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Mon, 10 Dec 2018, This year's losers will be next year's winners, Goldman's Kostin says
Stocks that have gotten clobbered during the volatile 2018 cycle are the ones most likely to lead the market next year, according to Goldman Sachs.
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Mon, 10 Dec 2018, Citi forecasts oil goes nowhere in 2019 as OPEC cuts and US pumps more
Citi believes international oil prices will average $60 a barrel in 2019, remaining near current levels as OPEC production cuts encourage U.S. drillers to put more oil on the market.
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Mon, 10 Dec 2018, Act on climate change or risk global financial instability, $32 trillion investor alliance warns
More than 400 global investors have come together to urge governments to implement urgent action on climate change. 
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Mon, 10 Dec 2018, Construction underway on West Africa's 'first utility scale wind farm'
Project will generate more than 450,000 megawatt hours of energy annually.
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Mon, 10 Dec 2018, Transport giant Scania is working on a hydrogen-powered refuse truck
The vehicle is expected to be delivered towards the end of next year or the start of 2020. 
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Mon, 10 Dec 2018, US crude falls 3.1 percent, settling at $51, erases gains on OPEC deal
Oil fell 3 percent on Monday, echoing the weakness in global stock markets as the focus returned to demand growth concerns.
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018, Nigeria’s oil minister on production cuts
CNBC's Brian Sullivan talks to Nigeria’s Oil Minister about OPEC’s 1.2 million barrel production cut deal and the important details surrounding the oil cartel’s agreement.
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018, Bond markets are flashing red and an oil plunge could only make things worse
Stock markets have been gripped with fear this week over a deteriorating economic growth outlook and questions regarding the U.S.-China trade truce.
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018, Here's the kind of deal OPEC could make
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on what to expect from the OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria.
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018, US crude rises 2.2%, settling at $52.61, after OPEC and allies reach deal to cut output
Oil prices jump after OPEC, Russia and several other producers reach an agreement to cut output and boost the market.
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018, How cable-car systems are revolutionizing public transport almost 12,000 feet above sea level
La Paz, Bolivia, is a place where the air is thin and the scenery dramatic. 
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018, OPEC and allies agree to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day
Major oil producers have reached a preliminary deal to cut oil production and boost the market, following two days of grueling negotiations.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, EPA plans to ease carbon emissions rules for new coal-fired power plants
The Environment Protection Agency on Thursday announced plans to ease rules for new coal plants, marking the Trump administration's latest effort to roll back Obama-era regulations.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, OPEC press conference canceled, likely awaiting Russian arrival to conference
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the latest from the OPEC meeting on news that the press conference was canceled.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Crude oil down over seven million barrels
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on oil inventories while awaiting announcements from the OPEC meeting.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Oil should expect to see weak demand in 2019, says expert
Sadad I. Al Husseini, founder of Husseini Energy and former executive vice president of Upstream, calls into 'Squawk Alley' to speak on the ongoing OPEC meeting.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Turbine powerhouse MHI Vestas to supply big offshore wind farm in Scotland
Its V164-9.5 MW turbines will be used for the project. 
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Peak demand for oil will happen in 2036, says KPMG's Regina Mayor
Regina Mayor of KPMG joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss on crude oil and energy markets.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Cutting output by even 1 barrel is 'a red line' for Iran, oil minister says
Iran is refusing to cut its oil production at the latest OPEC meeting, saying it is a "red line" for the Islamic Republic.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Germany's Opel announces plans for electric van in 2020
The new midsize van will be available as a battery electric vehicle in 2020. 
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Saudi oil minister: No agreement yet for output cut
CNBC's 'Squawk Box' team discusses the latest developments from the OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Risk of no OPEC deal? 'It's real,' Saudi energy minister says
Saudi Arabia's energy minister has spoken of the possibility of OPEC oil producers and their non-OPEC partners not reaching a deal over whether to cut oil production this week.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, Saudi Arabia and Iran don't like each other in real life — so what happens at OPEC meetings?
It's no secret that Iran and Saudi Arabia are not the best of friends on the global geopolitical stage, but the arch-rivals have to share a space when OPEC meets.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, OPEC meeting ends with no decision on production levels
OPEC has reportedly agreed to cut oil production, but the cartel is not releasing details of the deal until it reaches an agreement with allied producers including Russia.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, California clears final hurdle for state's landmark solar panel mandate for new homes
A requirement for new homes built in California starting in 2020 to include solar rooftop panels is now formally part of the state's building code after a panel on Tuesday unanimously gave its approval to the plan.
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Thu, 06 Dec 2018, US crude sinks 2.7%, settling at $51.49, after OPEC delays decision on production cut levels
Oil prices snapped lower Thursday morning after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said that a cut of 1 million barrels per day would be enough for OPEC and allied oil producers.
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Wed, 05 Dec 2018, The battery industry is blowing up and it's changing everything, from cars to phones
To propel us into a fully electric future, we may need new battery technology on a scale never before seen.
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Wed, 05 Dec 2018, As the world's top oil producing nations meet, here are 5 issues on everyone's mind
From the lingering backlash over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to the collapsing oil price, this week's meeting in Austria of OPEC and other top oil producing nations is shaping up to be the most important, and most unusual, in years.
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Wed, 05 Dec 2018, Qatari energy minister says leaving OPEC not political — our voice doesn't count
Saad al-Kaabi told CNBC on Wednesday that leaving OPEC was a strategic decision.
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Wed, 05 Dec 2018, Trump says he hopes OPEC will be keeping oil flows 'as is'
President Donald Trump urged OPEC to continue pumping oil at current high levels on Wednesday, one day before the group of petroleum exporting nations is expected to cut output.
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