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  • April 17- Schlumberger Ltd, the world's No.1 oilfield services provider, reported a smaller-than-expected fall in first-quarter margins as it continued to execute tight cost controls to combat a decline in drilling activity. Schlumberger shares rose as much as 3.3 percent to a near-five-month high of $94.89 on Friday, a day after the company reported a...

  • Schlumberger shares rise as cost cuts impress Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 9:52 AM ET

    April 17- Schlumberger Ltd's shares rose as much as 3.3 percent on Friday, after tight cost controls helped the world's No.1 oilfield services provider report higher-than-expected margins in the first quarter. While Schlumberger said on Thursday that lower activity and pricing pressure led to a 9 percent drop in quarterly revenue, profits came in well ahead...

  • Schlumberger is cutting another 11,000 jobs, bringing the total to 20,000 this year, as slumping oil prices squeeze the world's largest oilfield services companies. Schlumberger's profit tumbled 39 percent in the first quarter with oil companies cutting back on production in North America. Schlumberger has slashed spending to adapt, yet the fall-off has...

  • April 16- Schlumberger Ltd, the world's No.1 oilfield services provider, said it would cut a further 2,000 jobs and that it expects a recovery in U.S. land drilling activity to be delayed. Schlumberger, which provides drilling technology and equipment to oil and gas companies, said first-quarter revenue fell 19 percent from the fourth quarter, blaming lower...

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  • Wake up! There's a slow meltup going on Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:04 PM ET
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    Earnings season has begun, but instead of falling apart because of the negative earnings environment, the S&P has rallied 1.25 percent since Alcoa reported.

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  • NEW YORK— BG Group PLC says it is in "advanced discussions" with Royal Dutch Shell PLC about a possible offer from Shell to buy the British natural gas producer. The statement from BG Group followed a Wall Street Journal report that said the deal could be valued at around $50 billion. Last November, Halliburton said it would pay $34.6 billion for rival oilfield...

  • Halliburton plans to sell spate of businesses Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 5:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Oil and gas drilling services company Halliburton said Tuesday it will sell several businesses as it works to complete its $34.6 billion acquisition of competitor Baker Hughes. Halliburton said the sales will not close until regulators approve its purchase of Baker Hughes. Halliburton moved to buy Baker Hughes as global oil prices tumbled in 2014....

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell. 5 percent to $33.16 with 23,729,600 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. rose. 5 percent to $13.43 with 22,411,400 shares traded.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Alcoa Inc. rose 1.7 percent to $13.36 with 22,406,200 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell. 2 percent to $15.51 with 49,880,700 shares traded.

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  • US STOCKS-Wall St lower in wake of air strikes on Yemen Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    *SanDisk tumbles in premarket after outlook cut. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stocks fell at the open on Thursday to put the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight decline, after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen. "Obviously the situation in Yemen is being used as the excuse for this pullback, which is a continuation of yesterday," said Peter Cardillo,...

  • *SanDisk tumbles in premarket after outlook cut. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stocks were poised for a lower open on Thursday to put the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight decline, after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen. Obviously the situation in Yemen is being used as the excuse for this pullback, which is a continuation of yesterday, "said Peter...

  • US STOCKS-Futures down after Saudi air strikes on Yemen Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:38 AM ET

    *SanDisk tumbles in premarket after outlook cut. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday to put the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight decline, after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen. *Oil prices spiked, with Brent crude up 3.4 percent to $58.40 and U.S. crude up 3.5 percent to $50.93 after warplanes from Saudi...

  • March 23- The U.S. shale oil industry may have forever abandoned its heavy-spending ways in the face of sliding crude prices, Schlumberger Ltd, the world's No.1 oilfield services provider, said on Monday. Spending cuts already announced by producers- to the tune of 25 to 60 percent- have dropped the rig count by 45 percent since late 2014, and output will soon...

  • Early movers: Tiffany, Darden, Simon & more Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
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  • WILLISTON, N.D., March 12- Halliburton Co, Schlumberger NV and other large energy companies were conspicuously absent from a major North Dakota job fair this week, a telling sign as employers in the No. 2 U.S. oil-producing state grapple with sliding crude prices. "When a well is out, you still have to service it," said Cindy Sanford of Job Service North Dakota, which...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St slumps on Greece concerns Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 9:51 AM ET

    *Qualcomm jumps in premarket, to buy back shares. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, dropping in a broad decline amid renewed concerns about debt talks with Greece and as crude oil fell, weighing on energy shares. "There's a lot of rhetoric out there, some of which feels like name-calling, all of which makes the situation read as worse than it used to be," said...