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NEW YORK— In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes for cash and stock worth $34.6 billion. That has forced the industry to cut costs by delaying or scaling back drilling— which means less work for Halliburton and Baker Hughes, companies that manage oil...
BP PLC rose$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $40.94. ConocoPhillips rose $1.06 or 1.5 percent, to $71.41. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $95.09.
BP PLC rose$. 24 or. 6 percent, to $40.91. ConocoPhillips rose$. 54 or. 8 percent, to $70.89. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 04 or percent, to $94.70.
SAN FRANCISCO— The bull run in Microsoft's stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.. Under new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft has worked to overcome its reputation as a clumsy behemoth struggling to keep up with new tech trends and consumer habits.
BP PLC rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $40.71. ConocoPhillips rose$. 57 or. 8 percent, to $70.92. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $94.81.
BP PLC fell$. 51 or 1.2 percent, to $40.67. ConocoPhillips fell$. 85 or 1.2 percent, to $70.35. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 72 or. 8 percent, to $94.66.
On Thursday, again, the price of oil tumbled with the spot price slipping below $75 a barrel; that’s a four-year low.
There are reports oil giant Halliburton will buy Baker Hughes. This is one side effect of lower oil prices.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Energy shares fell their most in a month Thursday as crude prices slid, dragging on Wall Street despite gains in Wal-Mart and other consumer stocks. The Dow and S&P 500 earlier hit intraday highs, with Wal-Mart and Apple at all-time records. Wal-Mart rose 4.2 percent to $82.50 after posting a 2.9 percent increase in third-quarter revenue.
BP PLC fell$. 53 or 1.3 percent, to $40.65. ConocoPhillips fell $1.18 or 1.7 percent, to $70.02. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell $1.07 or 1.1 percent, to $94.32.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
BP PLC fell$. 43 or 1.0 percent, to $40.75. ConocoPhillips fell$. 68 or 1.0 percent, to $70.52. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 59 or. 6 percent, to $94.79.
BP PLC fell$. 57 or 1.4 percent, to $41.18. ConocoPhillips fell$. 55 or. 8 percent, to $71.20. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell $1.03 or 1.1 percent, to $95.38.
WASHINGTON, Nov 12 Reuters)- U.S. businesses and industry groups urged Congress on Wednesday to give the White House authority to fast-track trade deals before the end of the year, saying it was a critical tool to complete major trade deals. It was signed by companies including Apple Inc, Boeing Co, Exxon Mobil Corp, FedEx Corp, General Electric Co, Pfizer Inc and...
NEW YORK, Nov 12- The Dow and S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Wednesday, breaking their five-day streak of record closing highs as energy and utility shares lost ground, while the Nasdaq climbed. Energy shares fell along with oil prices, with Brent crude oil breaking below $80 a barrel for the first time since September 2010. Shares of Exxon Mobil were down 1.1...
Stocks fell Wednesday as investors mulled the slowdown in Europe and earnings from retailers.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- The Dow and S&P 500 dipped in late Wednesday afternoon trading, pausing after a series of record highs in the Dow and S&P 500, as financial shares lost ground after global regulators fined five major banks. The banks, including UBS AG, HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc, were fined $3.4 billion for failing to stop their traders from trying to...
The banks, including UBS AG, HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc, were fined $3.4 billion for failing to stop their traders from trying to manipulate the foreign exchange market. Citigroup, which will pay $1.02 billion to settle the probe, dipped 0.8 percent, while JPMorgan Chase, which is also facing a penalty, fell 1.5 percent and was among the biggest drags on the...
BP PLC fell$. 46 or 1.1 percent, to $41.29. ConocoPhillips fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $71.56. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 53 or. 5 percent, to $95.89.
BP PLC fell$. 36 or. 9 percent, to $41.39. ConocoPhillips fell$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $71.45. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 39 or. 4 percent, to $96.03.