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  • *Rising U.S. shale output to balance OPEC, non- OPEC cuts. NEW YORK, Jan 19- Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, but swelling U.S. crude stockpiles limited the rebound from a one-week low after the International Energy Agency said oil markets had been tightening even before cuts agreed by OPEC and other producers took effect. The IEA said that while it was "far too soon"...

  • "Right now uncertainty is at the peak and actually uncertainty is the enemy of long-term investment so I don't think the markets are going to do very well," Soros told Bloomberg News at a dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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    George Soros thinks President-elect Donald Trump will fail — and that will be just fine with the billionaire investor.

  • DAVOS, Jan 19- Top bankers are confident that British Prime Minister Theresa May's government will support a transition period of several years for the financial sector to cope with Britain's exit from the European Union. May met the heads of major U.S. financial firms at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday to discuss their concerns.

  • *Rising U.S. shale output to balance OPEC, non- OPEC cuts. NEW YORK, Jan 19- Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, but swelling U.S. crude stockpiles limited the rebound from a one-week low after the International Energy Agency said oil markets had been tightening even before cuts agreed by OPEC and other producers took effect. The IEA said that while it was "far too soon"...

  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates says governments and private organizations need to make "substantial investments" to prepare for a bioterrorism attack.

  • Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told CNBC that the British people chose to become poorer for the sake of controlling immigration.

  • *Rising U.S. shale output to balance OPEC, non- OPEC cuts. NEW YORK, Jan 19- Oil prices rose on Thursday, but swelling crude stockpiles in the United States limited the rebound from a one-week low after the International Energy Agency said oil markets had been tightening even before cuts agreed by OPEC and other producers took effect. The IEA said that while it was "far...

  • Sergey Brin

    Google's co-founder says he didn't pay attention to the early AI advances from the company's research lab.

  • *Finance minister repeats UK will need to stay competitive. *PM May speaks at Davos, says wants ambitious trade deal. LONDON, Jan 11- The pound took advantage of a cautious-sounding European Central Bank head Mario Draghi on Thursday to hit a 10- day high against the euro, and stabilised against the dollar after a rollercoaster few days of Brexit-related swings.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on the first day of the Conservative party annual conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May rubber-stamped here globalist agenda to CNBC on Thursday, underlining that the country will not give into protectionism and isolationism.

  • BRASILIA, Jan 19- Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, falling below 6 percent for the first time in nearly three years and reinforcing market bets on steep interest rate cuts by the central bank. "Inflation is slowing down in general, not only at a single group," said Carlos Lopes, an economist with Banco Votorantim.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday he would closely watch what policies U.S. Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Kuroda said tax cuts and infrastructure investment in the United States would boost the growth of the world's largest economy, contributing to the global economy.

  • Theresa May has re-emphasized her government's unwillingness to agree to a poor deal for the U.K. in leaving the EU, in comments to CNBC.

  • BRASILIA, Jan 19- Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, falling below 6 percent for the first time in nearly three years and reinforcing market bets on steep interest rate cuts by the central bank. "Inflation is slowing down in general, not only at a single group," said Carlos Lopes, an economist with Banco Votorantim.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday he would closely watch what policies U.S. Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Kuroda said tax cuts and infrastructure investment in the United States would boost the growth of the world's largest economy, contributing to the global economy.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland:. Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, said it's not inevitable that Britain will rejoin the body that oversees global trade soon after it leaves the European Union. Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Azevedo said Britain will remain a member until...

  • Trump boosting the economic performance in the U.S. would help our business grow, according to the CEO of Ahold Delhaize.

  • PARIS, Jan 19- French prosecutors opened an investigation into cement group Lafarge's activities in Syria in October of last year on suspicion that it infringed custom rules, a judicial source said on Thursday. French Finance Minister Michel Sapin himself filed a complaint last September against Lafarge, now part of Switzerland- based LafargeHolcim, a...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday that he was closely watching what policies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would implement after he is sworn in. Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Kuroda said tax cuts and infrastructure investment in the United States would boost the growth of the...