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Global Stocks Slip Amid Economy Concerns

Investors remain troubled by the health of the global economy and a potential U.S. interest-rate rise


Asian bourses fell after a weak print of China’s consumer inflation reignited concerns over a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. 457 more words

Oil ends down 4 percent; dollar, gasoline and crude build weigh

Crude oil futures fell 4 percent on Wednesday, wiping out gains from the previous day’s rally, as a strong dollar, tumbling gasoline prices and rising U.S. 21 more words


These 2 charts explain why Shell stopped drilling in Alaska

Royal Dutch Shell said Monday it will stop drilling for oil off Alaska’s coast. The move comes after Shell failed to discover a noteworthy amount of undersea oil in a well off northern Alaska despite spending $7 billion on exploration efforts. 228 more words


September 25, 2015

Stocks opened higher this morning (Dow +182 pts; SPX +.7%). All ten major market sectors are in the green, led by financials. European markets will close sharply higher (+2-3%) as well. 263 more words

September 16, 2015

Stocks opened higher again this morning (Dow +82 pts; SPX +.5%). The energy sector is leading the charge (up 2%) on higher oil prices. The dollar is a bit weaker on the day and WTI crude is trading up over $47/barrel; Brent crude is up around $50/barrel. 325 more words

Global Stocks Climb Ahead of U.S. Fed Interest Rate Decision

Global stock markets rallied Wednesday as investors remained upbeat approaching the U.S. Federal Reserve decision on whether to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. 372 more words

Russia hints at Saudi Arabia deal as OPEC pain deepens

Russia: Kremlin energy tsar says OPEC may have to ditch its low-price policy within months. But Russia needs to cut output quietly too

Gazprom’s revenues are likely to drop by almost a third to $106bn this year Photo: Bloomberg News… 1,132 more words