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  • As Warnings Flash in Venezuela, Gold Holdings Sink Yet Again Bloomberg - 27 minutes ago
    As Warnings Flash in Venezuela, Gold Holdings Sink Yet Again

    As Venezuela’s crisis swells, its gold reserves are shrinking.

  • Stocks to watch AAP - 34 minutes ago

    Stocks making news on the Australian stock exchange: MTS - METCASH - down 0.50 cents, or 0.23 per cent, at $2.135 Supermarkets aren't what they used to be. NTS - NORTHERN STAR - steady, at $4.73 Gold miner ...

  • Market opens lower after slow US trade AAP - 50 minutes ago

    The Australian share market has opened lower, taking its cue from Wall St which fell as oil prices weighed on energy stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 0.35 per cent at 1015 AEST, slipping ...

  • Most Asian Futures Drop With Oil Near 3-Month Low; Yen Advances Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
    Most Asian Futures Drop With Oil Near 3-Month Low; Yen Advances

    The pullback in global equities looked set to continue in Asia, with most index futures signaling declines as crude oil traded near a three-month low. The yen extended gains as contracts on copper advanced....

  • Northern Star FY profit jumps 65 pct AAP - 3 hours ago

    Gold miner Northern Star Resources has posted a 65 per cent jump in full-year profit on the back of higher gold prices and a reduction in costs. The Western Australia-based company on Tuesday reported ...

  • Top Stock Picks for the Week of July 25th Zacks - 4 hours ago

    A well-known steel company and an innovator in healthcare workforce solutions are in focus.

  • Can Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) Surprise Q2 Earnings? Zacks - 4 hours ago
    Can Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) Surprise Q2 Earnings?

    Europe's largest oil company Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) is set to release its Q2 results on Thursday, July 28.

  • Iran Looks To Raise Gas Output To 385 Bcm Per Day By 2020 Oilprice.com - 4 hours ago

    Besides oil, Iran looks to ramp up its natural gas production significantly as it eyes to supply Indian, Chinese and European markets

  • Will Century Aluminum (CENX) Surprise in Q2 Earnings? Zacks - 4 hours ago
    Will Century Aluminum (CENX) Surprise in Q2 Earnings?

    Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) is scheduled to report second-quarter 2016 results after the closing bell on Jul 28.

  • Questionable Libyan Oil Deal Could Further Escalate Oil War Oilprice.com - 4 hours ago

    A dubious oil deal between the militia that blocked Libyan oil exports for 3 years and the regional government could escalate the situation in Libya even further

  • Stocks close slightly lower as oil slide weighs CNBC - 6 hours ago
    Stocks close slightly lower as oil slide weighs

    U.S. stocks closed lower in light volume trade Monday, with energy stocks lagging as oil prices briefly hit their lowest in nearly three months.

  • What to Expect from Hercules Offshore's (HEROQ) Q2 Earnings? Zacks - 6 hours ago
    What to Expect from Hercules Offshore's (HEROQ) Q2 Earnings?

    Oil and gas drilling contractor Hercules Offshore (HEROQ) is expected to release its Q2 results on Thursday, July 28.

  • Why Oil Prices Are On A Crash Course This Fall Oilprice.com - 8 hours ago

    Refining maintenance season is a few weeks away, a period of time that could be hugely negative for oil prices

  • Gold Prices Trying to Carve Support, But Will FOMC Cooperate? DailyFX - 9 hours ago

    Gold Prices Trying to Carve Support, But Will FOMC Cooperate?

  • Crude Falls Again As Short Positions Surge Oilprice.com - 9 hours ago
    Crude Falls Again As Short Positions Surge

    Oil prices continued to plunge on Monday morning after traders increased their short positions, driven by fear of oversupply and a stronger dollar

  • India Plans Merger Of 13 State-Run Firms Into Oil Giant Oilprice.com - 10 hours ago

    India’s government is considering launching talks to merge 13 state-held oil companies into one giant conglomerate that could rival some of the industry’s global giants

  • 4 Strong Buy-Ranked Steel Producers Zacks - 10 hours ago
    4 Strong Buy-Ranked Steel Producers

    The Steel Producer Industry has had a great year thus far in 2016, with several stocks in the group seeing large double- and triple-digit gains. The industry is still ranked in the top 4% of all industries ranked by Zacks, and we've highlighted 4 stocks that currently hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

  • Does The Donald Hold The Trump Card for Gold ETFs? Zacks - 10 hours ago

    If Trump makes it to the White House, Gold ETFs may shine more.

  • Is Donald the Trump Card for Gold ETFs? Zacks - 10 hours ago

    If Trump makes it to the White House, Gold ETFs may shine more.

  • Is This A Game Changer For The US Oil Industry? Oilprice.com - 11 hours ago

    Credit rating agency Moody’s might send shockwaves through the oil industry as it looks to revise credit ratings of companies with a skewed remunerations model

  • Can Pan American Silver (PAAS) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions? Zacks - 12 hours ago
    Can Pan American Silver (PAAS) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?

    Pan American Silver (PAAS) could be good choice for investors as it is seeing decent short-term momentum and positive earnings estimate revisions.

