Saturday, December 4, 2021

All posts tagged "oil"

  • US stocks take biggest losses in nearly a month

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in almost a month on Tuesday as investors worried about the health of the U.S. economy and sold shares in retailers and car companies. Machinery companies also fell...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
  • US stocks slip as falling oil prices punish energy companies

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks wobbled and finished mostly lower Monday as the price of oil continued to nosedive thanks to the strong dollar. Energy companies took the biggest losses as U.S. crude hovered around $40 a...

    • Posted August 1, 2016
  • Stocks close mostly higher, helped by technology, oil

    NEW YORK – Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google’s parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices. However, the gains were held back by disappointing results...

    • Posted July 29, 2016
  • US Economy Expected to Pick Up after Weak Growth in Spring

    Commerce Department issues first estimate of economic performance

    • Posted July 29, 2016
  • US Regulators: Still Heavy Risk in Big Bank Loans

    WASHINGTON – Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved. The Federal Reserve and other agencies cite increasing risks in loans to oil and...

    • Posted July 29, 2016
  • Stocks close flat as investors monitor company earnings

    NEW YORK – Stocks had a muddled session on Tuesday, as investors worked through a large batch of corporate earnings from a range of companies including Gilead Sciences, McDonald’s and Texas Instruments. McDonald’s shares had their biggest...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
  • Venezuela Receives Major Loan to Boost Falling Reserves

    CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela is getting some financial relief as it burns through foreign reserves to pay for imports of badly needed food and medicine. On Monday, the Latin American Reserve Fund said it approved a three-year-loan...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
  • Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains

    Yahoo slips

    • Posted July 25, 2016
  • Another creep higher sends S&P 500 to record high, again

            NEW YORK – Another day, another lazy drift higher for stocks and another record high. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9.86 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,175.03on Friday. It surpassed its...

    • Posted July 22, 2016
  • Stocks inch higher, send S&P 500 to another record

    NEW YORK – Stocks ticked higher Monday as investors looked past this weekend’s failed coup attempt in Turkey and nudged the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to another record. The S&P 500 rose 5.15 points, or 0.2...

    • Posted July 18, 2016