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Sanctioned Rosneft sees net profit jump sevenfold on higher oil prices

Russia’s largest oil producer, state-controlled Rosneft, reported on Monday a sevenfold jump in its net profit for Q1 2018, on the back of significantly higher oil prices compared to the same period of 2017. Rosneft’s net income soared to $ 1.3 billion (81 billion Russian rubles), more than seven times higher compared to Q1 2017, and exceeding a Reuters forecast of $ ...

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Uncertainty surrounding Iran nuclear deal could send gold prices higher – analyst

Political uncertainty, especially the geopolitical risk with Iran, could send gold prices higher according to analyst Boris Schlossberg. “Gold has been going up and down in fits and starts. But, right now it is suffering the pullback because of the US dollar strength,” Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, told CNBC. Read more According to the ...

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Arizona promises teachers 20% higher pay by 2020

Teachers in Arizona could see a 20 percent net salary increase by 2020, according to a proposal by Republican Governor Doug Ducey that is intended to stave off a major teacher strike like the ones in Oklahoma and West Virginia. Ducey’s proposal would see average teacher pay rise from the current $ 48,723 a year to $ 58,130 by the ...

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‘Anti-Russian brainwashing in US higher than during Cold War’ – ex-envoy Kislyak

The level of anti-Russian indoctrination in the US has reached its apogee, and the average American does not see or hear anything other than stories about how Russia threatens the US, Russia’s former envoy has said. “I can’t recall such intensity of anti-Russian brainwashing in the US, even during the Cold War,” Russia’s former envoy to the US, Sergey Kislyak, ...

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Bitcoin pushing higher as cryptocurrency market finds its swagger

Cryptocurrencies led by bitcoin surged on Tuesday, as confidence returned to the market following regulation and safety concerns. Read more Bitcoin was up 6 percent, trading above $ 11,500, the highest it has been in February. Ethereum and ripple — the number 2 and 3 cryptocurrencies respectively — also rose, trading 1-2 percent higher. More than 80 percent of cryptocurrencies ...

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Bitcoin surging higher after mystery trader buys $344mn in cryptocurrency

Top cryptocurrency bitcoin recovered to $ 11,000 on Monday, having almost doubled in value since hitting a low of $ 6,000 earlier this month. Read more On Sunday, its price rose to $ 11,328 following news that an unknown investor had bought $ 344 million worth of bitcoin between February 9 and February 12. The purchase was preceded by a ...

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Risks of interstate conflict higher than any time since end of Cold War – DNI chief

The risk of interstate conflict is higher now than at any time since the end of the Cold War, according to US Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats. The most immediate threats over the next year come from North Korea and from “Saudi-Iranian use of proxies in their rivalry,” Coats said during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday. “At ...

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Google’s data-friendly app YouTube Go expands to over 130 countries, now supports higher quality videos

YouTube Go, a mobile version of YouTube built for emerging markets with features like offline viewing and nearby sharing, is today expanding to over 130 countries worldwide. This wider rollout will make YouTube Go available to a large number of people who want the ability to watch YouTube videos, even if they don’t have a good connection, or find themselves ...

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Higher (paid) ed: Colleges have more millionaire presidents, report says

Presidents of 58 private colleges and seven public universities earned more than $ 1 million in total compensation in 2015, a growth of 48 percent. Some of them topped $ 3-4 million in earnings, according to a new report. Among the highest earners were 10 who made more than $ 2 million, up from eight who crossed that mark the ...

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New bitcoin billionaire Winklevoss sees cryptocurrencies heading much higher

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 11:36 Cryptocurrency investor Cameron Winklevoss sees bitcoin becoming a multitrillion-dollar asset. Winklevoss and his brother Tyler once sued Mark Zuckerberg in an attempt to gain control of Facebook, and then invested their settlement in bitcoin. Read more “We’ve always felt that bitcoin, given its properties, is gold 2.0 — it disrupts gold. Gold is scarce, ...

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