The S&P 500 Energy Sector was down a little less than the broader S&P 500 Index on Wednesday, and both were off earlier lows.» Read More
The massive oil spill in the Guld of Mexicso is having ripple effects on U.S. oil and natural gas production. Two offshore natural gas platforms have already been shut down.
Stocks closing near highs for the day; the big beta names are the movers. REITs, Transports, Home Builders, Retailers, Casinos all leading the charge. Dow Transports the first of the major indices to punch through to new closing high. BUT also bear in mind that this is the first day of the month, when new trades are often put on.
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A fourth-generation oyster producer in Louisiana told CNBC Monday that the oil spill and its potential impact on his business is “scary.”
A boycott against the state of Arizona's new immigration law has spread to New York, as misinformed protestors attack New-York based AriZona Beverage Company, the maker of AriZona Iced Tea.
Shipping in and around the Gulf of Mexico is business as usual, in spite of the oil spill, in this heavily trafficked area. But should the oil spill spread, higher shipping rates could result, an analyst told CNBC Monday.
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The Dow jumped 1.3 percent Monday, its biggest gain in over two months, after some positive U.S. economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has negatively impacted the shares of the companies involved. Will it have a direct effect on crude oil prices? Jason Gammel, managing director of research at Macquarie, and Fadel Gheit, managing director and senior analyst at Oppenheimer, offered CNBC their insights—and stock calls.
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Though the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico shows no sign of abating, analysts don't expect that to drive up gasoline prices as long as the shipping lanes remain open.
Three separate catalysts triggered a strong rally on Monday. How should you be positioned in the wake of this market trifecta?
Stocks advanced on this first trading day of May after some positive economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece provided some measure of relief.
BP should be allowed to contain the massive oil spill and head the cleanup operation in the Gulf of Mexico, a leading energy expert told CNBC Monday.
A chemical compound that breaks down oil into droplets so that bacteria can eat it may be part of the solution to Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Stocks opened higher Monday after Greece was offered a bailout package of more than $145 billion by the European Union and the IMF.
While the BP oil spill costs $6 million a day, the wind, the sun, moving water, biomass, and geothermal resources don’t spill. Once the technology is in place to use them, the fuels cost nothing and therefore provide economic and geopolitical certainty.
Is the U.S. decoupling again? U.S. stock opened higher, though Greece and Spain are both down about 1 percent on concerns that contagion has not been contained and there will be more bailouts.
US stock index futures were indicating a higher open for Wall Street Monday, after Greece was offered a bailout package of more than $145 billion by the European Union and the IMF.
The surface area of a catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill quickly tripled in size amid growing fears among experts that the slick could become vastly more devastating than expected.