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U.S. oil industry set to break record, upend global trade

The economic and political impacts of soaring U.S. output are breathtaking, cutting the nation’s oil imports by a fifth over a decade, providing high-paying jobs in rural communities and lowering consumer prices for domestic gasoline by 37 percent from a 2008 peak. Fears of dire energy shortages that gripped the country in the 1970s have been replaced by a presidential

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AT&T Mulls Reinvention for Web With $86 Billion Time Warner Deal

DirecTV parent wants to own leading Hollywood film, TV studio Merger accord could be reached Sunday, announced by Monday Time Warner Inc. and AT&T Inc. have survived the evolution of color TV and cable over the decades. Now they’re merging to adapt to the latest technological shifts: smartphones and streaming. FOR THE FULL STORY FOLLOW THE LINK   –JR https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-22/at-t-mulls-reinvention-for-web-with-86-billion-time-warner-deal

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Goldman CEO Blankfein ‘Supportive’ of Clinton for Pragmatism

Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., has shied away from publicly backing a presidential candidate this year, saying his support could harm that person’s chances. Yet in an interview that will air Sunday on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” Blankfein, asked if he personally supports and admires Democrat Hillary Clinton VIEW THE FULL STORY HERE —-JR http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-10-22/goldman-ceo-blankfein-supportive-of-clinton-for-pragmatism

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Silicon Valley all-in for Hillary Clinton

Silicon Valley, the hub of the US tech industry, is traditionally a Democratic political stronghold. But that has perhaps never more been more true than in this election year, with a presidential contest featuring a Republican nominee seen here as more interested in returning to the past than building the future. It is no understatement to say Donald Trump is

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AT&T-Time Warner may signal start of new media industry consolidation

The tie-up of AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc, bringing together one of the country’s largest wireless and pay TV providers and cable networks like HBO, CNN and TBS, could kick off a new round of industry consolidation amid massive changes in how people watch TV. FOR THE FULL STORY FOLLOW THE LINK  –JR https://ca.news.yahoo.com/t-time-warner-may-signal-start-media-industry-120855460–finance.html  

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