All posts tagged "oil"
Health care rises as US indexes ring in new year with gains
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks broke a three-day losing streak Tuesday and ushered in the new year with broad gains. Health care stocks, which struggled for most of last year, climbed. Stocks started the day with a...
- Posted January 3, 2017
US stocks drift lower in morning trading; oil price slips
BY ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Banks led U.S. stocks slightly lower in morning trading Thursday as the market gave back small gains from earlier in the day. Utilities and real estate stocks were among the biggest...
- Posted December 29, 2016
US Stocks indexes are steady in slow pre-holiday trading
Stocks market for December 23
- Posted December 23, 2016
Health care and consumer companies take US stocks lower
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as health care companies take more losses. Software company Red Hat is falling after it reported weak results. Bed Bath & Beyond is down after posting weak sales,...
- Posted December 22, 2016
Markets eke out gains despite risk concerns over attacks
LONDON — European stock markets eked out some modest gains Tuesday though the truck attack in Germany that killed at least 12 people and the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey kept investor appetite for risk...
- Posted December 20, 2016
From Trump and his new team, mixed signals on climate change
WASHINGTON — He brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that “nobody really knows.” Donald Trump is sending mixed signals on whether or how he will try...
- Posted December 15, 2016
Oil spurt drives Dow to record despite drop for most stocks
NEW YORK – Stocks mostly fell on Monday, but a spurt in oil prices helped push the energy sector higher and the Dow Jones industrial average to another record. The Dow rose 39.58 points, or 0.2 percent,...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Analysis: Will Oil Producers’ Cut Have Lasting Impact?
VIENNA – It seems like a big deal. But the joint production cut from OPEC and non-OPEC countries – the first in 15 years – might push up the price of oil less than the nations involved...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Non-Opec Oil Producers to Cut Output 558,000 Barrels a Day
VIENNA – OPEC has persuaded 11 non-member oil producers to cut production in an attempt to raise the low prices that have squeezed government finances in resource-dependent countries. Qatari Energy Minister Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada, OPEC’s president,...
- Posted December 10, 2016
Record-setting stock streak hits sixth day on broad gains
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rose for the sixth day in a row Friday as major indexes continued to set records. The biggest gains went to companies that have been mostly left out of the post-election rally,...
- Posted December 9, 2016