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  • Barclays CEO: We are co-operating with US  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:41 AM ET

    Antony Jenkins says his bank is cooperating with an investigation into so-called "dark pools."

  • Travelers profit rises on lower catastrophe losses Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:04 AM ET

    Jan 22- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc reported a 5 percent rise in quarterly net profit, helped by lower weather-related catastrophe losses. The company, a Dow Jones Industrial Average component, said net income rose to $1.04 billion, or $3.11 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $988 million, or $2.70 per share, a year earlier.

  • Cleanup is underway after nearly 3 million gallons of brine, a salty, toxic byproduct of oil and natural gas production, leaked from a pipeline in western North Dakota, the largest spill of its kind in the state since the current energy boom began. Operator Summit Midstream Partners LLC detected the pipeline spill on Jan. 6, about 15 miles north of Williston and...

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of the nation's aging pipeline network. Keystone would cross the Yellowstone roughly 20 miles upstream of the Poplar Pipeline spill. In 2011, an ExxonMobil pipeline break spilled 63,000 gallons of oil during flooding on the...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Jan 20- BP Plc, citing low oil prices, tried to whittle away at $13.7 billion in potential fines under the Clean Water Act on Tuesday as the penalty phase started in its trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He said a 60 percent drop in oil prices since June has slashed BPXP's value to about $5.1 billion, down from $16 billion just months ago.

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Tyson Foods Inc. will pay more than $530,000 for a chemical spill that killed more than 100,000 fish and caused a southwest Missouri town's wastewater treatment system to fail, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Tuesday. Koster sued the company last June after the discharge caused Monett's wastewater system to fail and...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Jan 20- BP Plc will try to whittle away at $13.7 billion in potential fines under the Clean Water Act as the penalty phase starts on Tuesday in its trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Several billion dollars in potential fines were avoided on Thursday when U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier put the size of the spill at 3.19 million barrels.

  • State regulators have written up the new firm, Lexycon LLC, eight times since September for pouring chemicals without a permit, lacking proper "last-resort" walls to contain spills, and hosting tanker-trailers full of unknown chemicals, among other infractions, according to records reviewed by The Associated Press. Inspectors even found the same...

  • HOUSTON/ LONDON, Jan 16- BP Plc will face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion dollars less than feared, after a judge ruled that it was smaller than the U.S. government claimed. BP's stock rose 2.4 percent in London by 0920 GMT on Friday, outperforming the broader energy index, as investors worried...

  • HOUSTON, Jan 15- BP Plc will face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion less than feared, after a judge found on Thursday the size of the spill was smaller than the U.S. government claimed. The ruling by federal magistrate Carl Barbier put the size of the worst offshore spill in U.S. history in 2010 at...

  • HOUSTON, Jan 15- BP Plc will face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion less than feared, after a judge found on Thursday the size of the spill was smaller than thought. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier put the spill's size well below the 4.09 million barrel estimate of the...

  • America loves a comeback. This week, investors Joe Bastianich and Tim Love hear from two entrepreneurs who had to put their culinary dreams on hold due to terrible setbacks. Tune in Tuesday 10p ET/PT.

  • FMHR Final Trade: SJT, OKE & MRK  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:58 PM ET

    The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

  • Tesla lower on China sales drop  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports China sales for Tesla in the fourth quarter dropped. The "Fast Money" traders, share their play on the stock.

  • Tesla's Musk: Q4 China sales declined significantly  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports China sales for Tesla in the fourth quarter took a hit.

  • Fitch downgrades Russia to BBB-  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:11 PM ET

    Fitch has downgraded Russia to a BBB- rating with a negative outlook, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Record-high temperatures and the most severe drought in at least 80 years punished southeastern Brazil last year, a region accounting for 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product. Private weather forecaster Somar warned of irregular rainfall in the center-west soy belt as well as the southeast throughout the month as an atmospheric blockage...

  • Record-high temperatures and the most severe drought in at least 80 years punished southeastern Brazil last year, a region accounting for 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product. Private weather forecaster Somar warned of irregular rainfall in the center-west soy belt as well as the southeast throughout the month as an atmospheric blockage...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 8- Wildfires sweeping through southeast Australia are carrying with them the spectre of a silent killer for grapes growing in the nearby Adelaide Hills wine region. As fears grow that climate change is lengthening the time and severity of Australia's bushfire season, government funding to find a solution to the phenomenon is drying up.

  • Gold's 2014 close  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    A read on the yellow metal's final trading price of the year, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.