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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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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)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, IRAQ, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER

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)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, IRAQ, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GOLD PRICES

IRAQ Security
Stocks Wobble as Gulf War Looms

By IBTimes AU

Local and global stocks are wobbling in the market on oil price hike (Jun 13)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, BNP PARIBAS, AUSTRALIA, OPEC, TONY ABBOTT

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday June 13, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is losing ground for the third straight day and is at a two-month low due to a renewed focus on Iraq. President Obama hasn't ruled out the possibility of military action in the troubled nation. (Jun 13)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IRAQ, WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL

Australian Stock Market Report – Morning June 12, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the Federal Budget was in deficit by US$130 billion in May, in line with market expectations. New mortgage applications rose by 10.3% in the latest week with the purchase index up 9. (Jun 12)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, IRAQ, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER

Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 5/29/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, the weekly mortgage market index fell by 1.2% with the purchase index down 1.1% and the refinance index down 1. According to Redbook Research, weekly chain store sales fell rose by 3.2% on a year ago, down from the 3.9% annual gain in the previous week. (May 29)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, GERMANY

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 5/14/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is down modestly after yesterday's impressive surge. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down 0.3 per cent at lunch; however this has less to do with last night's Federal Budget and more to do with weakness from the banks. (May 14)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RIO TINTO

Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 5/2/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, the ISM manufacturing index rose from 53.7 to 54.9 in April. The forward-looking new orders index and the employment sub index continued to expand at a healthy pace. US construction spending increased by 0.2% in March. Public construction hits its lowest levels since 2006. (May 02)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Federal Reserve
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 5/1/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, the economy grew at a 0.1% annual pace in the year to March, short of forecasts for a gain of 1. The ADP survey showed that 220,000 private sector jobs were created in April, above forecasts for a gain of 210,000. Employment costs rose by 0. (May 01)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, MANUFACTURING