Gas prices hit record high as industry calls for emergency help

Wholesale gas prices have hit record highs and oil has reached a new three-year peak – further fuelling worries about higher prices for consumers and businesses ahead. The British day-ahead contract for natural gas hit 277p per therm, 32% higher than Monday and surpassing the 275p per therm level seen

Denver weather: Record heat expected Thursday and Friday

Denver is expected to see its hottest mid-September days in 150 years Thursday and Friday. The National Weather Service expects a high of 95 degrees Thursday, which would be the hottest Sept. 9 since it began recording the city’s temperature in 1872. The current record is 94 degrees, set in

S&P 500 returns to a record high after best day in weeks

U.S. stocks burst to their best day in three weeks on Saturday (NZT), helping Wall Street return to record heights and avoid what could have been a second straight weekly loss. The S&P 500 added 65.02 points, or 1.7%, to 3,974.54, with a quarter of that rise coming in the

S&P 500 ends at another record high as tumultuous 2020 ends

Wall Street closed out a tumultuous year for stocks with more record highs Thursday, a fitting coda to the market’s stunning comeback from its historic plunge in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark S&P 500 index finished with a gain of 16.3% for the year, or a

WHO sees record single-day jump in coronavirus cases: Live news

India records over 94,000 cases in just one day; Europe reporting a resurgence as Greece prepares to reopen schools. The World Health Organization has reported a record-breaking number of coronavirus cases worldwide, with at least 307,930 cases confirmed in just one day.  Victoria, the second-most populous state in Australia and