Marathon Oil (MRO), which has been struggling with quarterly losses, will likely become profitable in the coming quarters as it ramps up volumes from its four US onshore assets and benefits from improvement in oil prices.
Despite being an illegal drug at the federal level, marijuana’s momentum seemingly can’t be corralled. Just last year alone, five new states legalized medical cannabis, bringing the total number of states to have done so to 28, while the number of recreational weed states doubled to eight from four. In fact, Arizona was the only state to have a pot proposition lose in the polls, otherwise....More>>>
U.S. market indexes were mixed on Thursday. For the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 20810.32 for a gain of 34.72 points or 0.17%. The S&P 500 closed at 2363.81 for a gain of 0.99 points or 0.04%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 5835.51 for a loss of -25.12 points or -0.43%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower for the day at 11.71 for a loss of -0.03 points or -0.26%.
When Sol Moran, 63, left her home in Puerto Rico to move to Minneapolis, things initially went well. She enjoyed being closer to her son, who lived in a nearby suburb, and she had a job she enjoyed. Then Moran got hit with a constellation of serious illnesses. She wasn’t able to keep up her work as an interpreter and home health aide and....More>>>
The Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) launches its futures exchange for Bitcoin at 5:00 p.m. CT, Sunday, December 10. Contracts will trade under the ticker symbol XBT and the CBOE is waiving all transaction fees for XBT futures for the entire month of December.
The Bank of Nova Scotia BNS aims to become the third-largest private bank in Chile with the acquisition of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.'s BBVA 68.19% stake in BBVA Chile for about $2.2 billion (CAD$ 2.9 billion).
BBVA will accept the binding offer submitted by Scotiabank if t