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7:57 a.m. Nov. 19, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 ventures under first support Focus: Airlines sustain vaccine-fueled technical breakout, Target tags record highs, JETS, TGT, HLT, JCI, METU.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, vacillating after a lackluster batch of economic data and amid renewed concerns over pending economic lockdowns. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Dow industrials have extended a thus far relatively orderly pullback from Monday’s record closes.
3:23 a.m. Oct. 8, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Is cell-based meat the next big thing? Here are 5 companies leading the revolutionMosa Meat claims it can grow a “beef” patty for around $10.69.
12:32 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices down 4% on expectations for return of Libyan crude production, global stock-market selloff WTI oil futures fall over 4%; natural-gas prices lose over 10%Oil futures drop Monday, sending U.S. prices down by more than 4%, on expectations Libyan crude will soon return to the market, while worries over a rise in European COVID-19 cases and a global equity market selloff added to the negative tone.
11:14 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures log biggest weekly gain since June Natural-gas futures poised for a weekly loss of almost 11%Oil futures split paths for the session on Friday, with U.S. prices up modestly and global prices slightly lower but both benchmarks logging their biggest weekly gain since June after major oil producers pledged their full commitment to output cuts.
11:20 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish higher as OPEC+ stresses full compliance with output quotas JMMC recommends extension of output-cut compensation mechanism to the end of the yearOil futures climb on Thursday as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies stress the importance of full compliance with output cuts during their monthly meeting.
10:55 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices rally as U.S. crude supplies post a weekly decline and Hurricane Sally curtails production WTI oil futures up by nearly 5% to settle back above $40 a barrelOil futures rally on Wednesday, with U.S. prices ending above $40 a barrel after U.S. government data showed an unexpectedly large weekly drop in crude inventories and Hurricane Sally production curtailments in the Gulf of Mexico worsened.
11:17 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish higher as Hurricane Sally disrupts Gulf of Mexico energy production Gulf oil output shut ins at nearly 27% Tuesday: reportOil futures get a lift as Hurricane Sally nears landfall, forcing the shutdown of more than a quarter of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude production and a number of refineries, but rising worries over the outlook for demand serve to limit the upside for prices.
11:33 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices suffer a second weekly fall on demand worries Natural-gas futures end over 12% lower for the weekOil futures suffer from a second consecutive weekly decline on Friday, pressured by worries over the outlook for demand and a climb in U.S. crude supplies.
11:05 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices post a loss as EIA reports first weekly U.S. crude-stock climb in 7 weeks Natural-gas futures lose more than 3% for the sessionOil prices post a loss on Thursday after U.S. government data reveal a weekly climb in U.S. crude inventories, on the heels of six consecutive weeks of declines, raising expectations of an oversupplied market as uncertainty continues to surround the outlook for demand.
11:07 a.m. Sept. 9, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish higher, but concerns remain over outlook for demand EIA supply data delayed to Thursday due to holidayOil futures finish higher Wednesday, with U.S. prices reclaiming less than half of the more than 7% drop suffered in the previous session as worries over the demand outlook limits crude’s upside potential.
11:17 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle at lowest since June, with Brent prices below $40 End of U.S. driving season also puts pressure on crude pricesOil prices fall Tuesday to their lowest settlement since June, unable to shake off worries about crude demand due to a continued rise in coronavirus cases, the end of the U.S. summer holiday driving season and a report that Saudi Arabia plans to cut its oil prices in October.
11:15 a.m. Sept. 4, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil benchmark ends below $40 a barrel, down over 7% for the week Brent, WTI see weekly lossesOil futures decline on Friday, with U.S. prices ending below $40 a barrel for the first time since early July, contributing to a loss for the week as concerns over prospects for demand and strength in the U.S. dollar push prices to their lowest since July.
11:23 a.m. Sept. 3, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices fall, with Brent at lowest finish since July on prospects for weak demand WTI oil ends off intraday low, but holds ground at lowest in a monthOil futures decline Thursday, with prices for the global Brent crude benchmark marking their lowest settlement since July as concerns remained over the outlook for demand.
11:24 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices settle at lowest in nearly a month as supplies, output log sharp but temporary hurricane-related drop WTI oil futures down 2.9% for the sessionOil futures decline on Wednesday, with U.S. prices settling at their lowest in nearly a month, pressured by a sharp, but temporary drop in domestic crude supplies and production, as output in the Gulf of Mexico sees a strong recovery from Hurricane Laura.
