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  1. UPDATE 1-Bain, Cinven consider seeking clearance to make fresh bid - StadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Reuters

    FRANKFURT, July 4 Germany's Stada said buyout groups Bain Capital and Cinven were considering seeking regulatory clearance to make a new takeover offer for the generic drugmaker after their 5.3 billion euro bid fell through. Such a move would need to be approved by both German financial watchdog Bafin and Stada itself because a suitor is normally not allowed to make another offer for at least a year.

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  2. WRAPUP 1-Australia cenbank steers steady course on rates, knocks A$Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Reuters

    SYDNEY, July 4 Australia's central bank stuck to a neutral stance on the economy and interest rates on Tuesday, a marked divergence from some of its peers abroad who have recently signalled an intent to tighten monetary policy. The Australian dollar sank half of a U.S. cent after the Reserve Bank of Australia finished its July policy meeting with rates staying at a record low 1.50 percent, where it has been since August last year.

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  3. FOREX-Dollar/yen dips after Pyongyang fires missile, Aussie fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Reuters

    TOKYO, July 4 The dollar dipped against the yen on Tuesday after North Korea's missile launch deepened geopolitical concerns, while the Australian dollar slipped after the Reserve Bank of Australia did not sound as hawkish as some had anticipated. The dollar was down 0.25 percent at 113.100 yen after going as high as 113.480 late on Monday, its strongest since mid-May. The greenback had earlier taken in stride news that North Korea had launched a missile on Tuesday, which Tokyo said appeared to have landed in its Exclusive Economic Zone .

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  4. Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Reuters

    The Swiss blue-chip SMI .SSMI was seen opening 0.1 percent higher at 9,017 points on Tuesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer JBPRE01. Activist investor Corvex and roofing maker Standard Industries' investment arm have teamed up to take a 7.2 percent stake in Clariant CLN.S in a bid to scuttle the Swiss chemical maker's proposed merger with Huntsman Corp * Hochdorf Holding said its unit Uckermaerker Milch will reposition itself on the market, including plans to stop curd production at the end of October.

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  5. Oil prices drop as rising U.S. fuel stocks revive glut concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2013 | Reuters

    Oil prices fell early on Wednesday after a report of rising U.S. fuel inventories underscored concerns that a three-year old crude glut is far from over. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $46.32 per barrel at 0012 GMT, down 33 cents, or 0.7 percent, from their last close.

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  6. U.S. shale CEO sees Saudi Arabia moving to lift oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Reuters

    Saudi Arabia likely will move to boost oil prices after a recent drop in order to prop its own national finances, the chief executive of U.S. shale oil producer Pioneer Natural Resources Co said on Tuesday. Oil prices have tumbled in recent weeks despite moves by Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries last month to quell a global supply glut brought on in part by resurgent U.S. shale output.

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  7. RPT-INSIGHT-In disaster's wake, BP doubles down on deepwater despite surging shaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Reuters

    THUNDER HORSE OIL PLATFORM, Gulf of Mexico, June 27 A bout 300 BP workers commute 150 miles here by helicopter, from the Louisiana coast to a deep-sea drilling platform that can produce more oil in a day than a West Texas rig can pump in a year. On the deck of Thunder Horse, they work two-week shifts, drink seawater from a desalination plant, and eat ribs and chicken ferried in by boat.

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  8. Sterling just higher before BoE reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Reuters

    Sterling inched higher against the dollar on Tuesday ahead of the Bank of England's Financial Stability Report, looked to for moves to cool areas of credit that might help policymakers hold off for longer with any rise in interest rates. The defection by several Monetary Policy Committee officials to the camp supporting a rise in base interest rates has given the pound, battered by another round of political uncertainty after this month's elections, some support in the past week.

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  9. INSIGHT-In disaster's wake, BP doubles down on deepwater despite surging shaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Reuters

    Representative Steve Scalise views BP's Thunder Horse Oil Platform in the Gulf of Mexico, from the air, 150 miles from the Louisiana coast in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters June 26, 2017. Chris Bond/Handout via Representative Steve Scalise tours BP's Thunder Horse Oil Platform in the Gulf of Mexico, 150 miles from the Louisiana coast in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters June 26, 2017.

