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Share Price: 294.20
Bid: 294.05
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Change: -10.35 (-3.40%)
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Open: 300.00
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MARKET TALK: BP CDS Still Unmoved At The Close

2118 GMT [Dow Jones] Credit default swaps on BP looked relatively rosy at the close in NY Thu, trading at 470 basis points, according to Markit--144BP better than Wed's close. That's despite criticisms of BP CEO Tony Hayward's performance at a regulatory grilling on Capitol Hill and a downgrade by S

17 Jun 10 22:18

8th UPDATE: US Lawmakers Blast BP CEO At Congressional Hearing

(Updates with comment from Rep. Stupak and BP CEO Hayward.) By Siobhan Hughes, Tennille Tracy and Stephen Power Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--U.S. lawmakers on Thursday blasted BP PLC's (BP, BP.LN) chief executive at his first appearance before Congress since a deadly oi

17 Jun 10 22:07

MARKET TALK: BP CDS Still Unchanged At Close

17:07 [Dow Jones] BP CDS look relatively rosy at the close New York time Thursday, trading at 470 basis points, according to Markit--144 bps better than Wednesday's close. That's despite criticisms of BP CEO Tony Hayward's performance at a regulatory grilling on Capitol Hill & downgrade by Standard

17 Jun 10 22:07

AT A GLANCE: BP CEO Faces US Lawmakers; Says 'Not Involved' In Key Decisions

THE NEWS U.S. lawmakers blasted BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) Chief Executive Tony Hayward on safety standards and for declining to answer questions Thursday, with the CEO saying he was "not involved" in key decisions about the mile-deep oil well that blew out in April. As the sole witness at a congre

17 Jun 10 21:57

BP WATCH: BP's US Shares Close Lower As Lawmakers Grill CEO

By Donna Kardos Yesalavich and Kristina Peterson Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- BP PLC's (BP, BP.LN) U.S. shares fell slightly Thursday as BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward faced a grilling by U.S. lawmakers on the oil spill and investors voiced concern over the lack of a monet

17 Jun 10 21:52

BP CEO: Some Decisions 'May' Have Been About Money

By Siobhan Hughes Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) Chief Executive Tony Hayward, facing lawmakers furious about an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, on Thursday allowed that some of the decisions "may have been to do with money." The U.S. House Energy and

17 Jun 10 21:45

MARKET TALK: Investors At Risk When Companies Get 'Voluntold'

4:36 (Dow Jones) Leaving the White House yesterday, BP CEO Tony Hayward looked a lot like the big-bank heads after their November 2008 meeting with then President Bush when they agreed to accept TARP, Peter Atwater says at Minyanville. Similar to bank CEOs, "Hayward had just been voluntold to turn o

17 Jun 10 21:36

MARKET TALK: BP Shares Not Worth The Risk - Investment Manager

[Dow Jones] Westport Resources in Connecticut, which manages $800 million of assets that include big U.S. energy stocks, three weeks ago sold all shares it held on BP PLC (BP). "It was no longer worth the risk," Joe Tatusko, the company's chief investment officer, tells Dow Jones Newswires. He is re

17 Jun 10 21:34

7th UPDATE: US Lawmakers Blast BP CEO At Congressional Hearing

(Updates with more comment from BP CEO; comment from Rep. Boehner.) By Siobhan Hughes, Tennille Tracy and Stephen Power Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--U.S. lawmakers on Thursday blasted BP PLC's (BP, BP.LN) chief executive at his first appearance before Congress since a d

17 Jun 10 21:32

MARKET TALK: $20B Not Enough To Stem Downgrade

2017 GMT [Dow Jones] BP's CFO said Wednesday he hoped the $20B fund and suspension of the dividend would calm fears surrounding the company and that he was in close contact with Moody's and S&P with a view to keeping the AA rating (bit late to do that with Fitch). Well clearly it hasn't worked, with

17 Jun 10 21:20

MARKET TALK: BP Downgraded By S&P: CDS So Far Unchanged

2016 GMT [Dow Jones] S&P cut the rating for BP PLC to A from AA- and the rating of BP Finance to A- from A+. BP's CDS spread held steady at 470BP on the news, or $470,000 to cover $10 million of debt each year for five years, according to Markit. BP's CDS was quoted as tight as 400BP this morning, a

17 Jun 10 21:17

MARKET TALK: Hayward's Approach 'Infuriatingly Passive'

4:08 (Dow Jones) BP CEO Tony Hayward's approach in a hostile congressional hearing is fairly straightforward. He "isn't interested in winning anything, here, he's just interested in letting the hearing time out by being infuriatingly passive and unhelpful," Reuters blogger Felix Salmon says. "He's s

17 Jun 10 21:08

Barton Retracts Apology Made To BP CEO In House Hearing

By Tennille Tracy Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Rep. Joe Barton (R., Texas) apologized for using the word "shakedown" when describing White House efforts to secure $20 billion from BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) and retracted an apology he made to BP Thursday in a hearing with company Chief Executive Tony Hayw

17 Jun 10 21:07

S&P Lowers BP Ratings Again; Cites Political Pressure

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its rating on BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) by two notches, its second downgrade on the oil giant this month, citing higher oil leak estimates and "intense political pressure in the U.S.," its largest market. The downgrade reflects the rat

17 Jun 10 21:06

HEARD ON THE STREET: BP Hit With 'Safety Discount'

By Liam Denning A DOW JONES COLUMN It is a measure of how intense political pressure was on BP that the suspension of dividends and agreements to place $20.1 billion in legally questionable claims funds sparked a rally in its share price in London on Thursday. The optimistic reading is t

17 Jun 10 21:01

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