Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Friday after Thursday’s big-sell-off. Even with the turmoil in Washington, D.C., the markets are still very close to all-time highs. 963 more words
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August 14, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 120 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by more than 3 to 1 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by the same margin. 202 more words
In the first half of 2017 only one sector in the S&P 500 was down and that was energy. When the price of West Texas Intermediate crude plunged toward the low $40s from the $55 a barrel high printed in April, the bears got noisy. 1,024 more words
With oil trying to push back through the psychological $50 a barrel level, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that many of the exploration and production (E&P) companies learned their lesson during the huge sell-off in 2015 and are quick to slow down when the price starts to stagnate. 1,015 more words
Cat killing, Kim Jong-un fanboi who doesn’t want to be in parliament now contemplating standing in Epsom — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media
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I’m not sure the cat-loving people of Epsom will be overjoyed at the news that Gareth Morgan is contemplating standing in Epsom. Gareth Morgan is considering whether to make a run in the Auckland seat of Epsom this election.
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In his weekly NBR column Matthew Hooton comments on John Key’s legacy: Seldom does a politician come along who can connect with the public so well as the previous prime minister, or one who has as good an understanding of the global economy and New Zealand’s place in it.
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Rob Hosking at NBR explains the real reason the Greens attacked NZ First: Co-leader Metiria Turei had a crack at Mr Peters for racist rhetoric at a regional party meeting in Nelson and then followed up with stronger words, which Mr Peters returned with interest.