Battered U.S. oil ETF to diversify investment in later-dated oil contracts

(Reuters) – The United States Oil Fund LP, the largest oil-focused exchange-traded product (ETP) in the country, is moving to spread out its investments in oil futures in response... Read more »

Investors dump equities, bonds as coronavirus spooks markets, BofA says

A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – Investors pulled out... Read more »

Wall Street backs away from Arctic drilling amid Alaska political heat

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Three big U.S. banks have publicly announced break-ups with Arctic drilling in recent months, reflecting Wall Street’s increasing desire to cast itself as environmentally friendly... Read more »

Iowa’s anger over Trump’s ethanol policy gives Democrats opening

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a speech last month to farmers in Texas, President Donald Trump won applause as he talked up recent U.S. trade agreements. When he tried... Read more »

Global shares slump on China virus economic concerns, gold gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets headed toward their first monthly loss since August on Friday as growing concerns about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in... Read more »

Asia shares fight for footing after turbulent week

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets battled to regain their footing on Friday as investors clutched at hopes China could contain the coronavirus, even as headlines spoke of ever... Read more »

Oil falls as China virus cases surpass SARS total

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns over the potential economic impact of the coronavirus that continues to spread worldwide, while the market also considered the... Read more »

Asian stocks rise as Apple drives tech gains, virus worries ease

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Wednesday as better-than-expected Apple Inc earnings drove some regional tech gains although broader confidence was capped by worries about the economic impact... Read more »

Oil falls for sixth day as China virus raises global growth, demand concerns

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil futures fell for a sixth session on Tuesday as the spread of a new virus in China and several countries raised concerns about a hit... Read more »

Stocks crumble as deadly coronavirus spreads, safe havens in demand

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks extended a global selloff on Tuesday as China took more drastic steps to combat the coronavirus, while bonds found favor on expectations central banks... Read more »