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Oil falls after Trump goes after OPEC in a tweet

“Crude futures steadied on Friday, recovering from a sharp drop after President Donald Trump suggested in a tweet that OPEC is keeping oil prices artificially high” writes Tom Dichristopher for cnbc.com. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices were up 4 cents at $68.37 a barrel, after dropping as low as $67.50 after Trump’s tweet. However, oil market watchers said it’s unlikely Trump would use the reserve as a means of countering OPEC’s production cuts.The prolonged oil price rout heaped pressure on nations like Saudi Arabia that depend on oil…

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European stocks recovering from 1-year low as trade-war concerns simmer down

“European stocks surged Tuesday, aiming toward breaking a string of losses as concerns about a global trade war eased and as investors turned their focus to deal news and other corporate development” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. U.S. stocks logged their best one-day percentage gains since 2015 on Monday on reports that U.S. and China are conducting behind-the-scenes talks to avert a global trade war.Opinion: Who gets hurt in a trade war?.  Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Medical marijuana could prevent recovering addicts from…

“A preclinical study published in the medical journal Neuropsychopharmacology finds that the therapeutic compound found in marijuana, cannabidiol (CBD), can help control impulses to use addictive drugs such as alcohol and cocaine, reports Science Daily” writes Oscar Pascual for sfgate.com. An investigative team at the Scripps Research Institute studied rats with a history of using alcohol or cocaine daily on their own, leading to behavior associated with addiction. Source: sfgate.com Share This:

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FundFantasy Gives a 50% Bonus for the next 48 Hours, in a Move to Help out the Recovering Crypto-Market

“Their whitepaper is actually a very nice read with some very insightful points about the current situation about the retail trading market” reports newsbtc.com. London, March 20th, 2018 – Due to the recent market fluctuation, FundFantasy is offering the crypto community a 50% good-faith bonus on their FUNDZ for next 48 hours, as the market makes efforts to rebound. Source: newsbtc.com Share This:

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U.S. stocks to keep recovering, set to climb 8 percent this year: Reuters poll

“Analysts estimate 2018 earnings growth for S&P 500 companies of 19.2 percent, up from a late December forecast of 11.5 percent” reports businessinsider.com. Improving economic growth both here and abroad has also lifted profit expectations.President Donald Trump’s goal is for U.S. economic growth of 3.0 percent annually. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Latest bitcoin updates as cryptocurrencies recover

“The Independent’s bitcoin group is the best place to follow the latest discussions and developments in cryptocurrency” writes Andrew Griffin for independent.co.uk. Click here to get the latest Bitcoin rates and start trading.We’ve teamed up with cryptocurrency trading platform eToro.Its price is expected to continue to fluctuate unpredictably, and this live blog will be regularly updated with the latest news and significant changes. :: The Independent’s bitcoin group is the best place to follow the latest discussions and developments in cryptocurrency. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Bitcoin dives below $12,000 to six-week low over crackdown fears

“Regulators will also target people and companies that provide market-making, settlement and clearing services for centralized trading, the publication said, citing unnamed sources” writes Ryan Browne for cnbc.com. Trading in South Korean won accounted for about 4 percent of bitcoin trading volume, according to CryptoCompare.Bitcoin plunged to a six-week low Tuesday after comments from South Korea’s finance minister renewed worries about a crackdown in one of the largest markets for digital currency trading.As of early Tuesday morning, ET, bitcoin was trading about 10 percent lower around $12,294, according to CoinDesk. Source:…

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T. Boone Pickens closes energy hedge fund, cites diminishing health

“Legendary energy investor T. Boone Pickens is shutting the doors on his energy hedge fund, BP Capital” writes Becky Quick for cnbc.com. The Wall Street Journal first reported Pickens fund was closing on Friday.After retiring at 68, he formed the energy investment firm BP Capital, where he made his first billion dollars.Pickens cited declining health as a reason for closing the fund.The fund will “move toward a family office structure,” he said, noting that key employees of BP Capital will be going out on their own. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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