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Brent climbs above $97 after upbeat China PMI

Brent crude rose above $97 a barrel on Tuesday after a survey showed China’s factory activity unexpectedly picked up in September, helping brighten the demand outlook in a market that has been weighed by a supply glut. 10 more words

Gold & crude fall

Gold broke support at $1240/ounce to signal a primary down-trend. Declining 13-week Twiggs Momentum, below zero, strengthens the signal. Follow-through below $1200 would confirm. The sell-off is being driven by a rising Dollar. 155 more words

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Crude oil drops on Slowing Demand

West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes both dropped amid speculation that global fuel consumption is slowing while production climbs.WTI reaches for 16-month low yesterday, while Brent touched the lowest level in more than two years as the International Energy Agency (IEA) cut its global oil demand forecast for 2015. 40 more words

An independent Scotland could become an energy industry powerhouse

Scotland would be wise to wave goodbye to the United Kingdom and vote in favor of independence.

While there are both positives and negatives to cutting the cord with Westminster, there is one factor in particular that should tip the scales in favor of the “Yes” camp—energy. 1,881 more words


September 11, 2014

Stocks opened lower this morning (Dow -35 pts; SPX -.14%). Energy, tech and healthcare are leading to the downside. My guess is that we end the day in the green, though. 341 more words

September 8, 2014

Stocks sank at the open. The Dow and SPX are currently off 25 pts and .3%, respectively. At the moment, the only sectors in the green are tech, industrials and financials. 337 more words

Economy | If Norway can succeed like this, why can't every country?

Economy | If Norway can succeed like this, why can’t every country?
by John Brian Shannon

Let’s look at Norway, a tiny nation of 5.1 million people. 1,807 more words