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  • Nov 21- President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20, was scheduled to hold talks in New York on Monday with former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who is being considered for Cabinet posts including defense, energy and veterans affairs. Trump met with aides and contenders for top U.S. posts over the...

  • BRASILIA, Nov 21- Brazilian President Michel Temer warned on Monday that the public sector debt will swell to the size of the country's gross domestic product by 2024 if public spending is not brought under control and fiscal reforms not enacted. Speaking to an advisory council of business leaders and prominent Brazilians, Temer said his government will send a...

  • DUBAI, Nov 21- The United Arab Emirates could refer the United States to the World Trade Organisation over anti-dumping charges levied on steel pipes, a senior official said on Monday. The U.S. International Trade Commission announced on Friday it was taking measures against UAE, Oman and Pakistan in relation to circular welded carbon-quality steel pipes,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • LONDON, Nov 18- Copper clocked its biggest weekly fall in a month on Friday as the dollar soared to a 14- year high and traders decided a rally driven by U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's economic policies was overdone, for now. Since hitting a 17- month high above $6,000 on Nov. 11, however, copper has dropped nearly 10 percent, hurt in the latest instance by Federal...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 18- Falling debt costs and a steadier Brazilian currency bolstered some companies' third-quarter earnings but the results disappointed hopes for signs of a recovery in the country's recession-bound economy. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index has rallied nearly 40 percent in 2016, despite the worst recession since the 1930 s, as investors...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Most of the U.S. coal industry doubts Donald Trump can fulfill his promise to make the ailing industry great again in a country awash in dirt-cheap natural gas, a competing fuel. "This is the best news that Appalachia as a whole has had in about 10 years," said Jason Bostic, a vice president at the West Virginia Coal Association, referring to Trump's...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Most of the U.S. coal industry doubts Donald Trump can fulfill his promise to make the ailing industry great again in a country awash in dirt-cheap natural gas, a competing fuel. "This is the best news that Appalachia as a whole has had in about 10 years," said Jason Bostic, a vice president at the West Virginia Coal Association, referring to Trump's...

  • HAVANA, Nov 17- Sherritt International Corp's joint nickel venture in Cuba will return to profit next year if prices for the metal sustain themselves at the current level, the Canadian mining company's head said in an interview. Beyond its Cuba venture, Sherritt also has a stake in a large Madagascar nickel mine. The Canadian company has been operating in...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 16- There are two ways of looking at Rio Tinto's decision to close one of its major iron ore mines over the Christmas period: to take the company's explanation of operational reasons at face value or to see the move as part of a wider strategy. Rio told its employees at the Hope Downs 4 mine in Western Australia that it would close the...

  • OPEC will 'cheat' on any agreement: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, provides his thoughts on the likelihood of an OPEC agreement on oil production, and weighs in on the future of commodity prices on the heels of Trump's election. You want to be a buyer of the "stuff that goes into economic goods," says Gartman.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 16- There are two ways of looking at Rio Tinto's decision to close one of its major iron ore mines over the Christmas period: to take the company's explanation of operational reasons at face value or to see the move as part of a wider strategy. Rio told its employees at the Hope Downs 4 mine in Western Australia that it would close the...