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2015-08-01

U.S. equities slip on crude oil conundrum

 
While lower oil prices mean cheaper petrol, along with lower transport and manufacturing costs, it is a real problem for the likes of Exxon Mobil and Chevron. The two oil heavy weights plunged Friday as crude dropped 3%.The ASX SPI 200 is off 12 points to 5639.
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2015-08-02

Week Ahead: HSBC - one last time before exiting stage right?

 
HSBC and Standard Chartered are often bracketed together because of their focus on Asian markets, and they continue their double-act this week.
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Rss Today on Proactive US

2015-08-01

Wall Street fell as weak earnings nudge down energy producers; Exxon, Chevron drop

 
Wall Street was trading lower today as a drop in energy companies' stocks overpowered expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve may delay an interest-rate hike this year following weak wage data. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) fell 0.2 percent to 2,104.14 at 3:39 p.m. in New York. The 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) dropped 0.3 percent to  17,688.30, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) was flat at 5,129.29. 
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