Tag: Crude Oil

Opinion: Memo to company directors: Deliver for shareholders or face consequences

At Exxon Mobil’s XOM, +0.16% annual shareholders’ meeting in May, shareholders voted to replace three board members with the nominees from activist hedge-fund Engine No....

Oil prices surge to more than 2-year high ahead of OPEC+ meeting

Oil prices surged to the highest level in more than two years on Tuesday, as investors awaited a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum...

The 2021 Honda CR-V does just about everything right

If you’re in the market for a compact crossover SUV, the 2021 Honda CR-V must be on your test-drive list. Like its rival the Toyota RAV4...

We compare the 2021 Kia Sportage to the 2021 Honda CR-V

This battle of compact SUVs pits the 2021 Kia Sportage against the 2021 Honda CR-V. Here’s how they compare. 2021 Kia Sportage 2021 Kia Sportage...

Maersk stock sails higher in crowded sea of earnings, with European stocks mixed

Shares in Danish shipping giant Maersk sailed higher on Tuesday on a mixed day for European equities, which treaded water amid a sea of earnings...

Tesla and Big Tech are about to rev up the busiest week of earnings season

The busiest week of earnings season is about to kick off, with Tesla and Big Tech companies expected to dominate the headlines. The six largest...

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2021 Honda Ridgeline: 2 midsize pickups compared

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator offers Jeep capabilities with a pickup bed while the 2021 Honda HMC, +0.54% Ridgeline includes a strong legacy of reliability. Which is better? Quick facts ...

Oil prices mixed even as China data points to strong rebound for demand

Oil futures were trying for a fifth straight gain Friday but were presently seeing lackluster trade as investors weighed a strong economic report from China...

SoftBank snaps up $2.8 billion stake in Norway robotics firm

Japanese investment giant SoftBank has agreed to pay $2.8 billion for a 40% stake in Norwegian warehouse automation company AutoStore. SoftBank SFTBY, +4.87% will buy...

PwC lets U.K.-based staff choose start times — and clock off early in the summer

PwC has told its U.K. based staff they can spend around half their working hours at home after the COVID-19 pandemic ends — and clock...

Saudi Arabia’s bold plan to rule the $700 billion hydrogen market

Sun-scorched expanses and steady Red Sea breezes make the northwest tip of Saudi Arabia prime real estate for what the kingdom hopes will become a...

European stocks softer in aftermath of Fed Chair Powell’s comments

European stocks struggled on Friday, following sharp losses for Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated the central bank wasn’t ready to stem...

These midsize trucks get the best mileage

Pickup trucks generally aren’t famous for great fuel economy, but the efficiency of some midsize trucks in 2021 may surprise you. There are multiple diesel...

Tech stocks won’t crash according to this fund manager, dubbed the English Warren Buffett

Technology stocks are difficult to value but are unlikely to crash, according to one of Europe’s best known fund managers. Terry Smith, who has been...

The best 2021 SUVs priced under $30k

A new SUV doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. While upscale features and options can send the price skyward, there are...

Gains for U.K. stocks tempered by strong British pound as Brexit hopes rise

London stocks rose on Wednesday, amid continued investor optimism as the U.K. started its COVID-19 vaccine campaign, but gains were tempered as Brexit deal hopes...

European stocks and U.S. equity futures rise on stimulus hopes and COVID-19 vaccine optimism

European stocks and U.S. equity futures climbed on Wednesday, following a record session on Wall Street amid optimism over progress on a new American stimulus...

European stocks and U.S. equity futures rise ahead of jobs data

A stall selling Christmas specialties is seen in a pedestrian area of Berlin’s Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district on Dec. 3, 2020. AFP via Getty Images European stocks...

Oil prices end higher as OPEC+ agrees to a gradual increase in output for 2021

Oil futures ended higher Thursday, even though major producers agreed to a gradual increase in crude production starting in January, defying earlier expectations for an...

Oil prices fall as OPEC+ debates expansion of output cuts

Oil futures fell Monday, under pressure as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies debate the fate of existing output curbs in...

Biden has a climate-change mandate — what can he actually achieve?

Joe Biden wavered on the controversial practice of oil and gas fracking early in the campaign but by the time the presumptive president-elect addressed the...

Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

President Donald Trump on Saturday mocked Democrat Joe Biden as “an inspiring guy” for raising alarm about the pandemic even as the president attracted sizable...

PA voters weren’t swayed by debate, reflect deep divisions in American politics

Delaware County, Pa. (MarketWatch) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in the final televised debate of the 2020 presidential...

Climate change and COVID-19 to feature in final debate between Trump and Biden — when and where to watch

Climate-change questions surprisingly crept in during the last 10 minutes of the first raucous presidential election debate this month, the first time in eight years...

Ant Group IPO: Five things to know about the Alibaba affiliate aiming for the largest offering in history

Ant Group could be headed for the largest initial public offering in history, as the Chinese financial-technology juggernaut chases a valuation that would rival the...