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The Amazing Rise In U.S. Oil Production Demands Policy Support

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U.S. crude oil production continues to reach historic highs, and policy support can help buffer the rising influence of Russia and OPEC on the global market.
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‘Black Panther' Earns $192M On Record-Setting Opening Weekend

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NEW YORK - A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark.
The Marvel film from the Walt Disney Co. blew past expectations to become the fifth-highest-grossing debut ever, not adjusting for inflation, following only “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” ”Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” ”Jurassic World” and “The Avengers.”
In estimates Sunday, Disney predicted a four-day holiday weekend of $218...
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Jittery U.S. bond market braces for supply wave

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NEW YORK - Bond investors, who have been on edge over signs of growing inflation and a possibly more aggressive Federal Reserve, will have their work cut out for them as the U.S. government seeks to sell $258 billion worth of debt this coming week.
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