The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders and “Mad Money” Jim Cramer weigh in on the energy sector, including the GE/Baker Hughes merge.
Shares of Baker Hughes gave up early gains in volatile trading after the company announced it would merge with GE's oil and gas business.
General Electric on Monday announced a deal to combine its oil and gas operations with Baker Hughes.
Exxon Mobil said it could write down billions of barrels of reserves as the company faces federal investigations into how it values them.
Francesco Curto, head of CROCI investment strategy & valuation group at Deutsche Bank, talks about portfolio strategy and opportunities when it comes to the energy sector.
Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management invested $2.5 billion in GE a year ago.
Oil prices slid on Monday after non-OPEC producers made no specific commitment to join OPEC in limiting oil output levels to prop up prices.
Jim Cramer said on Monday the GE-Baker Hughes merger would be a very good rival to Schlumberger.
Jonathan Pain, author of The Pain Report, explains why he doesn't have high hopes for a concrete agreement to cut oil production.
General Electric could announce a $30 billion deal with Baker Hughes as early as Monday, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Officials meeting in Vienna to work out the details amid objections by Iran over freezing its output, OPEC sources said.
Elon Musk thinks the future will require more power drawn from utilities, not less.
Tesla unveiled its solar roof on Friday, but it will take a keen eye to pick out which houses have them installed.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the oil markets, live from the NYMEX.
Oil prices edged lower Friday on doubts about OPEC's first planned output cut in eight years.
“We think even without an OPEC deal, prices are headed higher and that’s purely because of fundamentals,” a Barclays oil analyst told CNBC.
Exxon Mobil on Friday reported earnings of that topped analysts' expectations.
Chevron on Friday reported quarterly earnings of $1.3 billion, or 68 cents a share, on revenues of $30.14 billion.
It will be difficult to push oil prices much higher even if OPEC reaches an agreement to limit crude output, Dennis Gartman said.
The French oil and gas company Total has managed to offset the effects of weak commodity prices by reporting better-than-expected profits in the third quarter of 2016.
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