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ConocoPhillips posts big loss, slashes dividend

Oil Barrels

ConocoPhillips on Thursday reported a much bigger quarterly loss, hurt by impairment charges, and slashed its dividend as the relentless fall in crude oil prices takes a toll on the largest U.S. independent oil and gas company.



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Goldman Sachs under fire for role in collapsed UK deal

Goldman Sachs , one of the world's biggest investment banks, gave credibility to a deal dubbed the "unacceptable face of capitalism" by U.K. lawmakers and "underplayed" their role in negotiations, according to a critical report by MPs.