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Oil prices climb on signs of strong fuel demand recovery

Oil prices rose for a second session on Wednesday on signs of strong fuel demand in western economies, while the prospect of Iranian supplies returning faded as the U.S. secretary of state said sanctions against Tehran were unlikely to be lifted. Brent crude futures were up 37 cents, or 0.5%,......

WNBA Power Rankings: Aces, Dream climb in Week 3

9:55 AM ET Kelly CohenESPN It was a good week for struggling teams, with upsets to make and first wins recorded. The Minnesota Lynx knocked off the Connecticut Sun to clinch their first victory of the season after opening with four consecutive losses. The Atlanta Dream won in overtime at......

Domino’s Pizza CEO says phone ordering is near obsolete as digital sales continue to climb

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The phone is ringing less and less at Domino’s Pizza locations, but demand for the company’s pies remains high, according to CEO Ritch Allison. More than 75% of sales at Domino’s are now coming through digital channels, up from 70%......

Qatar National Bank’s Q1 net profit falls 7% as provisions climb

DUBAI, April 11 (Reuters) – Qatar National Bank (QNB) , the biggest lender in the Gulf, said on Sunday its first quarter net profit fell by 7% from a year earlier to 3.3 billion riyals ($906 million) as it booked 1.4 billion riyals in “precautionary” loan loss provisions. The bank’s......

Corey Conners with a hole-in-one to climb the leaderboard at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Corey Conners started his third round at the Masters 5 shots behind 36-hole leader Justin Rose. Birdies at the second and third gave him a push. But a bogey at the difficult par-4 fifth put the brakes on his momentum. Then, at the downhill, 182-yard par-3 sixth......

Exxon Mobil signals better first-quarter earnings as oil prices climb

FILE PHOTO: An Exxon sign is seen at a gas station in the Chicago suburb of Norridge, Illinois, U.S., October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp expects rising first-quarter results across its three major businesses, with an at least $2 billion improvement from prices for oil......

Mortgage refinance demand tanks 39% as rates continue to climb

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A house’s real estate for sale sign shows the home as being “Under Contract” in Washington, DC, November 19, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Higher mortgage rates are cutting into demand for refinances, as fewer and fewer......

Stocks climb again after stronger-than-expected jobs report — Here’s what experts are watching

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stocks saw a major reversal on Friday. After selling off, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all rebounded in the afternoon session as investors digested a better-than-expected jobs report. Nonfarm payrolls jumped by 379,000 in February, and the unemployment rate......

Justice Department is facing a tougher climb trying to keep Capitol rioters locked up

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The apparent calculus prosecutors are using to determine whether they ask for jail time came to a head twice in court Tuesday, as they argued for the detention of a member of the pro-Trump extremist group the Proud Boys......

Australia shares climb on improving U.S. stimulus hopes, no new local virus cases

* Vocus surges on buyout offer * Miners lifted by higher iron ore prices * NZ closed for Waitangi Day Feb 8 (Reuters) – Australian shares rose on Monday, with strengthening global risk sentiment as U.S. President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 package looked more certain of being pushed through,......

New Hampshire’s revenues continue to climb with strong January numbers

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Despite the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Hampshire’s state revenues continue to outperform budget writers’ expectations. Tax receipts for January totaled $181.4 million, which is about $30 million above the projections for the state’s two year budget,......

GameStop shares climb 15% in the premarket after Robinhood lifts trading restrictions

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The GameStop Corp. logo on a laptop computer and Robinhood application on a smartphone. Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of video game retailer GameStop climbed more than 15% on Friday morning after Robinhood removed trading restrictions on......

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