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  • The company's shares plunged 51 percent to $1.50 in early trading. Chesapeake, which has more than $10 billion in debt, has been hit by a steep fall in both oil and gas prices. Chesapeake reported cash and cash equivalents of approximately $1.8 billion on Sept. 30, according to public filings.

  • The company's shares plunged 51 percent to $1.50 in early trading. Chesapeake, which has more than $10 billion in debt, has been hit by a steep fall in both oil and gas prices. Chesapeake reported cash and cash equivalents of approximately $1.8 billion on Sept. 30, according to public filings.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 8.2 cents in the past two weeks to its lowest level in seven years, according to a Lundberg survey released on Sunday. Regular grade gas fell to around $1.82 per gallon in the Feb. 5 survey from $1.91 on Jan. 22, when the previous survey was taken. West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. benchmark,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. crude oil and gasoline inventories jumped more than expected last week to record highs, data from the Energy Information Administration showed on Wednesday. "I didn't expect to see that big of a build, but it didn't surprise me," said Tariq Zahir of Tyche Capital in Laurel Hollow, New York. "The bears are controlling the market, the bulls are only going...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 3- Oil futures extended losses into a third session in Asian trade on Wednesday, as U.S. crude stocks last week surged to more than half a billion barrels and as Iran plans to boost exports from March. Brent for April delivery had dropped 25 cents to $32.47 a barrel as of 0204 GMT, after settling down $1.52, or 4.4 percent. Prices are going to zig-zag for a...

  • The front month contract for West Texas Intermediate was down 40 cents at $29.48 at 0035 GMT, after settling down $1.74, or 5.5 percent, in the previous session. That came as U.S. crude stocks rose by 3.8 million barrels to 500.4 million in the week to Jan. 29, data from industry group, the American Petroleum Institute showed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Iran is aiming for...

  • *U.S. crude settles below $30/ barrel. NEW YORK, Feb 2- U.S. and European stock indexes fell sharply on Tuesday and buyers sought safe-haven government bonds after another tumble in depressed oil prices. Benchmark Brent crude settled down 4.4 percent, while U.S. crude fell 5.5 percent, settling below $30 a barrel.

  • This college requires freshmen to wear Fitbits

    Oral Roberts University announced earlier this month that all first-year students must wear a fitness tracker device.

  • A runner wearing a Fitbit.

    A college in Oklahoma is making this piece of technology mandatory for all of its incoming freshman students. NBCNews reports.

  • McDonald's adds the McGriddle for all-day breakfast push

    The Golden Arches will start offering an expanded all-day breakfast menu.

  • Heart rate monitor

    Common illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and respiratory conditions are causing more of the increase in deaths.

  • The price of oil is shown downtown on Jan. 21, 2016, in the oil town of Midland, Texas.

    Lower crude prices are helping lift much of the U.S. economy, but oil-producing regions are getting clobbered.

  • Some states dependent on energy revenues are facing strained budgets due to low oil prices, according to an S&P report.

  • The Trans-Alaskan Oil Pipeline.

    The crash in crude prices has blown open a big hole in the budgets of big oil-producing states.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors looking for safety in this volatile market should look at these names, two financial experts said Tuesday.

  • Top States 2015: Lowest Quality of Life

    These places get the low marks for their high crime rate, pollution, lack of inclusiveness and the poor health of their citizens.

  • Top States Cheapest States

    You'd be surprised at the most affordable places to live in the U.S., thanks to low food prices, great home values and low utility costs.

  • Top States 2015: Oklahoma

    The Sooner State offers low costs, but an unhealthy environment makes for quality of life that some would sooner do without.

  • A Williams Companies natural gas drilling rig in Rifle, Colorado.

    Shares of one energy company have soared on deal news. But now is no time to get greedy, two traders say.

  • Beer giant Anheuser-Busch stopped production at its Georgia brewery this week to instead produce drinking water for those affected by a deadly bout of historic flooding and storms in Texas and Oklahoma.

    Anheuser-Busch stopped production at its Georgia brewery this week to instead produce drinking water for those affected by deadly floods.