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U.S. stocks closed down on Friday, breaking five weeks of consecutive gains as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's announcement next Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, with major indexes on track to snap five-week winning streaks, as energy shares again led the market down. Exxon Mobil fell 1.2 percent to $95.85 while Chevron Corp was down 0.9 percent at $122.67.
Stocks cut losses to close mixed on Thursday as geopolitical tensions lingered ahead of consumer data.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Stocks slipped Monday after a fifth week of gains lifted the S&P 500 to a record, with the Dow industrials close behind.
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U.S. stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, coming off morning highs amid economic reports and central bank news.
Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit another intraday record, as energy companies dropped with the price of oil.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
MELBOURNE, Aug 22- Australian oil and gas producer Santos Ltd unveiled a new gas find off Western Australia on Friday giving the company new growth options, alongside its holdings in the east of the country and Papua New Guinea.
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NEW YORK, Aug 13- A billionaire hedge fund manager who has sued to stop Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygård from expanding his Bahamas estate has asked a U.S. court to help him obtain crucial evidence from a whistleblower to help with the litigation.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 13- Mexico's energy ministry announced on Wednesday that the country expects to attract $50.5 billion in new private and foreign investment by 2018 as part of a historic oil sector opening next year that will begin with a first round of contracts.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 13- Mexico expects to attract $50.5 billion in new private and foreign investment by 2018 as part of a historic opening of its oil sector that begins next year with a first round of contracts, the country's top oil officials said on Wednesday.