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Features by Rob Young

Oil giant Shell has a nasty surprise for the markets

The company is reporting weak profits. Shell says it was hit by higher exploration costs and lower oil and gas volumes.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas

3 oil companies raided by European officials

The European Commission is investigating a potential price manipulation scheme among oil companies.
Posted In: big oil, BP, price fixing, Europe

Cyprus banks re-open to crowds of eager customers

Banks in Cyprus have just re-opened for the first time in two weeks. Although there are tough restrictions on just how much cash customers can withdraw and what they can do with that money once they have it.
Posted In: cyprus, bailout, Europe debt crisis

Egypt's economy two years after revolution

It may still be too early to judge the success or failure of that revolution in Egypt, but one thing is clear: It has not led to economic prosperity.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring

France might be next country to get the downgrade treatment

France may be next on the downgrade hit list; analysts say French debt levels are as unsustainable as America's

Protests, concerns at first BP shareholders meeting since gulf spill

Street demonstrations outside BP's annual shareholder meeting in London are protesting about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. But inside the meeting, investors are focusing on Russia -- and BP's future there.
Posted In: Oil

Egypt rallies around the opening stock market

Egyptians in Cairo are celebrating today. It's been one week since President Hosni Mubarak stepped down And as the economy continues to regain ground, the Egyptian stock market is encouraging citizens to invest.
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