BP London Shares Lower Ahead Of Obama Meeting

Investors seem apprehensive about Wednesday's meeting between President Obama and top executives from the oil company BP. In London trading, BP shares are lower. The company's stock already has fallen about 50 percent, since one of its wells began leaking in the Gulf in April.

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AMOS: Investors seem more apprehensive than almost anybody else about today's meeting between President Obama and the top executives from the oil company BP. In trading in London, BP shares are down. The company's stock has already fallen about 50 percent, since one of its wells began leaking in the Gulf nearly two months ago.

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