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Record US and World Oil Supplies in 2019 and 2020 and Crazy Peak Oilers

Peak Oil was a very popular idea from about 2000 to 2013. The idea was that world oil production or a nations oil production would reach a maximum level and then go into permanent decline. US crude... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: US, Innovation, World Oil Supplies, Crazy Peak Oilers


Oil hits 2018 lows on emerging supply glut

Oil prices slumped to 2018 lows on Friday in thin but volatile trading, pulled down by concerns of an emerging global supply overhang amid a bleak economic outlook.
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Incoming Petrobras CEO says no decision yet on future pre-salt oil auctions

No decision has yet been taken on the types of contract to be offered in Brazil's pre-salt deep water oil auctions, the incoming head of Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Thursday, adding that fuel price policy is still being discussed.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Brazil, Petrobras, Petroleo Brasileiro SA


ECB chief economist dashes hopes of imminent cash injection for banks

The European Central Bank's chief economist dashed hopes on Thursday that it was about to launch a new cash injection to alleviate the pressure on struggling lenders in countries such as Italy.
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British lawmakers launch investigation into bank IT failures

British lawmakers launched an inquiry on Friday into computer systems failures at financial services firms, after a number of outages in recent months left millions of customers unable to access their money or make vital payments.
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China's cabinet says to push for more reforms in free trade zones

China's cabinet on Friday unveiled a variety of measures to deepen reforms in free trade zones (FTZs) and qualified individuals in them will be allowed to invest in overseas securities under relevant rules.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


China wants trade talks with United States to be equal, mutually beneficial

Trade talks between the United States and China should be equal and mutually beneficial, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Friday, adding that he hoped the two countries can find ways to manage their differences through dialogue.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Wang Shouwen


Glonal Markets: China leads Asian shares lower on growth, trade worries

Asian shares slipped on Friday as trade tensions continued to hurt sentiment, while weak corporate earnings in Europe added to worries about global growth and outweighed hopes for progress in Brexit negotiations.
Tags: Europe, Money, China, businessNews, Brexit


U.S. asks allies to avoid Huawei's equipment: WSJ

The U.S. government is trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China's Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Huawei, WSJ, Huawei Technologies the Wall Street Journal


China hopes G20 to maintain longstanding position against protectionism

China hopes the G20 group would maintain its longstanding position against protectionism, said China's Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun on Friday.
Tags: Money, China, G20, businessNews, Zhang Jun


Oil falls on supply glut fears, but expected OPEC cuts provide some support

Oil prices renewed their fall on Friday, pressured by concerns that producers are churning out more oil than the world needs amid a bleak economic outlook.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews


Debt, forex, stock markets closed on Friday

India's foreign exchange, debt and stock markets are closed on Friday for a local holiday.
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Elon Musk is the Most Important Person Alive Today

Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked Which of this generation’s biggest tech luminaries and innovators will ultimately be remembered for having the greatest lasting effect on the world? His answer was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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'We're not for sale': The Warehouse Group outlines plans to combat Amazon, global competitors

Warehouse Group chief executive Nick Grayston has a message for shareholders as the company faces growing competition from global online retailers: "We're not for sale".The mood among shareholders at the company's annual meeting... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Warehouse Group, Nick Grayston, The Warehouse Group


A Collection of Problems at Facebook

1. A 16-year-old South Sudanese girl was sold off for marriage to the highest bidder on Facebook in November. Facebook says it removed the post as soon as it became aware of it, but by then the girl... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Facebook, Innovation


Dirty secret revealed in new bitcoin crash

Bitcoin's latest huge crash contains a pattern that could reveal a horrible secret about manipulation of the cryptocurrency.In the last week Bitcoin has lost 30 per cent of its value, again. Bitcoin FOMO is over. The digital currency,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bitcoin


Samsung apologizes over sicknesses, deaths of some workers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics has apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories.The announcement by... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Samsung, Ap, Samsung Electronics, Seoul South Korea


Jet Airways' independent director resigns

Debt-laden carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd's independent director Ranjan Mathai resigned late on Thursday, citing rising pressure from other commitments.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Jet Airways, Jet Airways India Ltd, Ranjan Mathai


How to Use Gift Guides to Boost Your Holiday Sales

As the holiday season approaches, store owners will begin scrambling to get the word out about their sales. It’s important to get a good start. Many shoppers do a lot of research before big sale events and holidays. In fact, shoppers are researching Christmas gifts and gift ideas earlier than ever. According to the National Retail Federation: 40% of U.S. consumers begin researching their holiday shopping by the time November rolls around 18% are early bird shoppers who started in September or ...
Tags: Google, Ecommerce, Thinkgeek, Nrf, National Retail Federation, Corey Ferreira


