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FireEye, Liberty Latin rise while James River, J&J fall

Oct. 9, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday. FireEye Inc., up 69 cents to $14.53 The cybersecurity company told investors that its third quarter revenue will hit the high end of its forecast and possibly top its expectations. Liberty Latin America Ltd., up 51 cents to...

Cyprus: Turkey's new gas drilling bid 'severe escalation'

Oct. 4, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus on Friday lashed out at Turkey's new attempt to drill for gas in Cypriot waters where European energy companies are already licensed to conduct a search, calling it a "severe escalation" and vowing to fight the move. In a strongly worded statement, the Cypriot government...

Big Tech's eco-pledges aren't slowing its pursuit of Big Oil

Oct. 2, 2019 7:09 AM EDT

Employee activism and outside pressure have pushed big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google into promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there's another thing these tech giants aren't cutting: Their growing business ties to the oil and gas industry. When Microsoft held an all-staff meeting in...

10 Things to Know for Today

Oct. 2, 2019 6:11 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WARNINGS OVER TRUMP INQUIRY FLY BETWEEN POMPEO, DEMOCRATS The secretary of state tries to delay five current and former officials from providing documents and testimony, but Democrats have set closed-door...

The Latest: Trump says it's 'looking like' Iran is to blame

Sep. 16, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 3:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says it's "looking like" Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he says he...

Asian shares mostly higher after rise on Wall Street

Sep. 11, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, cheered by a rise on Wall Street amid some signs of easing tensions between the U.S. and China on trade issues. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.6% to 21,514.14 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched up 0.1% to 6,622.60. South...

Biden defends campaign fundraiser with natural gas investor

Sep. 4, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is defending himself against criticism that the co-founder of a liquefied natural gas firm is hosting a fundraiser for him despite his pledge not to accept fossil fuel money for his 2020 presidential bid. The former vice president said Wednesday during a CNN climate town hall...

A look at Saudi Aramco's much anticipated, delayed IPO

Sep. 4, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is renewing its push to publicly sell shares of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil firm that's seen as the country's crown jewel. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the architect of the effort to list Aramco, touting it as a way to raise capital for the...

Politics of climate change put corporations in tough spot

Aug. 30, 2019 6:04 AM EDT

The polarizing politics of climate change have forced companies to choose between supporting the Trump administration's deregulation policies that could boost profits or opposing them to win over environmentally conscious consumers. That dynamic played out again Thursday when President Donald Trump's...

EPA moves to revoke rules on oil industry methane leaks

Aug. 29, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved Thursday to revoke regulations on methane leaks from oil facilities, a proposal environmental advocates said would renounce key federal authority to regulate the climate-damaging gas. The proposed rule follows President Donald Trump's directions to remove...