Topic: BP plc
Senate Democrats on Tuesday began enumerating ways to cut the US budget deficit. Tax breaks for oil and gas companies topped their list, as they challenged Republicans to whittle 'subsidies.'
05/10/2011 09:38 pm
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Pointing to record profits and unprecedented gasoline prices, President Obama and congressional Democrats want to end subsidies to the oil and gas industry. Republicans and the industry say that would harm the economy.
04/30/2011 04:59 pm
Obama surveyed tornado damage in Alabama Friday, after declaring the state a disaster area. A disaster request from Texas over raging wildfires remains unanswered. Are requests often denied?
04/29/2011 04:24 pm
Bernanke press conference will be one for history books – and traders. Earnings will also be released from the likes of Boeing, BP, Starbucks, and Moody's.
04/27/2011 01:00 am
The Fed will hold its first-ever quarterly briefing, and new data will likely reveal sluggish economic growth for the first quarter
04/22/2011 05:50 pm
BP money is expected to pay for restoration projects, which may include building new fishing piers and oyster reefs, or stabilizing bird sanctuaries with rock barriers
04/22/2011 10:29 am
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
04/21/2011 05:36 pm
One year after the Deepwater Horizon blow-out began the worst oil spill in US history, scientists continue to investigate the effects of the oil and its residues.
04/20/2011 10:49 pm
Predictions of 'Obama's Katrina,' millions of fish belly up on beaches, and an end to deep-water drilling all came to naught. High gasoline prices now seem more pressing to Americans than the Deepwater Horizon disaster that led to Gulf oil spill.
04/20/2011 05:15 pm