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NEW YORK, Nov 7- Frenzied buying in Twitter shares grabbed Wall Street's attention on Thursday, as the social media stock surged well above expectations, while major indexes fell, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst daily decline since August. The broader market was hurt by weak earnings from Whole Foods and Qualcomm.
*Qualcomm falls after results, outlook. The broader market was hurt by weak earnings from Whole Foods and Qualcomm. The European Central Bank's decision to cut interest rates helped offset some of the negativity, however, said Randy Frederick, managing director of active trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab in Austin, Texas.
*Energy Transfer, Enbridge Inc end partnership in Gulf access project. *Energy Transfer aims to move volumes from Enbridge and others. HOUSTON, Nov 6- Energy Transfer Partners LP shelved a new Louisiana- only leg of its Eastern Gulf Crude Access pipeline project over lack of shipper interest, Chief Operating Officer Marshall McCrea told analysts on Wednesday.
*Gavilon has oil storage and pipelines in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana. Nov 6- U.S. energy logistics firm Gavilon LLC has kicked off the first of several big trading house deals that are set to recast the market landscape in a $890 million sale to propane gas supplier NGL Energy Partners LP.
LONDON, Nov 6- The U.S. shale boom is causing a cascading series of changes in global energy markets that are altering the landscape for oil trading houses and opening up new ways for them to profit, a leading Swiss trader said.
Nov 6- Chesapeake Energy Corp, the No. 2 U.S. natural gas producer, reported a third-quarter profit on Wednesday, compared with a loss a year earlier, and said it expects additional asset disposals in the fourth quarter, raising about $600 million..
Nov 6- Chesapeake Energy Corp, the second largest U.S. natural gas producer, reported a profit for the third quarter, compared with a loss a year earlier when the company wrote down the value of some of its natural gas assets.
Crude inventories climbed 871,000 barrels in the week to Nov. 1 to 382 million barrels, data from industry group the American Petroleum Institute showed on Tuesday. U.S. crude had gained 34 cents to $93.71 a barrel by 0100 GMT, after settling down $1.25 at its lowest since early June. Brent crude advanced 35 cents to $105.68, after ending 90 cents lower.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. crude oil futures settled at their lowest point in five months on Tuesday, pressured by forecasts for rising supplies and continued weak demand as Gulf Coast refineries were expected to remain offline at least through the end of this week.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. crude oil futures hit a fresh four-month low on Tuesday, pressured by forecasts for rising supplies and continued weak demand as Gulf Coast refineries were expected to remain offline at least through the end of this week.
VANCOUVER, Nov 5- TransCanada Corp, which is backing the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, said on Tuesday its third-quarter profit rose 30 percent on stronger results from its Canadian natural-gas mainline system and its electricity operations.
Rising U.S. oil stocks have kept prices under pressure in recent weeks and are expected to show a new weekly increase of around 1.8 million barrels, according to a Reuters poll ahead of reports from industry group the American Petroleum Institute and the Energy Information Administration.
LONDON, Nov 5- Brent crude oil slipped towards $106 a barrel on Tuesday after hitting a four-month low the previous session, while U.S. crude futures fell on expectations of rising inventories in the world's top oil consumer. Brent crude was down 20 cents at $106.03 a barrel at 1450 GMT after hitting a four-month low of $105.13 overnight.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- Brent crude futures rose on Monday, recovering after falling to a four-month low on weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data, as traders bought back short positions to take profits on the early drop.
You have abundant supply, especially in the United States, a strong U.S. dollar and geopolitical risks have been pushed back for the moment, "said Carsten Fritsch, an oil analyst at Commerzbank. Brent for December rose 18 cents to $106.09 per barrel by 12:54 p.m. EST after hitting a four-month low of $105.13 a barrel earlier in the session.
LONDON, Nov 4- Brent crude futures steadied near $106 a barrel on Monday after hitting a four-month low, as weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data eased concerns the Federal Reserve would trim monetary stimulus in the near term. Brent for December rose 10 cents to $106.01 by 1530 GMT after hitting a four-month low of $105.13 a barrel earlier in the session.
LONDON, Nov 4- Brent crude futures fell towards $105 a barrel on Monday, extending heavy losses on Friday, as concerns the U.S. Brent crude for December fell 68 cents to $105.23 a barrel by 1337 GMT and hit a fresh four-month low of $105.13 after dropping $3 on Friday.
LONDON, Nov 4- Brent crude futures fell towards $105 a barrel on Monday, extending heavy losses on Friday, as concerns the U.S. Brent crude for December delivery fell 45 cents to $105.46 a barrel by 1255 GMT to reach a fresh four-month low after dropping $3 on Friday.
TOKYO, Nov 1- U.S. crude steadied above $96 per barrel on Friday, after posting a second straight monthly loss in October, ahead of data from China that is expected to show robust manufacturing activity in the world's No.2 oil consumer. *NYMEX crude dipped 4 cents to $96.34 a barrel by 0059 GMT, after settling down 39 cents at $96.38 on Thursday.
*Libya hikes pay for oil workers; exports lowest since 2011. NEW YORK, Oct 31- Brent crude futures dropped more than $1 on Thursday, reversing the previous session's gains, as traders booked profits and turned their focus to the end of the U.S. refinery maintenance season, which is expected to boost demand for U.S. crude.