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Oil prices rises after sharp declines

New York, Aug 18 (IANS) Oil prices continued to rise slightly on Friday after slumping over 2 per cent earlier this week.<p>The West Texas Intermediate …

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Metals Prices Struggle as Gold Set for Massive Weekly Slump

© Reuters. Gold prices were set to post their worst week since April last year.<p>Investing.com - Gold prices Friday were set to post their biggest …

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Crude Oil Prices Settle Higher as US, China Mull Plans to Resolve Trade War

© Reuters. Crude Oil Prices fell for a third week in a row<p>Investing.com - WTI crude oil prices settled lower for a third-straight week despite …

Crude Oil Prices

Oil Set for Longest Losing Run Since 2015 Amid Economic Fears

Oil edged higher Friday morning, but still headed for its longest run of weekly declines in three years on lingering fears of a slowdown in emerging …

Oil

Oil Gains but Demand Concerns Persist

Buyers return after the U.S. and China say they plan to resume talks over trade<p>Oil prices rose Thursday, recouping some of their losses after concerns about a global economic slowdown sparked a rout earlier this week.<p>Light, sweet crude-oil futures rose 0.7% to $65.46 a barrel at the New York …

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Copper Rebounds After Entering Bear-Market Territory

Prices are still down about 20% from their June four-year highs; Gold ticks lower<p>Copper prices rebounded Thursday after entering bear-market territory for the first time since November 2016 a day earlier, boosted by signs of easing trade tensions.<p>Front-month copper for August delivery rose 2.2% to …

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Stocks - U.S. Futures Drop as Turkish Lira Tumbles on Threat of Sanctions

© Reuters. U.S. futures point to a lower open amid Turkey turmoil<p>Investing.com - U.S. futures pointed to a lower open on Friday as investors were …

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U.S. Warns China Over Its Purchase of Iran's Crude---Energy Journal

A daily digest of The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of energy companies, commodity markets and the forces that shape them. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com<p>U.S. SIGNALS IT COULD SANCTION CHINA OVER IRAN OIL IMPORTS<p>The U.S. signaled it is prepared to take punitive …

Business

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

Asian shares made moderate gains early Friday after U.S. stocks jumped on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S., the …

Stock Markets

Break In Natgas Rally Gives Utilities Chance To Stock At Cheaper Prices

US energy bulls who missed their chance to profit from $3 natural gas this summer—despite overwhelming demand for air-conditioning—are setting their …

Natural Gas

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil prices rise on expected US-China trade talks

Crude oil prices rose modestly on New York and London markets Aug. 16 while traders and investors remain watchful regarding US-China trade relations …

Oil

Oil Edges Higher on Anticipated U.S.-China Trade Talks

© Bloomberg. The Kobe Chouest platform supply vessel sits anchored next to the Chevron Corp. Jack/St. Malo deepwater oil platform in the Gulf of …

Oil

Gold Prices Gain, Dollar Slips as U.S. Confirms Trade Talks with China

Gold prices traded slightly higher on Friday<p>Investing.com – Gold prices traded slightly higher on Friday while the U.S. dollar dropped after White …

Commodities

Stocks - Dow Bags Biggest Daily Gain in Months as US-China Concerns Cool

© Reuters. The dow posted its biggest daily gain since April on Thursday<p>Investing.com - The Dow had its best day in months as investors cheered …

Stock Markets

Oil edges up to mark first gain in 4 sessions

Oil futures edged higher on Thursday to mark their first gain in four sessions, a day after a surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories and a broader …

Natural Gas

Turkey’s Newest Woe: The Price of Oil—Energy Journal

A daily digest of The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of energy companies, commodity markets and the forces that shape them. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com TURKEY’S ENERGY BILL SOARS AS ITS CURRENCY TUMBLES Turkey is dealing with a range problems from its escalating …

Oil

Oil Hits Two-Month Low on Contagion Fears, Rising Supplies

U.S. commercial crude-oil inventories are above the five-year average for the first time in several months<p>Oil prices fell to their lowest in two months Wednesday after U.S. oil inventories unexpectedly increased and as investors worried of softening demand from global trade tensions and financial …

Oil

Gold Prices Fall Despite Softer U.S. dollar

Gold prices dropped on Thursday<p>Investing.com - Gold prices dropped on Thursday while the U.S. dollar also slid despite higher demand in safe-haven …

Commodities

Commodities Take Global Hit as Turkey, China Form Toxic Combo

Name the commodity, and you can pretty much bet they’re having a bad day, thanks to growing fears that global economic growth will be undercut by …

Stock Markets

GE Touches 9-Year Low, Dipping Below $12 for First Time Since Great Recession

2018 has been a year for General Electric (GE) fans to forget.<p>The industrial giant reached a new 9-year low Wednesday, Aug. 15, briefly falling below …

Stock Markets

Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.2 percent to 22,158.75 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.6 percent to 27,155.66. The Shanghai …

Stock Markets

Oil extends slide after jump in U.S. crude inventories

Oil futures extended a slide Wednesday after government data showed a large rise in U.S. crude inventories last week. West Texas Intermediate crude …

Oil

Dow Falls More Than 1%, Equities Struggle as Turkey Weighs on Markets

Wednesday's Market Minute<p>All three major U.S. stock market indices fell Wednesday.<br>• Wells Fargo is bullish on Nvidia, more than doubling the …

Stock Markets

Oil Sinks to 8-Week Low After Surprise U.S. Stockpile Build

Oil plunged after U.S. stockpiles swelled by the most since March 2017 and as investor concern increased that the U.S.-China trade war and Turkish …

Oil

Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Walart reports earnings with digital in focus.<p>Investing.com - Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow.<p><b>1. Walmart Needs</b> …

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August 15, 2018 | 02:23 PM<p>Fracking industry water use rises as drills extend, study says<p>Marcellus region shows smallest increase in water use but quadruples frack waste from 2011-16<p>Jon Hurdle<p>Water use for fracking by oil and gas operators in the Marcellus Shale region rose 20 percent between 2011 …

Oil & Gas Industry

Saudis Worry About State Fund's Risky Bets---Energy Journal

A daily digest of The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of energy companies, commodity markets and the forces that shape them. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com<p>SAUDI ARABIA GOES HIGH-TECH IN APPROACH TO INVESTING<p>Saudi Arabia’s state-owned fund has ventured into riskier …

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Smaller companies lead US stocks higher as Turkey fears ease

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are broadly higher Tuesday morning as worries about Turkey’s currency crisis stabilized. Retailers and smaller companies are …

Stock Markets

Gasoline Prices Could Turn Higher Again In November

Though it has underwhelmed this summer, US gasoline may still have some fuel in the tank for a year-end rally. Known as Reformulated Blendstock for …

Oil

Shale boom zaps volatility in US natural gas market | Financial Times

When US natural gas futures passed a milestone this month, they did so quietly: volatility fell to the lowest levels since the market’s debut nearly …

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