SINGAPORE, Aug 1- Brent crude held near $106 a barrel on Friday as ample supply continued to drag on prices a day after the benchmark posted its worst monthly performance since April 2013. U.S. crude futures for September delivery fell 16 cents to $98.01 a barrel, following a 6.8 percent decline last month, the biggest monthly loss since May 2012.» Read More
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China's extended rally and two mega-mergers are helping cap the downside of a suddenly dour market.
BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES FALL OVER $1 PER BARREL ON FORECASTS FOR WEAK DEMAND AND EXCESS SUPPLIES.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity supported the market, there have been a number of high-profile earnings disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity gave investors a reason to buy, there have been a number of high-profile earning disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar. *Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $9.2 billion, or $74.50 per share in cash and stock.
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That offset continuing violence in Gaza, Libya and Ukraine. *U.S. crude futures for September delivery fell 39 cents to $101.70 a barrel by 0009 GMT, after finishing 2 cents higher on Friday.
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*Baidu jumps as net profit soars. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stocks were set to dip at the open on Friday, weighed by weak results including those from Amazon, with the S&P 500 expected to remain near its record high and within striking distance of 2,000.. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures fell 21 points and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures lost 13 points.
*Baidu jumps as net profit soars. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Friday, weighed by weak results including those from Amazon, and ahead of data on durable goods. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures fell 17 points and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures lost 11 points.
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NEW YORK, July 24- Oil futures prices fell on Thursday, as unseasonably weak demand and plentiful supplies of crude and refined products offset strong Chinese factory data that could boost energy demand in the world's No. 2 oil consumer.
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BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES FALL OVER $1 PER BARREL ON WEAK DEMAND FROM EUROPEAN REFINERS.
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Gold held near a six-week low as U.S. economic optimism offset safe-haven demand from geopolitical tensions.
Brent crude held near $106 as ample supply continued to drag on prices after the benchmark posted its worst monthly performance.