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August 22, 2014 8:17 AM
Brent crude oil was poised to post another weekly loss this week as investors saw oversupply as more pertinent than geopolitical problems around the ...
August 22, 2014 7:07 AM
Jackson Hole will be in focus on Friday, as two of the world’s top central bankers, the Federal Reserve’s Janet Yellen and European Cent ...
August 21, 2014 9:17 AM
Brent crude oil traded steadily below $102 on Thursday morning as investors continued to worry about oversupply rather than focusing on instability ...
August 21, 2014 9:03 AM
The euro lost even more ground on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested that it was planning to raise interest rates sooner than expecte ...
August 21, 2014 6:40 AM
Four McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) restaurants in Moscow have been closed down due to sanitary violations, something U.S. policy makers say is Russia ...
August 20, 2014 8:51 AM
Brent crude oil remained near Tuesday’s two-month low of $101.07 on Wednesday as investors saw geopolitical tension easing. The commodity tr ...
August 20, 2014 8:49 AM
Easing tension in Ukraine helped take some pressure off of the euro, but it still struggled with a weak economic outlook. The common currency trad ...
August 20, 2014 7:17 AM
On Tuesday, a video surfaced on social media showing an Islamic State militant beheading U.S. journalist James Foley. Called “A Message To Ame ...
August 19, 2014 8:18 AM
The euro was steady at $1.3346 at 7:00 GMT on Tuesday morning following data out on Monday, which showed that the nation’s trade surplus incre ...
August 19, 2014 8:16 AM
Brent crude oil remained near a 14-month low on Tuesday with geopolitical tension easing and investors worried about a supply glut. The commodity ...
August 19, 2014 7:17 AM
On Monday, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) foiled Dollar Tree's (NASDAQ: DLTR) plans to acquire Family Dollar (NYSE: FDO) by entering its ow ...
August 18, 2014 7:12 AM
Central bankers and economists from around the world will gather in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this weekend to discuss the direction of the global econo ...
August 18, 2014 7:06 AM
The euro began the week just below $1.34 following last week’s spate of disappointing data. The common currency traded at $1.3391 at 7:00 GM ...
August 18, 2014 7:06 AM
Brent crude oil began the week below $103 as oversupply worries continued to drive prices. The commodity traded at $102.55 at 8:15 GMT as investor ...

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