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8:21 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Britain tightens COVID rules as world on alert over omicronThe U.K. tightened up rules Saturday on mask-wearing and on testing of international arrivals after finding two cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus.
7:30 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
UK plans new measures to combat omicron coronavirus variantThe U.K. government on Saturday said that it was planning new measures to combat the omicron COVID-19 variant, including mandatory PCR tests for all arriving international travelers and ramping up the use of face masks.
3:44 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
World scurries to contain new COVID variantWith each passing hour, new restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new variant of the coronavirus that has the potential to be more resistant to the protection offered by vaccines.
9:01 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin vows in Bahrain visit to keep Iran from developing a nuclear weaponThe former four-star U.S. Army general tells annual Manama Dialogue that ‘friends and foes both know that the United States can deploy overwhelming force at the time and place of our choosing.’
7:36 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - By Michael Kaminer
20 Minutes With: Prolific Art Collector Mohammed AfkhamiThe investor’s 600-piece collection is the basis of a new exhibition at the Asia Society Museum in New York
12:06 p.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
2 alleged Iranian hackers charged with threatening U.S. voters in 2020Two suspected Iranian computer hackers have been charged in a broad campaign of election interference aimed at intimidating American voters during last year's presidential race and undermining confidence that the results of the contest could be trusted.
11:13 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - By Charles Passy
Why Chris Christie says fat jokes aren't funnyThe former governor of New Jersey spoke to CNN's Dana Bash about the ridicule he's faced about his weight: 'After a while, you just learn to deal with it'
10:08 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices end lower, but Brent oil gains after back-to-back lossesOil futures end on a mixed note Tuesday, with U.S. prices edging lower but global benchmark crude posting a gain after back-to-back session declines.
8:34 p.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden, Xi agree to focus on easing tensions between the two countries in virtual summitFacing domestic pressures at home, both Biden and Xi seemed determined to lower the temperature in what for both sides is their most significant — and frequently turbulent — relationship on the global stage.
8:27 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why tapping the SPR is one of many 'bad' options to ease gasoline pricesThe U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve is the world's largest emergency stockpile of crude oil, but talk of a release from the reserve may be only a short-term fix to high prices of oil and gasoline.
8:20 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Envoys from U.S., Russia, China meet in Pakistan to discuss Afghanistan's futureAfghanistan's Taliban-appointed foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, did not attend the meeting but later met with the special envoys in Islamabad.
10:04 a.m. Nov. 10, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices suffer first loss in 4 sessions as weekly U.S. crude supplies edge higher, U.S. dollar strengthensOil futures fall on Wednesday, posting their first loss in four sessions, pressured by a weekly rise in U.S. crude inventories, as well as strength in the dollar on the heels of a hotter-than-expected inflation reading.
6:34 p.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Iran frees Vietnamese oil tanker that it seizedA Vietnamese oil tanker earlier seized by Iran was free in open water Wednesday, ending the latest maritime confrontation involving Tehran amid stalled negotiations over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
7:47 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Cyber Pandemic Is Raging. How to Stop It. The U.S. is in a dangerous place when it comes to cybersecurity, write Keith B. Alexander and Jamil N. Jaffer. It's time for a new paradigm.
11:44 a.m. Nov. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Tensions rise in Iraq after assassination attempt on prime ministerThe failed assassination attempt against Iraq’s prime minister at his residence on Sunday has ratcheted up tensions following last month’s parliamentary elections, in which the Iran-backed militias were the biggest losers.
10:24 a.m. Nov. 5, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil rallies back from the lowest prices since October, but suffers a second-straight weekly lossOil prices rebound on Friday from a bruising session that saw OPEC+ push back against pressure from the Biden administration to pump more oil.
6:53 p.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Iran has held Vietnamese oil tanker for over a week, U.S. officials sayIran seized a Vietnamese-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman last month and still holds the vessel, two U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday, revealing the latest provocation in Mideast waters as tensions escalate between Iran and the United States over Tehran's nuclear program.
10:52 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
WTI oil prices fall below $80 a barrel amid reports that Iran nuclear talks will resume late this monthOil futures extended their declines in Wednesday's electronic trading session, pulling benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude prices below $80 a barrel for the first time since mid-October, after a report that said talks surrounding an Iran nuclear deal will begin later this month. Negotiations to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will resume in Vienna on Nov. 29, . The bottom line is that the talks regarding Iran and their nuclear program are "still far from settled, but the market sold off in a weakened state," said Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at The Price Futures Group. December WTI oil a barrel and fell to $79.73 in electronic trading. "Really there's a long way to go before there's going to be any progress in these talks, so I think the selloff based off this headline is obviously overdone," said Flynn.
5:51 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
Russia joins 'very high' risk areas the CDC says to avoid during the pandemicThe CDC recommends all international travelers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before making travel plans.
12:38 p.m. Nov. 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
BlackRock CEO Says Public and Private Companies Must Reduce Carbon BlackRock CEO Larry Fink spoke about climate change at the conference known as COP26 in Glasgow.
7:10 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
OPEC+ needs to 'thread the needle' between higher oil prices and losing market shareMajor oil producers this week will face a decision on whether to raise crude output levels, against a precarious backdrop of supply and demand that has led prices to their highest levels in years.
