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World hits milestone of 10 billion COVID vaccine doses administered, but less than 10% of people in low-income countries have had a first jab

The world reached a COVID-19 vaccination milestone Friday of 10 billion doses administered globally, according to Our World in Data, but wealthier countries account for the vast majority, while poorer ones have been left behind.

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This limited-edition Wild Turkey bourbon is already selling for three times its suggested retail price

The special bottling is part of the brand's Master's Keep series

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Asian markets mixed after Wall Street sinks again

Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as traders looked ahead to data on U.S. employment costs that might influence Federal Reserve decisions on planned interest rate hikes.

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Oil prices pull back from multiyear highs, but Ukraine worries persist

Oil prices end lower on Thursday, easing back from their highest levels in more than seven years, but investors remain focused on the threat of a Russian attack on Ukraine.

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Why natural-gas futures logged their biggest one-day percent gain on record

Natural-gas futures tally their largest one-day percentage gain on record Thursday, up more than 46%, with the rally fueled by the expiration of the February contracts, and a 'classic' short squeeze as a winter storm looms...

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Europe looks to U.S. for help in lining up natural-gas supplies in event of Russian attack against Ukraine

More than two-dozen tankers are en route from the U.S. to Europe, and another 33 tankers that haven’t confirmed their destinations are likely to mainly head there as well, according to oil analytics firm Vortexa.

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Palladium prices look poised to rise, with or without a Russian invasion of Ukraine

Palladium futures have rallied to their highest price in more than four months, and are likely to continue their rise whether Russia, the world’s largest producer of the metal, invades Ukraine or not, analysts say.

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Why OPEC+ may not want $100 oil prices

Talk of $100-a-barrel oil has intensified in recent days, but triple-digit prices may pose a disadvantage for major oil-producing nations that are set to meet next week to decide the best course of action on production lev...

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AMD wins Chinese conditional approval for Xilinx deal

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. won clearance from Chinese regulators for its planned $35 billion acquisition of fellow chipmaker Xilinx Inc., the company confirmed in a Thursday filing.

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Co-CIO at Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater on how much deeper the S&P 500 would need to dive to get the Fed’s attention

Our call of the day from Bridgewater Associates tries to answer one question floating around markets. What kind of market selloff would get the Fed's attention.

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Asian markets tumble after Fed says rates will rise ‘soon’

Asian stock markets tumbled by unusually wide margins Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it plans to start raising interest rates soon to cool inflation.

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Dow, S&P 500 end lower after Federal Reserve keeps policy steady, warns it won’t always be accommodative

U.S. stocks end mostly lower and bond yields rise Wednesday, after the Fed leaves rates near zero at its first meeting of the year, but said policy will tighten.

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Oil prices climb back to their highest levels in over 7 years as Russia-Ukraine tensions continue

Oil futures climb back to their highest prices in more than seven years on Wednesday as worries over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine show no sign of letting up.

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Gold retreats from a 2-month high, holds its ground after Fed decision

Gold futures settle at their lowest in over a week on Wednesday, pulling back from a two-month high a day earlier. Prices then show little reaction in electronic trading after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would soon be...

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Chips may be sold out for 2022 thanks to shortage, but investors are worried about the end of the party

The global semiconductor shortage, sparked by pandemic-influenced demand spikes, reportedly led to a near-sellout of 2022 chip supply before the year even started, but investors and analysts are concerned the end of the pa...

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Asian markets mixed in slow trading ahead of Fed meeting

Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Wednesday as many investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that will indicate how aggressive it will be in fighting inflation.

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UAE sheikhdom to allow gaming as Wynn Resorts plans project

One of the seven sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it will allow “gaming” while announcing a multibillion-dollar deal with Las Vegas-based casino giant Wynn Resorts.

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IMF urges El Salvador to end bitcoin’s legal tender status as the crypto loses half of its value since November

The International Monetary Fund’s executive board urges El Salvador to narrow the scope of its Bitcoin law by terminating the cryptocurrency’s legal tender status, as bitcoin lost half of its value from its record high in ...

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Oil prices end higher on global threats to supplies as traders weigh stock market volatility

Oil futures settle higher on Tuesday, underpinned by global supply concerns, against a background of volatility in global equity markets, while tensions remain between Russia and NATO over Ukraine.

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S&P 500 closes in on a correction Tuesday. Here’s the number it needs to avoid.

Stock benchmarks on Tuesday heads lower near the open, after a strong comeback on Monday, as the Federal Reserve commences its first gathering of the year.

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These five signals will tell you when the Wall Street correction is over, says veteran strategist

Barry Bannister and the team at Stifel say investors should be wary of any late-day rallies from a stock market that has miles to go before its correction phase is over.