11:15 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices log first gain in 4 sessions as upbeat economic data boost demand prospects Natural-gas futures lost 3.9% after August rallyOil futures notch modest gains on Tuesday, with U.S. prices up for the first time in four sessions, finding support as some economic data show signs of recovery, boosting prospects for energy demand.
11:22 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices edge lower, but tally a weekly gain after Hurricane Laura spares refineriesOil futures end modestly lower Friday, but tally a weekly gain a day after Hurricane Laura made landfall on the Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm but spared refineries from extensive damage.
11:18 a.m. Aug. 27, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices suffer first loss in 4 sessions as traders bet on quick output recovery from Gulf storm Natural-gas futures log highest finish since NovemberOil futures decline Thursday, putting an end to a three-session streak of gains in U.S. prices, as traders bet on a quick post-hurricane recovery for the energy market in the Gulf of Mexico region.
11:20 a.m. Aug. 26, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices hold ground at highest since March as Hurricane Laura curtails Gulf output U.S. crude supplies fall a fifth straight weekOil futures settle on a mixed note Wednesday, with U.S. prices holding ground at their highest finish since early March but global benchmark prices slightly lower, as the U.S. Gulf Coast braces for Hurricane Laura and potential damage to the region’s energy infrastructure.
11:26 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil and gasoline futures tally highest finish since March as storms force output cuts in U.S. Gulf Coast Laura is expected to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a major hurricane later this weekOil and gasoline futures settle Tuesday at their highest since early March as a pair of tropical storms forced the shutdown of more than 80% of offshore crude-oil production in the Gulf of Mexico and prompted refinery cuts.
11:35 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil ends lower on demand worries Number of U.S. oil rigs rises for first time in four weeksOil futures end lower Friday, under pressure from continued worries over prospects for demand as the COVID-19 pandemic undermines economic growth.
8:01 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Nasdaq extends break to uncharted territory, S&P 500 maintains first support Focus: Industrials sustain August breakout, Apple eclipses $2 trillion market cap, XLI, AAPL, V, JCI, DDU.S. stocks are mixed early Friday, vacillating after a better-than-expected batch of economic data. Against this backdrop, the Nasdaq Composite has tagged its latest record high — extending an early-week breakout — while the S&P 500’s slow-motion breakout attempt remains underway.
11:12 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil prices pull back as worries linger over demandOil futures end lower Thursday, under pressure after a rise in weekly jobless claims adds to concerns about the outlook for demand already shaken by minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last meeting.
11:31 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil prices struggle for direction as traders await supply data, OPEC+ committee meeting U.S. benchmark ends unchanged The U.S. oil benchmark ends unchanged, looking for direction as attention turns to U.S. supply data and a meeting by an OPEC+ committee monitoring the effect of production cuts by major producers.
11:34 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil lower as U.S.-China tensions mount, but logs weekly gain Natural gas logs 24% weekly gain, strongest since November 2018Oil futures end lower Friday, but book weekly gains, with pressure tied to rising tensions between the U.S. and China after President Donald Trump imposes a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat.
11:16 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil snaps 4-day winning streak as worries over fuel demand weighOil futures end a choppy trading session in negative territory, snapping a four-day winning streak, as investors weighed a surprising fall in U.S. weekly first-time jobless claims against worries about lackluster fuel demand.
11:06 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil ends at 5-month high after data shows drop in crude supplies but rise in gasoline inventories Drop in U.S. crude inventories despite rebound in importsOil futures log their highest close in five months, but end off session highs, after data confirms a large drop in crude inventories while also showing an unexpected rise in gasoline stocks that undercut notions of a pickup in demand.
11:21 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil finishes higher ahead of U.S. supply data U.S. crude inventories expected to fallOil futures reverse an early fall, ending with gains as traders await data on U.S. crude inventories.
11:33 a.m. July 31, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil ends higher to log July gain as traders brace for added supply Dollar slump buoys commoditiesOil futures end higher Friday, booking a July gain, as traders weigh an uncertain outlook for demand, with bulls encouraged by a slump in the dollar.