5:21 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden, Europeans take up Iran nuclear program in Rome talksAs Iran's nuclear program makes troubling advances, President Joe Biden is set to huddle Saturday with European allies to talk through strategy as they press for a diplomatic resolution — and to plan for the possibility Iran declines to return to the negotiating table.
10:13 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices end longest-ever streak of weekly gains as natural gas retreatsOil futures decline on Friday, with U.S. prices down for the week to end a streak of nine consecutive weekly gains, on the potential for revived Iran nuclear talks and a retreat in natural-gas futures.
7:53 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
U.S. issues Iranian drone program with new sanctions ahead of nuclear talks meetingThe United States on Friday hit Iran with a fresh set of sanctions as President Joe Biden prepares for a key weekend meeting with European leaders to discuss the possible resumption of nuclear talks with the Islamic Republic.
3:40 p.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden arrives in Rome with domestic agenda still unfulfilledPresident Joe Biden promised to show the world that democracies can work to meet the challenges of the 21st century. As he prepares to push that message at a pair of global summits, his case could hinge on what's happening in Washington, where he was struggling to finalize a major domestic legislative package.
10:22 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Natural-gas futures lose nearly 7%, but U.S. oil prices post a modest gainNatural-gas futures drop on Thursday by nearly 7%, with prices pressured by recent reports Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Gazprom to send more natural gas to Europe next month.
10:01 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Trump allies Ric Grenell and Erik Prince believed to have discussed prisoner swap with Venezuela during 2020 meeting in MexicoVenezuela's government quietly offered last year to release imprisoned Americans in exchange for the U.S. letting go a key financier of President Nicolás Maduro, according to people with knowledge of the proposal and message exchanges seen by the Associated Press.
9:51 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Natural-gas futures drop by nearly 7%; U.S. oil prices settle slightly higher Natural-gas futures suffered a drop of almost 7% , with prices pressured by ordered Gazprom to send more natural gas to Europe next month. Oil futures, meanwhile, finished with a modest gain, a day after losing more than 2% on news that on a nuclear deal. December natural gas fell 42 cents, or 6.7%, to settle at $5.782 per million British thermal units. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery rose 15 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at $82.81 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
4:40 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Fund managers are tossing out their losers. Here are the bargains investors might not want to miss.Our call of the day from Macro Tourist's Kevin Muir finds treasures in the stocks that fund managers are cutting from their portfolios as the year winds down.
10:05 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices end lower on rise in U.S. crude supplies, potential talks on Iran nuclear dealOil futures decline on Wednesday, with U.S. prices pulling back from a seven-year high after U.S. government data show a rise in domestic crude inventories, along with a drop in stockpiles at a key crude delivery hub.
9:43 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil futures fall by more than 2%; natural-gas futures end at more than 3-week highOil futures after the Energy Information Administration in U.S. crude inventories and amid news that Iran may soon renew talks with world powers on a nuclear deal. Iran's chief negotiator, Ali Bagheri, said Wednesday that Iran will return to nuclear discussions before the end of November, . "If this leads to the eventual withdrawal of U.S. sanctions, Iranian oil exports will rise, ending the threat of a supply shortage that has been partly the reason behind the big oil rally," said Fawad Razaqzada, market analyst at ThinkMarkets, in a market update. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery fell $1.99, or nearly 2.4%, to settle at $82.66 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Natural-gas prices, meanwhile, rallied, getting a boost from some forecasts for colder weather as the November contracts expired. November natural gas rose 32 cents, or 5.4%, to settle at $6.202 per million British thermal units, the highest in just over three weeks. The new front month December contract added 20 cents, or almost 3.3%, to $6.198 per million Btus.
9:55 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb to multiyear highs on tight suppliesOil futures climb on Tuesday, with U.S. benchmark crude prices finishing at a fresh seven-year high on expectations that global supplies will remain tight.
3:36 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Iran says cyberattack closes gas stations across countryA cyberattack targeted gas stations Tuesday across Iran, shutting down a government system managing fuel subsidies and leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines at shuttered stations.
6:07 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Most international travelers to U.S. will need to be vaxed under new rulesChildren under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules that will require most travelers to the United States be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Biden administration announced Monday.
12:02 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Iran behind drone attack on U.S. base in Syria, officials sayU.S. officials say they believe Iran was behind the drone attack last week at the military outpost in southern Syria where American troops are based.
1:48 p.m. Oct. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Russia Isn’t at Risk of Ransomware Crackdown It may be difficult to constrain Russia on ransomware, analysts say. The good news is that nations may have leverage over how cybercriminals get paid—cryptocurrency.
6:56 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bomb blasts in Damascus kill 14 on military bus; army shells elsewhere kill 10Two bombs attached to a bus carrying Syrian troops exploded in Damascus during the morning rush hour Wednesday, a military official said. Fourteen people were killed in the attack, one of the deadliest in the capital in years.
11:28 a.m. Oct. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Hezbollah leader declares his militant group has 100,000 trained fightersThe leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah declared for the first time Monday that his powerful militant group has 100,000 trained fighters.
11:14 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021 - By Katherine Wiles
Hillary Clinton's latest venture is a political thriller work of fictionThe former secretary of state teamed up with Canadian mystery writer Louise Penny for "State of Terror."
7:27 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
Travel Stocks Move Higher as U.S. Will Open Borders to Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Starting Nov. 8, vaccinated travelers from 33 currently restricted countries will be allowed to visit the U.S.
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