All posts tagged "oil"
US Finalizes Rule to Limit Gas ‘Flaring’ at Drilling Sites
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is moving to complete rules intended to clamp down on oil companies that burn off natural gas on public lands. New rules finalized Tuesday seek to reduce waste and harmful methane emissions...
- Posted November 15, 2016
US stocks finish level as tech losses cancel out bank gains
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks came back from an early loss and finished almost unchanged Monday. Technology companies like Apple and Microsoft took big losses on fears about their overseas revenue, but bank stocks continued to surge...
- Posted November 14, 2016
OPEC Says Oil and Gas Will Remain World’s Main Energy Source
VIENNA – OPEC has trimmed its forecast for growth in world consumption of crude over the coming decades, but says oil and gas will remain the globe’s main sources of energy. The forecast is contained in the...
- Posted November 8, 2016
US stock market notches biggest gain in 8 months; oil rises
The U.S. stock market rebounded from a nine-day losing streak Monday, posting its biggest gain in eight months and driving the Dow Jones industrial average up more than 370 points. Financial stocks led the broad market rally,...
- Posted November 7, 2016
Justice Struggle In Dispute Over Venezuela Oil Rig Seizure
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struggled Wednesday over a case that could make it easier to sue foreign governments in U.S. courts, a sensitive issue that could affect foreign relations and lead to retaliation from other countries....
- Posted November 2, 2016
US indexes waver as traders use caution ahead of election
NEW YORK – Stocks were mostly unchanged on Monday, despite some positive economic data and a raft of big new merger announcements over the weekend. Hesitant traders continue to watch the day-to-day developments of the U.S. presidential...
- Posted October 31, 2016
Stocks wilt after FBI inquiry into new Clinton emails
NEW YORK – A midday advance on the stock market wilted in afternoon trading Friday after the FBI notified Congress that it will investigate new emails linked to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The market had started...
- Posted October 28, 2016
US stock indexes slip further, but bond yields surge
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks slipped for the third consecutive day Thursday as media and defense companies skidded. Bond yields climbed to their highest levels since May, which helped banks and hurt stocks that pay big dividends. Stocks...
- Posted October 27, 2016
US Stocks Slip; Real Estate Falls and Banks Climb
NEW YORK (AP) — After a brief rally, U.S. stocks are again turning mostly lower Wednesday afternoon as real estate companies skid. Apple is sliding after its latest results failed to impress investors, pulling technology stocks down...
- Posted October 26, 2016
Consumer Stocks Fall as Whirlpool, GM and Others Skid
NEW YORK – Shaky results from consumer companies dragged the U.S. stock market lower on Tuesday as shares of well-known names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years. Third-quarter...
- Posted October 25, 2016