NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - Oil prices slumped again on Monday, as comments about maintaining production from several OPEC ministers sparked a renewed selloff.
The federal government's monthly deficit expanded to $3.2 billion in October, about $700 million higher than the same month a year ago.
Tory Zimmerman for National PostThe purchase of DBRS by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm, appears to be a vote of confidence.
Natural gas prices were at their lowest point this year, about $3.16 per million British thermal units, amid forecasts of mild winter across North America.
Ranking officials in the International Monetary Fund predicted a boost to the global economy from lower oil prices as former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin warned of a �full-fledged� crisis in the country.