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  10. REFILE-Oil bear market separates strong, weak U.S. shale producersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Reuters

    Crude oil's bear market is highlighting the haves and have nots among U.S. shale producers, with the stronger promising to keep pumping even as prospects dim for some of their financially strapped peers. Crude prices have dropped more than 20 percent since late February, in part because of rising U.S. shale production that is offsetting OPEC's efforts to tame global stockpiles.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Oil traders brace for storm Cindy to hit U.S. Gulf Coast this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Reuters

    Oil traders from Texas to Louisiana braced on Tuesday for supply disruptions as Tropical Storm Cindy, formed in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, threatened to hit refining and production centers with wind and rain later this week. Cindy was located about 265 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour.

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  12. UPDATE 4-Oil traders brace for storm expected to hit U.S. Gulf Coast this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2013 | Reuters

    Oil traders from Texas to Louisiana braced on Tuesday for supply disruptions as a potential tropical storm developing in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico threatened to hit refining and production centers with wind and rain later this week. The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, the largest privately owned crude storage terminal in the United States, suspended vessel offloading operations early on Tuesday morning ahead of the storm, but said it expected no interruptions to deliveries from its hub in Clovelly, Louisiana.

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  13. AIRSHOW-Qatar Airways to ask U.S. for airport audit to combat laptop banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Reuters

    Qatar Airways is in the process of asking the U.S. department of Homeland Security to visit its hub in Doha and carry out an audit of security at the airport in light of the restrictions on large electronics devices in cabins, the carrier's CEO said. "I am sure that the Department of Transport and Homeland Security will revisit this," Akbar al Baker told journalists at the Paris Airshow on Monday.

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  14. Hess to sell Permian EOR assets to Occidental for $600 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Reuters

    For Occidental, the deal adds to the company's dominant position as the largest producer of oil through enhanced oil recovery in the United States. Separately, Occidental said it would sell acreage in the Permian for $600 million to undisclosed buyers and acquire other acreage closer to existing operations, deals that will cut its holdings in America's largest oilfield by 13,000 acres.

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  15. Funds pull back from Permian as U.S. shale oil firms go into overdriveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Reuters

    Cash, people and equipment are pouring into the prolific Permian shale basin in Texas as business booms in the largest U.S. oilfield. But one group of investors is heading the other way - concerned that shale may become a victim of its own success.

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  16. Southern California power supply at risk this summer: FERCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Reuters

    Natural gas constraints in Southern California could pose a risk to the region's power supply this summer, while New England and Texas could face tight electricity supplies, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said on Thursday. Overall, the agency said in its Summer 2017 Energy Market and Reliability Assessment report that preliminary data from the North American Electric Reliability Corp , which writes the nation's power reliability standards, forecast power resources should be adequate to meet demand in most regions this summer.

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  17. Brief-Vistra Energy Acquires Upton County Solar 2 Development Project in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Reuters

    May 17 Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc's iPhone, opening up the tool to a key high-end segment of the technology market.

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  18. RPT-INSIGHT-In America's largest oilfield, whir of activity confounds OPECRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Reuters

    May 17 As oilfield workers for Lilis Energy Inc threaded together drill pipes one recent morning in the Permian Basin, a bulldozer cleared sagebrush to make way for the company's fifth well since January. The whir of activity is all the more impressive after the small firm nearly collapsed in late 2015 - amid unrestrained production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries .

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  19. INSIGHT-In America's largest oilfield, whir of activity confounds OPECRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Reuters

    A drilling rig owned by Parsley Energy Inc. seen near Midland, Texas, U.S., May 3, 2017. Picture taken May 3, 2017.

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  20. UPDATE 1-Noble Energy to sell Marcellus gas assets for $1.23 blnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Reuters

    May 2 U.S. oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would sell all its natural gas production assets in the Marcellus shale field for $1.23 billion, as it shifts focus to liquids-rich, higher-margin assets. The company said its interest in CONE Midstream Partners LP , which owns natural gas pipelines, was not part of the deal.

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