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Heavy Duty Trucking
Average Diesel Cost Hits Lowest Level in More Than Two Years
The average cost of on-highway diesel fuel has resumed falling after it was unchanged last week, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures. It shed 1.3 cent this week from the week before, hitting $3.801 per gallon, its lowest price in more than two years.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Motley Fool
How Solar Energy Is Making Electricity Cheaper for Everyone
Solar energy has become a major part of the U.S. energy industry almost overnight. According to GTM Research, in the first half of 2014 53% of all new electricity generating capacity built in this country was solar, and installations are expected to grow 36% this year, reaching 6.5 GW.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Loonie down to near 90 cents US amid geopolitical turmoil
The fortunes of the Canadian dollar are closely tied to its U.S. counterpart and it is dropping as investors seek a safe haven in the greenback. The Canadian dollar continued to fall Friday, ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting next week that could augur a change in interest rates.
Seadrill Angers EU With Rosneft Deal, New Sanctions May Hurt
New sanctions against Russia were adopted by the EU on Friday. The US government is expected to adopt similar sanctions as early as this week.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Slow growth abroad a bonanza for America
The world's pain is America's gain. Weak economic growth in Europe and the rest of the world is leading to lower energy prices and interest rates in the US.
The Fresno Bee
Central San Joaquin Valley pauses to remember 9/11
Clovis Fire's Andy Isolano, center, formerly with the Fire Department of New York, pauses as he talks to hundreds gathered for the 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Pelco by Schneider Electric on Thursday morning, Sept. 11, 2014 in Clovis, Calif.
Exploding World, Cheap Oil
Here's a bit of a puzzler. The world is in flames, with an Islamist terrorist group on the rampage across the Middle East, the White House weighing another fight in Iraq, Russia and Europe still trading sanctions and salvos, Yemen imploding, North Africa reeling from one mess to another, and, as if that weren't enough, a deadly fever spreading exponentially in Africa.
The Washington Post
Gold-Oil Link Strongest in 11 Months as Europe Woes Drive Losses
After the five-year long bond between the commodities came apart earlier this year, the relationship is on the mend as the slowdown in Europe drives gains for the dollar. That's bad news for bullion and crude amid less demand from investors for the raw materials as alternative assets.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Brent Trades Below $100 for Longest Run in 16 Months on Surplus
Brent traded below $100 a barrel for a third day, amid speculation that slowing economic growth will add to an excess of supply. West Texas Intermediate was steady in New York.
Oil hits 17-month low at $98
LONDON: Oil dropped to a 17-month low close to $98 a barrel yesterday as rising supplies and weak demand helped extend losses into a fifth session, while Opec lowered the projected demand for its crude and US product stocks jumped. International benchmark Brent crude has fallen by 15 percent since hitting a year high above $115 a barrel in June, with fast-rising US output and the return of exports from Libya creating a market that looks increasingly over-supplied.
Schneider christens Andover HQ
Three years in the making, Schneider Electric finally christened its new 240,000-square-foot research-and-development facility and U.S. headquarters in the Woodland Park office complex Wednesday. The multinational energy-management company hosted Gov. Deval Patrick and other dignitaries as it cut the ribbon of the two-building complex at 800 Federal St. France-based Schneider was first reported to be coming to Andover by the Boston Business Journal in December 2012.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Fitch: US Property Catastrophe Insurance Prices Hit by Perfect Storm
Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Global Reinsurance's Shifting Landscape here LONDON, September 03 Fitch Ratings says in a new report that it views the prevailing adverse operating environment for reinsurers globally as extending beyond what would be considered a normal soft market cycle.
Natural Gas Drops as Heat in U.S. East to Retreat
Natural gas futures fell for a second day in New York on speculation that milder weather will reduce demand for power generation.
The Washington Post
Banks Face More Oversight of Ability to Weather Credit Crunch
U.S. regulators, closing in on their mandate to force financial firms to prove they can weather another credit crisis, are set today to finish two key rules governing the banks' balance sheets.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Oil rebounds in Asian trade
Oil prices rebounded in Asia on Wednesday on bargain-hunting after falling to multi-month lows due to a surge in the US dollar and weak global manufacturing data, analysts said.
Heavy Duty Trucking
Average Diesel Cost Lowest Since July 2012, Hits $3.814
The average cost of on-highway diesel in the U.S. has fallen for the ninth straight week, hitting $3.814 per gallon, its lowest price since early July of 2012.
Oil prices fall to multi-month lows on demand concerns
US oil prices fell more than US$3 on Tuesday following weak manufacturing data from China and Europe and amid generous supplies around the world.
CONFIRM-HF study demonstrates that Injectafer(r) (Ferinject(r))...
The CONFIRM-HF study was designed to compare the efficacy and safety of iron therapy with Injectafer against placebo in patients with chronic heart failure and iron deficiency over one year.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Market Report, "TFS Green - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", published
The company operates as an international brokerage organization that offer pricing alternatives geared to the development of environmental products.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Reinsurer mergers and acquisitions likely to rise on softening market
The reinsurance industry is likely to see more mergers and acquisitions in the coming months as firms seek to grow in a generally soft market and put excess capital to work.