News roundup: Oil export ban in play in final-stage talks on budget deal … Never mind $35, the world’s cheapest oil is already close to $20 per barrel … Investors are pulling out of junk bonds, and the fear is triggering even more selling

    On the table: Republican demands to end the ban on exporting crude oil emerged as a final negotiating point today as lawmakers scrambled to complete a year-end spending bill needed to keep the governm…

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