Sempra Energy Reaches Deal to Buy Oncor After Outbidding Berkshire
Aug21

Sempra Energy Reaches Deal to Buy Oncor After Outbidding Berkshire

Sempra Energy has reached a deal to buy Oncor for $9.45 billion after swooping in to snatch the power-transmission company away from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Sempra clinched the deal Sunday after raising an earlier offer of $9.3 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that a deal with Sempra had been reached. Berkshire, which last month sealed a deal to buy Oncor for $9 billion, had earlier indicated...

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Total Buys Maersk Oil for $5 Billion
Aug21

Total Buys Maersk Oil for $5 Billion

French oil company Total SA has agreed to acquire Danish conglomerate A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S’s oil unit for $4.95 billion, the latest sign activity is returning to the sector following a three-year slump in oil prices. In statements released Monday, the companies said Total will also assume $2.5 billion of Maersk Oil’s debt. The deal...

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Chrissy Teigen Claps Back After Fans Call Her Out for Living Her Ballerina Dreams
Aug21

Chrissy Teigen Claps Back After Fans Call Her Out for Living Her Ballerina Dreams

Chrissy Teigen isn’t looking for advice. The 31-year-old model got flack from fans after sharing a video of herself trying out her best ballerina moves in pointe shoes. In the video posted on Saturday, Teigen can be seen struggling as she twirls with a little help from husband John Legend, letting out a scream as she accepts defeat and drops off her tip-toes. “I have been in love with watching ballet since I was...

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First Round of Nafta Talks Reveals Early Friction
Aug21

First Round of Nafta Talks Reveals Early Friction

WASHINGTON—Opening-round talks to remake the North American Free Trade Agreement revealed early fissures dividing the U.S. from Mexico and Canada, including a Trump administration proposal to require a “substantial” portion of autos and auto parts produced under the pact be made in the U.S. The renegotiation of the trade deal, which was one of President Donald Trump’s main campaign promises and a key pillar of...

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Silver prices drop on muted demand, gold steady
Aug21

Silver prices drop on muted demand, gold steady

Silver prices showed softness today falling Rs 200 to Rs 40,000 per kg due to lower traction among industrial units even as the white metal strengthened overseas. Gold, however, remained steady at Rs 29,950 per 10 grams. Traders attributed the price slide in silver to muted demand from industrial units at the domestic spot market, but the positive trend from overseas markets limited the fall. Globally, silver rose 0.47 per cent to USD...

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