Both benchmarks rose last week for a third consecutive week, and were trading close to 12 per cent above their 2017 lows. "U.S. crude oil production is expected to be higher during the next two years than previously forecast, with annual output in 2018...exceeding the previous record level of 9.6 million barrels per day reached in 1970", said Howard Gruenspecht, the EIA's acting administrator, reports Market Watch.
United Airlines, now experiencing a public relations disaster following a viral video that showed a passenger being violently removed from one of its flights, is reviewing its own procedures with an announcement of proposed changes expected before April 30.
The only thing on Bennett's list of Trump's achievements was the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, but Baldwin added that the vice president was forgetting all the bombings the president carried out. Baldwin-as-Trump lays out the pros and cons both men present. You showed everybody that if you were born rich and married my daughter, you can have anything you want'.
Trump has said some U.S. trading partners, particularly China, manipulated their currency, but has since backed off that claim and acknowledged that China had not weakened the yuan to make its exports cheaper. Trump has also been very vocal regarding his displeasure of Germany's huge trade surplus, the largest in the world. Beijing has repeatedly promised to open up financial services more widely to foreign firms, but has given few details on implementation.
CEO Dennis Muilenburg met with the president and explained the importance of the Export-Import Bank of the United States , which allows overseas customers to receive government-backed loans in order to purchase US goods. Trump opposed the Ex-Im Bank on the campaign trail, but he did an about-face this week, saying he now supports it. "Unless the Trump administration has reforms that can get Ex-Im out of the business of picking winners and losers with taxpayer dollars, then it will be hard ...
Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan (1st L) briefs President Hassan Rouhani (C) on a tactical domestically-built drone, dubbed Mohajer-6, in Tehran on April 15, 2017. "Once again, I am here for Iran, for Islam, for freedom and for more stability in this country", he told reporters on Friday as he registered his candidacy.