Wall Street opens higher as earnings restore momentum;  Dow up 180 points by Investing.com
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Wall Street opens higher as earnings restore momentum; Dow up 180 points by Investing.com

© Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith Investing.com — US stock markets opened higher on Wednesday after a generally strong barrage of corporate earnings caused Tuesday’s recovery to continue into the new session. At 9:40 a.m. ET (1340 GMT), it was up 181 points, or 0.5%, to 34,693 points. It was up 0.4% and it was up…

Factbox German floods could be expensive for insurers By Reuters
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Factbox German floods could be expensive for insurers By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Debris has been observed in an area affected by flooding caused by heavy rainfall in Schuld, Germany, July 20, 2021. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen/File Photo MNCHEN (Reuters) – Devastating flooding in Germany last week could become one of the costliest natural disasters in the country in the past 20 years, previous industry data…

Positive Earnings, Recovery Optimism Raising Wall St Futures By Reuters
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Positive Earnings, Recovery Optimism Raising Wall St Futures By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People in facemasks walk past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, US, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Devik Jain (Reuters) – Futures on US stock indices rose Wednesday, helped by positive quarterly results and forecasts from…

Antitrust cases in Italy investigate Atlantia highway unit for failing to lower toll
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Antitrust cases in Italy investigate Atlantia highway unit for failing to lower toll

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Autostrade per l’Italia headquarters in Rome, Italy, July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s competition watchdog said on Wednesday it is investigating Atlantia’s motorway unit Autostrade per l’Italia (ASPI) for failing to lower tolls, as previously requested by the regulator, on routes where traffic…

Argentina’s Buenos Aires says breakthrough in $7 billion debt negotiations
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Argentina’s Buenos Aires says breakthrough in $7 billion debt negotiations

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, which has been negotiating a restructuring of its $7 billion foreign debt for more than a year, said it had reached a breakthrough agreement with key creditors over an amended offer, bringing it closer to a deal came . The provincial government said the agreement with its…

Australia’s Brisbane Olympics to host 2032 Summer Games by Reuters
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Australia’s Brisbane Olympics to host 2032 Summer Games by Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Skyline view of Brisbane, Australia, July 4, 2021. Photo taken July 4, 2021. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy By Karolos Grohmann TOKYO (Reuters) -Brisbane will host the 2032 Summer Olympics after the International Olympic Committee overwhelmingly approved the nomination on Wednesday in a vote that the Australian Prime Minister hailed as a historic moment…

UNESCO strips the English city of Liverpool of its World Heritage status By Reuters
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UNESCO strips the English city of Liverpool of its World Heritage status By Reuters

© Reuters. People walk in a deserted square, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in Liverpool, UK, Jan. 5, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) -The English city of Liverpool has been removed from the UNESCO World Heritage List after the United Nations cultural agency found new buildings, including a football stadium, that undermined the attractiveness of…

Beating ASML Holding Profit, Missing Revenue In Q2 Due To Investing.com
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Beating ASML Holding Profit, Missing Revenue In Q2 Due To Investing.com

© Reuters. ASML Holding beats profit, revenue misses in second quarter Investing.com – ASML Holding (NASDAQ:) reported second quarter on Wednesday that beat analysts’ forecasts and revenue that beat expectations. ASML Holding announced earnings per share of €2.52 on sales of €4.02 billion. Analysts polled by Investing.com expected earnings per share of €2.5 on revenue…

‘Every time it’s messy: ‘US approaches debt ceiling again By Reuters
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‘Every time it’s messy: ‘US approaches debt ceiling again By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A family’s stimulus check from the US Treasury Department for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief arrived in Milton, Massachusetts, US on March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Congress will learn on Wednesday when the federal government is likely to run out of money to pay…