JOHANNESBURG, March 16- Mozambique's overall budget deficit is projected to widen to 9.5 percent this year from 3 percent in 2013, the International Monetary Fund said, as the country continues its spending-driven quest for economic growth.» Read More
What you didn't see during our "Mad Money" special from Louisiana.
Biogen and American Electric Power will both remain part of the S&P 500.. Coffee maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc. will move to the S&P 500 from the S&P MidCap 400, while oil and gas company WPX Energy Inc. will move to the MidCap index.
Rippe saw TransCanada Corp- the company that hopes to build the 1,200- mile Keystone XL segment as part of a network of pipelines that move oil from Canada to refineries on Texas's Gulf Coast- lay another section of the Keystone line nearby four years ago.
MOSCOW, March 14- A possible ban on visas for the heads of Russia's two biggest energy firms, Rosneft and Gazprom, may hamper their international partnerships but also harm their Western partners and push the two towards the East.
Moscow shipped more troops and armour into Crimea on Friday and repeated its threat to invade other parts of Ukraine in response to violence in Donetsk on Thursday night, showing no sign of bowing to Western demands to pull back.
NEW YORK, March 14- Brent crude oil rose by more than $1 on Friday as heightened tension in Ukraine ahead of a referendum in the Russian-majority region of Crimea raised worries over Russian oil supplies.
Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.
LONDON, March 14- Local investors are giving emerging markets another headache as they look abroad for more liquid and stable investments, drawn by strengthening foreign currencies and encouraged by regulatory changes at home.
LONDON, March 14- Brent crude oil rose above $108 a barrel on Friday as heightened tension in Ukraine ahead of a referendum in the Russian-majority region of Crimea raised worries over Russian oil supplies.
BISMARCK, N.D.-- State data show North Dakota's oil production in January saw a small increase compared to the previous month. A report by the state's top oil and gas industry regulator indicates North Dakota oil drillers produced a little bit more than 933,000 barrels of oil daily in January.
SEVASTOPOL/DONETSK, Ukraine, March 14- The CEOs of Russia's two largest firms are on a list of those who may be hit next week with European and U.S. sanctions over the Crimea crisis, a German newspaper said on Friday, suggesting tougher than expected measures against Russia's elite.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO, weighs in on the WSJ report saying there is a surge in oil being shipped by rail which is "sidetracking" other industries. Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans founder & Chairman, weighs in.
MOSCOW, March 14- Russian stock indexes hit their lowest levels since 2009 on Friday before clawing back some ground, two days before a referendum in Crimea that is expected to provoke western sanctions against Russia.
BEIJING, March 14- China's largest state refiner, Sinopec Corp, said it had entered a long-term deal to buy liquefied petroleum gas from Phillips 66, showing the U.S. shale drilling boom is having an impact on Asian markets.
NEW YORK-- Even while the cause remains unknown, a deadly blast that leveled two buildings served by a 127- year-old gas main has provided a jarring reminder of just how old and vulnerable much of the infrastructure is in New York and many other cities nationwide.
LONDON, March 14- Brent crude oil steadied above $107 a barrel on Friday, on track for a third weekly loss amid worries over Chinese economic growth and rising U.S. stockpiles, although tension in Ukraine heightened worries over Russian oil supplies.
WASHINGTON-- The Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in February. The report will be released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday. FOOD, ENERGY PRICES RISE: Higher costs for natural gas and food likely drove the overall index up, according to economists at JPMorgan Chase.
TOKYO, March 14- Japan's biggest refiner JX Nippon Oil& Energy has cut its annual crude contract with Iran by 27 percent, an industry source said, a move that will likely keep at bay any potential U.S. pressure over oil shipments from the Islamic republic.
SINGAPORE, March 14- Brent crude held steady above $107 a barrel on Friday, on track for a third weekly loss amid worries over Chinese economic growth and rising U.S. stockpiles, although heightened tension in Ukraine is causing renewed worry over Russian oil supplies.
MOSCOW, March 14- Russian stock indexes plunged to the lowest levels since 2009 on Friday, two days before a referendum in Crimea that is expected to provoke western sanctions against Russia.