22 October 2016
5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken HaitiBritish newspaper The Guardian recently reported "up to 90% of some areas of southern Haiti are thought to have been destroyed". The U.S. made US$1.3 million available for recovery efforts but this was a first step. "Communication is still really hard".
Oil rises on dollar and market balance expectationsThe surprise came on Wednesday, Sept. 28, when, "Saudi Arabia agreed to take on the bulk of OPEC's proposed cuts", wrote the WSJ. US crude inventories likely rose by 2.4 million barrels in the week to October 14, a Reuters poll of oil market analysts found.