With Keystone XL scrapped, oil companies look for workarounds

Jun 10, 2021
Pipelines have met increasing opposition, but persistent demand for crude may help them get approved.
Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a North Dakota lot in 2014.
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Jim Rogers warns stock bubble will grow in 2021: "I've seen this movie before"

Dec 29, 2020
Renowned investor Jim Rogers gives his 2021 market predictions.
Jim Rogers pictured at a conference in Nanjing, China.
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The stock market is not the economy

Sep 30, 2019
But, yes, the two are related. And that relationship can get pretty interesting.
The New York Stock Exchange.
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Investors are hungry for meat-replacement technologies

Feb 4, 2019
But will meatless meat remain a delicacy for the rich?
Impossible Foods introduced the Impossible Burger 2.0 at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
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A hedge fund gets hungry for Campbell Soup

Aug 10, 2018
Big investment groups are scouring the market for companies whose stock they think could be worth more.
Hedge fund Third Point has invested nearly $700 million in Campbell Soup Co.
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What CEOs are saying on earnings calls this month

Jul 30, 2018
The execs are stuck between tariffs and shareholders right now. They’re hoping you will save them.
People walk by the New York Stock Exchange in the financial district of Manhattan in 2012.
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Puerto Rico's search for investors amid disaster recovery

Feb 23, 2018
The government estimates an 11 percent drop in the economy next year.
Department of Economic Development and Commerce Secretary Manuel Laboy, left, speaks onstage during the Pathway to the Future: Opportunities of an Economic Transformation Forum at PlayStation Theater on Feb. 15 in New York City. Top Puerto Rico government officials announced that Puerto Rico is open for business.
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Here’s why bond yields are rising

Feb 6, 2018
When investors pull their money out of stocks and need some place to put it, they often turn to the bond market. U.S. Treasuries are considered essentially risk-free. So investors can park their cash, earn some interest and know their money will be kept safe and sound. As investors moved money from stocks to bonds […]

Wage pickup, a long time coming, leaves investors unhappy

The pace of wage growth increased in January, with average hourly earnings up 2.9 percent year-over-year, according to the Labor Department’s monthly Employment Report. But real, inflation-adjusted wages have been nearly stagnant for decades, rising just 7 percent for the median household over the past 40 years, according to analysis by the Economic Policy Institute. […]