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iol.co.za
Oil edges up in Asian tradeTokyo - Oil prices rallied on Tuesday in Asia after a three-day sell-off that s
Oil edges up in Asian trade
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Tokyo - Oil prices rallied on Tuesday in Asia after a three-day sell-off that saw the US benchmark sink back below $30 a barrel, but analysts warned the ongoing supply glut and world economic weakness will keep a lid on the commodity. The pick-up in... Read more
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FOX Business
Crude Oil Slips as Saudi, Venezuela Meeting Yields LittleCrude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPEC produc
Crude Oil Slips as Saudi, Venezuela Meeting Yields Little
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Crude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Venezuela showed little indication that steps would be taken to boost prices. Global benchmark Brent futures were down 8 cents at $34.98 at 4.32 a.m.... Read more
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FOX Business
Crude Oil Slips as Saudi, Venezuela Meeting Yields LittleCrude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPEC produc
Crude Oil Slips as Saudi, Venezuela Meeting Yields Little
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Crude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Venezuela showed little indication that steps would be taken to boost prices. Continue Reading Below Global benchmark Brent futures were down 8... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crude oil slips as Saudi, Venezuela meeting yields littleLONDON: Crude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPE
Crude oil slips as Saudi, Venezuela meeting yields little
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
LONDON: Crude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Venezuela showed little indication that steps would be taken to boost prices. Global benchmark Brent futures were down 8 cents at US$34.98 at... Read more
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FOX Business
Crude Oil Rises in Holiday-Constrained TradeCrude oil futures rose on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets were on ho
Crude Oil Rises in Holiday-Constrained Trade
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Crude oil futures rose on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets were on holiday for Lunar New Year, with few trading cues expected until Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives testimony to lawmakers later in the week. Global benchmark Brent... Read more
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FOX Business
Crude Oil Rises in Holiday-Constrained TradeCrude oil futures rose on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets were on ho
Crude Oil Rises in Holiday-Constrained Trade
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Crude oil futures rose on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets were on holiday for Lunar New Year, with few trading cues expected until Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives testimony to lawmakers later in the week. Continue Reading... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crude oil rises in holiday-constrained tradeTOKYO: Crude oil futures rose on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets wer
Crude oil rises in holiday-constrained trade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
TOKYO: Crude oil futures rose on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets were on holiday for Lunar New Year, with few trading cues expected until Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives testimony to lawmakers later in the week. Global benchmark... Read more
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TheBull
Dollar gains as US jobs report keeps alive rate hike hopesThe dollar extended its gains Monday as a closely watched US jobs report fanned
Dollar gains as US jobs report keeps alive rate hike hopes
TheBull / Posted yesterday
The dollar extended its gains Monday as a closely watched US jobs report fanned speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month. 08.02.2016 04:01 PM The dollar extended its gains Monday as a closely watched US... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crude oil edges up in holiday-constrained tradeTOKYO: Crude oil futures inched up on Monday in thin trade as many Asian market
Crude oil edges up in holiday-constrained trade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
TOKYO: Crude oil futures inched up on Monday in thin trade as many Asian markets were on holiday for Lunar New Year, with few trading cues expected until Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives testimony to lawmakers later in the week. Global... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks open weakerThe Australian sharemarket looks set to finish a volatile week on a sour note,
Aust stocks open weaker
Business Spectator / Posted 4 days ago
The Australian sharemarket looks set to finish a volatile week on a sour note, with the bourse slipping in early trade following a choppy global trading session overnight and as oil prices bounced wildly. At the 10.15am (AEDT) official market open,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks open weakerMarket looks set to end week on sour note after failing to sustain previous ses
Aust stocks open weaker
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Market looks set to end week on sour note after failing to sustain previous session’s strong gains. The Australian sharemarket looks set to finish a volatile week on a sour note, with the bourse slipping in early trade following a choppy global... Read more
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TheBull
Aust share market up two per centThe Australian share market has closed around two per cent higher in the wake o
Aust share market up two per cent
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
The Australian share market has closed around two per cent higher in the wake of a strong rise in oil prices and the hope that weak US economic data will slow the pace of interest rate hikes in the US. CMC Markets chief market analyst Ric Spooner... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Global stocks having another lackluster day on economy fearsTOKYO (AP) � Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price
Global stocks having another lackluster day on economy fears
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) � Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asian, European stocks weighed down by oil price divePeople walk by a bank electronic board showing the fall of Hong Kong's Hang Sen
Asian, European stocks weighed down by oil price dive
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
People walk by a bank electronic board showing the fall of Hong Kong's Hang Seng share index at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday. (AP photo) Related Stories TOKYO — Asian and European shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WALB Albany
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the p
Global stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40... Read more
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Daily Herald
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO -- Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO -- Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price diveTOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price
Asian stocks weighed down by another oil price dive
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares stumbled Wednesday as another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in the energy industry. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark... Read more
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