- Hurricane Isaac 2012: Tropical Storm Heads To Gulf Of Mexico After Churning Off Florida
August 27 2012 2:19 AM
After lashing South Florida with heavy rain and strong wind Sunday, tropical storm Isaac is now heading northwestward into the Gulf of Mexico, posing a threat to the U.S. offshore oil production.
- About 24% Of Gulf Of Mexico's Oil Output Cut By Tropical Storm Isaac
August 26 2012 10:26 PM
With the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac in the Gulf of Mexico, about 24.2 percent of the gulf's daily oil production and about 8.2 percent of its daily natural-gas production has been shut-in, according to estimates of the U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
- Tropical Storm Isaac Hits Florida, Could Land In New Orleans After Becoming A Hurricane
August 26 2012 7:27 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac began ravishing Florida on Sunday as the storm's path moved up from Cuba and into the Florida Keys. The tropical storm is expected to become a hurricane soon as it travels into the Gulf Coast, near New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Isaac Veering Away From Tampa; New Orleans Could Be Target
August 26 2012 4:01 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac approached hurricane strength as descended on the Florida Keys Sunday, but its course appeared to veering away from Tampa, site of the Republican National Convention, and toward the northern Gulf Coast.
- Isaac Advances On Florida Keys; Nears Hurricane Force
August 26 2012 8:59 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac approached hurricane strength as descended on the Florida Keys Sunday, and forecasters warned it could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane on an expected track toward the northern Gulf Coast.
- For New Orleans It's Been Anything But Easy, But The Big Easy Is Back, Post-Katrina Style
August 25 2012 2:16 PM
The road to recovery for New Orleans has been as long and winding as the Mississippi River that snakes through town, but the people of this city are ready for the world to see what they've known for a while: The place is vital again.
- Haiti Slammed By Tropical Storm Isaac
August 25 2012 11:27 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac battered southern Haiti on Saturday, drenching the storm-prone island's capital of Port-au-Prince and leaving at least three people dead.
- 2 US Embassy Employees Wounded In Gunfire By Mexican Police
August 25 2012 4:36 AM
Two U.S. Embassy employees were shot at by the Mexican Federal Police Friday when their vehicle entered an area on the outskirts of Mexico City that was frequented by drug cartels, common criminals and leftist rebels in the past.
- Demonoid Domains Not For Sale, Pending Legal Issues With Ukrainian Government
August 24 2012 12:43 PM
The domain names for Demonoid are no longer available for sale. Legal issues are keeping Sedo from allowing users to bid on the domains.
- Pre-Opening Corn Market Report for 8/24/2012 8/24
August 24 2012 11:29 AM
December corn bounced overnight and is trading 4 1/2 cents higher near 7:30 am CST. The corn market opened up steady at 5 pm last night but gains were extended near 3:30 am. European stocks edged lower as a working group led by Germany's deputy finance minister discusses the economic impact if Greece were to leave the Euro zone. US treasuries saw marginal gains against a slightly higher US Dollar. The market remains in a volatile consolidation. The corn market edged higher overnight following...
- Pre-Opening Soy Complex Market Report 8/24
August 24 2012 11:24 AM
November soybeans are trading 16 cents higher near 7:30 am cst. Soybean meal edged higher overnight and oil posted a new high for the move. Asian stocks were weaker overnight, with the Shanghai composite closing at some of the lowest levels in several years. Apparently investors have become impatient with the wait for definitive easing action from the PBOC and there also seemed to be renewed concerns toward the Euro zone in Asia into the weekend. With dovish comments from a Fed member again over...
- Pre-Opening Wheat Market Report 8/24
August 24 2012 11:24 AM
December Chicago wheat is trading 7 cents higher near 7:30 am CST. Kansas City and Minneapolis wheat are slightly higher as well. The wheat market recovered from yesterday's sharp loses overnight after corn and soybeans bounced. European stocks edged lower as a working group led by Germany's deputy finance minister discusses the economic impact if Greece were to leave the Euro zone. Asian shares fell overnight and Dalian corn rose. US treasuries saw marginal gains against a slightly higher...
- Oil prices drifting lower
August 24 2012 11:20 AM
The markets are a tad less optimistic as Europe... in particular Greece move back into the foreground. Greece is seeking more time to meet targets under its bailout program in meetings today in Europe. Greece's Samaras is meeting with Germany's Merkel today to discuss the bailout program. As attention has turned to Europe once again the markets have put aside (for the moment) the possibility of a new round of quantitative easing in the US as well as the potential for a broader European sol...
- Morning Crude Oil Market Report 8/24
August 24 2012 11:18 AM
October crude oil prices trended lower during the overnight and initial morning hours, registering a new four day low in the process. Ideas that global economic growth could be on a slowing track, as well as uncertainty around Euro zone meetings over another bailout installment for Greece seemed to put pressure on the crude oil market.
- Morning Heating Oil Market Report 8/24
August 24 2012 11:17 AM
October heating oil prices entered the Friday morning trade on a weaker track and registered a lower low in the process. Perhaps some of the early weakness in the heating oil market came from a pullback in risk-sentiment and gains in the US dollar.
- Morning Natural Gas Market Report 8/24
August 24 2012 11:16 AM
September natural gas prices climbed to a new 10-day high in overnight action and remained in positive territory into the US opening. The market plunged to a new two month low yesterday in response to EIA storage data that showed a larger than expected injection of 47 bcf. This brought total storage to 3,308 bcf or 12.1% above the 5 year average.
- Brent slips below $115 but eyes fourth weekly gain
August 24 2012 3:55 AM
Brent crude futures fell below $115 per barrel in Asia on Friday on signs of economic weakness across the globe, with doubts about more easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve and renewed worries over Europe's debt crisis sapping confidence in the outlook for demand.
- Liverpool Transfer Rumours: Dempsey, Sahin, Herrera And Carroll Discussed In Latest Speculation
August 23 2012 4:58 PM
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers appears intent on making further signings before the close of the transfer window.
- In unsettling development for Washington, Venezuela ramps up China oil exports
August 23 2012 12:24 PM
The biggest geostrategic change of the past decade overlooked by Washington policy wonks in their fixation on their self-proclaimed "war on terror" is that Latin America has been throwing off the shackles of the Monroe Doctrine.
- The Energy Report - Let The Printing Begin!
August 23 2012 10:10 AM
As I wrote yesterday Commodities are going crazy and so is the Federal Reserve adding that final bullish element to an already bullish market place. The Fed Minutes gave credence to what that charts were already signaling and that was that QE 3d may be right around the corner.