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  • S&P 500 ascends 2 percent in two days Reuters - 16 minutes ago
    Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

    Combining Tuesday and Wednesday's performances, the S&P 500 gained 2 percent, its strongest two-day run since early March. The energy sector (.SPNY) led the way in the latest session, up 1.51 percent as oil prices rose toward $50 a barrel. The S&P financial index (.SPSY) rose 1.03 percent and ended the session at its …

  • LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his house to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries, authorities said.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 ascends 2 percent in two days Reuters - UK Focus - 27 minutes ago

    Wall Street rose robustly for a second straight session on Wednesday, helped by higher oil prices and investors becoming more comfortable with the prospect of an interest rate hike as early as next month. Combining Tuesday and Wednesday's performances, the S&P 500 gained 2 percent, its strongest two-day run since early …

  • Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "UAE Gas Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts " report to their offering.

  • Concho Resources' stock was very volatile in 2015. However, due to the recent rally in crude oil prices, Concho's stock has been on an uptrend in 2016.

  • Gold Resource Corporation declares its monthly instituted dividend of 1/6 of a cent per common share for May 2016 payable on June 23, 2016 to shareholders of record as of June 13, 2016. Gold Resource Corporation ...

  • Wall Street rose robustly for a second straight session on Wednesday, helped by higher oil prices and investors becoming more comfortable with the prospect of an interest rate hike as early as next month. ...

  • ExxonMobil, Chevron investors defeat climate resolutions

    ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson said the oil giant recognizes the importance of climate change, but that it opposes solutions it views as unrealistic

  • The Latest on the fatal shooting of an heating oil company worker in New Hampshire (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Authorities say a man who killed a heating oil company worker during a service call at his ...

  • Almaden Minerals Ltd.   is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private placement involving the issuance of 3,229,082 units at $1.35 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one...

  • Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Iron Oxide Pigments Market by Color, End User, Type & by Region - Global Forecasts to 2021" report to their offering.

  • Due to better-than-expected US homes sales data released in the morning, copper surged higher on Tuesday.

  • Bunker Fuel Prices Inch Up Higher and Higher Market Realist - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    Bunker fuel prices, the biggest cost to run a ship, are correlated with crude oil prices. For the week ended May 20, the average bunker fuel price was $275–$282 per ton.

  • Crude Oil Recovers and Inches up Higher on Tuesday Market Realist - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    After trading weaker in the early morning hours on Tuesday, crude oil recovered and inched up higher.

  • Centerra Gold Provides Update on Kyrgyz Republic Environmental Claims

    Centerra Gold Inc. reports that the Bishkek Inter-District Court in the Kyrgyz Republic today ruled against Kumtor Operating Company , Centerra's wholly-owned subsidiary, on an environmental claim...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street ascends for a second day Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    Wall Street rose robustly for a second straight session on Wednesday, helped by higher oil prices and investors becoming more comfortable with the prospect of an interest rate hike as early as next month. The energy sector led the way, up 1.4 percent as oil prices rose toward $50 a barrel following a report of a larger-than-expected …

  • The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company Exxon Mobil is seen in Encinitas, California

    DALLAS/SAN RAMON, Calif. (Reuters) - Voters at Exxon Mobil Corp's (XOM.N) annual meeting on Wednesday approved a measure to let minority shareholders nominate outsiders for seats on the board, meaning a climate activist could eventually become a director at the world's largest publicly traded oil company. The so-called …

  • The stakes are highest at Exxon, which has come under intense scrutiny from environmentalists and some investors this past year over the way it handled climate change data. Despite public sentiment pressuring big oil companies on environmental issues, climate change-related proposals once again failed to pass muster with …

  • According to the EIA, 18.7 gigawatts of new natural gas capacity will come into service in the next three years in the Mid-Atlantic, Florida, and Texas.

