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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Will Continue Dive Below 17,000

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Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Friday, Aug. 21) forecasted an 80-point decline. The S&P is currently at a five-month low.

This all follows yesterday's declines, when the DJIA cratered 358 points, below the 17,000-mark, and the Nasdaq had its worst one-day decline since April 2014.

Here's a look at the stock market news that's moving the DJIA today even lower...

[CHART] Where Does the U.S. Get Its Oil From?

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Where does the U.S. get its oil from?

Most Americans think the U.S. gets most of it from Middle Eastern countries like Saudi Arabia.

Here's why they couldn't be more wrong...

What the Iran Nuclear Deal's "Secret Agreement" Means for Oil Prices

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There's a bombshell new development in the Iran nuclear deal.

The Associated Press reported that Iran will be permitted to use its own experts to inspect Parchin, one of the country's most suspicious testing facilities.

Here's a breakdown of the news and how it will affect oil prices...

Dow Jones Futures Today Fall on Sell-Off in Crude Oil Prices

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What's the WTI Crude Oil Price After Today's EIA Supply Report?

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The WTI crude oil price sunk lower today after the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly supply report.

Despite the drop, today's low prices give us the perfect opportunity to buy certain oil stocks at a discount before prices begin to rise.

Here's how you can play today's movement...

Dow Futures Today Fall Ahead of FOMC Minutes

After the first Fed interest rate hike on Dec. 16 (Wednesday), investors are anxious to know when the next rate hike will be. Here's what to know...

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The Two Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now with Prices Near $42 a Barrel

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Oil prices have fallen 56.4% in the last year - but there are still great oil stocks to buy now at a discount.

In fact, there are two in particular that are set to surge as M&A rocks the sector and prices rise over the long term.

Here's why these two picks are going to profit from chaos in the energy sector...

3 Ways to Play the WTI Crude Oil Price Drop

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The WTI crude oil price continued its three-month-long decline today on poor economic data from Japan and new price forecasts from Morgan Stanley.

Despite today's fall, there are still some easy ways to profit from the oil sector's turmoil.

Here are the three best ways to play today's oil price drop...

Will the U.S. Lift the Oil Export Ban?

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Will the U.S. lift the oil export ban?

That's been the question on investors' minds recently as oil prices fall to six-year lows.

Here's why the U.S. lifting the oil export ban would improve crude oil prices...

Dow Jones Futures Today Slide with Bad Apple News (Nasdaq: AAPL)

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Dow Futures Today Jump 53 Points on Greece, Chinese Yuan News

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Why WTI Crude Oil Prices Are Up After the IEA Oil Market Report

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WTI crude oil prices slightly rebounded today after the IEA released its closely watched monthly report.

The organization stated demand will rise significantly as consumers continue to respond to low oil prices.

Here's everything you need to know about where prices are heading this year....

Dow Jones Today Slumps 124 Points As Currency War Fears Accelerate

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WTI Crude Oil Price Today Falls Alongside Chinese Yuan

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The WTI crude oil price today fell to a six-year low in the wake of China's decision to devalue its yuan this morning.

Although China touts it as a reform measure, the devaluation raises concerns that the nation's government is panicking.

Here's everything you need to know about today's movements...

Why WTI Crude Oil Prices Are Down Today

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WTI crude oil prices sunk lower today as concerns about the Chinese stock market and excess supply perpetuate the month-long free fall.

Despite today's decline, supply is about to start drastically shrinking in the coming months.

Here's everything you need to know about today's movement...