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3:53 p.m. July 15, 2019 - Associated Press
EU imposes sanctions against Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus Ministers warn of more measures to penalize Turkey, which vows to step up drillingEuropean Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.
3:06 p.m. July 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Con Ed identifies electrical fault that caused Manhattan blackout Utility says faulty relay system to blame; de Blasio under fire for his absenceA relay protection system that should have isolated a faulty distribution cable but didn’t led to the loss of power that darkened Manhattan for several hours, Con Ed said Monday in a preliminary review.
11:07 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices end lower after last week’s gains as Gulf storm threat passes Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico begins post-storm recoveryOil futures settle lower Monday, giving back a portion of last week’s sizable gains, as production in the Gulf of Mexico begins a post-storm recovery.
10:35 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Jeffrey Epstein is banking on a $77-million house arrest — but many defendants can’t even afford bail of $2,500 or less Epstein’s proposed bail package could theoretically get 6,000 defendants out of jailEpstein’s proposed bail package could theoretically get 6,000 defendants out of jail.
10:29 a.m. July 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Floods, mudslides and lightning kill at least 50 people in Nepal Over 10,000 people are estimated to have been displacedOver 10,000 people are estimated to have been displaced.
10:17 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
EIA forecasts U.S. shale oil output to climb by 49,000 barrels a day in AugustCrude-oil production from seven major U.S. shale plays is forecast to climb by 49,000 barrels a day in August to 8.546 million barrels a day, according to a report from the . Oil output from the Permian Basin, which covers parts of western Texas and southeastern New Mexico, is expected to see an increase of 34,000 barrels a day in August from July. Shale oil output from the Anadarko and Eagle Ford regions, however, are expected to see slight monthly declines, the report showed. The August contract for West Texas Intermediate oil was trading down 64 cents, or 1.1%, at $59.57 a barrel ahead of its settlement .
10:12 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gulf of Mexico oil and natural-gas production starts to recover after Hurricane BarryOil and natural-gas production in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday was picking up again after Hurricane Barry was downgraded to a tropical depression. About 69% of Gulf oil production and nearly 61% of natural-gas production have been shut in, according to . That marks an improvement from Sunday, when almost 73% of oil and 62% of natural-gas output was down. August West Texas Intermediate oil traded down 61 cents, or 1%, at $59.60 a barrel. August natural gas shed 4.8 cents, or 2%, to $2.405 per million British thermal units.
9:33 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Michael G. Smith
The business lesson from Apollo 11 that we shouldn’t forget NASA didn’t get us to the moon on its ownNASA didn’t get us to the moon on its own.
9:16 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
How investing in the stock market, like the Fyre Festival, could end up in disaster Critical information for the U.S. trading dayWelcome to Wall Street’s version of the Fyre Festival. Or, as Vincent Deluard of INTL FCStone puts it, the “faking-it economy,” where you’ll find capitalism without capital” and “employers without employees.”
3:27 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Ciara Linnane
Buyer beware: Endeavor IPO offers up a company with huge debt, volatile earnings, says Bernstein ‘There are also a number of existential risks,’ including bombastic UFC figures, relationships with talent, says reportInvestors eyeing the initial public offering of entertainment giant Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. need a strong stomach, as they will be buying into a company with high debt levels and unpredictable and volatile earnings.
10:37 a.m. July 13, 2019 - Associated Press
Barry crawls ashore in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm The storm makes landfall near Intracoastal City, Louisiana, about 160 miles west of New Orleans, and its winds fall to 70 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.Carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture, Barry crawled ashore Saturday in Louisiana and quickly weakened to a tropical storm that promised to dump heavy rains that could last for days and pose a test of the flood-prevention systems built after Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago.
8:43 a.m. July 13, 2019 - Associated Press
Barry strengthens to hurricane; storm surge feared Guard rescues more than a dozen people, residents clinging to rooftops. Carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture, sprawling Barry strengthened into a hurricane Saturday as it crawled slowly toward shore, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast
7:32 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Donald Trump is right about bitcoin Cryptocurrencies are a pure gamble with no discernible fundamentals whatsoeverPresident Trump is right to say that cryptocurrencies have no fundamental value, writes Brett Arends.
7:30 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Catey Hill
This is the No. 1 most obese state in America The sad individual and societal costs of the obesity epidemicThe sad individual and societal costs of the obesity epidemic
7:03 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
This is the most deadly time in your life to put on weight Researchers looked at 3,373 hospital patients between January 2013 and December 2016Researchers looked at 3,373 hospital patients between January 2013 and December 2016.
