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Oil prices near levels last seen in 2014/2015 as market tightens

Oil prices near levels last seen in 2014/2015 as market tightens

Now, since the start of the year Brent crude has crept up nearer to US$68 thanks to the Iran protests, and WTI has hit US$62 a barrel. Cold weather across much of the country was expected to keep demand high, as heating oil prices were just off highs not seen since early 2015.


Airliner Collides with Kuwait Airways Plane at JFK Airport

Airliner Collides with Kuwait Airways Plane at JFK Airport

An extreme winter storm is now hitting the US' east coast, which led to the shutting down of airports and the cancellation of about 3,300 flights, mainly JFK. The authority was providing portable staircases and buses to deplane passengers and bring them into the terminal. Another passenger, meanwhile, said that passengers began calling 911 from the plane while they waited and others began "to threaten to break open the emergency exit".


App Store kicks off 2018 with record-breaking holiday season

App Store kicks off 2018 with record-breaking holiday season

The company announced January 4 that developers who make apps and games for its iOS mobile operating system earned $26.5 billion in revenue in 2017. Fan favorites Clash of Clans , Candy Crush Saga , Enlight Videoleap, 1Password and Hulu also remained popular throughout the year. They added that iOS developers have earned over US$86 billion (about RM348.3 billion) since the App Store was first introduced in July 2008.



The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Makes An Interesting Case Right Now

The stock increased 0.90% or $16.29 during the last trading session, reaching $1823.54. The Maryland-based Sol Capital has invested 0.55% in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW ). Mitchell Sinkler & Starr Pa accumulated 10,900 shares. The hedge fund run by Warren Lichtenstein held 1.00 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.85 million, up from 167,115 at the end of the previous reported quarter.


Tillerson defends Donald Trump's fitness, says never doubted US President's mental fitness

Tillerson defends Donald Trump's fitness, says never doubted US President's mental fitness

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke to CNN for an interview that touched upon some elements of Michael Wolff's new book Fire and Fury . "I think the rhetoric that North Korea understands is that while it is our objective, and the President's been very clear, to achieve a denuclearization through diplomatic efforts, those diplomatic efforts are backed by strong military option if necessary", Tillerson said in an interview with CNN's Elise Labott .



Coinbase Deflects Rumors of Ripple Integration

Bitcoin's offshoot, bitcoin cash, saw its price surge in late December around news that Coinbase was adding bitcoin cash trading. On Thursday, the platform - which facilitates the trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin - revealed in a blog post how new assets for trade are chosen.