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Asian stocks fall ahead of US inflation

Aug. 10, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Wednesday ahead of U.S. inflation data that traders worry will show upward pressure on prices still is too strong for the Federal Reserve to ease off interest rate hikes. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul declined. Oil...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 09, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 26 cents to $90.50 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for October delivery fell 34 cents to $96.31 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 7 cents to $2.96 a gallon. September heating oil rose 15 cents to $3.33 a...

Asian shares mostly decline on global technology downturn

Aug. 08, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Tuesday amid a global fall in technology shares, including Japan's SoftBank, which has reported hefty losses caused by the market downturn. Such worries are coming on top of concerns about inflation and what central banks might do to curb...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 08, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $1.75 to $90.76 a barrel Monday. Brent crude for October delivery rose $1.73 to $96.65 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 3 cents to $2.89 a gallon. September heating oil fell 4 cents to $3.18 a gallon....

Asian stocks mixed after US job gain paves way for rate hike

Aug. 08, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data cleared the way for more interest rate hikes and China reported its exports rose by double digits. Shanghai and Tokyo advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul retreated. Oil prices edged higher. ...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 05, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 47 cents to $89.01 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for October delivery rose 80 cents to $94.92 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 7 cents to $2.86 a gallon. September heating oil fell 12 cents to $3.22 a gallon....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 04, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $2.12 to $88.54 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $2.66 to $94.12 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 12 cents to $2.79 a gallon. September heating oil fell 7 cents to $3.34 a gallon....

New crypto oversight legislation arrives as industry shakes

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes and hundreds of billions of dollars made and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose lawmakers and lobbyists have papered Capitol Hill with proposals on how to...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 03, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $3.76 to $90.66 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $3.76 to $96.78 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 15 cents to $2.91 a gallon. September heating oil rose 3 cents to $3.41 a gallon....

Inflation in Turkey rises to nearly 80%, hitting consumers

Aug. 03, 2022 06:18 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Annual inflation in Turkey soared to nearly 80% in July, official data showed Wednesday, with skyrocketing food, housing and energy prices hitting consumers hard. The Turkish Statistical Institute said consumer prices rose by 79.6% from a year earlier, up about 1...