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  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose. 6 percent to $34.05 with 18,952,000 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose 1.1 percent to $16.38 with 72,538,400 shares traded.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. was unchanged at $34.08 with 20,992,900 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose 1.0 percent to $16.38 with 88,666,000 shares traded.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with energy shares leading the way lower amid a sharp decline in oil prices, while continued uncertainty over the prospects of a debt deal with Greece added to the cautious tone. On the upside, Priceline Group rallied on its results, helping keep the Nasdaq slightly positive. Exxon Mobil fell 1.2 percent to $89.95 while...

  • US STOCKS-Futures point to flat open, crude oil falls Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:50 AM ET

    *Priceline shares rally in premarket after results. NEW YORK, Feb 19- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wall Street Thursday, with major indexes near record levels, as investors continued to digest ongoing uncertainty over Greece. Exxon Mobil fell 1.2 percent to $89.95 in premarket trading while Halliburton Co was off 2.2 percent to $43.43 and...

  • Feb 17- Oilfield services giants Schlumberger Ltd and Halliburton Co and many others in the oil and gas industry have announced plans to lay off thousands of people in the past few months as global oil prices have nearly halved since June. In January, crude prices fell to their lowest in more than five years, hurt by a global supply glut and OPEC's refusal to curtail...

  • BOSTON, Feb 13- A massive effective devaluation of Venezuela's bolivar currency will likely badly dent 2015 earnings at a swath of major U.S. companies. Currently those assets are valued based on the main official rate of 6.3 bolivars to the dollar, or a second rate at 12 bolivars. Some companies, such as diapers and tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp, had recently...

  • US oilfield jobs cull gains pace, more pain ahead Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    Feb 13- When Ian Sandlin was laid off last week after 13 months working on oil rigs in southeast Texas, he was surprised to have lasted that long. The 27- year-old Houston native is among thousands of workers caught in an accelerating cull of oil field jobs across the once booming U.S. oil industry. Interviews with more than a dozen oil workers and job recruiters...

  • LONDON, Feb 13- "This is the really crappy part of the job, and this is what I hate about this industry frankly," the chief executive of oilfield services company Baker Hughes complained as he announced it would lay off 7,000 employees. Baker Hughes is cutting jobs in response to slumping prices and a downturn in drilling activity. Halliburton announced it will cut...

  • *Q4 adjusted loss 23 cents/ share vs est 32 cents. Feb 12- Rig contractor Hercules Offshore Inc said it slashed its workforce by nearly a third and cut salaries, as the company keeps a tight leash on costs to counter a fall in demand due to a slump in crude oil prices. Oil and gas producers, drillers and services providers such as Cenovus Energy Inc, BG Group Plc,...

  • Looking for solid ground in Greece, US data Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 7:15 PM ET
    A man adjusts a Greek flag ahead of the visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels February 4, 2015.

    Europe will take central focus, as investors take in the latest developments on the Greek-euro zone standoff while eyeing U.S. data.

  • Will the oil and gas cost cuts be permanent?  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    Big oil firms are taking the opportunity to cut costs and future rehiring will depend on the stability of oil prices, says Kevin Gibson, managing director for APAC at EarthStream.

  • *Apple up after bond pricing, sets market cap record. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday on hopes that Greek debt negotiations could result in a deal that stabilizes Europe, while Apple helped lift the S&P 500 and Nasdaq as it became the first U.S. company worth more than $700 billion. Investors focused on news from Greece and Ukraine, said Adam Sarhan, chief...

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed up about 1 percent as investors shook off early negative news out of Greece on hopes of a resolution.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. oil services company Halliburton said on Tuesday it expects to cut potentially more than 6,000 jobs across the globe because a "challenging market environment" resulting from low oil prices. Halliburton, the latest in a growing list of major oil industry companies laying off workers because of a worldwide glut of crude, said it expects to let...

  • Halliburton to cut up to 8% of jobs as oil falls Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 2:57 PM ET

    Halliburton will layoff between 6.5 and 8 percent of its global staff, the oil field services company said Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. oil services giant Halliburton said it expects to cut between 6.5 percent to 8 percent of its global workforce due to the "challenging market environment" caused by low oil prices. Halliburton says impacts of layoffs will be across all company operations. Oil prices have halved since June due to a global glut of oil, forcing many firms to cut...

  • Halliburton job cuts; First warning?  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 2:13 PM ET

    Halliburton will cut its work force by up to 8 percent. Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James, weighs in on the energy slump, and if we can expect further job cuts from other energy companies.

  • Halliburton to cut jobs  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 2:04 PM ET

    Haliburton will cut its work force by up to 8 percent, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Oil layoffs could come back to haunt the industry Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Flared natural gas is burned off at Apache Corporations operations at the Deadwood natural gas plant in the Permian Basin in Garden City, Texas.

    Job cuts are inevitable as oil prices tumble, but layoffs today could have significant ramifications for the sector tomorrow.

  • Power Play: 5 stocks for market volatility Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:27 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two market veterans tell CNBC's "Power Lunch" how to make money in volatile market during economic recovery.