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Bump stocks, which allow rifles to mimic automatic weapons, are now illegal to own, buy or sell

Bump stocks, which allow rifles to mimic automatic weapons, are now illegal to own, buy or sellAn October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 prompted action on bump stocks by President Donald Trump.



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BlackRock Sees Emerging Stocks Almost Recouping Last Year's Loss

BlackRock Sees Emerging Stocks Almost Recouping Last Year's LossIn the face of slowing global growth, the Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise rates this year, causing the dollar to weaken and improving the flows into emerging markets, said Fraser, global emerging-market equities fund manager. “Markets should recoup most, if not all, of their losses from last year,” Fraser, who is based in Hong Kong and helped manage the firm’s approximately $ 40 billion of active EM equities as of the end of 2018, said in a phone interview.



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Race against time in blackout-hit Venezuela to save food stocks

Race against time in blackout-hit Venezuela to save food stocksVicente Fernandez has not opened his freezer since the massive blackout began in Venezuela on Thursday. “I’m afraid it has all gone bad,” says Fernandez, a 54-year-old who sells telecoms equipment. Venezuelans, already feeling the pinch due to food and medicine shortages, are suffering even more now that the power has gone down.



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Markets Right Now: Stocks mark 1st weekly loss since January

Markets Right Now: Stocks mark 1st weekly loss since JanuaryNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):



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7 Energy Stocks That Don't Need Higher Oil Prices

7 Energy Stocks That Don't Need Higher Oil PricesThe best oil stock ideas from Bank of America.



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World's biggest sovereign fund to dump oil and gas stocks: Norway

World's biggest sovereign fund to dump oil and gas stocks: NorwayNorway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest and which is fuelled by petrodollars, will divest its oil and gas holdings to reduce its exposure to the oil sector, the Norwegian government announced on Friday. While the decision is based solely on financial considerations and not on the environment or climate change, a divestment by an investor worth more than $ 1 trillion will undoubtedly be seen as a major blow to polluting fossil fuels. The government of Norway, the biggest hydrocarbon producer in western Europe, said it would exclude companies classified as exploration and production companies from the fund.



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Global stocks mixed on reports of trade deal progress

Global stocks mixed on reports of trade deal progressGlobal stocks finished mixed on Monday following reports the United States and China were close to a major trade agreement that would roll back some of the tariffs imposed in recent months.



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Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talks

Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talksNew York (AFP) – European and US stock markets leapt on Friday as positive signs emerged from US-China trade talks aimed at averting an escalation of a tariff war between the world's top two economies.



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5 of the Best Stocks to Buy for February

5 of the Best Stocks to Buy for FebruaryAlso one of U.S. News’ 10 best stocks to buy for 2019, SFIX shares sold off in December, despite reporting a quarter of 24 percent revenue growth, 250 percent earnings per share growth, and active client growth of 22 percent. In hindsight, it looks like AAPL stock may have achieved its 2019 lows within the first week of the year.



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London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit "Plan B"

London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit "Plan B"London's stock market climbed Monday, aided by a falling pound, with traders awaiting the UK government's Brexit "Plan B" after the country's parliament voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's original EU divorce deal.



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