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$100 Billion Cut from Global Energy Projects

$100 Billion Cut from Global Energy Projects

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Hedge Funds Adding to Short Positions as Rig Count Stabilizes

Hedge Funds Adding to Short Positions as Rig Count Stabilizes

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The Most Loved Biotechs of Big Hedge Funds

The Most Loved Biotechs of Big Hedge Funds

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U.S. bird flu causes egg shortage, emergency measures

By P.J. Huffstutter and Bill Berkrot CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies are contemplating drastic steps - importing eggs from overseas or looking to egg alternatives. A spokeswoman for Archer Daniels Midland Co said that as egg supplies tighten and prices rise, the food processing and commodities company has received numerous inquiries from manufacturers about the plant-based egg substitutes it makes. With a strong dollar bolstering the buying power of U.S. importers, some companies are scouting for egg supplies abroad.

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Shi'ite militias deploy to take on Islamic State insurgents near Iraq's Ramadi

Iraqi security forces stand guard as residents from the city of Ramadi, who fled from Islamic State (IS) militants, wait to cross a bridge into Baghdad, on May 20, 2015A convoy of Shi'ite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi on Saturday to advance on areas held by Islamic State, a Shi'ite spokesman said, launching a counter-offensive to reverse stunning gains by the jihadi insurgents.

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No Pacific trade deal meeting until U.S. fast-track passes - Chile

BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - States hoping to set up a free trade zone across the Pacific can not hold a key meeting until both houses of the U.S.

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Irish voters back same-sex marriage in referendum

Ireland is on course to become the first country to introduce same-sex marriage in a popular vote

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Irish voters back same-sex marriage in referendum

Ireland is on course to become the first country to introduce same-sex marriage in a popular vote

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Sea urchin haven disturbed by Santa Barbara oil spill

By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Stephanie Mutz makes a living plucking sea urchins from the Santa Barbara coast and selling the prickly treasure to upscale restaurants in Southern California. The coast, thought to be one of the world's best places for harvesting sea urchins, suffered its worst oil spill in 46 years this week, forcing authorities to ban fishing in an area 23 miles (37 km) long by seven miles (11 km) wide. "That was one of my predominant fishing spots, so I just have to think of a Plan B," said Mutz, who supplies restaurants from Santa Barbara to Orange County, including the Michelin-starred Providence in Los Angeles.

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