Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
Could cow manure be the future of green energy? The next time you drive past a farm and smell cow manure, here's something to think about while you're holding your nose. The stinky stuff could someday be an inexpensive source for fueling your car and powering your home... The process of turning the waste into natural gas by using what are called anaerobic digesters, has become much more efficient. More
Uncertainty about China hangs over oil rebalancing - Reuters COLUMN-Uncertainty about China hangs over oil rebalancing: Kemp - Reuters India 10/2/2015 - 11:11 am | View Link
U.S. Auto Sales Reach 10-Year High - Time A combination of Labor Day and low oil prices created high demand. 10/1/2015 - 11:50 am | View Link
Global Fish Oil Market Is Expected To Reach USD 3,300.0 Million By ... - Yahoo! Finance Global Fish Oil Market Is Expected To Reach USD 3,300.0 Million By ... - Minyanville 09/29/2015 - 1:51 pm | View Link
Oil Falls to Two-Week Low as Chinese Data Signals Weaker Demand - Washington Post Oil Falls to Two-Week Low as Chinese Data Signals Weaker Demand - Bloomberg 09/28/2015 - 3:31 pm | View Link
Crude Oil Prices Hit a 4-Week High Led by Slowing US Production Prices rose due to slowing US production and rising retail demand. ETFs like the United States Oil Fund LP (USO) and the ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil (UCO) also rallied in the direction of US crude oil prices in Tuesday’s trade. These ETFs rose by ... 10/7/2015 - 11:54 am | View Link
Stocks Climb Back, Oil Prices Shed Gains Oil prices, which had rallied more than 2% ahead of the EIA data ... but the Adobe guide cut had more to do with FX and its subscription transition (vs. poor demand),” Shover said. “It is still way too early in the Q3 season to draw any firm ... 10/7/2015 - 11:17 am | View Link
Oil Prices Sink In Third Quarter Global production of oil and oil products remains at high levels despite low prices ... the strong response of U.S. consumers to lower gasoline prices. Preliminary estimates of U.S. gasoline demand in the third quarter average 9.4 mb/d, 2.7 percent ... 10/7/2015 - 9:44 am | View Link
A Key Indicator Low Oil Prices Are Lifting Demand Rates are reportedly running especially high for VLCCs sailing from the Persian Gulf ... This development also suggests that currently-low global oil prices are lifting demand. With market sources saying strong buying interest for VLCCs is also coming ... 10/7/2015 - 7:53 am | View Link
UPDATE 6-Oil steady as market tightens despite stock draw The U.S. government's Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a monthly report global oil demand should increase by ... companies are losing money with oil prices so low. Brent rose $1.23 a barrel to a high of $53.15 on Wednesday before falling ... 10/7/2015 - 7:27 am | View Link
Crude Oil Prices Tumble As High Supply, Low Demand Collide West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices are down 20% from their June highs, and so far there are few signs of stopping. A combination of increasing supplies ... 10/9/2015 - 7:52 am | View Website
Why Oil Prices Are So High Oil prices starting rising in 2015, as oil production fell in response to lower prices. The number of drilling rigs declined 44% in the first quarter. 10/9/2015 - 6:33 am | View Website
Peak oil The demand side of peak oil over time is concerned with the total quantity of oil that the global market would choose to consume at various possible market prices and ... 10/8/2015 - 6:59 pm | View Website
Growing demand for fertilizer keeps prices high : Beyond ... Steadily growing global demand for grain crops has generated higher crop prices and increased demand for fertilizers, particularly imported fertilizers. 10/8/2015 - 4:43 pm | View Website
Ten Reasons Why High Oil Prices are a Problem | Our Finite ... A person might think from looking at news reports that our oil problems are gone, but oil prices are still high. 10/8/2015 - 4:00 pm | View Website
With each mass shooting in the U. S. comes a new wave of attention to the issue of gun laws and safety — new speeches and renewed pledges from Democrats to fight for laws that would make the process of getting a gun a little more restrictive.
But do "stronger" gun laws really lead to less violence?
See also: The gun rights lobby is outspending the gun control lobby 6 to 1 in 2015
The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, a nonprofit based in San Francisco, certainly thinks so.
I usually ignore pitches from software companies, but the one I received earlier this week horrified me so much I had to speak out. Here's a quick excerpt of the pitch: How can companies and employees be more productive in a digital world? Enter Sapience – think Jetsons in the workplace – a 
3D printing is the closest thing we have to magic: it can recreate everything from toys to clothes to human cells. Now the companies behind it just have to survive long enough to change the world
MakerBot, an early leader in the consumer 3D printing market and crown jewel of the Brooklyn technology scene, laid off 20% of its staff on Thursday for the second time this year as the business adapts to slower-than-expected growth in demand for the printers
"The market is growing, it's just not growing as fast as a lot of people thought," Johan Broer, a spokesperson for MakerBot, told Mashable.
Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web:
Simpler mortgage disclosuresHome loan offers are getting "easier to decipher," said Lisa Prevost at The New York Times. New rules that took effect Oct. 3 require mortgage lenders to provide consumer disclosure forms that explicitly break down the costs and terms associated with a loan.