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Reuters
Tension rises in bank-to-bank lending but far off crisis peaksThe European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters are pictured in Frankfurt, Germany
Tension rises in bank-to-bank lending but far off crisis peaks
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
The European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters are pictured in Frankfurt, Germany, September 3, 2015. LONDON Signs of strain in bank-to-bank lending, the epicenter of the 2007-08 banking crash, hit some of their highest levels in more than a year on... Read more
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Finance Asia
Hengyuan buys Shell Refining MalaysiaShandong Hengyuan Petrochemical beat out other bidders to purchase a majority s
Hengyuan buys Shell Refining Malaysia
Finance Asia / Posted 9 days ago
Shandong Hengyuan Petrochemical beat out other bidders to purchase a majority stake in Shell’s Malaysian refining unit for a total capital cost of $480 million, marking the first time an independent Chinese refinery has made an international refinery... Read more
10d
Market Watch
A big reason it’s too late for OPEC to cut productionYou snooze, you lose. OPEC may have missed an opportunity to cut oil production
A big reason it’s too late for OPEC to cut production
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
You snooze, you lose. OPEC may have missed an opportunity to cut oil production, likely leaving oil prices stuck under $40 a barrel for the next five months, analysts at Goldman Sachs warn. In a note out on Monday, the commodity analysts, led by... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Crude Sinks To Day Lows After Goldman Explains Why No Oil Production Cuts Are ComingMoments ago, following last week's torrid crude oil price rebound driven entire
Crude Sinks To Day Lows After Goldman Explains Why No Oil Production Cuts Are Coming
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Moments ago, following last week's torrid crude oil price rebound driven entirely by now-denied hopes of some production cut consensus between oil suppliers, namely Russia and Saudi Arabia, oil halted its four-day rally as weak Chinese manufacturing... Read more
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WA Today
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human historyEconomists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positi
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human history
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies. Optimists argue that cheap oil is a good thing for consumers and commodity-sensitive businesses, while pessimists point to the hit to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human historyEconomists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positi
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human history
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies. Optimists argue that cheap oil is a good thing for consumers and commodity-sensitive businesses, while pessimists point to the hit to... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human historyEconomists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positi
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human history
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies. Optimists argue that cheap oil is a good thing for consumers and commodity-sensitive businesses, while pessimists point to the hit to... Read more
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11d
Brisbane Times
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human historyEconomists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positi
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human history
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies. Optimists argue that cheap oil is a good thing for consumers and commodity-sensitive businesses, while pessimists point to the hit to... Read more
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11d
The Age
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human historyEconomists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positi
The oil crash is kicking off one of the largest wealth transfers in human history
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies. Optimists argue that cheap oil is a good thing for consumers and commodity-sensitive businesses, while pessimists point to the hit to... Read more
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13d
Zero Hedge
This is Not 2008 …at least Not for GoldWith markets in a sharp correction to start 2016, market commentators neverthel
This is Not 2008 …at least Not for Gold
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
With markets in a sharp correction to start 2016, market commentators nevertheless still hold a downside bias for gold. The rationale for this downside has shifted however, from a fear of FED normalization to a fear that deflation and associated... Read more
14d
Daily Telegraph
Energy security threat as SSE mulls early closure of coal plantIn December, SSE failed to secure a subsidy contract for Fiddler’s Ferry in the
Energy security threat as SSE mulls early closure of coal plant
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
In December, SSE failed to secure a subsidy contract for Fiddler’s Ferry in the Government’s capacity market auction for winter 2019-20, losing out to other plants including new diesel generators. In a trading update on Thursday, SSE said it was... Read more
22d
National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial PostKMI's 2015 DCF/Share Increased to $2.14, Up 7% Over 2014 2016 Cash in Excess o
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 22 days ago
KMI's 2015 DCF/Share Increased to $2.14, Up 7% Over 2014 2016 Cash in Excess of Dividend Expected to Fully Fund Growth Projects HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today announced that its board of directors approved a... Read more
22d
Market Watch
Escape the stock market rout with these utility stocksTake a guess: Which U.S. stock sector has performed best so far this year? Her
Escape the stock market rout with these utility stocks
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
Take a guess: Which U.S. stock sector has performed best so far this year? Here’s your answer: That’s right: The boring utilities sector of the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.05% is up slightly this year (through Friday), with dividends reinvested, while... Read more
25d
Brisbane Times
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lowsSome of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs.
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lows
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 days ago
Some of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs. Photo: Fullframe Photography BHP Billiton's $US7.2 billion write-down on its petroleum business looks set to be just one of a swathe of impairments in the Australian oil... Read more
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25d
The Age
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lowsSome of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs.
