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  • U.S. oilfield services firm Halliburton on Wednesday said it was cutting 650 jobs across Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and North Dakota amid slowing oil and gas activity. U.S. crude futures, meanwhile, traded around $54 per barrel on Friday, up 2% after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia.

  • US President Donald Trump holds up a "Trump Digs Coal" sign as he arrives to speak during a Make America Great Again Rally at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia, August 3, 2017.

    In the past five years, coal output is down 27%, triggering a wave of bankruptcies. No state has suffered more than Wyoming, the nation's largest coal producer, accounting for 40% of the nation's output.

  • Sept 19- Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday won court approval to sell its flagship fentanyl spray to a buyer who agreed to only market the drug for use by cancer patients, in response to concerns about the product's role in fueling the opioid epidemic. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington, Delaware, marked the first time a bankruptcy court...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- The share of Americans without health insurance rose for the first time in a decade last year and U.S. household income barely rose, according to a government report on Tuesday that laid bare issues that could become central to the U.S. presidential election next year. For children we saw a similar pattern where there was a decline in public...

  • For years, BP has been reducing its role in Alaska, where oil production has fallen with declines at the Prudhoe Bay field. BP, which began working in Alaska in 1959, is the operator and holds a 26% stake in Prudhoe, where production began in 1977.. "This deal vaults Hilcorp to be the second-largest Alaska producer and reserves holder, behind only ConocoPhillips," said...

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to the lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying trade war between the U.S. and China undermined confidence in global economic growth. Brent crude was down 52 cents, or 0.9%, at $58.82 a barrel by 0645 GMT, having earlier touched $58.24, the lowest since Aug. 15. Concerns about an economic slowdown are being...

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to the lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying trade war between the U.S. and China undermined confidence in global economic growth. Brent crude was down 54 cents, or 0.9%, at $58.80 a barrel by 0538 GMT, having earlier touched $58.24, the lowest since Aug. 15. Concerns about an economic slowdown are being...

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to its lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying U.S.- China trade war knocked confidence in the global economy. Concerns about an economic slowdown are being fanned by a ratcheting up of trade tensions between the United States and China. In retaliation, President Donald Trump said he was ordering...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 24- Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Saturday she sees "big downside risk" from rising trade uncertainty, and will be watching how businesses and consumers react ahead of the U.S. central bank's next policy meeting. Mester, who opposed the Fed's interest rate cut last month, spoke a day after the U.S.- China trade war...

  • President Donald Trump sharply criticized Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday and said he wouldn't try to stop the chief U.S. central banker if he offered to resign. Trump, departing the White House to travel to the G7 summit in France, told reporters, "I'm not happy with Jay Powell." "I don't think he's doing a good job at all," Trump told reporters as he left...

  • President Donald Trump sharply criticized Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday and said he wouldn't try to stop the chief U.S. central banker if he offered to resign. Trump, departing the White House to travel to the G7 summit in France, told reporters, "I'm not happy with Jay Powell." "I don't think he's doing a good job at all," Trump told reporters as he left...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney took aim at the U.S. dollar's "destabilizing" role in the world economy on Friday and said central banks might need to join together to create their own replacement reserve currency. Carney- who was considered a candidate to be the next head of the International Monetary Fund but failed to secure backing...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "act as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy healthy in a deteriorating global economy, but stopped short of committing to rapid-fire rate cuts and drew fire from President Donald Trump. Powell had barely completed a key Friday morning speech when Trump ratcheted up his war...

  • *Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations. *China unveils retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods. NEW YORK, Aug 23- Oil prices fell on Friday after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods including crude oil, another escalation of a protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

  • *Trump says U.S.' far better off without China'. *China sets tariffs of 5% or 10% on $75 bln in U.S. goods. WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, Aug 23- President Donald Trump on Friday pressured U.S. companies to leave China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, stoking fears their escalating trade war will tip the global economy into recession.

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "act as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy healthy, stopping short of committing to rapid-fire rate cuts and drawing fire from President Donald Trump. Powell's words were barely out of his mouth when Trump ratcheted up his war of words with both the Fed chair he appointed and...

  • *Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations. *China unveils retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods. NEW YORK, Aug 23- Oil prices fell on Friday after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods including crude oil, another escalation of a protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said Britain's economy appeared to be on course to stagnate in the current quarter, and underlying growth still looked muted even when the effect of Brexit volatility was stripped out. Carney, in a speech at the Jackson Hole gathering of global central bankers in the United States on Friday, said a...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney took aim at the U.S. dollar's "destabilising" role in the world economy on Friday and said central banks might need to join together to create their own replacement reserve currency. Carney- who was considered a candidate to be the next head of the International Monetary Fund but failed to secure backing...

  • *Trump advises U.S. companies to exit China. NEW YORK, Aug 23- Wall Street plunged in a broad sell-off on Friday as China and the United States traded their latest salvos in a prolonged trade war, spooking investors and erasing slight gains following a generally positive speech by U.S. On one day tells you everything is going great with China and today he is saying...