Oil and gas industry

FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 15, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. The White House announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from...
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A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. Upbeat U.S. data helped bolstered sentiment. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 15, 2018 - 3:05 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. Upbeat U.S. data helped bolstered sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 finished 0.5 percent...
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt addresses farmers during a forum at a farm near Reliance, S.D. Farmers and ethanol producers gave Pruitt a rough reception in South Dakota, accusing him of undermining the industry that's a key part of the state's economy. (Ellen Bardash/The Daily Republic via AP)
June 15, 2018 - 1:04 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas. Their unhappiness is being broadcast on...
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June 15, 2018 - 1:03 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests deep in Trump country, as corn farmers and ethanol producers complain his support for oil and gas is hurting their industries. Midwest corn farmers are showing their unhappiness in rallies, on...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 14, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks mostly rose Thursday, as markets get accustomed to the idea of investing with less of a safety net from central banks around the world. The European Central Bank laid out its plan to pull back from the stimulus it's pumped into markets, but it also said it plans to hold...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 14, 2018 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday after Europe's central bank became the latest to spell out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it's flooded the market with in recent years. More evidence also arrived to show that the U.S. economy is improving, including a better-than-...
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FILE- In this April 18, 2018, file photo, gas prices are displayed at a Mobil station in New York. President Donald Trump is declaring that oil prices are too high and blaming a coalition of countries that control a significant portion of the world's supply of crude petroleum. Trump tweeted on Wednesday: "Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again. Not good!" (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 13, 2018 - 4:56 pm
President Donald Trump blames OPEC for oil prices that he says are too high, and no doubt many Americans feel the same way. But it's more complicated than that. Crude has more than doubled since bottoming out below $30 a barrel in early 2016, causing U.S. motorists to face the highest gasoline...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks mostly rose in a quiet Tuesday session, as investors reacted calmly to the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and turned their attentions to this week's trio of central bank meetings. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were mixed in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, as investors reacted calmly to the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and turned to this week's trio of central bank meetings. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump hands a pen to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., right, after signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Heitkamp, in one of the most challenging Senate re-election races this year, mixes pro-Trump record with Democratic leanings, though describing them as non-partisan and not part of Democratic resistance movement. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 09, 2018 - 12:43 pm
MANDAN, North Dakota (AP) — Heidi Heitkamp has no time for resisting. That's what the North Dakota Democrat in one of the most Donald Trump-friendly states says, though it would seem she also doesn't have that luxury. The first-term U.S. senator, among the most vulnerable in her party seeking re-...
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