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US jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

...U.S. exports more expensive, cutting into sales and dragging down factory production. Lower oil prices have also caused oil and gas drillers to order less steel pipe and other drilling equipment.Many Americans, meanwhile, are saving the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/us-jobless-aid-application
Unemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slows

...which cut 12,900. Pennsylvania lost 12,700, the third largest loss. A sharp fall in oil prices since last June has caused oil and gas companies to cut back on drilling.Nationwide, employers added just 126,000 jobs in March, the fewest in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/unemployment-falls-just-23
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

...exports more expensive overseas, cutting into sales and weighing on factory production. Lower oil prices have also caused oil and gas drillers to order less steel pipe and other drilling equipment.Factory output ticked up 0.1 percent in March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/more-americans-sought-unem
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LONDON - Shocked investors sent European share prices sharply lower and panic buying caused oil and gold prices to soar in response to the apparent terrorist attacks Tuesday in New York and Washington. The FTSE 100 index of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/12/bus_318996.shtml
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Crude prices rise ahead of weekend

...years. Beijing is trying to curb rising investment that has been keeping economic growth at over 9 percent a year, caused oil demand to surge and has pushed inflation to a seven-year high. Some analysts believe the recent oil price rally is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/30/bus_432835.shtml
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Oil prices rise on Nigeria worries

...Venezuela and Nigeria have pushed prices higher for several months. Sporadic attacks against oil pipelines in Iraq have also caused oil prices to jump. On Tuesday, the president of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Purnomo Yusgiantoro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/07/bus_430564.shtml
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U.S. financial markets shut down after attacks

...Financial Center, which was not directly hit in the plane assault. In Europe, stocks closed sharply lower and panic buying caused oil and gold prices to soar as investors looked for the safest, least risky places possible to place their cash. Bond prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/12/bus_318999.shtml
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