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  • Iowa pipeline delay denied; 300 protest up north Associated Press - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
    Iowa pipeline delay denied; 300 protest up north

    The Iowa Utilities Board denied Thursday a request by a group of landowners to halt construction of an oil pipeline beyond this week. The three-member board voted in a brief afternoon meeting against a ...

  • The Latest: Iowa landowners denied pipeline work delay Associated Press - 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    The Latest on the status of the construction oil pipeline owned by a Texas-based company (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The Iowa Utilities Board has denied landowners' request to halt construction of an ...

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    __ Yellen, in speech Friday, could send signal about next hike The job market is humming, and so are the U.S. financial markets, with major stock indexes near record highs. All that would normally trigger ...

  • An offshore oil platform is seen at the Bouri Oil Field off the coast of Libya

    Oil prices rose 1 percent on Thursday on U.S.-Iran military tensions in the Gulf and speculation the dollar will fall on a monetary policy speech due from the U.S. Federal Reserve chair. The market, however, gave back some gains after an interview by Saudi Arabia's energy minister with Reuters raised fresh doubts about …

  • A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield

    Oil prices rose 1 percent on Thursday on U.S.-Iran military tensions in the Gulf and speculation the dollar will fall on a monetary policy speech due from the U.S. Federal Reserve chair. The market, however, gave back some gains after an interview by Saudi Arabia's energy minister with Reuters raised fresh doubts about …

  • Figures on government spending and debt Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • ** Tesla Motors Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday. ** British broadcaster ITV said on Thursday it would not bid for Entertainment One after failing to persuade the owner of the children's TV character Peppa Pig to enter into a …

  • Grain lower, livestock lower Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. fell 2.75 cents at $4.0125 a bushel; Sept. corn lost 4 cents to 3.2350 a bushel; Sept. oats was up 3.50 cents at ...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Duke University has filed a $9.9 million claim against the estate of former Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon for pledges the Duke alumnus made that the university says were unpaid at the time of his death in a fiery highway crash.

  • A salesman arranges a gold necklace in a display case inside a jewellery showroom on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya in Kolkata

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold hit four-week lows on Thursday, under pressure from upbeat U.S. data in the run-up to a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen this week that will be watched for clues on monetary policy. Market players are hoping Yellen will give a clearer signal on the path of U.S. interest rate …

  • Aug 25 (Reuters) - Following are Indonesian prices for crude palm oil (CPO) quoted at an auction by PT KPB Nusantara (formerly known as the state marketing centre) on Monday. Buyer Volume Price Terms (tonnes) ...

  • TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - Japanese carrier ANA Holdings needs to replace damaged compressor blades in the Rolls-Royce engines powering its Boeing 787s, it said on Thursday, forcing it to cancel some Dreamliner flights over the coming weeks. The carrier said that under certain flying conditions the compressor blades in the …

  • Correction: Congress-EpiPens-Manchin story Associated Press - 8 hours ago

    In a story Aug. 24 about U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's stance on price hikes for life-saving allergy injection pens, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the cost of a two-dose package of EpiPens rose ...

  • Grain mixed, livestock mixed Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. delivery was .50 cent higher at $4.0460 a bushel; Sept. corn was .50 cent lower at $3.27 bushel; Sept. ...

  • US durable goods orders rebound in July

    US manufacturing showed strength in July 2016

  • Orders for US durable goods rebounded in July Associated Press - 10 hours ago
    In this April 6, 2016, photograph, front seats await placement in a vehicle while a technician works on the door frame of an NV Cargo Van in the background, at the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Miss. On Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, the Commerce Department releases its July report on durable goods. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods surged in July, lifted in part by the biggest increase in orders in a key investment category since January.

