Production cuts and stricter compliance in focus

Expect OPEC oil production cuts to continue in 2020: Wood Mackenzie

OPEC is likely to continue with its oil supply cuts for the rest of 2020, a research director said Monday. “One thing which we are seeing in our numbers is that the market is still not ready to absorb the production cuts back, even for (the) whole of this year,” Sushant Gupta, who heads Wood … Read more…

Rate policy good for now, door open for more cuts

Rate policy good for now, door open for more cuts

Interest rates should stay where they are as long as inflation remains tame, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said Friday. “We really need to keep our eye on inflation,” the central bank official said. “And unless it starts to go up to something that is consistent with our 2% symmetric inflation objective, I think … Read more…

Dr Pimple Popper cuts off man’s ‘third testicle’ after bizarre growth developed between his legs – The Irish Sun

Dr Pimple Popper cuts off man’s ‘third testicle’ after bizarre growth developed between his legs – The Irish Sun

A 26-YEAR-old man with a “third testicle” dangling between his legs has finally had the bizarre growth removed. Ravon, from Clarksville, Tennessee, went to see Dr Pimple Popper – real name Sandra Lee – at her clinic, on the latest episode of her hit TV show. 9 Ravon, 26, went to see Dr Pimple Popper … Read more…

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Dr Pimple Popper cuts off man’s ‘third testicle’ after bizarre growth developed between his legs – The Irish Sun

A 26-YEAR-old man with a “third testicle” dangling between his legs has finally had the bizarre growth removed. Ravon, from Clarksville, Tennessee, went to see Dr Pimple Popper – real name Sandra Lee – at her clinic, on the latest episode of her hit TV show. 9 Ravon, 26, went to see Dr Pimple Popper … Read more…

Press Trust of India

The Rise Of Skywalker: Singapore’s media regulatory board cuts same-sex kissing scene from film

Star Wars franchise’s first kiss scene between a same-sex couple featured in its latest installment, The Rise of Skywalker, has been chopped by Disney from the movie’s version that released in Singapore. Singapore’s media regulatory board, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), told The Guardian in a statement the studio specifically removed the clip so … Read more…

Call It a Christmas Miracle or Call It Trump's Tax Cuts

Call It a Christmas Miracle or Call It Trump’s Tax Cuts

In the fall of 2017, House Republican leaders were quietly expressing concerns to some of us working in the West Wing that President Trump should not place any “arbitrary deadlines” on passing the tax cuts and reform bill that was being feverishly negotiated on Capitol Hill. As has so often been the case, the President … Read more…

US Steel says it will lay off 1,500 workers, board cuts dividend

US Steel says it will lay off 1,500 workers, board cuts dividend

Casters are showered with sparks, or ‘skeeters,’ as molten steel is shaped into bars called ‘billets’ at the TAMCO steel mini mill on in Rancho Cucamonga, California. David McNew | Getty Images United States Steel headed for one of its worst days of the year on Friday after it cut its dividend to 1 cent, … Read more…

IATA Cuts 2019 Profit Forecast

IATA Cuts 2019 Profit Forecast

Airline profits are on course to fall faster than expected in 2019 as trade wars hit global commerce and broader confidence, the industry’s main global body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has said while predicting a modest recovery next year. Cutting its full-year net profit forecast to $25.9 billion, which is a 5.1% decline … Read more…

Business Roundtable cuts outlook again as CEOs see 2.1% growth in 2020

Business Roundtable cuts outlook again as CEOs see 2.1% growth in 2020

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon attends a policy forum with President Donald Trump in the State Dining Room at the White House, Feb. 3, 2017, in Washington. Getty Images The chief executives of the nation’s biggest companies downgraded their outlook for the U.S. economy for a seventh straight quarter as angst over trade relations continued … Read more…

Credit Suisse cuts profit goals as revenue hopes fall short

Credit Suisse cuts profit goals as revenue hopes fall short

Credit Suisse cut a key profitability target for this year and next as a drop in dealmaking, negative interest rates and uncertainty caused by global trade tensions dimmed the outlook. Switzerland’s second-largest lender said on Wednesday it expects to hit a return on tangible equity (RoTE) above 8% this year, below its previous target of … Read more…