  • Energy companies lead the way as US stocks keep rising Associated Press - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
    FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are continuing to climb early Wednesday, May 25, 2016, and energy companies are leading the way as the price of oil continues to climb. A deal between Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Computer Sciences is sending both companies higher. European stocks are rising after a deal to get Greece more rescue loans. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Mining and chemical companies are trading higher and banks continue to climb. Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to sell a business to Computer Sciences, and both stocks are jumping.

  • Oil ends session up; misses $50-target amid profit-taking Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a larger-than-expected drop in crude inventories, but profit-taking after the data kept prices below the $50 a barrel level that oil bulls had been hoping for. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories fell 4.2 million …

  • May Meltdown: Can Copper Fall to Its January Lows? Market Realist - 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    Copper prices resumed their downside in May after remaining relatively strong in April. So far in May, the LME three-month copper contract has fallen 8.5%.

  • Four Things You May Have Missed in the Bank of Canada’s Statement

    Fresh thinking on oil prices, household imbalances, and the loonie.

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  • A man riding on a bicycle looks at an electronic board outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    Oil prices and energy shares rose on Wednesday after a sharper-than-expected fall in crude inventories, lifting world stock markets. Growing bets on a possible Federal Reserve rate increase as early as in June or July reduced demand for U.S. government debt while pushing the U.S. dollar up against the yen for a second …

  • Wells Fargo Reduces 66% of Credit Lines to Oil and Gas Players

    Wells Fargo had reduced almost two thirds of its credit lines to oil and gas players as, but a potential fed interest rate hike could boost the bank’s profit margins

  • French union 'going for broke' with blockades: analysts

    CGT launched blockades of oil refineries and depots, threatening to paralyse the country unless the labour reforms are scrapped altogether

  • New Whole Foods chain 365 faces tough mission Reuters - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
    The price of bananas is displayed on a digital price tag at a 365 by Whole Foods Market grocery store ahead of its opening day in Los Angeles

    Whole Foods Market Inc's (WFM.O) 365 grocery chain offers lower prices and more technology than the company's namesake supermarkets, but experts say the fledgling brand must beat its many rivals without hijacking customers from its parent. 365, which debuted on Wednesday with a bright and airy store in Los Angeles' Silver …

  • Miners Follow Precious Metals and Trend Lower Market Realist - 2 hours 35 minutes ago

    Since the beginning of 2016, precious metal mining shares have followed precious metal prices. Miners shed their 2015 losses and realized substantial gains during the gold and silver rally.

  • The Gold-Silver Ratio Recovers from Its Low Levels Market Realist - 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    The gold and silver markets became relatively volatile as 2016 began. Although the year has been favorable for precious metals, silver has outperformed the other three metals.

  • What Key Macroeconomic Events Could Impact Gold? Market Realist - 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    The macroeconomic events that have been affecting gold include factors like a potential interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve and a potential Brexit.

  • Slowly and Steadily, Gold Continues Its Move Southward Market Realist - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    Gold futures for June expiration slipped yet another day on May 23, 2016—the fifth straight day of decline for the precious metal. Gold closed 0.11% lower and ended the day at $1,251.50 per ounce.

  • Logos of Shell is pictured at a gas station in the western Canakkale province

    Royal Dutch Shell will cut a further 2,200 jobs, taking its target for layoffs to 12,500 by the end of the year, the Anglo-Dutch oil firm said on Wednesday, as it cuts deeper in the face of weak oil prices. Shell let go 7,500 staff and direct contractors last year and previously said 2,800 jobs would be cut with the integration …

  • Does The U.S. Have A Plan For The Post-Oil Era? Oilprice.com - 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest producer of crude oil, recently announced a plan for its post-oil future, yet post-oil era preparation remains lackluster in the U.S.

  • Oil climbs on inventory data, boosts stocks Reuters - 2 hours 57 minutes ago
    Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

    Oil prices and energy shares rose on Wednesday after a sharper-than-expected fall in crude inventories, lifting world stock markets. Growing bets on a possible Federal Reserve rate increase as early as ...

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