  • An Airbus A321 is being assembled in the final assembly line hangar at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile

    New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose for a second straight month in July as demand for machinery and a range of other products picked up, offering a tentative sign that a business spending downturn was starting to ease. The economy also got a boost from another report on Thursday showing an unexpected drop …

  • China's graft inspectors have called on the nation's energy regulator to intensify oversight of the approval process for new projects and accelerate reforms of its massive oil, gas and power sector as Beijing cracks down on widespread corruption. Releasing its findings after months of investigations, the inspectors on …

  • An oil marketing executive of Swiss trading giant Trafigura's China operation was released on bail this month after more than two years in detention, as an investigation into alleged fraudulent oil trading continues, sources with knowledge of the matter said. Tian Meng, Trafigura's Beijing-based oil marketer, has not been …

  • Businessmen walk past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) building in Tokyo

    TOKYO/BENGALURU (Reuters) - A majority of economists expects the Bank of Japan will ease policy further next month, a Reuters poll found, while many respondents suspect a change in its inflation target terminology is likely. Faced with stubbornly low inflation and new fiscal spending by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the BOJ …

  • * Palm charts first decline in three sessions * Sharpest fall since Aug. 18Market weaker on lower-performing competing oils - trader * Palm seen supported at 2,522 rgt/T (Updates latest prices) By Emily ...

  • Russia's biggest bank upbeat on 2016

    Russian bank Sberbank said total revenues were up 31 percent to 442.8 billion rubles in the second quarter

  • German firms see Brexit clouds approaching

    German investor confidence has slumped following Britain's decision to leave the European Union

  • An Iranian state-run daily is reporting that authorities in Tehran have detained a Greek national they accuse of embezzling money from smuggled oil and selling three oil tankers for $100 million. The report ...

  • China's CNOOC reports $1.16 bn net loss

    Beijing-based CNOOC is China's main offshore oil and gas producer

  • An Egyptian tradesman prepares to move a sack full of cotton to a car for sale at a market in Cairo

    A scandal involving the alleged sale of falsely labeled Egyptian cotton products by an Indian textile manufacturer to U.S. big box retailers highlights a stiff reality facing the high-end fiber market: there isn't much Egyptian cotton any more. The shortage of cotton from Egypt, which commands a premium due to its superior …

  • Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets people outside on the street as she leaves a fundraiser in Piedmont, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Clinton mingled with Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson and Apple CEO Tim Cook, vamped in a photo booth with actor Justin Timberlake and dined with some of California's richest families on what was likely the most lucrative fundraising swing of her presidential campaign …

  • Auto, aerospace industries warm to 3D printing

    The prototype of the 3D printed THOR aircraft is pictured at the International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) in Schoenefeld, in June

  • European, US equities slide awaiting Fed

    Oil prices sank again on data showing a surprise jump in US stockpiles last week, with West Texas Intermediate shedding 2.8% and Brent down 1.8% on August 24, 2016

  • Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin remained mum Wednesday as a pharmaceutical company run by his daughter faced mounting criticism for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens. The Democratic West Virginia ...

  • Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, right, receives congratulations from Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, after his measure to give lawmakers more oversight over the state's efforts to combat global warming was approved by the Assembly Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Garcia's bill, AB197, would add two legislators as non-voting members of the Air Resources Board, which enforces California's law targeting green-house gas reductions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.

  • Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9 Associated Press - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 22:37 BST
    Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9

    A ruling in the request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop a four-state oil pipeline under construction near their reservation will come by Sept. 9, a federal judge said Wednesday. The tribe is challenging ...

  • Oil pipeline: The legal challenges and protests Associated Press - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 22:33 BST
    Oil pipeline: The legal challenges and protests

    A federal judge has heard testimony in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request to temporarily block the construction of a four-state oil pipeline near their reservation, which straddles the North Dakota-South ...

  • Dismal time for Gulf oil = record low lease bidding Associated Press - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 22:09 BST
    Dismal time for Gulf oil = record low lease bidding

    The federal government's annual sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico attracted hardly any interest on Wednesday, reflecting a dismal outlook for offshore drilling. Only three oil companies ...

  • The Latest: Judge to rule on pipeline injunction by Sept. 9 Associated Press - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 21:39 BST

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the legal proceedings against a Texas-based oil pipeline (all times local):

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