Brent crude fell towards $72 on Friday, close to a four-year low touched the day before after OPEC decided not to cut oil output to support prices.
Oil prices, oil-related shares, and oil-linked currencies all tumbled on Friday in the wake of OPEC's decision to refrain from cutting output.
The decision by the OPEC to keep production at current levels in spite of falling oil prices means trouble for the Russian economy, analysts warn.
OPEC's contentious decision to keep its production target could trigger a wave of debt defaults by U.S. shale oil producers, warn analysts.
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Economists are closely watching whether retailers can entice shoppers to spend during what retailers consider the biggest shopping weekend of the year, the NYT reports.
Stock-picking fund managers are testing their investors patience with some of the worst investment returns in decades.
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Pfizer's attempt to take over AstraZeneca through a $110 billion bid would have run aground on changes to U.S. tax laws, even if the companies had reached a deal.
As technology makes it easier for people to produce and store energy on-site, more people may say goodbye to their utility companies.
Uber on Thursday heavily criticized a court decision that stopped its operations in Nevada and said it would not be giving up on the state.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided on Thursday not to cut oil production, despite sliding oil prices.
Russia's most powerful oil official said in an interview with an Austrian newspaper that oil prices could fall below $60 by mid-way through next year.
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