Month: November 2018

Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – November 14, 2018

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.32 The crude oil market has flipped. During past weeks, investors worried about high prices due to shortages of U.S. oil and the possibility of shrinking imports from Iran. But now, analysts are expecting supply to outstrip demand. The reason? Slowing consumption and expectations that …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – November 6, 2018

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.34 Since October 30, BP, Chevron, and Exxon Mobil have all seen jumps in earnings as well as profits that beat quarterly expectations. “Our strong financial results reflect higher production and crude oil prices,” said Chevron Chairperson and CEO Michael Wirth. And according to Chevron …

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October 2018 Job Numbers

The latest job numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics point to an economy that continues to grow. Analysts had expected the economy to grow by 189,000 jobs in October, but the actual number was 227,000. Construction and manufacturing each added 17,000. Trade, transportation, and utilities added a combined total of 61,000 new jobs. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate remains unchanged at 3.7%. …

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