(Reuters) - Schlumberger NV (SLB.N) on Friday reported first-quarter profit that scraped past estimates, but the stock fell 1.3 percent on a drop in oil prices and a jump in costs for the oilfield services provider. Brent and U.S. crude turned negative ... ... lees verder

Gold futures suffered a second consecutive session of losses on Friday, as strength in the dollar and gains in Treasury yields sent prices for the metal lower for the week. June gold GCM8, -0.79% lost $10.50, or 0.8%, to settle at $1,338.30 an ounce. ... lees verder

Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX) will report its first quarter 2017 results on 23rd April and conduct a conference call with analysts the following day. The consensus of analysts estimates, is a mean adj-EPS estimate of $0.14 and a revenue estimate of $1.89 ... ... lees verder

President Donald Trump has targeted OPEC and the Saudis after a recent runup in oil prices. He has met several times with Saudi leaders since taking office. Donald Trump is the latest in a long line of presidents to publicly complain about OPEC and higher ... ... lees verder

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih at an OPEC meeting in November. Oil gave up early gains Friday after President Donald Trump took to Twitter to blame OPEC for “artificially high” prices. Trump said ... ... lees verder

Spot gold heads for first weekly decline this month. Market jitters over Western missile strikes in Syria that provided some support to gold this week eased. Gold prices eased on Friday and were on track to end the week lower as the dollar advanced on ... ... lees verder

Speaking to reporters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's Energy Minister, Khalid al-Falih, told CNBC's Steve Sedgwick: "We have to be patient. We shouldn't jump the gun, we shouldn't be complacent and listen to some of the noise such as 'mission ... ... lees verder

Gold prices inched lower on Friday and were headed for the first weekly decline in three. Expectations of higher U.S. interest rates and easing political tensions weighed on demand for the metal. Gold prices inched lower on Friday and were headed for the ... ... lees verder