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Short term and long term demand fears sink oil, making the charts look a little sick.
Tech stocks were generally up in early trading Friday, with Microsoft Corp. among the advancers.
Shares of Tesla rose 0.4% at the open Friday, poised to end the week up around 4%.
Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.
Ingersoll-Rand lowered its profit outlook Friday to reflect expected costs associated with its new $1.1 billion note offering.
Ford's third-quarter earnings dropped 34% as sales suffered from a transition to the new F-150 pickup truck. But the results still beat Wall Street views.
The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.
DryShips shares held steep losses in premarket trade Friday after the owner of drybulk carriers and tankers announced the pricing of its public share offering.
Colgate-Palmolive reported a 17 percent drop in third-quarter profit and lowered its full-year earnings forecast, hurt by weak demand in Brazil and China and a stronger U.S. dollar.
Transatlantic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc on Friday reported a higher third-quarter profit, as lower expenses helped offset a decline in revenues driven in part by the impact of foreign exchange rates.
Digital River Inc. plans to become a private company.
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co reported better-than-expected third-quarter results, fueled by strong sales of its treatments for blood clots, cancer and arthritis.
Carl Icahn believes that Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino is all but certain to close.
Reports that a doctor in New York City has tested positive for Ebola sparked a rally in the shares of companies that manufacture hazmat suits and other protective gear in premarket trade Friday.
ValueAct Capital Management L.P. on Friday disclosed a 5.7% stake in fertilizer company Agrium Inc..
United Parcel Service Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, driven by growing demand, improving margins in the United States and strong growth in Asia and Europe.
United Parcel Service Inc. said Friday it had net income of $1.214 billion, or $1.32 a share, in the third quarter, up from $1.097 billion, or $1.16 a share in the year-earlier period, buoyed by growth across its business segments.
The company that runs the Nova Star ferry between Portland, Maine, and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia says it has already received advance bookings for 43 motor coaches in 2015.
Bristol-Myers Squibb reported Friday third-quarter net profit that rose to $721 million, or 43 cents a share, from $692 million, or 42 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.