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GE is on pace for its best 2-day run in over 3 years

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General Electric shares are seeing their biggest two-day gain since April 2015.
The rally comes after GE was dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average and as the company pursues a corporate reorganization.
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General Electric is on track for its best two days of gains in over three years.
Shares have rallied 11.8% since Monday's close, and are looking at their best two-day advance since April 2015. That's when they gained 14% following news GE was selling the bulk of its finance unit and returning up to $90 billion to investors. See...
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In the world's biggest cocaine producer, cultivation has hit an 'all time high' and the new president is vowing harsh measures that will please Trump

In the world's biggest cocaine producer, cultivation has hit an 'all time high' and the new president is vowing harsh measures that will please Trump

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REUTERS/Fredy Builes
Coca cultivation in Colombia rose again in 2017, though the increase was lower than past years.
The US government also connected increased production to increased cocaine use in the US.
Colombia's president-elect is expected to pursue more aggressive security and counter-drug policies.
The consistent increase in coca cultivation that Colombia has seen in recent years continued in 2017, although at a slightly slower pace, the US Office of National Drug Control Policy said on June 25.
Cultivation of coca, cocaine's base ingredient , went up 11% in 2017, rising from...
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Oil is rallying toward fresh highs as US crude inventories see biggest drop since 2016

Oil is rallying toward fresh highs as US crude inventories see biggest drop since 2016

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Reuters/Jim Urquhart
Oil was up more than 2% on Wednesday.
US crude inventories dropped by 9.9 million barrels last week, a larger-than-expected drawdown.
Watch oil trade in real time here.
Oil rallied more than 2% n Wednesday as data showed US crude inventories last week saw the largest drawdown in nearly two years.
West Texas Intermediate climbed as much as 2.8% to 72.77 a barrel, approaching a year-to-date high of $72.83. Brent, the international benchmark, was up 1.62% to $77.80 a barrel at 11:15 a.m. ET. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Learning to celebrate...
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