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Where could oil prices go in the near future?

''Oil prices dropped to their lowest level in almost six weeks after government data showed an unexpected increase in U.S. inventories of crude, reigniting worries about oversupply. Light, sweet more...

Could Middle East conflict become a regionwide war, escalating into global involvement?

''A long-standing fear is that open military conflict among the Middle East's dominant players will devolve into a regionwide conflict that drags global powers into war. A series of rocket more...

How has oil been performing in recent months?

''In its closely watched monthly oil-market report issued Thursday, the International Energy Agency said global oil demand should grow by 1.5 million barrels a day, to average 99.3 more...

Have oil prices been on the rise?

''US crude surges more than 2%, settling at $61.63, its best closing price since December 2014 U.S. crude oil prices rise to the highest level in 2½ years, more...

Could Oil Prices Expect Uncertainty?

''Oil prices pulled back Monday as doubts arose over whether a meeting of global crude producers next week would result in an extension of output cuts. Light, sweet crude for more...

What have recent job numbers affected in the economy?

''U.S. government bonds fell after Friday's jobs report showed wage gains and the economy's first job losses since 2010. The yield on the benchmark 10-year treasury note rose to more...

What is the rationale for higher oil prices?

''U.S. oil opened above $50 per barrel for the first time since late May on Monday, supported by strong fuel demand, but ongoing high supplies from producer club OPEC more...

Are Bonds Signaling a Peak in Stock Market?

''Why does an inverted yield curve signal a major peak for the stock market? Every recession in the United States—and accompanying global economic recession over the past 50 years—was preceded more...

Could banks charge businesses to hold cash?

'Millions of customers face paying charges to deposit cash with Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest if the Bank of England cuts interest rates below zero. The state-backed bank has more...

Can the world economy overcome its $200 Trillion debt burden without mass money-printing?

''Total government debt outstanding worldwide was worrisome in 2008. It has since doubled to $59 trillion, according to Economist Intelligence. But that is just one slice of the global debt more...

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