Oil prices rose Thursday after reports showed a larger-than-expected draw in crude inventories and a decline in U.S. oil production.» Read More
Jim Chanos told CNBC on Friday he's been short major oil companies for a couple years because the North American shale explosion has been "uneconomical for drillers."
Brent crude oil prices fell below $49 a barrel and U.S. crude also fell more than $1 on Monday
A recovery in the price of oil might not be "imminent" but there are tentative signs that the tide is turning, the International Energy Agency said.
Brent spiked above $50 on Wednesday, before paring gains on a strengthening dollar and global economic woes.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. After oil went up to $51, it came down nearly 10 percent to around $46.
Jim Paulsen, investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, told CNBC that volatility could actually help re-evaluate the market.
Expect more shareholder activists to get involved in Canadian oil and gas companies, Maglan Capital's David Tawil told CNBC.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said oil's drop has led to the state's lowest rig count in five years.
Why hasn't the low oil price given more a boost to equity markets? James McCormack, head of sovereigns at Fitch Ratings says that oil prices only support growth in "normal economic times" especially in Europe.
Solar accounted for 1 out of every 78 new jobs in 2014, according to The Solar Foundation.
Oil's slight rally on Wednesday and Thursday may not be a temporary phenomenon, with some arguing that a trough has been reached.
The collapse in oil prices is starting to slow growth in U.S. output, OPEC said on Thursday, although the slowdown will not prevent demand from falling.
With the continual drop in the oil price, Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, talks winners and losers, saying that right now the markets are trying to find out who exactly are the losers.
Ahead of Davos 2015, Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says that emerging market financial crises and the dramatic fall in the price of oil should be eyed as risks in 2015.
The ongoing rout in oil markets is putting high-profile industry names on the back foot.
It will be ugly for the next few months, Canadian oil pros told CNBC. However, the industry will survive, they said.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A volatile trading day with buying action into the close. Oil had its best day since June 2012.
Here's what the big battle in the market will be in 2015, says Westwood Capital's Dan Alpert.
Investors are getting hit from all sides — Europe, earnings, and the list goes on — but here's the real reason for the market selloff, says floor trader Kenny Polcari.
Michael Rose, Tourmaline Oil president, & CEO, discusses the rapid drop in oil and projects oil prices for 2015, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.