reuters) – International Business Machines shares fell 2.6 percent on Friday as analysts said a "disappointing" full-year outlook showed the company would take longer to resume steady growth. . IBM results call after US markets UU Closed on Thursday they forecast an operating profit of at least $ 13.80 per share for 2018, compared to $ 13.80 in 2017 and …

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Inflation rates and bonds: a good sign for the economy?

Q: Does rising inflation and a stronger market for inflation-protected bonds signal good things for the economy this year? Phil Blair, Manpower Will not participate this week Kelly Cunningham, San Diego Economic Research Institute NO: The rise in inflation does not announce good things, but it is the inevitable result of misuse and manipulation of the currency. Inflation can easily …

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Schlumberger announces results for the entire year and for the fourth quarter of 2017

HOUSTON – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported year-round results 2017 and the fourth quarter of 2017. Results for the full year (Expressed in millions, except for the number of shares) Twelve completed months Change Dec. 31, 2017 Dec. 31, 2016 Revenue year after year $ 30,440 $ 27,810 9% Income before taxes $ 3,921 …

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The 10-year Treasury yield rises to its highest level since 2014

Bond prices have risen in almost 30 years, but have fallen in recent months with some experts predicting that the rebound could have ended. Many point to a rebound in inflation, which is traditionally bad for fixed income assets, and a central bank that is raising interest rates. Investors have followed closely the new data in recent weeks about the …

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The United States could overthrow Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer

U.S. Crude oil production is 9.9 million barrels per day, according to the IEA, which is the highest level in the country in almost 50 years. That level of supply places the EE. UU Hand in hand with the leader of OPEC Saudi Arabia, the second largest producer in the world after Russia. "The scenario was set for a strong …

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Google and Tencent of China find that being friends has benefits

Jan. 19, 2018 4:25 a.m. ET Alphabet Inc. GOOGL -0.27% Google and Tencent Holdings Ltd. TCEHY -0.87% will license each other in technology patents, an agreement that could help the former expand their presence in the Chinese market and accelerate the latter's global expansion. [19659007] They signed a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement for a broad range of products and technologies, …

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Asian stocks declined as the threat of US government closure UU Threat

People walk past an electronic board showing the Hang Seng index in a bank in Hong Kong, on Friday, January 19, 2018. Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell on Friday after the Wall Street withdrawal as the threat of a closure of the federal government of the USA. UU It emerged on the weekend. (Kin Cheung / …

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A new name emerges as possible head of CFPB

WASHINGTON – A new name has emerged in the draw to be the next director of the Office of Consumer Financial Protection amid increasing skepticism that the first White House election, J. Mark McWatters, will receive the go-ahead . Johnathan Dever, a Republican representative from the state of Ohio and a defense attorney, is touted as the leading candidate to …

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