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[Reuters] Oil rises to three-month high on upbeat data, Middle East tension

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[Reuters] China rate switch to ease funding costs, but banks not ready to pass cut along

[Reuters] China’s 2019 retail sales to rise 8%: commerce ministry

[CNBC] The Fed could face a possible ‘inflation scare’ in 2020 with commodity prices on the rise

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds to Record More Closures Than Launches for Fifth Straight Year

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[WSJ] The Deals and Dealmakers That Made the Year in M&A

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