• Shale Sector Settles Into New Sweet Spot At $65 A Barrel

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    Sustaining the current production surge among U.S. shale producers will require oil prices north of $60 a barrel. How far north remains to be seen, but the new environment of sustained investment among E&P companies is good for investors and service companies alike.
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  • U.S. producer prices rise in January; industrial output falls

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. producer prices accelerated in January, boosted by strong gains in the cost of gasoline and healthcare, offering more evidence that inflation pressures were building up.
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  • U.S. Industrial Production Brings Another Mild Disappointment

    6 days ago - By Economy

    January showed a decline and revisions to December were unkind.
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  • Healthcare Prices to Outpace Inflation for the First Time Since 2010

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The growth in U.S. health-care prices is projected to outpace economy-wide inflation for the first time since 2010, the second report in a week to signal the end of a long stretch of restrained medical increases.
    This year, price increases for personal health expenditures are projected to rise 2.2 percent, compared with 1.9 percent for overall inflation, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The findings confirmed a recent analysis warning that the U.S. could be at the cusp of a return to higher medical inflation.
    Health spending is...
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  • US factory output fails to grow for second straight month

    6 days ago - By CNBC

    U.S. factory output was flat for the second straight month in January, raising questions about the manufacturing outlook.
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  • Energy drives US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in January

    6 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in January, the biggest increase since November, as a big jump in energy prices offset a small decline in the cost of food.
    The January rise in wholesale prices, which measure the cost of goods before they reach the consumer, followed no increase at all in December and matched a 0.4 percent rise in November, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The big gains last month and in November were both driven by sharp increases in the cost of gasoline and other energy products.
    Over the past 12 months, wholesale prices have risen 2.7 percent...
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  • Gasoline, health care lift US producer prices in January

    6 days ago - By CNBC

    Prices accelerated in January, offering more evidence that inflation pressures were building up.
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