5:49 a.m. July 13, 2019 - Associated Press
Tropical Storm Barry strengthens, with rain to soak millions Officials predict Barry will make make landfall as this year’s first hurricane near Morgan City, west of New Orleans.Heavy rains and gusty winds knocked out power on the Gulf Coast on Saturday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago.
5:30 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why the U.S. oil market is more 'vulnerable’ now than it was in 2005 with Hurricane Katrina Gulf oil output has climbed, oil export ban was lifted in 2015: OPISTropical Storm Barry won’t pack the same punch as Hurricane Katrina, but less intense storms in the Gulf of Mexico may have a great impact on the energy market that has seen sizable growth in refining capacity and the lifting of crude exports in the 14 years since that devastating hurricane.
4:01 p.m. July 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
Readers’ Views on Pay-to-Play Perils and Interest Rates Readers’ views on interest rates and the perils of pay-to-play arrangements.
11:23 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Iran tensions boost oil prices for the week, but Tropical Storm Barry provides little support Lost output from Tropical Storm Barry has been ‘priced in’: analystOil futures climb for the week as tensions persist in the Middle East, but prices post only a small gain Friday with a Gulf of Mexico storm expected to cause a limited reduction in the region’s oil and natural-gas production.
10:48 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil ends week up 5%, but Gulf of Mexico storm provides little supportU.S. oil futures , as ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran continued to raise the risk to oil flow in the Middle East. Prices for the session, however, barely budged in Gulf of Mexico oil and natural-gas production. Futures prices "have not reacted much because this storm is not expected to be intense enough to cause significant damage and the lost output has been priced in," said Marshall Steeves, energy markets analyst at IHS Markit. August West Texas Intermediate oil added a penny to settle at $60.21 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices rose 4.7% for the week, according to FactSet data.
10:12 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gulf of Mexico oil and natural-gas production sees further declines due to Tropical Storm Barry Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico saw further declines on Friday, with Tropical Storm Barry when it reaches the Louisiana coast on Saturday. A total of 257 production platforms, or 38% of the manned platforms in the region have been evacuated, the . Nearly 59% of Gulf oil production and almost 49% of natural-gas production have been shut in, the BSEE said. traded flat at $60.20 a barrel, but was on track for a weekly rise of 4.7%. August natural gas added 5.1 cents, or 2.1%, to $2.467 per million British thermal units.
9:06 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Baker Hughes data show U.S. oil-rig count down a second straight weekBaker Hughes on Friday reported that the fell by 4 to 784 this week. That followed a decline of 5 oil rigs a week earlier. The total active U.S. rig count, meanwhile, also fell by 5 to 958, according to Baker Hughes. continued to climb, trading up 27 cents, or 0.5%, at $60.47 a barrel.
7:49 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting the break atop Dow 27,000 as S&P 500 ventures atop the 3,000 mark Focus: Crude oil’s trendline breakout, Health care cross currents amid policy shift, USO, UNH, KO, PGR, DALU.S. stocks are higher early Friday, rising as the big three benchmarks traverse previously uncharted territory. Against this backdrop, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is building on its first close atop the 27,000 mark on record, while the S&P 500 continues to vie for first close atop the 3,000 mark.
3:49 a.m. July 12, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
IEA sticks to view of slower global oil demand growth, sees U.S. biting into OPEC’s share of market Global demand for OPEC oil looks likely to fall to its lowest in over 16 years as the U.S.’s production share risesGlobal need for OPEC oil looks likely to fall to its lowest in over 16 years as the U.S.’s production share rises, the International Energy Agency said Friday.
11:44 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Alex Morgan and U.S. women’s national team honored at the ESPY Awards Alex Morgan won female athlete of the year and shared the best team award with her soccer matesAlex Morgan won female athlete of the year and shared the best team award with her soccer mates.
10:56 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil settles lower, shrugs off storm-related short-term cut to Gulf of Mexico output OPEC cautious on demand for its oil in 2020 as U.S. competition remainsOil futures settle lower on Thursday, shrugging off earlier gains even as a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico cuts oil output in the region by more than half. OPEC sees lower demand for its own crude oil next year, citing competition from the U.S.
10:37 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil ends lower as OPEC cuts demand forecastU.S. oil futures f , giving up earlier gains from in the Gulf of Mexico, as a reduction to raised concerns over growth in U.S. production. A monthly report from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries released Thursday shows that "production outside the group, particularly from the U.S., is still overwhelming for OPEC," said Barani Krishnan, senior commodities analyst at Investing.com. August West Texas Intermediate oil fell 23 cents, or 0.4%, to settle at $60.20 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices rose 4.5% Wednesday to settle at $60.43, the highest since May 22.