  • Why Franco-Nevada (FNV) Could Be Positioned for a Surge Zacks - 12 hours ago
    Why Franco-Nevada (FNV) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

    Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) is a gold focused royalty and stream company with additional interests in platinum group metals and other resource assets that could be an interesting play for investors

  • Is a Beat Ahead for Hess Corp (HES) this Earnings Season? Zacks - 13 hours ago
    Is a Beat Ahead for Hess Corp (HES) this Earnings Season?

    Hess Corporation (HES), a global exploration and production (E&P) company that develops, produces, purchases, transports and sells crude oil and natural gas, is expected to report second-quarter 2016 earnings on Jul 27.

  • Steel Stocks Reporting Q2 Earnings on Jul 26: X, ATI, AKS Zacks - 13 hours ago
    Steel Stocks Reporting Q2 Earnings on Jul 26: X, ATI, AKS

    We take a sneak peek at three steel companies that are gearing up to report their quarterly results on Jul 26.

  • Oil Stocks to Watch in Q2 Earnings: APC, RRC, VLO & Others Zacks - 13 hours ago
    Oil Stocks to Watch in Q2 Earnings: APC, RRC, VLO & Others

    Oil Stocks to Watch in Q2 Earnings: FTK, GLF, MDR, OIS, APC, RRC, VLO, prior to their earnings

  • 10 Tips for Couples and Young Families to Build Wealth U.S.News & World Report - 13 hours ago

    Perhaps talking about money with your partner has felt a little taboo since the term "gold digger" was coined, but it's healthier than playing fast and loose with your credit card while keeping your spouse in the dark. Most couples (72 percent) say they communicate very well, but in reality, when it comes to financial matters, more than four in 10 (43 percent, up from 27 percent in 2013) don't really know how much money their partner makes -- and of that, 10 percent of those surveyed were off by $25,000 or more, according to a 2015 study by Fidelity. Ryan McGuinness, president of CTR Financial in Lincolnshire, Illinois, recently met a couple who were at such extremes with saving and spending that they sought a financial planner to help mediate and devise a plan for their finances.

  • Should You Buy United States Steel (X) Ahead of Earnings? Zacks - 14 hours ago
    Should You Buy United States Steel (X) Ahead of Earnings?

    Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and United States Steel Corp. (X) may be one such company

  • Should You Sell Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) Before Earnings? Zacks - 14 hours ago
    Should You Sell Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) Before Earnings?

    Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (WGP) may be one such company

  • USD/CAD Breakout Potential Persists as Crude Oil Breaks Down DailyFX - 14 hours ago

    USD/CAD Breakout Potential Persists as Crude Oil Breaks Down

  • German business resilience buoys eurozone shares AFP - 14 hours ago
    German business resilience buoys eurozone shares

    Eurozone stock markets scored small gains Monday buoyed by resilient German post-Brexit business sentiment, while London and Wall Street tumbled on profit-taking and the drag from another fall in oil prices. ...

  • Morgan Stanley on Oil Prices: 'A Refinery-Driven Correction Is Upon Us' Bloomberg - 15 hours ago
    Morgan Stanley on Oil Prices: 'A Refinery-Driven Correction Is Upon Us'

    Refined oil products are massively oversupplied.

  • Libya Oil-Ports’ Re-Opening Delayed Due to Row Over Payments Bloomberg - 16 hours ago

    Two of Libya’s biggest oil ports may not re-open soon as the hardening positions of rival factions pose a fresh challenge to international efforts to reunite the country and restore its crude exports.

  • How the Oil Market Threatens Stocks’ Record Run The Fiscal Times - 17 hours ago
    How the Oil Market Threatens Stocks’ Record Run

    Disappointing "no change" decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England have been shrugged off. Crude oil has dropped nearly 15 percent from its early June high to return to levels not seen since May. With major oil companies set to report earnings results this week, late buyers are at risk. The fresh weakness in oil is the most significant threat to the current run that has capped a near-20 percent gain out of the February low.

  • Panama Papers show Italian bribes' path to Algeria: ICIJ AFP - 18 hours ago
    Panama Papers show Italian bribes' path to Algeria: ICIJ

    Shell companies created by the law firm behind the "Panama Papers" played a central role in alleged Italian bribes paid to Algerian officials for energy contracts, an investigative journalism group said Monday. In new revelations from the leak of millions of internal records on offshore shell companies, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reported that the law firm Mossack Fonseca had created 12 of 17 companies through which the Milan oil services company Saipem SpA allegedly paid $275 million to win $10 billion in oil and gas deals. According to ICIJ, a non-profit newsroom, prosecutors in Milan believe the Franco-Algerian businessman Farid Bedjaoui used the offshore entities to funnel the bribes to Algerian officials.

  • Eurozone equities rise on resilient German businesses AFP - 20 hours ago
    Eurozone equities rise on resilient German businesses

    Frankfurt's benchmark DAX 30 index grew 0.5 percent in value after a key survey showed that Britain's vote to leave the European Union has had a limited impact on business confidence in Germany. It was the first time pollsters had taken the pulse of Europe's biggest economy since the shock outcome of Britain's June 23 referendum. Meanwhile, London's FTSE 100 slipped 0.3 percent, led downwards by oil companies as prices fell.