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Ecuador Is Leaving OPEC, Is It a Sign of Things to Come?

Ecuador Is Leaving OPEC, Is It a Sign of Things to Come?

Ecuador had asked OPEC for permission to produce above its quota, but it was never answered. It matters little to OPEC -- but for Ecuador, it no longer serves its interests to be part of this bigger organization.

Fluor Cuts Dividend in Half, Will Raise $1 Billion from Asset Sales

Fluor Cuts Dividend in Half, Will Raise $1 Billion from Asset Sales

Fluor, following a strategic review, will sell its government and equipment businesses.

Market Movers: Negative Rates and Global Central Banks

Market Movers: Negative Rates and Global Central Banks

Global negative rates, a new normal?

Market Movers: Negative Rates and Global Central Banks

Market Movers: Negative Rates and Global Central Banks

Global negative rates, a new normal?

Market Movers: Gold vs. U.S. Dollar Outlook

Market Movers: Gold vs. U.S. Dollar Outlook

Can the U.S. dollar and gold continue to rally together?

Google Is Shifting Pixel Smartphone Production to Vietnam From China - Report

Google Is Shifting Pixel Smartphone Production to Vietnam From China - Report

Google is set to move some production of its mid-priced Pixel smartphone to Vietnam from China, according to a report.

The Countries With the Biggest Ecological Footprints

The Countries With the Biggest Ecological Footprints

We've used up a year's worth of the planet's resources in just seven months.

Bitcoin Failed as a Safe-Haven Investment Last Week

Bitcoin Failed as a Safe-Haven Investment Last Week

When stocks tanked last week, so did the price of Bitcoin. On the other hand, gold prices rallied.

Economist Perspective: Gold, Oil and Copper: Dancing to Different Drummers

Economist Perspective: Gold, Oil and Copper: Dancing to Different Drummers

Copper, gold and oil are no longer moving in tandem. So what's driving these commodities in opposite directions?

Mastercard Reportedly Is Building a Team of Cryptocurrency Experts

Mastercard Reportedly Is Building a Team of Cryptocurrency Experts

The report follows earlier news that Mastercard had teamed up with Facebook on Libra, the social media giant's cryptocurrency.