While the main reason for the turnaround was a rebound in civilian aircraft orders - a large but volatile part of the total each month - orders for durable goods excluding the dominant transportation sector were also higher by 1.5 percent. U.S. durable goods orders, defined as those meant to last for more than three years, grew by 4.4% month-on-month to reach $208.114bn, according to the Department of Commerce .
Now, prices are once again testing $50, but the rally has lost momentum as disrupted supplies from Nigeria and Iraq threaten to come back online. Tehran's refusal to go along led to the collapse in April of previous talks between OPEC and Russian Federation on freezing production.
France's CAC 40 rose 0.7 percent to 4,419 while Germany's DAX climbed 0.7 percent to 10,570. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.5 percent to 6,863.07. The Dow moved 17.88 (+0.10 percent) to finish at 18,547.30. Futures on the China A50 Index were little changed in their most recent trading, while those on the Hang Seng Index slipped 0.4 percent. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index gained 0.3 percent.
Department of Environmental Protection officials said the fish were likely chased into the bay by bluefish or skates, and once there the fish were killed off by low levels of dissolved oxygen in the water. A New Jersey marina is trying to clean up millions of dead fish following a massive fish kill. The fish, which were discovered in Waackaack Creek in the borough of Keansburg, are commonly known as peanut bunker, a name that describes immature specimens of the Atlantic menhaden, a common ...
Welspun issued a statement on August 20 that it was investigating a product specification issue with one unnamed client program of a subsidiary. Target has terminated its relationship with Welspun for violating its code of conduct and standards of vendor engagement.
The National Park Service already has adopted some changes to address the issue, including recruiting minority interns and producing videos and brochures for Spanish-speaking audiences. You can celebrate by visiting a national park with free admission August 25-28. Plan ahead for crowds at Muir Woods National Monument. We want to see your favorite pictures from your favorite parks! Take advantage of public transit opportunities to visit park sites.