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WTI oil futures mark lowest settlement since Sept. 17 17 October 2018

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Nov. WTI oil declines by $2.17, or 3%, to settle at $69.75/bbl 17 October 2018

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Nasdaq Composite off 0.2% at 7,627 17 October 2018

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The Street

Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Acquisition Offer From Mondelez 18 October 2018

Updated with additional details. Hershey's business may be looking too sweet to for one fellow food giant to ignore. Shares of the iconic chocolate maker were up 15% to $111.87 inafternoontrading Thursday following a report by The Wall Street Journal that fellow candy giantMondelez has made a $23 bi ...

Tiger Woods Is Falling Apart and so Is Nike Golf 18 October 2018

With a surgically repaired back keeping golf's biggest spectacle Tiger Woods off the links, the Nike golf business he once put on that back is struggling. Nikereported this week that sales at its golf business plunged 8% to $706 million for the fiscal year ended May 31. Excluding the impact of the s ...

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: You Should Own General Electric 18 October 2018

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks during the Mad Money Lightning RoundWednesday evening: Dominion Resources : "I think you're fine. You're in good ...

Financial Times

Ending China’s birth controls will not lead to baby boom 17 October 2018

Cost plays much bigger role than state policy in deciding whether to have children ...

US threatens to bar EU banks from exchanges 17 October 2018

CFTC escalates dispute over Brussels’ attempt to impose oversight of clearing houses ...

Momentum fades after global stock rebound 17 October 2018

Caution prevails ahead of Fed minutes; earnings and data offer limited support ...

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Knives out for Steel & Tube chairwoman Susan Paterson over Fletcher Building rejection 17 October 2018

COMMENT: Susan Paterson is no stranger to batting away unsolicited takeover approaches, having played a part in Abano Healthcare's aggressive rebuff of an acrimonious bid by dissident shareholders back in 2013.Now she finds herself ...

Early NZ sharemarket rebound snuffed out by weakness offshore 15 October 2018

Signs of a rebound on the sharemarket were quickly snuffed out today after a strong start to the session was undermined by declines in major markets in the Pacific region.The NZX-50 index was at one point up by 1.5 per cent in what ...

Seven tell-tale signs the next crash is coming 14 October 2018

Last week the sharemarket plunged over the course of two intense days, shedding enormous value off major stocks. While the chaos was concentrated in the US market, the impact spread across the world and also hit New Zealand. ...