Tuesday, May 17, 2022

All posts tagged "oil"

  • High-dividend stocks push US indexes to record highs

    NEW YORK – Stocks are leaping to all-time highs in a broad rally Wednesday afternoon. Investors are seeking out stocks that pay large dividends as well stocks that tend to do better in times of faster economic...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
  • Phone and bank stocks push indexes higher; Dow at record

    Investors looked past the political and economic uncertainty buffeting Europe

    • Posted December 6, 2016
  • Global Shares Mixes After Italy Rejects Constitution Changes

    BEIJING — Asian shares tumbled Monday while Europe opened higher after Italian voters rejected constitutional changes, raising questions over whether the country will stay in the European Union and keep using the euro. KEEPING SCORE: In early...

    • Posted December 5, 2016
  • Rally ebbs as investors seek safety after weak wage data

    NEW YORK – Investors made a small move back to safer assets Friday afternoon after the government’s November jobs report showed continued hiring, but weak wages. Indexes finished little changed as real estate and household goods companies...

    • Posted December 2, 2016
  • Oil and banks take Dow to new highs, but tech companies dive

    NEW YORK – Technology companies plunged Thursday, and high-dividend stocks also took hefty losses as bond yields rose to their highest level in more than a year. But more big gains for blue-chip banking and oil stocks...

    • Posted December 1, 2016
  • Iraq Hopes OPEC Deal Will Help Cover Its Massive War Costs

    BAGHDAD — The government of Iraq is hoping that a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State group. Iraq, whose oil...

    • Posted December 1, 2016
  • US Consumers Should Feel Muted Impact From Rising Oil Price

    DALLAS — OPEC’s decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual. The cartel agreed Wednesday to cut...

    • Posted December 1, 2016
  • OPEC Agrees to Cut Output to Push Up Oil Price

    VIENNA — OPEC has agreed to cut its oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to boost crude prices. The cartel will cut 1.2 million barrels a day from its present output...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
  • Stocks fall after record run as consumer companies slip

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks are opening lower Monday after they set records throughout last week. Consumer companies and banks are taking some of the largest losses. Energy companies are climbing as the price of oil jumps....

    • Posted November 28, 2016
  • US Stocks Rise to Fresh Records in Shortened Session

    NEW YORK — Stocks hit fresh records in a shortened trading session Friday as investors continued to bet on a pickup in economic growth and rising corporate profits. The gains were modest but broad, with nearly every...

    • Posted November 25, 2016