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OPEC and oil prices: Looking ahead to the May meeting

Many investors remain concerned about growing US crude production, which has climbed 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million barrels per day. Domestic U.S. In recent years Saudi Arabia, concerned with the increase in USA shale gas production, increased its oil output to drive down prices in a bid to make shale gas exploration economically unattractive.


Dollar slides on Trump concern, but stocks rise

Dollar slides on Trump concern, but stocks rise

It tumbled yesterday to its lowest level since the property magnate was elected. US crude futures hit a three-week high, and were last trading up 0.8 percent to $49.75 a barrel. The gradual return of risk appetite on Friday also saw investors switch from highly rated U.S. Treasuries and European government bonds into higher-yielding Italian and Portuguese debt.


Virus attack is a wake-up call for business

Virus attack is a wake-up call for business

Microsoft said it had released a Windows security update in March to tackle the problem involved in the latest attack, but many users were yet to run it. The kill switch detects that a particular web domain exists, and when it does, stops spreading the infection. Once your OS of choice falls out of extended support, you'll need to pay Microsoft for a custom support program in which you continue to receive fixes (we have no idea what that costs, but you can bet it ain't cheap).


Watford vs Manchester City 21 May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Watford vs Manchester City 21 May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

When this team is on form, they should be one of the best teams in the world and perhaps we might see something like that on Sunday. Kompany added that the Premier League has been extra competitive this season and City have in fact done well, considering how Arsenal and sixth-placed Manchester United have struggled to secure a spot in Europe's elite club competition.


NSA hackers threaten to sell secrets

NSA hackers threaten to sell secrets

WannaCry's worm-like capacity to infect other computers on the same network with no human intervention appear tailored to Windows 7, said Paul Pratley, head of investigations & incident response at United Kingdom consulting firm MWR InfoSecurity.