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Crude Oil

Crude oil is a naturally occurring, flammable liquid consisting of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons of various molecular weights, and other organic compounds, that are found in geologic formations beneath the earth's surface.

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Stock market indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 12, 2014

By Comsec

In a picture that was much like Thursday, sellers continued to push the ASX 200 lower over the course of the afternoon. Initially the area around 5520 for the index provided some modest support, although by mid-afternoon the area gave way and new lows were plumbed. (Sep 12)

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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 10, 2014

By Comsec

Sellers weren't discerning when it came to a choice off sectors on Wednesday, that largely chose them all , with the exception of the technology group. Apart from that most sectors experienced a solid decline. The economic news of the day only added weight to the selling cause. (Sep 10)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, WESTPAC, UNITED KINGDOM, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Freddie Mac
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 28, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the weekly mortgage market index rose by 2.8% with the purchase index up 2.6% and the refinancing index up by 2.8%. (Aug 28)

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Stock market indices
Australia Stock Market Report – Morning August 25, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the weekly Economic Cycle Research Institute index fell from a 3.6% annual rate to 2.8%. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

People stand in line to enter the Doctor Voino-Yasenecky Saint Luka train, which serves as a free consultative and diagnostic medical centre, at a railway station of Divnogorsk, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk May 26, 2014.
Canada Think Tank Seeks Fresh Enquiry Into Lac Megantic Train Tragedy: Suspects Official Report As Cover Up

By IBTimes AU

Any probe report has to be convincing to the general public (Aug 19)

Oil field
Australia Could Become an Oil Giant After Apache Discovery of Field With Potential of 300 Million Barrels of Black Gold

By IBTimes AU

As it is, Australia looms to become the biggest export of liquefied natural gas by 2017. On Monday, American oil firm Apache announced that it has discovered an oil field in Australia that is potentially the biggest discovery in the last 30 years. (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, AUSTRALIA

A broker monitors the market from his booth during a trading session at Karachi Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon August 6, 2014

By Comsec

Sellers continued to apply pressure to the ASX 200 over the course of the afternoon on Wednesday. So far this week the index has shed just over 0.8 per cent having lost half a per cent last week. (Aug 07)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday June 30, 2014

By Comsec

Sellers have been largely unopposed in the first part of the session on Monday. Almost every sector measured by the ASX has been in retreat in the absence of any strong lead from Wall St. Mining stocks were generally lower although the influences from underlying prices weren't significant. (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, WOOLWORTHS, INVESTMENT

Australian Stock Market Report – Morning June 26, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, durable goods orders fell by 1.0% in May, below forecasts tipping a flat result. Excluding defence equipment, orders rose by 0. The final reading of economic growth (GDP) in the March quarter showed a decline of 2.9%, bigger than the 1.7% decline that was forecast. (Jun 26)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon June 13, 2014

By Comsec

The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) fell by 0.45 per cent today, hitting a two-month low and sliding for the third day. Despite some better than expected Chinese economic news late this afternoon, the Australian sharemarket finished lower with continued u... (Jun 13)

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