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  • Helima Croft and Dennis Gartman

    Here's why Helima Croft and Dennis Gartman do not see eye-to-eye on oil's next stop.

  • A building engraved with the words 'Wall Street' stands across from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    Generally positive economic news and better-than-expected earnings reports would typically lead to a higher stock market, but it's not.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Oil futures on Friday fell by their biggest weekly percentage decline since January of around 9 percent as signs of tensions resurfaced between Saudi Arabia and Iran that could scupper a key supply cut pact. Old disputes between Saudi Arabia and rival Iran resurfaced at a meeting of OPEC experts last week, with Riyadh saying it could raise oil...

  • Dennis Gartman debates Helima Croft on oil’s next stop

    Dennis Gartman debates Helima Croft on oil’s next stop

  • Here’s why Saudi Arabia has the leverage in OPEC: RBC

    Here’s why Saudi Arabia has the leverage in OPEC: RBC

  • LONDON, Nov 4- Oil futures were on course for their sixth straight day of falls on Friday as signs of tensions resurfaced between Saudi Arabia and Iran that could scupper a key supply cut pact while a surge in U.S. crude inventories and muted demand continued to weigh. At a meeting of OPEC experts last week, Riyadh threatened to raise oil output steeply to bring...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. Oil futures were on course for their sixth straight day of falls on Friday as signs of tensions resurfaced between Saudi Arabia and Iran that could scupper a key supply cut pact while a surge in U.S. crude inventories and muted demand continued to weigh. "We have oil falling and that's keeping rate increases down," said Jim Vogel, an interest rate...

  • LONDON, Nov 4- Oil futures were on course for their sixth straight day of falls on Friday as signs of tensions resurfaced between Saudi Arabia and Iran that could scupper a key supply cut pact while a surge in U.S. crude inventories and muted demand continued to weigh. At a meeting of OPEC experts last week, Riyadh threatened to raise oil output steeply to bring...

  • Nov 4- U.S. stocks index futures pared losses on Friday after a report from the U.S. Labor Department showed U.S. employers maintained a strong pace of hiring in October and boosted wages for workers. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 161,000 jobs last month, which came in below the 175,000 additions expected by economists polled by Reuters. Futures snapshot at 8:32 a.m....

  • Nov 4- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as uncertainty about the presidential election continued to weigh on investors' minds and ahead of the monthly employment data. *Investors have been unnerved by signs the U.S. presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump is tightening, after Clinton had until...

  • Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,302.36 an ounce at 1015 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery were little changed at $1,303.40. The metal is up 2 percent this week, hitting its highest in a month, after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said last week it was reopening a probe into Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server...

  • LONDON, Nov 4- Oil prices were on course for their sixth straight day of falls on Friday, dragged lower by a surge in U.S. crude inventories, timid demand and doubts over the ability of producers to coordinate output cuts. Brent crude futures were at $46.18 per barrel at 1056 GMT, down 17 cents from their last close. West Texas Intermediate futures were down 2 cents at...

  • Brent crude futures were at $46.21 per barrel at 0740 GMT, down 14 cents from their last close. "The persistent market dynamic of softer demand and stronger supply will become a more dominant driver of prices as the impact of OPEC's verbal interventions begins to fade and expectations for coordinated cuts are readjusted," BMI Research said.

  • Brent crude futures were up 16 cents, or 0.35 percent, at $46.51 per barrel at 1220 GMT. "The persistent market dynamic of softer demand and stronger supply will become a more dominant driver of prices as the impact of OPEC's verbal interventions begins to fade and expectations for coordinated cuts are readjusted," BMI Research said in a note to clients.

  • International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $46.50 per barrel at 0036 GMT, up 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. Beyond concerns ahead of the U.S. elections, traders said oil market fundamentals were also weak, with U.S. crude stocks surging, demand growth low, and doubts that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non- OPEC...

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    The CBOE Volatility Index's moves in the last couple days are related to the election, but there's some longer-term trends happening as well.

  • GASOLINE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES AFTER COLONIAL PIPELINE SAYS "SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS WAS MADE" IN REPAIRING GASOLINE LINE AFTER EXPLOSION.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 3- U.S. wheat futures fell more than 1 percent and soybean prices rose slightly on Thursday, with each market taking cues from U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales data, traders said. USDA releases weekly sales data every Thursday, but also announces daily grain and oilseed sales when they are larger than 100,000 tonnes. Traders during the past...

  • Prices were underpinned by concerns about supply disruptions after militants in the Niger Delta attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday. Still, futures have not recovered to levels traded in October when market participants were cautiously optimistic that a preliminary agreement by OPEC to cap or cut...

  • Prices were underpinned by concerns about supply disruptions after militants in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta oil hub attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday. Still, futures have not recovered to levels traded in October when market participants were cautiously optimistic that a preliminary...

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