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Dow Jumps More Than 100 Points Following Release Of Fed Minutes

U.S. stocks traded higher toward the end of trading, following the release of minutes from the recent Federal Reserve meeting, which suggest inflation remains the central bank's top priority. The country's central bank reiterated its prior intentions to do whatever it takes to bring inflation down.


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OPEC Leader Mohammed Barkindo Dies Unexpectedly: How Will Oil Stocks Such as Exxon Mobile Respond?

OPEC has announced that its Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo had passed away at the age of 63. Barkindo held the position for six years and was due to step down from his post at the end of July. He was set to join the U.S. think tank Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center as a distinguished fellow. 


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Affordable Housing, Less Carbon: DOE Funds Texas A&M University 3D-Printed Hempcrete Project

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Texas A&M University $3.47 million to support a project to 3D print a bio-aggregate composite consisting of hemp hurd and a lime-based binder, also known as hempcrete, a material with the potential to lower the environmental impact of traditional construction and make housing more affordable and available,