August 4, 2019 archive

T-Boone Pickens and oil

  From Bloomberg’s Liam Denning Venerable oil baron Boone Pickens is giving up on oil — sort of. Less than 18 months ago, his fund launched an exchange-traded fund tracking stocks of companies expected to benefit from any increase in Brent crude oil prices. But soon, BOON — the ticker of the NYSE Pickens Oil …

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Google’s impact on city of Pryor

  In mid-June, Google CEO Sundar Pichai was joined by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt to announce a $600 million expansion of its data center at the MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor, Okla. The project is expected to increase staff at the facility to more than 500 and is part of Google’s $14 billion investment in …

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