*DuPont's earnings forecast, job cuts weigh on oil. Chemical company DuPont cuts its earnings forecast and announced 1,500 job cuts in its third-quarter earnings report that missed Wall Street expectations, helping push equities, oil and other commodities lower.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- Global shares and the euro tumbled on Tuesday after a slew of weak U.S. corporate earnings results and credit ratings downgrades of several indebted regions of Spain.
*OPEC secretary general post comes up in 2013. LONDON/ DUBAI, Oct 23- OPEC remains in a stalemate over selecting its next secretary general, delegates to the producer group said on Tuesday after a two-day meeting, due to rivalry between four member-countries over its top administrative post.
A four-year boom in U.S. oil production is accelerating so fast it could help soon make the U.S. the world's top producer of oil and liquid hydrocarbons. The U.S. passed Russia this year, and is now second behind Saudi Arabia. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration.
NEW YORK-- U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer. The Energy Department forecasts that U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons, which includes biofuels, will average 11.4 million barrels per day next year.
The risk of a devastating cyberattack on the United States is real. There's no question the country remains vulnerable to an "electronic Pearl Harbor," as debate continues on the role the federal government should play in securing computer networks that control the nation's electrical grid, water supply and other critical sectors.
NEW YORK-- Bob Schieffer took a light hand Monday as moderator of the final presidential debate, ending with advice from his mother: "Go vote.
Mitt Romney came in peace. He said he wanted better education, more financial aid, gender equality and rule of law, and he was talking about the Middle East, not the Midwest.
In an exclusive interview, Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, tells CNBC the bank has to consider what could happen in Europe, and has to plan for all sorts of eventualities around Israel's and the world's relations with Iran.
ROMNEY on Syria: "What I'm afraid of is we've watched over the past year or so, first the president saying, `Well, we'll let the U.N. deal with it.' And Assad _ excuse me, Kofi Annan _ came in and said we're going to try to have a cease-fire.
John Kingston, Global Director Of News, Platts says that U.S. sanctions on Iran have worked far better than most people think.
David McAlvany, CEO, McAlvany Financial Group says that the U.S. has a lot of energy resources but lack the political will to develop them.
The upcoming elections and the impending “fiscal cliff” have hedge funds more on edge than any other issue, according to a survey by Macro Risk Advisors.
Ben LaBolt, Obama Campaign national press secretary, discusses President Obama's foreign policy and its impact on tonight's debate.
The order is taking shape as the Obama administration voices growing concern that Iran could be the first country to use cyberterrorism against the United States. The White House declined to say when the president will sign the order. Congress failed this summer to pass cybersecurity legislation.
President Obama and Mitt Romney face off in their final debate on Monday. One analyst says this showdown on foreign policy has the best chance of the three contests for a big "gotcha" moment.
The number of cyber attacks on U.S. banks is rising. This week, attacks struck the websites of BB&T, HSBC, Ally Financial and Capital One Financial. It was the second hit for Capital One within the past 30 days and follows attacks on Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, PNC Financial Services, SunTrust Banks and Regions Financial.
BROUMOV, Czech Republic-- When the managers of a textile factory in northern Czech Republic declared they would focus sales on Africa, their bankers, insurers and suppliers shook their heads in disbelief.
LONDON-- The British Broadcasting Corp. says someone is deliberately disrupting its broadcasts in the Middle East and Europe _ interference that follows previous accusations that Iran has attempted to jam the broadcaster's transmissions.
BEIRUT-- Syrian warplanes hammered a strategic city captured by rebels, leaving behind scenes of carnage captured Thursday on amateur videos that showed a man holding up two child-sized legs not connected to a body and another carrying a dismembered arm.