11:26 a.m. July 30, 2020 - By William Watts
U.S. oil prices drop below $40 on fears rising coronavirus cases will crimp demand California and Florida posted single-day record coronavirus death numbers on WednesdayOil futures are sharply lower Thursday, with U.S. prices settling below $40 a barrel for the first time in three weeks, pressured by worries that a rise in COVID-19 cases around the world could hurt demand as major oil producers relax production curbs.
11:04 a.m. July 29, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices get a lift as EIA reports the biggest U.S. crude supply decline of the year EIA data show U.S. crude supply down 10.6 mln bbls last weekOil futures end higher Wednesday after U.S. government data show a more than 10 million-barrel weekly decline in domestic crude inventories—the largest so far this year.
11:09 a.m. July 28, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil ends at more than one-week low as traders fret over demand, ahead of weekly supply dataOil futures log their lowest finish in more than a week on Tuesday, as traders fret over the outlook for energy demand and place bets ahead of weekly supply data.
11:18 a.m. July 24, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil ends modestly higher, supported by signs of economic recovery, even as China-U.S. tensions flare up Strong manufacturing and services data out of Europe and Tropical Storm Hanna provide support for oil Oil futures end with a modest gain Friday, with U.S. prices up more than 1% for the week, as investors weigh some signs of economic improvement against tensions between the world’s biggest economic superpowers, both of which may influence global energy demand.
11:09 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil settles lower as worries remain over rising U.S. inventories and coronavirus cases Natural-gas futures rally as traders eye Gulf storm activityOil futures settle lower Thursday, extending a decline seen the previous session after data showed an unexpected rise in U.S. crude inventories, as alarming growth in the number of U.S. cases of coronavirus point to the potential for further shutdowns, dulling the prospects for energy demand.
11:02 a.m. July 22, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices end with a slight loss after unexpected build in U.S. supplies Weakness in the U.S. dollar limits losses for oilOil futures finish with a modest loss Wednesday, pulling back a day after settling at their highest since March, pressured by an unexpected weekly climb in U.S. crude stockpiles, as rising tensions between the U.S. and China raise the potential for a decline in energy demand. Weakness in the dollar, however, cap losses for oil.
11:40 a.m. July 21, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb by more than 2% to four-month high as EU agrees to stimulus package WTI and Brent oil futures log highest settlements since early MarchOil futures on Tuesday end sharply higher, with prices logging their highest settlement since early March, as markets grow more positive about the world’s ability to address the COVID-19 pandemic, which has threatened to deliver lasting damage to demand for crude and its byproducts.
11:58 a.m. July 20, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil gains, with prices holding above $40 after positive coronavirus vaccine trial results Natural-gas futures finish 4.5% lowerOil finishes higher Monday, with prices holding ground above $40 a barrel, as positive trial results for a coronavirus vaccine help to offset energy-demand concerns tied to the rise in global cases of COVID-19 above 14.5 million.
10:55 a.m. July 16, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil ends lower as global equities decline, demand uncertainty persistsOil futures end lower Thursday, taking a cue from a decline in global equities after holding their own a day earlier following a decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies to begin trimming production cuts next month.
11:11 a.m. July 14, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil end higher as traders weigh uncertainty over next move for OPEC+ EIA supply data, U.S.-China tensions, rising coronavirus cases also in focusOil futures gave up earlier losses to end higher on Tuesday, as traders weigh uncertainty over the next move for OPEC+ on production levels and a forecast for weekly decline in U.S. supplies. Mounting tensions between the U.S. and China, as well as a continued rise in COVID-19 infections in the U.S. and elsewhere are also in focus.
11:15 a.m. July 10, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil climbs, but U.S. benchmark ends lower for the week as IEA warns of coronavirus risk Libya looks set to add to global crude suppliesOil futures climb on Friday, but U.S. prices finish lower for the week as a report from the International Energy Agency cautioned that weaker demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic will linger, even if the worst of the hit to economies has subsided.
11:21 a.m. July 9, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil falls, with U.S. benchmark settling back under $40 as coronavirus concerns swirl Natural-gas futures end lower; U.S. supply climb in line with forecastOil futures fall on Thursday, with U.S. prices settling back below $40 a barrel, as commodity traders contended with rising cases of coronavirus in the U.S. and some other countries that may unsettle demand for crude.
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