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  1. MARKET WATCH: Rising unemployment in Europe brings down oil prices

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    Wed, 1 May 2013

    prices fell Apr. 30 with crude dropping 1.1% in the New York futures market after the Euro-zone reported record high unemployment of 12.1%. There also was continued concern of possible US intervention in Syria. In the more optimistic equity market

  2. MARKET WATCH: Dollar, energy prices fall; unemployment rises

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    Fri, 15 Oct 2010

    14 in the New York market, pulled down by the decline in the broader equities market as an increase in new claims for unemployment assistance last week fed concerns about economic recovery. Natural gas “was the biggest underperformer, falling 0

  1. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices slip lower; unemployment at 26-year high

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    Fri, 4 Sep 2009

    as the Department of Labor reported unemployment in the US reached a 26-year high ..... Online, Sept. 3, 2009). The US unemployment rate rose to 9.7% last month with the loss ..... earlier reported US initial claims for unemployment benefits were down 4,000 to 570

  2. MARKET WATCH: Oil prices cut by lower unemployment , rising inventories

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    Mon, 7 Dec 2009

    low Dec. 4 on the New York market following reports of reduced unemployment , increased oil inventories, and a stronger dollar. “The dollar rallied on news that unemployment declined 0.2% in November,” said analysts in the Houston

  3. MARKET WATCH: Unemployment increase pushes down oil prices

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    Mon, 9 Nov 2009

    second consecutive session in the New York market as the dollar strengthened and the Department of Labor reported the US unemployment rate climbed above 10% for the first time in 26 years. In the nonfarm sector, 190,000 jobs were lost in October, bringing

  4. MARKET WATCH: Oil declines slightly on unemployment concerns

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    Wed, 30 Sep 2009

    weekly inventory report. With the US unemployment rate now at a 26-year high, investors ..... losses could worsen when September unemployment figures are released Oct. 2. During August the US unemployment rate jumped to 9.7%. Meanwhile

  5. MARKET WATCH: Stagnant unemployment rate lifts energy prices

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    Mon, 8 Mar 2010

    Labor reported 36,000 jobs lost in February, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged at 9.7%. Many economists were expecting a much bigger loss that would raise unemployment to 9.8%. Olivier Jakob at Petromatrix in Zug, Switzerland

  6. Senate Republicans introduce energy amendment to jobs bill

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    Wed, 2 Apr 2014

    expedite applications to export US LNG as an amendment to the Unemployment Insurance Extension Bill. The actions outlined in their Energy ..... jointly said on Apr. 1. “As we consider an extension of unemployment insurance benefits, we should also be considering measures

  7. MARKET WATCH: Weak economic indicators bring down oil prices

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    Fri, 5 Apr 2013

    an increase in new applications for unemployment benefits. The front-month natural ..... inventories. DOL said new applications for unemployment benefits last week increased by 28 ..... Some 5.3 million people collected unemployment benefits in the week ended Mar. 16

  8. MARKET WATCH: Oil prices continue climbing in uncertain markets

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    Mon, 10 Jun 2013

    following a reported increase in US unemployment June 7 but managed to climb higher before ..... 000 gain] and the slight jump in the unemployment rate from 7.5% to 7.6% had markets ..... stronger economy. “But a weaker unemployment rate (the Federal Reserve Bank

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