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Alternative-energy funds are better at absorbing oil's spill

...having beaten other traditional energy stock funds over the last year."Yes, we've outperformed the rest of the energy market," says Colm O'Connor, portfolio manager at the Calvert Global Energy Solutions fund. "But we've underperformed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/alternative-energy-funds-a
Falling oil prices will mean lower airfare

...things should start changing next year. That's when airlines' fuel costs will start reflecting the recent plunge in energy markets, says IATA's chief economist, Brian Pearce."It's going to be six months or so before airlines are seeing lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-10/falling-oil-prices-will-me
Against the flow

...There is no question the 830,000 barrels of crude oil it will bring to Gulf Coast refineries will stabilize domestic energy markets and benefit consumers.Why, then, delay this project any further?The answer is found in the inner core of a partisan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-27/against-flow
Another clog in the pipeline

...regions such as the Middle East and Venezuela.Blocking the pipeline also could send the wrong message to domestic energy markets, disrupting a nascent energy revival that has managed to occur despite the chokehold from one of the most anti-business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-27/another-clog-pipeline
JPMorgan posts rare loss because of rising legal costs

...financial crisis. Federal energy regulators, meanwhile, are investigating some of the company's bidding practices in energy markets.The bank is also said to be discussing an $11 billion national settlement with the Department of Justice over mortgage-backed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-11/jpmorgan-posts-rare-loss-b
Oil market eyes Saudi Arabia

...uprising has largely shut down production. The Saudis are clamping down on smaller protests at home.That unnerves energy markets because Saudi Arabia's ability to ramp up production, known as spare capacity, serves a cushion, both real and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-08/oil-market-eyes-saudi-arab
Business
Business news

...YORK --- GE is taking aim at the world's biggest solar company in a bid to expand into a fast-growing renewable energy market.General Electric Co. announced Thursday that it would spend $600 million to build the nation's biggest solar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-04-07/business-news
Biz Bits | Business
Oil hits $82 per barrel

...as the dollar fell to new lows against the euro, showing how much the weak U.S. currency has come to dominate energy markets. Benchmark crude for December delivery rose $2.25 to settle at $81.37 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/22/bus_552763.shtml
Business
Candidates' energy ideas differ

...Mr. Monds says the state's energy market should be made more competitive...details. Mr. Givens says the energy market would benefit under a deregulated...less of a role in what direction energy markets can go in." COMING SUNDAY SCHOOL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/18/met_479910.shtml
Metro
Business briefs

...above $114 a barrel after the dollar weakened against the euro and a rally in heating oil pulled new buyers into energy markets. Light, sweet crude for September delivery rose $1.66 to settle at $114.53 on the New York Mercantile Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/20/bus_470096.shtml
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