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Chevron, the second-largest U.S. oil and gas company, said Thursday it expects its capital spending to rise by about 15 percent as the company works to bring several large-scale oil and gas projects online in a high-cost environment.
U.S. stocks closed lower Monday as major Dow components and financials outweighed hopes for a Fed rate cut and a government plan to rescue at-risk homeowners.
Multinational energy companies are looking at opportunities in Turkmenistan, a country of five million people that borders the Caspian Sea and sits on the world’s fourth or fifth largest reserves of natural gas.
Stocks closed slightly higher as investors waited to see whether tonight's speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would signal further cuts in interest rates.
Stocks closed sharply higher after a rebound by the battered financial sector spread across the entire market.
Royal Dutch Shell's oil sands upgrading plant near Edmonton, Alberta, caught fire late on Monday and the company said it was taking units off line after crews extinguished the blaze.
U.S. stock indexes closed lower as a rally in financial shares lost steam late Monday, pushing down markets already pressured by falling tech shares.
Stocks ended higher as record oil prices boosted shares of Exxon Mobil and other energy producers, while technology shares rallied on optimism ahead of Cisco's earnings.
Stocks closed on a positive note after several wild swings that ended an equally volatile week.
After years incubating in laboratories, then nurtured as start-ups by green-leaning venture capitalists, the clean-tech sector is finally getting serious attention from deep-pocketed investors who are seeing clearer exit strategies through an increasing number of successful public listings.
Solar, biofuels, energy efficiency, wind, water – not to mention upstart stocks -- can be bewildering even for disciplined investors. That’s why a recent spate of green or clean tech exchange-traded funds may be a welcome addition.
The bulls got what they wanted--nonfarm payroll TWICE the estimate at 160,000. Remember the game now: good news is good news, that is, we need strong economic data now to dampen down recession and larger slowdown fears. S&P futures up 10 points. Strength was in professional and business services, leisure and hospitality strong.
Chevron's third-quarter earnings fell more than 25 percent, missing analyst estimates on sharply lower profits from gasoline production.
A blowout jobs number gave stocks an initial lift, but already some bond market skeptics are doubting the reliability of the data. For now, stock traders are looking at good news as good. October jobs were reported at 166,000. double expectations of 80,000. The jobless rate came in at an expected 4.7 percent.
Stocks closed sharply lower as investors found themselves confronted by two uncomfortable prospects: an end to interest rate cuts and a slowing economy.
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Concerns that retail earnings and same store sales might be on the light side are being born out, at least initial numbers. Men's Wearhouse cut its forecast for third quarter profits, citing "continued softening in traffic trends." American Eagle saw a decrease of 5% in September comparable store sales, citing lower traffic and unseasonably warm weather.
Oil futures surged Wednesday in a late rally driven by news that workers at Chevron facilities in Nigeria had staged a surprise strike, and by a report that demand for gasoline is up.
Stocks bounced off session lows to close mixed on Wednesday but a late afternoon rally fizzled as investors were wary of initial quarterly earnings reports which came in largely below forecasts.
Many investors were expecting third-quarter earnings to be bad. And so far they haven't been disappointed.