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Euro hits six-month high above $1.10 as Trump worries hit dollar

Euro hits six-month high above $1.10 as Trump worries hit dollar

JPY seeing biggest gain since November 9; also likely seeing stale cross-longs unwinding after the dollar extends its drop from last week's highs near 114.30, which were reached as USA rate-hike expectations rose and risk appetite fueled carry trades.


Body dumped along Texas road after hearse stolen

Body dumped along Texas road after hearse stolen

The body that was in the vehicle was found by a passer-by about an hour and a half later, along with the gurney that it was on. Coincidentally, a local funeral home reported their hearse stolen about 90 minutes earlier. "This is a very rare, one-time situation here", Drew Stackhouse, brother of the mortuary's owner told the local newspaper. A body was in the back, en route to a local funeral home.



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

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.