Doyle McManus: The US-China confrontation looks like the Cold War

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden hosted a summit meeting on Friday that could turn out to be a turning point – but if you weren’t watching you might have missed it. The meeting brought together the leaders of a deliberately low-profile group called “the Quad”: the United States, Japan, India …

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Bucks Owners Relish NBA Championship But Have New Challenges

To kick off the Milwaukee Bucks’ media day on Monday, the team’s four main owners sat in the interview room at the Fiserv Forum flanking the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. Last season’s NBA title was a crowning achievement for the group that bought the franchise from Herb Kohl in 2014. …

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Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) – Big Facebook Transactions Spotted

Someone with a lot of money to spend (and maybe some insider knowledge) took an unusually bullish stance on Facebook. And retail traders should know. We noticed this today when the prominent position appeared in the history of publicly available options that we follow here at Benzinga. Whether it’s an …

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How will China’s new energy policy affect the coal market?

Chinese President Xi Jinping told a United Nations General Assembly on September 21 that China will stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad as part of its transition to carbon neutrality by 2060. Beijing wants to encourage the use of renewable energies and restrict the use of fossil fuels in …

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ICE Announces New Records for Asian and European Natural Gas Futures Transactions

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) announced new records for Asian natural gas futures in August, with Japan-Korea (JKM) marker volumes exceeding 100,000 lots traded during the month. ICE said JKM futures reached 106,529 lots traded, nearly double the volumes for August 2020. Additionally, open interest ended the month at a record …

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Investors may be concerned about Integrated Research’s return on capital (ASX: IRI)

What trends should we look for if we are to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? First, we would like to identify a growth to recover on capital employed (ROCE) and at the same time, a based capital employed. This shows us that it is …

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Rams injury updates: what Sean McVay said about Justin Hollins and more

The Los Angeles Rams continue their momentum, beating reigning Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-24. There were plenty of interesting stories to come out of this huge Week 3 contest including Matthew Stafford throwing for over 300 yards and four touchdowns, Cooper Kupp having another dynamic performance, DeSean Jackson …

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Life is slowly returning to normal for first COVID patient to have new lungs in Iowa

Randy McIntyre poses for a portrait at his home on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, in Andalucia, Illinois, near the Quad Cities. McIntyre had the first bilateral lung transplant for a COVID-19 patient at the University of Iowa. (Meg McLaughlin / Quad-City Times) The scar runs across his chest like a …

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Global indices to set the tone for the marktes

Driven by the easing of nervousness around the Evergrande crisis, the American Fed is meeting the results, buying through the DII and a positive macroeconomic environment; benchmarks hit new records last week. BSE Sensex rose 1,032.58 points, or 1.75%, to 60,048.47, and NSE Nifty jumped 268.05 points, or 1.52%, to …

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Here’s why I think Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ: KNSL) is an interesting stock

It’s only natural that many investors, especially those new to the game, would prefer to buy “hot” stocks with a good story, even if those companies are losing money. But as Warren Buffett put it, “If you’ve been playing poker for half an hour and you still don’t know who …

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