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Hunt for Jet Switches to Visual Search as Radar Empty

Hunt for Jet Switches to Visual Search as Radar Empty | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Australian authorities said planes scouring the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian airliner are switching to a visual search of the region after radar scans came up empty yesterday.
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WTI Extends Drop From 4-Year Low as Pre-OPEC Talks Fail on Cuts

WTI Extends Drop From 4-Year Low as Pre-OPEC Talks Fail on Cuts | EconMatters | Scoop.it
West Texas Intermediate extended its decline from the lowest level in more than four years as nations supplying a third of the world’s oil failed to pledge to output cuts before OPEC meets tomorrow.
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Apple Reaches $700 Billion Valuation

Apple Reaches $700 Billion Valuation | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Apple Inc., already the world’s largest company by market capitalization, hit a new record value: $700 billion.
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Oil at $75 Means Patches of Texas Shale Turn Unprofitable

Oil at $75 Means Patches of Texas Shale Turn Unprofitable | EconMatters | Scoop.it
With crude at $75 a barrel, the price Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says will be the average in the first three months of next year, 19 U.S. shale regions are no longer profitable, according to data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
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Russian Gas - QuickTake

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Europeans who want to get tough with Russia over the standoff in Ukraine must face a chilling fact: They need Russian natural gas to stay warm in the winter. About a third of Europe’s gas comes from Russia and memories of shutoffs in
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Oil Falls as Japan Recession Reduces Fuel Demand Outlook

Oil Falls as Japan Recession Reduces Fuel Demand Outlook | EconMatters | Scoop.it
West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes dropped after Japan, the world’s third-largest oil consuming country, unexpectedly slipped into a recession.
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Chinese Students at U.S. Universities Jump 75% in Three Years

Chinese Students at U.S. Universities Jump 75% in Three Years | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The number of Chinese students at U.S. universities jumped 75 percent in three years to almost 275,000 in the last academic year, according to a report.
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G-20 Plans $2 Trillion Growth Boost to Uneven Global Economy

G-20 Plans $2 Trillion Growth Boost to Uneven Global Economy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Group of 20 leaders agreed to take measures that would boost their economies by a collective $2 trillion by 2018 as they battle patchy growth and the threat of a European recession.
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Oil Tankers Stream Toward China as Price Drop Sparks Boom

Oil Tankers Stream Toward China as Price Drop Sparks Boom | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Add oil shippers to the list of winners from this year’s collapse in crude.
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Halliburton in Talks to Buy Baker Hughes

Halliburton in Talks to Buy Baker Hughes | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Halliburton is in talks to buy Baker Hughes in what could be one of the largest energy deals in recent years, according to people familiar with the matter.
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US EIA STEO highlights: slashes 2015 WTI, Brent price estimates - Oil | Platts News Article & Story

US EIA STEO highlights: slashes 2015 WTI, Brent price estimates - Read this Platts oil news article here. Plus discover more oil market news, products & services.
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Saudis: 'Misunderstanding,' no 'price war' talk

Saudis: 'Misunderstanding,' no 'price war' talk | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia's oil minister publicly knocked talk of an OPEC "price war" but did little in the way of clarifying what the cartel will do about falling prices.
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NATO Says Russia Troops Enter Ukraine as East Risks Open War

NATO Says Russia Troops Enter Ukraine as East Risks Open War | EconMatters | Scoop.it
NATO accused Russia of sending columns of troops and heavy weapons into Ukraine in the past two days, as the government in Kiev warned the nation’s eastern combat zone is close to returning to open war.
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Brent Oil Falls to Four-Year Low Amid OPEC Skepticism

Brent Oil Falls to Four-Year Low Amid OPEC Skepticism | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Brent oil dropped to a four-year low amid signs the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries isn’t prepared to tackle the global supply glut. West Texas Intermediate crude was little changed.
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Economy in U.S. Expands 3.9%, More Than Previously Forecast

Economy in U.S. Expands 3.9%, More Than Previously Forecast | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The economy in the U.S. expanded more than previously forecast in the third quarter, reflecting bigger gains in consumer spending and business investment and capping the strongest six months of growth in a decade.
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Missouri Governor Orders More Troops as Ferguson Erupts

Missouri Governor Orders More Troops as Ferguson Erupts | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered more National Guard troops to Ferguson after chaos erupted when a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager.
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The big, immediate threat for a foreign oil giant

The big, immediate threat for a foreign oil giant | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Brazilian Petrobras shares stabilized for the first time in months, after falling 45% since late August. Is it time for investors to jump in or out?
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WTI Drops as OPEC Seen Resisting Cuts Sought by Smaller Members

West Texas Intermediate dropped for a third day and traded near a four-year low on speculation OPEC will resist production cuts sought by smaller members.
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Halliburton to Buy Baker Hughes for $34.6 Billion

Halliburton to Buy Baker Hughes for $34.6 Billion | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Halliburton Co. the second-biggest oilfield services provider, agreed to buy No. 3 Baker Hughes Inc., taking advantage of plunging crude prices to set up the biggest takeover of a U.S. energy company in three years.
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Big Oil Deals Return After Price Plunges, as Halliburton Moves First

Big Oil Deals Return After Price Plunges, as Halliburton Moves First | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Halliburton Co.’s deal for Baker Hughes Inc. may be just the start of big energy takeovers as oil prices slump.
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Islamic State Video Appears to Show U.S. Captive Kassig Dead

Islamic State Video Appears to Show U.S. Captive Kassig Dead | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Islamic State militants posted a video online purportedly showing the severed head of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
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Crude Oil Falls to 4-Year Low as OPEC Seen Resisting Cut

Crude Oil Falls to 4-Year Low as OPEC Seen Resisting Cut | EconMatters | Scoop.it
West Texas Intermediate and Brent oil extended losses to the lowest in four years amid signs that OPEC remains unwilling to reduce output to ease a supply glut.
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Russia to Fly Bombers to U.S. Gulf as Ukraine Escalates

Russia to Fly Bombers to U.S. Gulf as Ukraine Escalates | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Russia plans to extend long-range bomber patrols as far as the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean, its defense minister said, as NATO accused Vladimir Putin’s government of sending more troops into Ukraine.
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Iron ore to suffer another double-digit dive in 2015

Iron ore to suffer another double-digit dive in 2015 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Iron ore prices have dived this year and there's no respite ahead for the metal, according to Citi, which forecasts double-digit declines in 2015.
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China Seen Overtaking U.S. as World’s Biggest Oil User

China Seen Overtaking U.S. as World’s Biggest Oil User | EconMatters | Scoop.it
China will overtake the U.S. as the world’s biggest oil consumer within two decades, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Spanish Ebola nurse sues over dead dog

Spanish Ebola nurse sues over dead dog | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The Spanish nursing assistant who spent a month battling Ebola is suing officials for "attacking her honor" and killing her dog, El Pais reports.
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