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  • Oil prices hit $65 for first time in years
Oil prices hit $65 for first time in years

That's helping push up the price of WTI said Phil Flynn, analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago, "because Cushing is draining like a cheap canoe". West Texas Intermediate for March delivery jumped US$1.14 to settle at US$65.61 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest level since December 2014.

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  • Morgan Stanley shares poised to open higher after earnings beat forecasts
Morgan Stanley shares poised to open higher after earnings beat forecasts

Total fourth quarter revenues were $9.5 billion, Morgan Stanley reported. "Over the course of the full year we achieved the strategic objectives outlined two years ago", said James P. Morgan Stanley is the last to report of the big United States banks, and like the others, its non-adjusted earnings took a one-time hit from tax reform.

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  • Chinese gross domestic product grew by 6.8% in Q4 2017
Chinese gross domestic product grew by 6.8% in Q4 2017

According to the bureau's statement, China's per capita disposable income grew 7.3% in real terms while industrial production rose 6.6% previous year. By comparison, in November, the sales increased by 10.2% and last month's forecast were for 10.1%. The credibility of China's national economic data will not be threatened by statistics calculated ...

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  • Britain's banks present help for companies hit by…
Britain's banks present help for companies hit by…

Interserve , like the Government, sought to distance itself from the collapse of Carillion . However, shares later recovered nearly all of their losses to close only 0.4% down - after the Cabinet Office released a statement. One Paris-based asset manager described concern around Interserve and Carillion's collapse as signs of the pain Brexit...

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  • Mamata vows to protect businessmen as she pitches for more investment
Mamata vows to protect businessmen as she pitches for more investment

Sanjiv Goenka, chairman of the RP-SG group, announced a new hospital, an FMCG park and a specality carbon black unit in Durgapur. "I will not spare my party members as well", the chief minister said at the opening of the Bengal Global Business Summit which was attended by top industrial honchos Mukesh Ambani, Sajjan Jindal and Lakshmi Mittal am...

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  • Hundreds attend funeral for slain college student Blaze Bernstein, 19
Hundreds attend funeral for slain college student Blaze Bernstein, 19

Following Woodward's arrest on Friday, Bernstein's family posted a public message on a Facebook page that had been dedicated to finding him and now is dedicated to remembering him. Woodward was allegedly "unable to provide his girlfriend's last name, phone number or address", when questioned by investigators. Woodward was arrested Friday after ...

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  • 'S---hole' projected onto Trump hotel
'S---hole' projected onto Trump hotel

The video projection was the work of artist Robin Bell, the founder of video projection company Bell Visuals. He tells CNN the projection was up for less than an hour. Bell has made news headlines in the past for projecting various messages on buildings with political ties. What was going on in his mind when US President Donald Trump report...

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  • Production of Airbus A380 hinges on Emirates deal
Production of Airbus A380 hinges on Emirates deal

Airbus said Monday it will stop making the costly A380 superjumbo if it can't strike a long-term deal with the airline Emirates for a steady supply of the planes. Airbus, as a result, is still betting that airlines flying between large, highly congested hubs in London or New Delhi will have no choice but to buy larger planes if they want to continu...

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  • India's factory output soars to a 25-month high in November
India's factory output soars to a 25-month high in November

It raised borrowing costs three times in 2017. Retail inflation in India rose to 5.21% in December 2017 compared to that in December 2016, data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation showed on Friday. The cost of motor vehicle insurance increased 0.6 percent. The Nasdaq Composite . IXIC was up 42.49 points, or ...

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  • Rivals Texas A&M reporter Courtney Roland goes missing in Houston area
Rivals Texas A&M reporter Courtney Roland goes missing in Houston area

Officers said Monday that they found Courtney Roland's white Jeep parked in a lot overnight near The Galleria, a mall in Houston . It is not yet known exactly where Roland was when she was found or if she was alone. According to a multiple reports from Roland's Rival.com colleagues on Twitter, communication from Courtney was last received ar...

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  • 25p 'latte levy' would boost recycling rates - MPs
25p 'latte levy' would boost recycling rates - MPs

This helps support better coffee cup disposal and reduces contamination, which is the biggest challenge in the recycling process. Appley Bridge Recycling Ltd is supporting a potential 25p " latte levy ", which is a charge to be paid by customers in coffee shops for the use of a throwaway cup.

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  • Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term
Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term

Earlier, during a press conference Lalu's wife Rabari Devi said that they had full faith in judiciary and they would accept the verdict, whatever it may be. Trial began before the special CBI court, Ranchi in February 2002. However, it did cost him his Lok Sabha seat. "We will go to the High Court after studying the sentence and apply for a bai...

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  • Bismarck, Devils Lake Losing Two More Box Stores
Bismarck, Devils Lake Losing Two More Box Stores

This announcement comes less than a year after another national retailer shuttered a Helena location. Sears Holdings Corporation has announced more closures of stores in Devils Lake and in Bismarck. Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at the closing stores. The Kmart store in Great Falls closed several months ago. "Sears Holdi...

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  • Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage
Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage

The unidentified man is said to have smeared his excrement all over walls of the bathroom and even removed his shirt in an attempt to clog up one of the toilets, as reported by New York Post . Airport Operations says the Boeing 777 was grounded overnight for maintenance, leaving passengers stranded in Anchorage. As of now, no charges have been imm...

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  • Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots add up to one billion dollars
Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots add up to one billion dollars

Tickets for each drawing can be purchased up until one hour before drawing. It's back. The Powerball and Mega Millions numbers have begun to soar, just a year after the Powerball topped $1 billion. "I can take care of my family", added Wright. "One goes way up, and somebody wins it, and it starts over, and then the other jackpot goes up", he sa...

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  • Beatrix von Storch called Muslim men 'barbaric and gang-raping'.
Beatrix von Storch called Muslim men 'barbaric and gang-raping'.

In an interview with Breitbart News on Tuesday, Ms. Von Storch recalled that more than a thousand women and girls were "victims of sexual violence and harassment by Muslim asylum-seekers and so-called refugees" during Cologne's notorious New Year's Eve celebrations in 2015.

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  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Short Interest Decreased By 20.61%
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Short Interest Decreased By 20.61%

Sprague Resources LP (NYSE:SRLP) had an increase of 14.7% in short interest. MRO's total short interest was 22.12M shares in December as published by FINRA. River & Mercantile Asset Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 426,400 shares. Dupont Management Corp has 0.06% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

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  • Sensex, Nifty record biggest annual gain since 2014
Sensex, Nifty record biggest annual gain since 2014

The indices logged biggest yearly gains in three years as strong foreign fund inflows, hopes of an improving economy and higher corporate earnings boosted investor confidence. Reliance Capital Ltd rose 4%, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd rose 1.8%, Reliance Naval and Engineering Ltd 4.3%, Reliance Power Ltd rose 4%. "The concluding session of the y...

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  • Oil prices stay high
Oil prices stay high

US output has surged overall this year, hitting a 46-year high in October when producers pumped 9.6 million barrels a day, according to federal data. In November, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , along with a group of other major producers outside the cartel including Russian Federation, agreed to extend a deal to cap prod...

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