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Energy stocks rise, oil reaches highest price this year

FILE - In this Aug. 8. 2011 file photo, a Wall Street sign hangs near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global shares rose Friday, March 11, 2016 with Europe off to a strong start as investors reassessed an unexpectedly wide array of stimulus measures announced a day earlier by the European Central Bank.(AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved little in Thursday morning trading. Drug company stocks continued to slump, pulling health care companies lower. Energy and mining company stocks rose as the price of oil, gold and silver climbed. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,352 as of 10:05 a.m. Eastern time. The ...

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Sourcewater CEO Adler leads WSJ ECO:nomics Roundtable on Water Wars in Energy and Agriculture

Boston, Mass., March 17, 2016. Sourcewater, the water exchange for the energy ecosystem, announces its founding chief executive Joshua Adler will be leading a roundtable discussion titled “Water Wars: Water Issues in Energy and Agriculture” at the Wall Street Journal ECO:nomics 2016 conference April 6-8 in Santa Barbara, California. The roundtable lunch discussion will take place on Thursday, April 7 at 12:35 ...

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Diversity in energy industry workforce leads to higher productivity, profit

Diversity in the workplace

Pink Petro held its Global HerWorld Energy Forum on Tuesday, March 1, with the theme “The New Energy Reality: Innovation, Diversity, & the NextGen.” Pink Petro is a networking resource to develop women as leaders in a male-dominated industry. Keynote speaker Regina Mayor of KPMG gave the keynote address titled “The Inclusive Workforce.” Mayor’s address highlighted three key areas in ...

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Volkswagen sued by big investors over emissions scandal

VW, Volkswagen, sued

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Institutional investors are suing Volkswagen for $3.57 billion in damages over the company’s handling of its emissions scandal, which has so far seen the share price fall by about a third. Attorney Andreas Tilp said Tuesday that the suit in the German regional court in Braunschweig was joined by investors from 14 countries, including the U.S., ...

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US stocks fall early as energy, materials companies slide

US stocks fall early as energy, materials companies slide

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks skidded Tuesday morning as beleaguered energy and materials companies fell along with the price of oil and precious metals. The Bank of Japan cut its economic forecasts, which hurt stocks overseas, and the U.S. Commerce Department reported surprisingly weak retail sales. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average declined 80 points, or 0.5 percent, ...

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Police: Gas pedal floored before McClendon crashed SUV

Police: Gas pedal floored before McClendon crashed at 78 mph

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chesapeake Energy founder Aubrey McClendon had the gas pedal floored in his SUV moments before it slammed into a bridge support at 78 mph earlier this month, police said Monday. McClendon tapped his brakes multiple times before impact, but not enough to slow his vehicle significantly, Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty said at a news ...

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