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UK has intense week of Brexit negotiations ahead: PM May

“LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has an intense week of Brexit negotiations ahead in which it expects to finalize the details of its outline future relationship with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Monday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. May will also say that the deal will allow Britain to control immigration, concerns over which were a key driver behind the Brexit vote.”We now have an intense week of negotiations ahead of us in the run-up to the special European Council on Sunday,” May will say…

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Private investors to spark UK’s first subsidy-free solar boom

“A string of subsidy-free solar farms will move ahead within weeks, marking the first fresh private investments in renewable energy without government handouts” writes Energy Editor for telegraph.co.uk. The first of the trio will move ahead in Worsted, near Gatwick, after clinching the last ever government feed-in tariff for solar power, but the pair that follow will be the first new projects to power the grid with subsidy-free renewable electricity. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Brexit: the week ahead

“Ministers from the EU27 ministers will meet for the General Affairs Council in Brussels on Monday to discuss the draft Brexit agreement” reports aol.co.uk. Mrs May will chair a meeting of her new look Cabinet on Tuesday, the first to be held after the departure of Brexit secretary Dominic Raab and work and pensions secretary Esther McVey. Source: aol.co.uk Share This:

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Sebastien Ogier wins 6th straight World Rally Championship

“Three points behind Ogier ahead of Rally Australia, Neuville’s crash and blown tire on Friday cost him 40 seconds and proved to be the decisive margin before his retirement on Sunday” reports yahoo.com. The Frenchman started a wet Sunday needing to hold his spot ahead of Thierry Neuville, while overnight rally leader Ott Tanak also remained with a chance of moving ahead of Ogier. Source: yahoo.com Share This:

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Back on the campaign trail: Trump heads to Mississippi for 2 rallies ahead of Senate runoff

“President Trump is headed to Mississippi a week from Monday for ahead of the runoff election in the state the following day” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Hyde-Smith received almost 1 percentage point more than Espy in the midterm elections, and she is favored to win in the runoff.On election night last week, neither of the top two finishers, Republican incumbent Sen. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Hours After Bitcoin Cash Network Update Begins, Bitcoin ABC Over 10 Blocks Ahead

“Under the new consensus rules, 41 blocks have been already mined, wherein Bitcoin ABC is 12 blocks ahead” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. Bitcoin ABC is supported by crypto evangelist Roger Ver, while Bitcoin SV supporters are led by Craig Wright, who has previously declared himself to be the mysterious Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Source: cointelegraph.com Share This:

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Pound zigzags ahead of expected press statement on Brexit from Theresa May

“The pound whipsawed amid confusion around whether U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May would deliver a statement Wednesday to the news media, following a cabinet meeting where she presented a draft Brexit agreement” writes Sunny Oh for marketwatch.com. The pound USDGBP, +0.3373% fell 0.2% against the greenback, buying $1.294 on Wednesday. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Macy’s boosts annual earnings forecast ahead of holiday season

“(Reuters) – Department store chain Macy’s Inc raised its annual earnings forecast on Wednesday, signaling a strong holiday shopping season ahead, as it benefits from a growing online business and a revamped loyalty program” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Macy’s also reported a much better than expected profit for the third quarter ended Nov. 3 after double-digit growth at its online shopping service.Like its peers, Macy’s is battling lower customer interest as shoppers increasingly prefer to buy online and hunt for bargains.Macy’s now expects adjusted earnings of between $4.10…

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Markets News Oil 

Market volatility due to ‘anxiety’ ahead of our December meeting, OPEC’s Barkindo says

“OPEC’s secretary general has told CNBC that oil price volatility is due to anxiety ahead of the 14-member oil producer group’s next meeting in Vienna in December” writes Holly Ellyatt for cnbc.com. “What is happening at the moment, in our opinion, is the normal volatility that comes in the run up to our conferences.The latest falls come amid heightened fears of a slowdown in global demand, with OPEC downwardly revising its projections for 2019.”We remain focused jointly with our markets to restore stability to this market and we have registered…

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Tilray revenue doubled but losses widened ahead of legal pot sales in Canada

“Tilray Inc. nearly doubled revenue as losses mounted ahead of Canadian legalization of recreational cannabis, the pot producer revealed Tuesday in an earnings report” writes Tech Reporter for marketwatch.com. The company doubled the amount of weed it sold to 1,613 kilograms from 684 kilograms in the year-earlier period.Tilray is the third bellwether cannabis company to report earnings this week, after Aurora Cannabis Inc.Medical cannabis demand, as well as markets outside Canada and sales to other licensed producers within Canada, accounted for most of the revenue growth.Don’t miss: Pot companies to…

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