Crude-oil futures closed lower Friday, with West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery giving up $1.40, or roughly 2.9%, to settle at $47.12 a barrel.
An association of abortion providers is asking a court to block the release of recordings they say were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed several surreptitiously recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research.
Wall Street has been flooded with a string of healthy IPOs like SoulCycle, Plant Fitness, and Amplify Snack Brand Inc.--the makers of SkinnyPop popcorn.
Greece's stock market will reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, but local investors will face restrictions aimed at stemming capital flight, a bourse spokeswoman said on Friday.
As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.