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UPDATE 2-Texas power use hits record in heat wave, more peaks ahead -ERCOT

Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power on Thursday afternoon, breaking the previous record set Wednesday, and are expected to use even more in coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state's power grid.

UPDATE 1-U.S. equity ETFs break six-week streak of outflows -Lipper

Fund investors piled into U.S.-based equity exchange-traded funds in the week ended Wednesday, following six straight weeks of withdrawals, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as investors geared up for strong quarterly earnings. The flows showed that investors were "putting money back into play," said Pat Keon, senior research analyst at Thomson Reuters Lipper. ETF investors put $4.7 billion of the $5 bil

UPDATE 4-EU, Mexico automakers blast Trump auto tariff plan

The Trump administration on Thursday came under withering criticism from automakers, foreign governments and others as officials consider imposing tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported cars and parts, a levy that could hike vehicle costs, hurting auto sales and industry jobs.