Commodity markets

January 2, 2013 - 5:32 PM

Oil price jumps as US averts 'fiscal cliff'

The price of oil jumped by over a dollar on Wednesday, to above $93 a barrel, after U.S.

December 31, 2012 - 7:32 AM

Oil steady as 'fiscal cliff' deadline approaches

LONDON (AP) — Oil prices were little changed Monday as a U.S. budget deadline neared with rival politicians still at odd over key issues.

December 28, 2012 - 5:32 PM

MF Global trustee: Some clients may be made whole

NEW YORK (AP) — Some customers of the failed brokerage MF Global could get back all the money they lost, according to the trustee working to recover those funds.

December 28, 2012 - 4:32 PM

Oil down slightly as fiscal-cliff talks continue

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil fell slightly Friday, as the stock market drifted lower and efforts continued in Washington to strike a budget deal before the year-end deadline.

December 28, 2012 - 9:32 AM

Oil rises slightly ahead of US fiscal-cliff talks

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of crude rose Friday, following stock markets in Asia higher hours ahead of a last-ditch effort in Washington for political leaders to strike a budget deal b

December 24, 2012 - 4:33 PM

Oil prices lower in quiet holiday trading

BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices fell Monday, just eight days before the U.S. arrives at the "fiscal cliff" deadline without a budget agreement in place.

December 24, 2012 - 9:32 AM

Markets steady amid Xmas exodus, US budget doubts

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets vacillated in thin trading Monday, as hopes faded for a budget deal by the end of the year that would prevent the U.S.

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