Oil dropped for a fifth straight session on a global supply glut, while stock market sell-offs also rattled investor sentiment.» Read More
Ben Lichtenstein, President and Founder of Traders Audio, expects the U.S. stock market to seek value higher ahead of jobs data.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders think today's bounce can be expected, but lower oil is still ahead. Gold jumped to over $1,200, mostly on concerns about growth overseas.
Saudi Arabia and OPEC may have just launched an 'oil war.' Here's what the US response should be, says Ron Insana.
US oil rallied as data suggested that tumbling prices may have started to affect drilling activity in the fast-growing US shale oil industry.
For decades, retirees have counted on utilities to pay big dividends and cover interest on bonds, but that was before solar took off.
Oil stocks have taken a beating, but companies that run on energy have taken the Dow Transports to new highs.
The ruble looked set for its steepest one-day fall since the Russian financial crisis of 1998, plunging about 4 percent as oil prices tumble.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on some of the worst and best performers in the energy sector.
As oil prices hit more than four-year lows, analysts are slashing forecasts, with some predicting a plunge of as much as 40 percent to $40 a barrel.
Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, describes the reaction of emerging market assets to plunging oil prices.
OPEC may be trying to cause pain for the U.S. shale drillers, but it's providing a holiday gift for consumers.
Falling oil prices aren't going to crush the economy, says Larry Kudlow. So let's let's stop with the doomsday talk!
Oil prices will continue to fall, but don't expect shale production in the U.S. to slow down any time soon, Dennis Gartman told CNBC.
Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac, explains why he's not diving into any long-dollar positions at current levels.
Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, explains why Indonesia is experiencing pent-up inflation amid a backdrop of commodity disinflation.
Daniel Martin, Asia Economist at Capital Economics, explains why he isn't worried about data showing November factory activity falling to a three-year low.
Charles Leyland, Managing Director at Leyland Private Asset Management, says although Qantas shares are rallying on the back of lower oil prices, Virgin has the best value among airlines.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP for Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says U.S. retail sales on Friday weren't as strong as expected, which indicates that U.S. consumption remains weak.
Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says certain Middle Eastern nations may face political pressure on the back of lower oil revenues.
Oil producer and driller stocks are falling after oil's dip, but other energy companies are also seeing their stocks drop.