• Markets Right Now: Stocks start lower as crude oil falls

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are falling as energy companies are dragged lower by the continuing plunge in crude oil prices.
    U.S. crude fell another 1.9 percent to $59.51 a barrel Friday. It's on track to fall for the 10th day in a row and has lost more than 20 percent since early October.
    Chevron fell 1.3 percent and ConocoPhillips slid 2.6 percent.
    Online reviews company Yelp plunged 29 percent after disappointing third-quarter revenue.
    Walt Disney rose 3 percent after its profit surpassed analyst estimates thanks to strong studio...
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  • US stocks skid as oil plunge continues and tech falls

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are falling Friday as energy, technology and internet companies move lower. Crude oil is on track to drop for the tenth day in a row and is trading at its lowest price since March, leading to steep losses for oil companies in recent weeks. Stocks have fallen over the last two days but are still on track for strong weekly gains.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index dropped 25 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,780 as of 10:10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 184 points, or 0.7 percent, to 26,006. The Nasdaq composite plunged 106 points, or 1.4 percent...
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  • Franchise Companies and Brands Dominating the U.S. Construction Pipeline

    Franchise Companies and Brands Dominating the U.S. Construction Pipeline

    6 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    The leading brands by project count in the construction pipeline for each of these three companies are IHG's Holiday Inn Express with 422 projects/39,667 rooms, Hilton's Home2 Suites by Hilton with 401 projects/41,958 rooms, and Marriott's Fairfield Inn with 284 projects/27,678 rooms.
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  • Trump slams U.S. judge's decision to halt Keystone XL pipeline

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday blasted a federal judge's decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States, a project that has been in development for a decade.
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  • Why the Keystone XL Pipeline Project Is So Controversial

    7 days ago - By Washington Post

    TransCanada Corp.'s long-delayed Keystone XL is an $8 billion project to construct an oil pipeline that connects Alberta in Canada to the U.S.'s Gulf Coast refineries. It's faced years of objections from environmentalists but was eventually approved by U.S. President Donald Trump. The project has now hit another roadblock, in the U.S. courts.
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  • Trump calls court decision on Keystone pipeline political, a disgrace

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday blasted a federal court decision halting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, saying the U.S. judge in Montana had made a political decision and calling it a disgrace.
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  • U.S. judge halts Keystone XL pipeline, dealing project another setback

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    A U.S. judge in Montana late Thursday halted construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States, throwing another obstacle in the path of the project that has been in development for a decade.
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  • Another Keystone XL setback; environmental review ordered

    7 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Environmentalists cheered a federal court order that blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, pending an environmental review.
    The pipeline would begin in Alberta and shuttle as much as 830,000 barrels a day of crude through a half dozen states to terminals on the Gulf Coast.
    U.S. District Judge Brian Morris put on hold the $8 billion project, ruling that the potential impact had not been considered as required by federal law. Environmentalists and Native American groups sued to stop the project, citing property rights and potential...
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  • Another Keystone XL setback; environmental review ordered

    Another Keystone XL setback; environmental review ordered

    7 days ago - By Stl Today

    NEW YORK - Environmentalists are lauding a federal court order that blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, pending an environmental review.
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  • U.S. judge halts construction of Keystone XL oil pipeline

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    A federal judge in Montana halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday on the grounds that the U.S. government did not complete a full analysis of the environmental impact of the TransCanada Corp project.
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