Supplementing Your Income With Extra Work Online

Whether you are between jobs or in the process of starting your own business, you may find yourself in need of extra cash to supplement your income. When money is tight, the quality of life can really suffer and you could even find yourself in a position where you struggle to keep up with your existing financial commitments. However, by finding ways to make extra cash or even set up your own business from home, you can look forward to bringing in more money. There are various ways in which you ...
Tags: Startups, Making Money, Others


Shoppers using smartphones under the dinner table have made Thanksgiving one of the biggest days for online shopping

Smartphone use for both browsing and shopping online has exploded this Thanksgiving. They have contributed 54.4% of all traffic to retail sites so far on Thanksgiving Day, versus 46.1% last year, and they facilitated 36.7% of all sales this year versus 29.1% last year.  Mobile shopping has helped make Thanksgiving one of the largest sales days online by revenue for retailers. The use of phones may be due to retailers offering sales on a day with many familial obligations as so-called "Black Fr...
Tags: Amazon, America, Trends, Walmart, Alibaba, Synchrony Financial, Adobe Digital Insights, Taylor Schreiner, Adobe Analytics Shoppers


Soundbrenner’s wearable metronome gets a modular upgrade

It took all of 14 minutes for the Soundbrenner Core to hit full funding. Not too shabby. Last week, the wearable maker closed out its campaign with more than 10x its $50,000 goal. A few days later, we sat down with the startup at the headquarters of Hong Kong-based accelerator, Brinc. Soundbrenner has already made a bit of a name for itself with Pulse. The connected, wrist-worn device brought some clever innovation to the metronome, that old familiar piano-mounted accessory long banished to ...
Tags: Startups, Wearables, Hong Kong, Hardware, Tech, Sonny, Soundbrenner, Soundbrenner Core, Brinc Soundbrenner, Mistfit


On the Title, Cover, and Red Ocean Concept in Eat Their Lunch

I had to consider the title Eat Their Lunch, the image of a person taking another person’s lunch in the form of a brown paper bag, a yellow cover that screams for attention, and an aggressive font. I also had to consider whether to use the Red Ocean as a metaphor for competition, as well as the shark that causes the ocean to be red in the first place. The sharks in the red ocean aren’t attacking their customers; they’re attacking each other. So, if you live where the water is red, it’s best to b...
Tags: Apple, Books, Sales, Seth, Red Ocean, Glengarry Glenn Ross, Red Ocean Concept


Microsoft's Surface Go is one of the best work-focused tablets — and it's currently $50 off for Black Friday

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Microsoft Surface Go is one of the best work-focused portable tablets out there. It's a great way to get a desktop-class operating system in a portable and inexpensive device — though keep in mind that you will need to upgrade to Windows 10 Home if you want to download third-party apps from the web. Right now, you can sa...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Trends, Ram, Apple Pencil, Business Insider, Alcantara, Microsoft Store, Intel Pentium Gold, Microsoft Store and Amazon, Microsoft Store Looking


Electricity market regulator says spot price spike probe will take time

Market regulator the Electricity Authority is keeping schtum on how it might act to reduce market jitters arising from its investigation into a complaint that generation-retailers are abusing their market power to push up wholesale... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Electricity Authority


Apple Black Friday deals: Everything you need to know

Whether you're going online to do your Black Friday shopping or you're braving the stores in person, you'll have to be vigilant to find the best Apple discounts. Read on for everything you need to know about 2018 Apple Black Friday deals. The post Apple Black Friday deals: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Black Friday, Trends, Apple Black Friday deals, Black Friday 2018


European EcoSwing Builds First Full Scale Superconductor Wind Turbine

The European EcoSwing project swapped a compact and lightweight electric superconducting generator for a conventional generator in a 3.6 Megawatt wind turbine. The new generator is 4 meters in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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US asks allies to drop Huawei

The US government has initiated an extraordinary outreach campaign to foreign allies, trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in these countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from Chinese company Huawei, according... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Huawei


Appeal Court finds Hamilton real estate agents fixed prices

The Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier ruling, finding some Hamilton real estate agents colluded with their rivals to fix prices. The Commerce Commission successfully appealed a High Court ruling last year dismissing claims... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, High Court, Court of appeal, Hamilton, Commerce Commission, Appeal Court


Reserve Bank may loosen mortgage lending curbs

The Reserve Bank may ease mortgage lending restrictions at next week's financial stability review as credit growth declines and house prices stabilise.The central bank introduced the loan-to-value restrictions in 2013 in a bid to... [Author: [email protected]]
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