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  • Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options. But they don't make enough to comfortably afford insurance on their own, even though Paul Leatherwood works seven days a week. "I hate to put it like this, but it sucks," said Margaret Leatherwood, who stays at home and takes care of her grandchildren.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- Stocks that have been lackluster so far in 2017 are unlikely to see their fortunes reversed in the final month of the year, as investors engage in tax-harvesting practices before the new year. "This is something we do every December, we take losses for clients who weve created gains for," said Jake Dollarhide, chief executive officer of Longbow Asset...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- U.S. crude on Wednesday slid nearly 3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest daily decline in more than two months, after a sharp rise in U.S. inventories of refined fuel suggested demand may be flagging, while U.S. crude production hit another weekly record. The Energy Information Administration data also showed U.S. crude stocks fell 5.6 million barrels,...

  • *OPEC/ Russia- led supply cuts lend market support. NEW YORK, Dec 6- Oil fell 2 percent to the lowest in more than two weeks on Wednesday after a sharp rise in U.S. inventories of refined fuel suggested demand may be flagging, while U.S. crude production hit another weekly record. Government data showed that U.S. crude stocks fell 5.6 million barrels, more than expected,...

  • *OPEC/ Russia- led supply cuts lend market support. NEW YORK, Dec 6- Oil fell 2 percent on Wednesday after a sharp rise in U.S. inventories of refined fuel suggested demand may be flagging, while U.S. crude production hit another weekly record. Government data showed that U.S. crude stocks fell 5.6 million barrels, more than expected, though that was partially the result...

  • Dec 6- U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell more than expected last week as refineries hiked output, but gasoline and distillate inventories posted surprisingly large builds, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. So the report overall was bearish, "said John Kilduff, partner at Again Capital in New York. U.S. crude futures were down 1.5 percent, or 88...

  • CAMARILLO, Calif.— The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.54. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the spike comes despite a jump in oil prices. Gas in San Francisco was the highest in the contiguous United States at an average of $3.26 a gallon.

  • HOUSTON, Dec 1- Activist investor Carl Icahn has stepped up his attack on SandRidge Energy Inc's proposal to buy a rival oil-and-gas producer, taking aim at the company's top executives and calling for a release of records on the deal and executive pay, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Several other SandRidge holders including Fir Tree Partners, which...

  • DETROIT, Nov 30- An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers nominated on Thursday a regional director as candidate for union president as the UAW struggles to organize auto plants and faces a probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers. The caucus, named for renowned former UAW President Walter Reuther,...

  • *Unclear path for OPEC cuts unsettles market. *OPEC, non- OPEC committee recommends extending cuts by 9 months. *Potential review clause in OPEC deal could shorten extension.

  • *Unclear path for OPEC cuts unsettles market. *OPEC, non- OPEC committee recommends extending cuts by 9 months. *Potential review clause in OPEC deal could shorten extension.

  • *Unclear path for OPEC cuts unsettles market. *OPEC, non- OPEC committee recommends extending cuts by 9 months. *Potential review clause in OPEC deal could shorten extension.

  • Nov 29- U.S. crude oil stocks fell last week, led by the biggest fall in inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma storage hub in eight years, while gasoline and distillate stockpiles rose, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. This was the largest weekly draw at Cushing since September 2009, and analysts attributed the decline to the shutdown of the...

  • *OPEC committee backs cut extension until end-2018- sources. *WoodMac says 2.4 mln bpd may be added if OPEC ends curbs. NEW YORK, Nov 28- Oil prices eased on Tuesday, weighed down by uncertainty over the outcome of an OPEC meeting this week at which an extension to its price-supporting oil output cuts will be discussed.

  • *OPEC committee backs cut extension until end-2018- sources. *OPEC meeting outcome "more uncertain than usual"- Goldman Sachs. *WoodMac says 2.4 mln bpd could be added if OPEC ends curbs.

  • *OPEC committee backs cut extension until end-2018- sources. *OPEC meeting outcome "more uncertain than usual"- Goldman Sachs. *WoodMac says 2.4 mln bpd could be added if OPEC ends curbs.

  • *OPEC committee backs cut extension until end-2018- sources. *OPEC meeting outcome "more uncertain than usual"- Goldman Sachs. *Woodmac says 2.4 mln bpd could be added if OPEC ends curbs.

  • WASHINGTON— Republicans are struggling to win over resistant GOP senators to a sweeping tax bill that President Donald Trump and their party have set as a vital political goal. Anxious to pass a tax overhaul package by year's end with an eye toward the 2018 elections, Trump and the GOP leaders scrambled Monday to make changes to the Senate version to woo the...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 27- The Keystone crude oil pipeline will restart at reduced pressure on Tuesday, TransCanada Corp said, nearly two weeks after closing the line after it leaked 5,000 barrels of crude in rural South Dakota. Calgary- based TransCanada shut down the 590,000 barrel-per-day pipeline, one of Canada's main crude export routes linking Alberta's...

  • The effort comes as a second Republican senator, Steve Daines of Montana, announced Monday that he opposes the tax bill in its current form. Republicans have only two votes to spare in the Senate, where they hold a 52-48 edge and anticipate Vice President Mike Pence breaking a tie. At the White House, President Donald Trump maintained that the bill would help all...