A cold snap has sent Vail Resorts stock toward its yearly highs, as hopes for an early winter make investors more enthusiastic about the opening of ski season. Find out why the resort operator could benefit even more than winter-sports equipment makers Polaris and Arctic Cat.
The U.S. Gulf Coast—home to the world's largest concentration of petroleum refineries—is suddenly awash in crude oil. So much high-quality oil is flowing into the area that the price there has dropped sharply.
Markets continued to move lower ahead of the U.S. labor report due Friday, while stability in the yen allowed Japanese stocks to move higher at the end of a bad week for the Nikkei. Japan shares rose 0.4%.