Brent crude was down $1.38, or 1.7 percent, at $80.02 a barrel, after gaining $1.15 over the previous three sessions. The unhinged bullishness at the end of September and early October was stoked by fears that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation won't be able to fill in the gap that USA sanctions on Iranian oil have been opening up.
The Saudis have denied the allegations. There was a time when journalists believed the Internet would liberate information from the censorship and control associated with print media. "They're going to do an investigation, and when the investigation comes out we'll evaluate it", Pompeo told reporters travelling with him. Asked aboard his airplane whether he had heard any audio of Khashoggi's capture, Pompeo declined to comment, but his spokeswoman later told reporters he had not.
A SoftBank spokesman declined to confirm if SoftBank executives are still planning to attend next week's conference, which has become the biggest show for investors to promote Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's reform vision. Riyadh denies any involvement, but the markets fear the impact on the projects of Saudi Arabia at the time that it organizes from 23 to 25 October in an economic summit, dubbed the " Davos of the desert".
Those stellar numbers sent shares of Netflix up more than 11 percent in after-market trading, to $386.11. The four make up the so-called FANG group of high-growth companies that in recent months has lost some of its momentum following market-leading gains in recent years.
Google's video streaming service YouTube suffered broadcasting issue in the wee hours in India on 17 October and also in several other global regions. Users of the video-streaming service all over the world were presented with an error page when they tried to access the site. 'YouTube is apparently down worldwide right now, ' tweeted another frequent YouTuber.
Not all of them. The company says an additional 142 stores will close by the end of the year, and liquidation sales will begin within the next couple of weeks. In Minnesota, the retailer will close Sears stores at 12431 Wayzata Blvd in Minnetonka and at 425 Rice Street in St. Paul. "We're in good shape, and we're in a good place to help our customers", said Michael Martinez, manager of the Durango Sears Hometown store.