Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, and Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, debate whether Iran could increase oil production as soon as sanctions are lifted next year.» Read More
Talk about throwing a curve to the experts. June auto sales shows that some people have been too quick to jump the gun and assume certain automakers would sell, or not sell.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Tuesday that discussions with European Central Bank chief Jean-Claude Trichet about inflation led quickly to food and oil prices, and he reiterated his respect for central bank monetary policy decisions.
European stocks fell 2.2 percent on Tuesday, ending at their lowest close since October 2005 as fears of asset writedowns returned to haunt the banking sector, while strong oil prices continued to stoke inflation concerns.
Speculation has mounted that Israel plans to attack Iran's nuclear facilities...
Daniel Dicker, president of Mercbloc, has a "radical idea" to bring down oil prices.
As uncertainty in the U.S. markets prevails, stock investors might want to take a look at the 2nd quarter performance of the winning sectors for companies that have weathered the market turmoil.
Oil is on the boil, again, this morning over renewed speculation concerning Israel’s intentions on Iran’s nuclear capabilities. Once again, we awake to a raft of comments from various officials in the protagonist countries about a possible military strike on Iran.
China's main stock index sank more than 3 percent to a fresh 16-month closing low on Tuesday, led by financial and property shares, on worries about rising interest rates and heavy supplies of shares from IPOs.
World oil supply will rise more slowly than expected by 2013, leaving little spare capacity on the market despite weaker demand growth, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.
There is "no shortage" in the oil market and OPEC member countries and would prefer a lower price than the current highs, OPEC Secretary General Abdalla El-Badri told CNBC on Tuesday.
Oil prices would not ease even if production were raised because speculation and taxes are behind the soaring market, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was quoted as saying in a Kuwaiti newspaper on Tuesday.
Hedging is a financial strategy that lets airlines or other investors protect themselves against rising prices for commodities such as oil by locking in a price for fuel. It has been described as everything from gambling to buying insurance.
Here's to a better second half. We could use it. You've heard the superlatives. The market has had its worst first half since 1970. Think men on the moon and bell bottoms, and GM shares trading higher than they are now. Ouch.
Stocks ended mixed Monday, capping a dismal quarter and first half marked by rocketing oil prices and battered financials. The Dow is down 14 percent since the beginning of the year and ended the first half about 20 points from bear-market territory.
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The stock market ends the last day of the quarter flat to negative, the Dow checks in the 10th worst first half performance back to 1900, but commodities experience the best first half in 35 years.
U.S. imports of Venezuelan oil fell 11.7 percent during the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2007, the U.S. government said Monday.
Many investors are wondering if now is the time to hop on the financials. Find out what Pete Najarian says will be his signal to buy.