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Free Fall: Oil Prices Go Negative

For the first time ever, a key oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, fell below zero on Monday. That means some traders, instead of paying money to buy oil, are paying to get rid of it.

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Amid Pandemic, Italian Prosecutors Warn That Mafia Groups Are Cementing Their Power

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Free Fall: Oil Prices Go Negative

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