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  • NASSAU, Bahamas _ Ultrapetrol Ltd. on Thursday reported a loss of $12.8 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Nassau, Bahamas- based company said it had a loss of 9 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • NASSAU, Bahamas _ Nymox Pharmaceutical Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $3.8 million in its second quarter. The Nassau, Bahamas- based company said it had a loss of 8 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • July 5- Wall Street opened lower as investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets amid a drop in oil prices and global growth worries. U.S. government bond yields were at an all-time low as weak data from China added fuel to the uncertainty stemming from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Data from China showed that the country's services sector...

  • July 5- Wall Street was set to open lower for the first time in five days as investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets amid a drop in oil prices and global growth worries. U.S. government bond yields were at an all-time low as weak data from China added fuel to the uncertainty stemming from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Data from China showed that...

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak at 2:30 p.m. ET. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. ET. "The Fed is trying to walk a fine line here," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in New York.

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak at 2:30 p.m. ET. June 15- Wall Street opened higher for the first time in five days on Wednesday as lower chances of an interest rate hike offered solace to investors amid jitters of Britain's possible exit from the European Union. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. ET.

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak at 2:30 p.m. ET. June 15- Wall Street was set to snap a four-day losing streak on Wednesday as lower chances of an interest rate hike offered solace to investors amid jitters of Britain's possible exit from the European Union. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. ET.

  • Anglo American, Glencore and Freeport have been at the forefront of those companies cutting debt, but BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have also been looking to rationalize their assets while signaling an interest in acquisitions. Slower growth in China triggered the slide in the prices of raw materials, and Chinese companies are now the main potential buyers of...

  • *Oil prices hit 2016 highs. June 8- Wall Street was higher in a narrow trading range early on Wednesday afternoon, with the S&P 500 inching towards its all-time high, as oil prices hit 2016 highs above $50 a barrel. Investors have all but priced out an interest rate hike when Federal Reserve officials meet on June 14-15, which pushed the dollar lower for the fourth day...

  • June 8- Wall Street was little changed in a narrow trading range late on Wednesday morning, with the S&P 500 inching towards its all-time high, as oil prices gave up some early gains. While oil prices held above $50 per barrel for the second consecutive day, they pared gains sharply after data showed a surprise build in U.S. gasoline inventories.

  • *Oil prices stay above $50/ bbl. Oil held above $50 for the second consecutive day on supply disruptions in Nigeria, a drop in U.S. crude inventories and strong demand in China. A few concurrent bullish events such as demand for commodities and the S&P and Dow breaching key resistance areas will likely keep the markets hovering close to record highs, said Adam Sarhan,...

  • *Oil prices above $50 for second straight day. Oil held above $50 for the second consecutive day on supply disruptions in Nigeria, a drop in U.S. crude inventories and strong demand in China. A few concurrent bullish events such as demand for commodities and the S&P and Dow breaching key resistance areas will likely keep the markets hovering close to record highs,...

  • MELBOURNE, May 16- London copper edged higher from its weakest since February on Monday after an improvement in China's property sector offset several softer gauges of China's economy that had rattled investors over the demand prospects for industrial metals. China's fixed asset-investment and retail sales grew more slowly than expected in April, as did...

  • MELBOURNE, May 16- London copper hovered near its weakest since February on Monday after several gauges of China's economy such as factory output and new loans softened in April, increasing concerns over demand prospects for industrial metals. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange eased by 0.6 percent to $4,601.50 a tonne by 0004 GMT, after...

  • Anglo American, Glencore and Freeport have been at the forefront of those cutting debt, but BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have also been looking to rationalise their assets while also signalling an interest in acquisitions. Slower economic growth in China triggered the slide in the prices of raw materials, and Chinese companies are now the main potential buyers...

  • What beaches are Wall Street traders headed to this winter? Turney Duff has a rundown of the hot spots.

  • A worker assembles stand mixers on the production line at the Whirlpool Corp. KitchenAid manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio.

    East coast residents rush to grocery stores, bodegas, and hardware shops in preparation for Joaquin, says NBC News.

  • Hurricane Joaquin hits the Bahamas

    As Hurricane Joaquin battered the Bahamas early Friday, as the East Coast braces for potentially life threatening floods.

  • Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!

  • *30,000 to 40,000 will need shelter, New York mayor says. NEW YORK, Nov 4- A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday without heat in near-freezing temperatures, and officials fretted displaced residents would not be able to vote in Tuesday's presidential election.