NEW YORK— Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling,' Buy! ' "and decided no more classroom for him. On Monday, most futures pits in Chicago and New York, where frenzied buying and selling once helped set prices on cattle...» Read More
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The Obama administration announced its first steps toward what could be tighter regulation of fracking.
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Mexico's government presented long-awaited legislation to flesh out energy reforms at the core of President Enrique Pena Nieto's growth agenda.
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