• Saudi Arabia Points the Oil Weapon at Itself

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    A feud with the U.S. is no way to protect market share or pitch an Aramco IPO.
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  • Is The Oil Weapon Rearing Its Ugly Head In The Kashoggi Affair?

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    The war of words between Saudi Arabia and the U.S. is unlikely to see the appearnce of the 'oil weapon'
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  • 3 Wall Street CEOs tried to get Saudi Arabia to delay a major investment conference because of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    1 month ago - By Chron

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    Three high-profile Wall Street CEOs reportedly attempted to convince Saudi Arabian officials to push back their Future Investment Initiative conference
    The push by JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, and Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman came amid backlash to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi regime, disappeared earlier this month in Turkey after entering the Saudi consulate. Turkish officials have accused Saudi Arabia's government of involvement in his death.
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  • Rising tensions between US & Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case rock oil prices

    1 month ago - By RT

    Crude prices were surging on Monday as the rift between Saudi Arabia and the United States heats up. As Washington considers sanctions against Riyadh over a missing journalist, the future of the oil market is in question.
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  • SoftBank's Saudi ties unnerve investors as journalist crisis deepens

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    SoftBank Group Corp saw its shares drop on Monday as fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist spread to the Japanese conglomerate, whose nearly $100 billion Vision Fund is almost half financed by Saudi Arabia. As Laura Frykberg reports, the oil-rich kingdom has found itself threatened with "severe punishment" by U.S. President Donald Trump over the disappearance this month of Jamal Khashoggi.
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  • Oil is rallying after Trump threatens 'severe punishment' against Saudi Arabia if it is found to have been involved in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    Oil is rallying after Trump threatens 'severe punishment' against Saudi Arabia if it is found to have been involved in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    In an interview that aired Sunday night, President Donald Trump threatened Saudi Arabia with "severe punishment" if it was found to have been involved in the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    Both Brent and West Texas Intermediate crude oil were up about 1% on Monday as traders priced in the possibility that sanctions could remove more barrels from an already tight market.
    Watch Brent and WTI trade in real time here.
    Oil prices firmed Monday morning as questions surrounding the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had traders pricing in the possibility...
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