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OPEC'S OIL PRODUCTION CUT IN DOUBT AS OUTPUT FLOWS

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped more crude oil last month even as the group geared up to complete a plan to cut output at its meeting at the end of this month.

OIL PRICES FALL ON LOWER EXPECTATIONS OF OPEC CUT

Oil prices are posting their biggest losses of the week, extending recent declines amid a stubborn crude glut and lowered expectations for a production cut by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

BRAZIL'S ATTORNEY GENERAL DEFENDS PETROBRAS PROBE

The Brazilian people and the nation's Supreme Court will prevent the country's sprawling graft probe from being rolled back despite recent legislative attempts to weaken it, Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot said Friday.

STOCKS PAUSE AFTER RECENT RALLY

U.S. stocks edged lower Friday as the global stock rally that followed Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election victory stalled.

U.S. CONSUMER SENTIMENT POSTED SOLID GAIN IN LAST PRE-ELECTION READING

A measure of consumer sentiment improved in early November, signaling Americans felt better about the economy as the election cycle wound down and holiday shopping season began.

OPEC OIL OUTPUT EXPECTED TO REMAIN HIGH, SAYS IEA

OPEC's oil production rose to record highs in October and is expected to remain elevated this month, a top industry watchdog said, highlighting the challenge the cartel faces in hammering out a plan to cut output later this month.

CARLYLE HEDGE FUND'S $400 MILLION AFRICAN-REFINERY INVESTMENT DISAPPEARS

A Carlyle Group LP hedge fund has lost the $400 million it invested last year in a Moroccan oil-refinery deal, according to a securities filing and people familiar with the matter.

SHELL PLANS TO CONTINUE TO INVEST HEAVILY IN BRAZIL

Oil major Shell is planning to continue investing heavily in Brazil as part of a bid to double its global deep water production by the early 2020s.

NEW RULE BOOSTS SOLAR-POWER PUSH

The Interior Department issued a regulation Thursday aimed at speeding up development of renewable energy on federal lands, one of at least five major energy rules the Obama administration is expected to release in coming weeks, even though they may be swiftly unraveled by President-elect Donald Trump.

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National Security

TRUMP FACES BATTLE TO UNDO IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Donald Trump as president will be positioned to swiftly pull the U.S. out of the nuclear agreement with Iran, but convincing other global powers to join him will be tough.

Markets Main

AN EARLY WINNER FROM TRUMP VICTORY: FUTURES EXCHANGES

The overnight trading frenzy unleashed by Donald Trump's unforeseen win in the U.S. presidential race sent futures volumes to records.

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November 11, 2016 13:13 ET (18:13 GMT)

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