Russia

OPEC Deal, Tax Reform Drive Friday Futures

Seeing that Friday futures for all three major stock indexes were up by at least three-quarters of a point makes one wonder how much the market would have risen if ...
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Crude Oil Prices Dip as OPEC Fails to Corral Russia: Update

UPDATE: A report in The Wall Street Journal indicates that OPEC has now received a commitment from Russian and other non-OPEC producers to continue limiting production through the end of ...
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OECD Sees Global Growth Hitting 7-Year High

The global growth story continues. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is reporting that the global economy is on pace to have the best year of growth since ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) attacked the government's argument that it must sell CNN before a merger with Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX). Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) earnings were pummeled ...
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Crude Oil Price Ticks Higher; US Exports Soared Last Week

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning, showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 6 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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Boeing Holds On as DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017

For the second week in a row, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock dipped week over week. Shares lost about 1.2% last week, on top of 1.65% in the prior week. ...
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Uber Teams Up With Yandex to Dominate Russian Ride Sharing

Shares of Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX) saw a handy gain on Thursday after the company announced a new agreement with the ride-sharing service Uber. According to the deal, the companies ...
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How THAAD Missile Defense Applies in South Korea: Stats, Costs, Backing, Controversy

When nations are confronted with military threats and when diplomatic solutions are elusive, there are two primary military options. One is to be offensive, by overwhelming your enemy with violence ...
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China Challenges Boeing, Airbus Wide-Body Market

China's Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, better known as Comac, and Russia's United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) announced a formal agreement Monday in Shanghai to develop, build and sell a wide-body ...
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OPEC, Russia Want Longer Period of Production Cuts

The whole idea behind the crude oil production cuts initiated by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its 11 non-member partners, including Russia, was to slice 1.8 ...
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Half of Americans Believe Russia Now More Dangerous Than Ever

A recent survey by endpoint security platform provider Endgame showed that more than half (51%) of Americans think that Russia is more dangerous now than it was during the 40-year ...
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Stealing Video in Russia: People Say Not a Crime, Not a Problem

Pirating copyrighted material has been a thorn in the side of the music, movie and television production business for decades. When it became possible to make digital copies of these creations, ...
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Lack of Investment Poses Risk of Sharp Increase in Oil Price

At Monday's opening session of CERAWeek, an annual major energy industry conference in Houston, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its latest medium-term oil market report, indicating strong growth in ...
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Oil Barrels

Crude Oil Price Remains Flat, Waiting for January Cuts to Start

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Thursday morning, one day later than usual due to the Christmas holiday. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by ...
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Oil Barrels

Crude Oil Price Dips on Inventory Report, Worry Over OPEC Cuts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 2.4 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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