• Oil drops 2.5 percent as equity markets fall, inventories climb

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    Oil prices slumped to more than two-week lows on Thursday as global stock markets fell, with investor sentiment made more bearish by U.S. government data that showed domestic crude inventories rose more than expected last week.
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  • U.S. inflation slows in September, weekly jobless claims rise

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly.
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  • U.S. jobless claims rise unexpectedly in latest week

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week but remained near a 49-year low, and the increase appeared unlikely to dislodge the view that the U.S. labor market remains strong.
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