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Mexico Oil Is Boon for Exxon to BP as Frontiers Teeter
Posted 2014-08-07 07:48NAI Editing
Mexico’s vote on rules for the end of its 76-year state-oil monopoly couldn’t come at a better time for global energy companies from Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) to Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Canadian Gas Producers Position Themselves as Potential Takeover Targets
Posted 2014-08-06 06:05NAI Editing
The race to build natural gas export terminals on Canada’s Pacific Coast is inspiring another competition as producers including Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.

Atlas Iron Offers Cheapest Bet on Ore's Rebound
Posted 2014-08-05 07:56NAI Editing
For acquirers betting iron ore prices will rebound, Australia’s Atlas Iron Ltd. (AGO) is the cheapest potential target.

Gold May Focus More On Geopolitical, Technical Factors
Posted 2014-08-01 10:17NAI Editing
Gold prices rose the most two weeks after U.S. employers added fewer workers than forecast last month, increasing pressure on the Federal Reserve to maintain lower interest rates.

Geopolitical Risk Rises for Global Investors
Posted 2014-07-31 07:51NAI Editing
Since the start of the year, conflicts in Syria, Gaza and Iraq have escalated, China has become more assertive in pursuing territorial claims against Japan, Thailand reverted to military rule, Russia

Russia Sanctions Spread Pain among World's Largest Energy Companies
Posted 2014-07-30 06:12NAI Editing
U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia’s Vladimir Putin threaten to shut off some of the world’s largest energy companies from one of the biggest untapped energy troves on the planet.

World's Best Mining Debt Defies Gold Woe in a Volcano
Posted 2014-07-29 08:34NAI Editing
Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM) bonds are delivering the best returns this year among metal producers even as the gold miner prepares for new writedowns at a floundering asset inside an extinct volcano.

Gold Hovers above $1,300 and Bulls Boost Bets on Rally
Posted 2014-07-28 07:43NAI Editing
Hedge funds increased their bets on a gold rally, just before prices fell for a second week as an accelerating U.S. economy outweighed concern that violence between Russia and Ukraine will escalate.

Encana’s Restructuring Running ahead of Schedule, still a Long Way to Go
Posted 2014-07-25 08:39NAI Editing
Encana Corp. chief executive Doug Suttles, who unveiled a restructuring plan last fall, says the natural gas company’s makeover is one or two years ahead of schedule.

Gold Drops to Five-Week Low as Economic Gains Curb Demand
Posted 2014-07-24 12:18NAI Editing
Gold futures fell to the lowest in five weeks in New York as the outlook for an improving global economy reduced demand for a haven.