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North Dakota’s governor says will not seek re-election in 2016

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North Dakota’s governor says will not seek re-election in 2016 By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) – North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple, who shepherded the state through an oil boom that made it the No. 2 producer, said on Monday he will not seek re-election in 2016. Dalrymple, who helped tighten regulatory standards across the state’s Bakken oil formation, steps ...

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Haywood’s Mick Carew Explains Why Now Is an ‘Opportune Time for Consolidation’ in the Mining Space

Mick Carew, a research analyst with Haywood Securities, hopes we have found the bottom of the commodity cycle but expects M&A activity to continue apace through the rest of this year and into 2016 as low metals prices force the hands of underfunded management teams. Carew says M&A is commonly viewed as a potential indicator of a swing in market ...

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China, the Fed and Obama: U.S. presidential candidates lay blame for stocks rout

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© Reuters. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally held in Ladd-Peebles stadium in Mobile By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As China’s stock-market plunge spread to the United States, presidential candidates on Monday laid on blame and pushed their policy ideas from the sidelines, with Republican Donald Trump saying he had warned about U.S. exposure to China. ...

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U.S. Democratic Senate leader Reid backs Iran nuclear deal

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© Reuters. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talks to reporters during a new conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on Sunday endorsed the nuclear deal with Iran and pledged to work to ensure its survival, the Nevada lawmaker said in a tweet. “I ...

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More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

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© Reuters. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination as party front-runner Hillary Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server. California ...

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Former New Mexico governor Richardson backs Hillary Clinton

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© Reuters. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson on Sunday said he would endorse Democrat Hillary Clinton in her bid to win the November 2016 presidential election, calling her the best candidate in the running for the Democratic nomination. Clinton is the ...

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Trump says tax code is letting hedge funds ‘get away with murder’

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© Reuters. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally held in Ladd-Peebles stadium in Mobile By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump blasted hedge fund managers on Sunday as mere “paper pushers” who he said were “getting away with murder” by not paying their fair share of taxes. In a telephone interview on ...

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