Saturday, December 4, 2021

All posts tagged "oil"

  • US stocks jump as Apple pulls tech companies up again

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday as Apple leads a big gain for technology companies. Energy companies are bouncing back from steep losses as the price of crude oil edges higher. With the Federal Reserve’s...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
  • Oil prices hit by downward revision to global oil demand

    The renewed pressure on prices follows a period when oil prices have recovered from multiyear lows and subsequently broadly stabilized

    • Posted September 13, 2016
  • US stock indexes notch modest losses; oil prices surge

    A slide in technology and consumer-focused companies helped pull U.S. stock indexes modestly lower Thursday, offsetting strong energy sector gains. A broad swath of retailers, from department stores to fast-food chains, also notched losses, while most of...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
  • Russia, Saudi Arabia Pledge to Stabilize Oil Output

    MOSCOW – The world’s two largest oil producers, Russia and Saudi Arabia, on Monday agreed to act together to stabilize global oil output, though it’s unclear what that might entail. Energy ministers Alexander Novak and Minister Khalid...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
  • Dreams of Wealth, Fears of Problems as Guyana Finds Oil

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Sleepy Guyana has long been one of the hemisphere’s poorest places, a sparsely populated nation on South America’s northern shoulder that relies heavily on exports of sugar, rice and gold. But these days, there’s...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
  • Stocks rise on upbeat data, investors await Fed speech

    HONG KONG – European stock markets rose on solid economic data Tuesday while investors in Asia largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the Fed chief. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 rose 0.7%...

    • Posted August 23, 2016
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  • Stocks end mostly lower in quiet trade; oil prices decline

    NEW YORK – Stocks closed slightly lower in quiet trading Monday after drifting most of the day between gains and losses. Energy companies fell along with the price of oil while biotechnology and drug companies rose after...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
  • US stocks take small losses as energy companies slide

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks took small losses Friday to end a quiet week of trading. Energy companies fell as a rally in oil prices faded and investors continue to sell the safe assets they favored earlier...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
  • Analysis: Trump Blasts Nation-Building but Wants Iraq Oil

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump says that as president he would end “our current strategy of nation-building and regime change” because they don’t work. His dislike for nation-building is shared by many, including none other than the target...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
  • US stock indexes close slightly lower; oil rises

    A mostly listless day of trading left U.S. stock indexes little changed Monday, hovering just below the record highs they set late last week. Drug company and consumer-focused stocks weighed on the market, while energy companies surged,...

    • Posted August 8, 2016