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Norway's Trade Surplus Rises In July | Markets Insider

Norway's trade surplus increased in July largely reflecting a decrease in imports, Statistics Norway reported Wednesday.The trade surplus rose to NOK 25.35 billion from NOK 21.48 billion in June. In the same period last year, the surplus totaled NOK 15.96 billion.Exports dropped 1.9 percent month-on

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-15 02:31:00

Swedish economy set to slow in 2019 as Norway takes lead: poll

It would be the first time in more than half a decade Sweden failed to top the region’s growth league, although it was still set to expand at a slightly faster pace than Denmark, the final member of the northern European trio.

REUTERS - 2018-08-14 00:14:08

Norway to Tamp Down on Oil Spending After Wealth Fund Deposits

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg is ready to start reining in oil spending after the government began putting money back into the sovereign wealth fund again.The Norwegian government in June made its first deposit into its wealth fund since the end of 2015. Now that the economy is in full recov

BLOOMBERG - 2018-08-14 12:08:10

Democratic socialists are not the same as Norway’s ‘social democrats’ — here’s the difference

Giancarolo Sopo, author of anarticle in Quillettetitled “Democratic Socialism Is A Scam,” joined Glenn Beck on Monday’s show to discuss how and why supporters of democratic socialism are intentionally conflating their far-left agenda and ideologies with that of “Nordic social democrats.”

THE BLAZE - 2018-08-14 12:34:01

Norway minister resigns after breaching security rules during Iran...

Per Sandberg, who initially failed to notify colleagues of his whereabouts and also took his government-issued mobile phone to Iran, had been rebuked by Prime Minister Erna Solberg for violating the cabinet’s travel rules.

REUTERS - 2018-08-13 11:41:56

Tesla: Um, What About Q3?

Halfway through quarter, sales estimates so far not good.How many Model 3's have actually been sold?How bad is the situation in China thanks to tariffs/currency?

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-08-14 15:36:06

Norway's fisheries minister to resign - Aftenposten

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s fisheries minister will resign on Monday after his earlier admission that he breached government security protocols during a private trip to Iran, newspaper Aftenposten reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources.

REUTERS

Holiday with ex-beauty queen costs Norway minister his job

Norway's fisheries minister has resigned after breaching security protocol during a holiday to Iran last month with his Iranian-born girlfriend. Per Sandberg, 58, admitted he had gone with Bahareh Letnes, 28, without informing the prime minister and had taken a government phone to Iran. The PM gover

BBC - 2018-08-13 19:26:02

What it's like to study abroad in Norway: from majestic mountains to burdensome bureaucracy

Inever imagined myself studying in Norway. Having read Oriental Studies at Oxford, my academic roots were firmly planted in Asia. But when my Norwegian boyfriend returned to his home city of Trondheim for work, I decided to take the plunge.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-13 11:49:00

Norway stocks higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.03%

Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in theAuto & components,EnergyandInsurancesectors led shares higher.

INVESTING.COM

Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.15%

Investing.com – Norway equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in theDiversified Financials,Pharma Biotech & Life SciencesandReal Estatesectors propelled shares lower.

INVESTING.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Norway Gives Heroin to Addicts to 'Improve Quality of Life'

Norway will begin testing a free heroin program in order to help some of its drug-addicted citizens, its health minister said on Friday. The Scandinavian country has one of the highest drug mortality rate in Europe, with about 81 deaths per million in 2015, according to the European Monitoring Cent

NEWSWEEK

U.S., Britain, Norway express concern over South Sudan agreement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and Norway jointly expressed concern on Friday over an agreement between South Sudan’s feuding sides to establish a power-sharing government, saying the arrangements were not realistic or sustainable.

REUTERS

European Championships 2018: Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen, 17, beats brother to complete golden double

2018 European ChampionshipsVenues:Glasgow and Berlin.Dates:2-12 AugustCoverage:Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app.

BBC

Nordic Funds Prove Haven in $56 Billion Europe Stock Drain

Scandinavian funds benefit from low euro risks, mid-cap picksFive of top-performing West Europe funds from Sweden, Norway

BLOOMBERG - 2018-08-15 05:17:48

Norway's Oil Sector Gets Second Wind

Norwegian oil productionpeakedat the beginning of the 21st Century, getting close to 3.5 million barrels per day in the middle of 2000, before falling to 1.5-1.6 million barrels per day by the middle of 2018. This is a common story for many oil exporters around the globe. Declines from mature fields

SEEKINGALPHA.COM

Ethiopian Airlines to fly seafood from Norway to China

OSLO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines will launch a cargo route from Oslo to Guangzhou in China, boosting Norway’s capacity for seafood exports to East Asia, the company and Norwegian airport operator Avinor said on Thursday.

REUTERS

UK GAS-Day-ahead down on Norway supplies, stronger wind forecasts

Aug 9 (Reuters) - British day-ahead gas prices fell on Thursday on expectations for higher power output from wind turbines and as increased Norwegian flows oversupplied the system.* Day-ahead gas fell by 0.20 pence to 58.80 pence per therm by 0835 GMT.* Within-day contract was flat at 58.50 p/therm.

REUTERS

UK GAS-Prices up amid higher energy complex, upcoming maintenance

* “For me there are many bullish factors, related fuel (prices), weak sterling, robust gas demand from generators and maintenance,” said Wayne Bryan, analyst at consultancy Alfa Energy

REUTERS - 2018-08-14 09:23:35

The Marines are preparing for a potential 'big-ass fight,' and they may soon be spending more time in Alaska

The US military has been shifting its focus to preparing for a potential great-power conflict, changing how it uses its weapons and where it operates. For the Marine Corps, that increasingly means getting ready to fight at the top of the world.

BUSINESS INSIDER