PRAGUE, March 8- Four central European countries have asked the U.S. Congress to make it easier for them to import natural gas from the United States and reduce their dependence on supplies from Russia, the Czech Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.» Read More
Gustav strengthened back into a hurricane in the warm Caribbean on Friday as it left flooded Jamaica and churned toward the Cayman Islands, headed for the Gulf of Mexico on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's deadly strike on New Orleans.
Italy's national airline Alitalia says it has filed for bankruptcy protection, taking the first step in reshaping what has been a failing company.
There's an interesting theory when it comes to the SUV market. It goes like this: now is the best time to buy an SUV because the used market has bottomed out and prices will soon start going up. The more I've heard this, the more I've talked with dealers. And you know what their reaction is? A good laugh.
Russian gas stocks like Gazprom, Lukoil are Rosneft are very attractive at current valuations, but only for investors ready to make a risky play, James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, told CNBC Friday.
Ding, dong Dell. The computer marker's after hours earnings miss could put a dent in tech in Friday's quiet, pre-holiday session.
Gustav hasn't even made landfall, and it's already hitting consumers in the pocket book. Gasoline could jump 10 to 15 cents a gallon at the pump over the Labor Day weekend for some drivers, according to Tom Kloza, chief analyst at the Oil Price Information Service.
The Dow rose sharply on Thursday after the government reported the economy grew at a surprisingly robust clip in the second quarter and oil prices eased.
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' deputy chief of Army Corps of Engineers comments on how the city is preparing for future storms. Plus, ClimateMaster introduces a device that uses geothermal power. Following are today's top videos:
Gustav continues to rumble toward the Gulf, but you wouldn't know it looking at energy prices Thursday. What’s going on when a potential hurricane can’t lift crude?
See, even mighty Toyota Motor is shifting into a slower gear. This morning in Tokyo, the company gave its business outlook for 2009 and beyond. It was mixed -- which is not surprising, given the economy. Here's Toyota's plan to stay ahead.
Thursday's markets will be quiet, but there are a few important undercurrents investors are watching.
SEC Chairman Christopher Cox talks about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's stock movements while Sin City's gambling industry faces an economic earthquake. Following are today's top videos:
Traders pushed the price of crude oil higher for the week on forecasts that Tropical Storm Gustav will intensify into a hurricane. Should you bet on the barrel?
Actually, Gustav is a tropical storm right now. But either way Cramer says this play is a mistake. Here's why.
Wednesday's weather models reinforce that Hurricane Gustav could be the most powerful storm to rip through Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production areas since Katrina. It will be the first storm to test the industry's efforts to reinforce its oil and gas production infrastructure.
Since I've started this blog I've have had people react strongly to some of the things I've said. But NOTHING compares to the e-mails I've read after advocating the need for Federal loans to help the Big 3 automakers re-tool and rebuild their operations.
Stocks could slog around again Wednesday as the final days of summer fade and trading volume fades away as well.
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The dollar rose and the Dow edged higher on Tuesday as optimism about consumer confidence overcame fresh worries about the flagging U.S. economy.
They say timing is everything. For Honda nothing could be truer. In the next couple of weeks an updated version of the company's red-hot subcompact, The Fit, will start rolling into showrooms. Talk about having the right model in place at the right time.