10:17 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Tropical Storm Barry cuts Gulf of Mexico oil output by more than halfOil production in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday was down by more than half as oil and natural-gas operators took precautions following the formation of Tropical Storm Barry. A total of 191 production platforms, or nearly 29% of the manned platforms in the region were evacuated, . Roughly 53% of Gulf oil production and nearly 45% of natural-gas production have been shut in, the BSEE said. Still, oil prices gave up earlier gains ahead of the day's settlement, as for its oil, citing competition from other producers, including the U.S. August traded at $60.24 a barrel, down 19 cents, or 0.3%. August natural gas shed 3.7 cents, or 1.5%, to trade at $2.407 per million British thermal units.
9:31 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Scientists say Americans should expect a ‘floodier’ future The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that sunny day flooding, also known as tidal flooding, will continue to increaseThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that sunny day flooding, also known as tidal flooding, will continue to increase.
6:06 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
Oil Is Spiking as Supplies Drop and Tension Rises With Iran Supply drops and Mideast tension could keep oil prices on the upswing, although demand worries from a global economic slowdown are likely to cap oil’s rise.
5:08 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
People in states where marijuana is legal are eating more salty snacks and ice cream New research from Nielsen looks into the price of cannabis-induced cravingsNew research from Nielsen looks into the price of cannabis-induced cravings.
3:33 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Callum Keown
U.S. spat with France over tech tax stunts European market gainsEuropean markets rose after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s dovish comments but were held back after the U.S. became embroiled in a spat with France over digital tax plans.
1:43 p.m. July 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Rises 77 Points Because Fed Chair Jerome Powell Was Dovish, but Not Too Dovish U.S. stocks rose modestly on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell raised expectations for an interest-rate cut later this month. The S&P 500 hit a fresh record.
11:16 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil settles at highest since May, as U.S. crude supplies drop a fourth week and a storm threatens Gulf of Mexico output Gulf of Mexico storm prompts evacuations, with nearly 32% of Gulf oil output shut inOil prices rally Wednesday to highest since May, buoyed by data showing a fourth consecutive weekly decline in U.S. crude inventories and a weaker dollar after dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. A storm in the Gulf of Mexico has also raised expectations for disruptions to oil and gas production.
10:44 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices jump past $60 to highest finish in 7 weeksU.S. oil futures to mark their highest finish in seven weeks, following a in U.S. crude inventories. The expected formation of a tropical cyclone by Thursday in the Gulf of Mexico, meanwhile, raised concerns of potential disruptions to oil and natural-gas production in the region, providing further support to oil prices. Weakness in the dollar, following remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, also provided a boost U.S. crude benchmark prices, which are traded in the greenback. August West Texas Intermediate oil rose $2.60, or 4.5%, to settle at $60.43 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That was the highest finish since May 22 and marked a fifth straight consecutive session climb, the longest stretch of gains since February, FactSet data show.
10:36 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Catey Hill
This couple retired at 31 with $1 million — Here’s exactly how much they earned, spent and saved to do it Want to retire early? How “going against the grain” allowed this FIRE couple to ditch their jobs and travel the world. Want to retire early? How “going against the grain” allowed this FIRE couple to ditch their jobs and travel the world.
8:58 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Here’s what a ‘starter home’ will cost you in every state across the countryA “starter home,” a temporary stop on the way to that “forever home” of the American Dream, is defined by Zillow as housing from the lower third of the market. Inventory has been drying up lately, but that’s starting to change.
6:40 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
EIA reports a fourth straight weekly fall in U.S. crude-oil supplies The reported that U.S. crude supplies declined by 9.5 million barrels for the week ended July 5. They were expected to fall by 2.1 million barrels, according to analysts at IHS Markit. The American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday reported an 8.1 million-barrel drop, according to sources. The EIA data also showed that gasoline inventories were also down by 1.5 million barrels, while distillate stockpiles climbed by 3.7 million barrels last week. IHS Markit had shown expectations for a supply decline of 400,000 barrels for gasoline and an increase of 1.5 million barrels for distillates. was up $1.61, or 2.8%, to $59.44 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
4:59 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Mnuchin, Pelosi plan debt-limit, budget call | Biden a ‘closet Republican,’ says columnist Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking Twitter uses as part of ruling that also targeted Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke late Tuesday afternoon and plan to do so again Wednesday, Politico reports, as they try to find a deal to lift budget caps and raise the U.S. debt limit.
7:02 p.m. July 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Drain the swamp? Chicago police lay traps for wayward alligatorChicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks.
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