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lows
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
Some of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs. Photo: Fullframe Photography BHP Billiton's $US7.2 billion write-down on its petroleum business looks set to be just one of a swathe of impairments in the Australian oil... Read more
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25d
Sydney Morning Herald
Write-downs stir debate about prices Santos can achieve in asset salesSantos' LNG portfolio has attracted bidder interest. Photo: Robert Shakespeare
Write-downs stir debate about prices Santos can achieve in asset sales
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Santos' LNG portfolio has attracted bidder interest. Photo: Robert Shakespeare The multibillion-dollar write-downs being reported by the oil majors because of lower oil price assumptions have fuelled debate about the value Santos can achieve in its... Read more
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25d
Sydney Morning Herald
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lowsSome of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs.
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lows
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Some of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs. Photo: Fullframe Photography BHP Billiton's $US7.2 billion write-down on its petroleum business looks set to be just one of a swathe of impairments in the Australian oil... Read more
44 related stories
25d
Canberra Times
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lowsSome of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs.
More write-downs to come as oil prices plumb 12-year lows
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
Some of the new Queensland LNG plants are considered vulnerable to write-downs. Photo: Fullframe Photography BHP Billiton's $US7.2 billion write-down on its petroleum business looks set to be just one of a swathe of impairments in the Australian oil... Read more
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26d
Zero Hedge
"How The Investment Grade Dominos Will Fall" - UBS ExplainsAccording to Citigroup's Matt King, it is now officially too late to save junk
"How The Investment Grade Dominos Will Fall" - UBS Explains
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
According to Citigroup's Matt King, it is now officially too late to save junk debt, which has entered the final stage of the credit cycle, the one where defaults for high yield bonds rise with every passing month. Both what about investment grade,... Read more
27d
Business Wire
Wells Fargo Reports Solid 4Q15 ResultsCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) reported fourth quarter 2
Wells Fargo Reports Solid 4Q15 Results
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) reported fourth quarter 2015 (4Q15) results of $5.7 billion in net income for a return on assets (ROA) of 1.27%, down 1.5% from last quarter. Earnings have remained relatively consistent over the... Read more
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27d
Zero Hedge
World's Largest Miner Books Massive $7.2 Billion Writedown On US Shale "Assets"Moffett, known as the “last of the old-time wildcatters”, was a legend in the i
World's Largest Miner Books Massive $7.2 Billion Writedown On US Shale "Assets"
Zero Hedge / Posted 27 days ago
Moffett, known as the “last of the old-time wildcatters”, was a legend in the industry but made a fatal mistake in 2013: he paid $2.1 billion for McMoRan Exploration Co (an oil-and-gas company the parent company had separated from in the 1990s), and... Read more
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28d
Daily Telegraph
Glimmers of hope for oil as Russia poised to slash outputWhat is unclear is whether the production cuts are purely driven by markets or
Glimmers of hope for oil as Russia poised to slash output
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
What is unclear is whether the production cuts are purely driven by markets or whether it is in part a political move to pave the way for a deal with Saudi Arabia. Opec stated in December that it is too small to act alone and will not cut production... Read more
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Daily FX
Commodity Rebound Gathers Pace after Strong China Trade DataChina trade data for December today beat estimates at $60.09 billions. Imports
Commodity Rebound Gathers Pace after Strong China Trade Data
Daily FX / Posted 30 days ago
China trade data for December today beat estimates at $60.09 billions. Imports year-on-year fell -7.6%, less than -8.7% prior and -11% expected by Bloomberg’s survey of economists. Exports improved from -6.8% year-on-year previously to a mere... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Oil Markets Futures Curve Have Little Predictive Value of Future PriceThe oil market is the hot market right now from a news generation standpoint. B
Oil Markets Futures Curve Have Little Predictive Value of Future Price
Zero Hedge / Posted 30 days ago
The oil market is the hot market right now from a news generation standpoint. But there are a lot of people writing and even trading in the oil market that frankly don`t have any clue what they are talking about. I have read some real rubbish the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chinese Stocks Plunge, Asia At 4 Year Lows But PBOC Currency Intervention Pushes US Futures HigherOnce again, China was faced with the unpleasant task of deciding which asset cl
Chinese Stocks Plunge, Asia At 4 Year Lows But PBOC Currency Intervention Pushes US Futures Higher
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
Once again, China was faced with the unpleasant task of deciding which asset class to intervene in: its plunging stock market, or its currency. It chose the latter, and as a result after a turbulent start the Shanghai Composite sank by 5.3% to close... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Noble Group's "Margin Call" Part II: The Enron Moment"Our balance sheet - the strongest in recent history - represents a significant
Noble Group's "Margin Call" Part II: The Enron Moment
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
"Our balance sheet - the strongest in recent history - represents a significant advantage as we continue to identify high value growth opportunities across the products and geographies we operate in. Maintaining our investment grade rating with the... Read more

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