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  • One-on-One With Rudy Giuliani Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 4:07 PM ET

    The Republican presidential candidate talks energy independence, trade tariffs and the mortgage crisis with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Betting on an Energy Bonanza Under the Caspian Sea Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 1:16 PM ET
    Caspian Sea

    Multinational energy companies are looking at opportunities in Turkmenistan, a country of five million people that borders the Caspian Sea and sits on the world’s fourth or fifth largest reserves of natural gas.

  • Consumers Seen Rejecting 'Green Christmas' Trend Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 2:40 PM ET

    U.S. retailers may be touting their environmental-friendliness this year, but just about the only "green" in evidence for the holidays is in the usual Christmas decorations.

  • Nuclear Energy Industry Powers Back Up Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 11:52 AM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    Nuclear power is making a comeback in the US as the high cost of fossil fuels and concern about global warming make uranium-based generation a more attractive option, but the industry still faces regulatory and financial hurdles as well as lingering doubts about safety.

  • OPEC Worried about Oil Prices, No Hint on Output Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 11:29 AM ET
    Gas prices in the northwest section of the District of Columbia at this Exxon Gas Station are seen at more than $3.25 per gallon, Saturday, May 19, 2007, in Washington. A cash crunch is fast approaching for the government trust fund that pays to build and repair highways and bridges. The federal tax on a gallon of gas has not risen in 14 years and Congress is reluctant to increase it. People are demanding more fuel-efficient vehicles _ less gasoline used, fewer dollars for the fund.   (AP Photo/

    Top Gulf OPEC officials expressed alarm on Wednesday at oil prices threatening to top $100, but reiterated that markets were well supplied and steered clear of saying whether OPEC would raise output next week.

  • World's Sunniest Places Become Energy Hot Spots Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 10:06 AM ET
    Solar panels are shown with the Frog's Leap winery in the background in Rutherford, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007. San Francisco-based Sunlight Electric has helped more than a dozen wineries, including Frog's Leap, to go solar. The company estimates there are 28 systems in Napa County and another 14 in next-door Sonoma County. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Southern California is sunny, the French Riviera is sunny, but NASA says the middle of the Pacific Ocean and the Sahara Desert in Niger are the sunniest -- and the information could be worth money.

  • U.S. Car Buyers: What's Giving Them The "Jitters?" Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 9:57 AM ET

    As we wrap up this year, we are close to seeing U.S. auto sales fall to their lowest point in nine years. It has me wondering about what's spooking vehicle buyers? Is it the economy? Is this simply the natural ebb and flow of demand for new cars, trucks and SUV's?

  • Google to Invest In Renewable Energy Push Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 11:33 AM ET

    Google said the Web services and online advertising group plans to promote a new initiative to encourage cheap renewable electricity.

  • Saudi Oil Minister Confirms Production Boost Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 9:25 AM ET

    Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi on Tuesday gave no sign whether OPEC would agree this year's second output rise when it meets next week, but confirmed that the kingdom had boosted production to 9 million barrels per day (bpd).

  • Analysts Forecast High Oil Prices in 2008 Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 7:33 AM ET

    Analysts sharply raised their average forecasts for oil prices next year to a record near $74 a barrel on expectations for a cold winter season, a weakening dollar and an influx of fund money, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

  • France's Areva on Monday clinched the biggest commercial nuclear power contract on record, agreeing to sell China two reactors and to provide atomic fuel for nearly two decades in a deal worth far more than expected.

  • Oil May Hit $100 Next Week Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 9:18 AM ET

    US crude has been flirting with the $100-a barrel milestone for the past month. It got the market excited on Wednesday, when it briefly surged to a lifetime high of $99.29 a barrel, before settling lower. The market clearly wants to hit the benchmark – and will try again next week.

  • Russia to Sign Turkmenistan Pipeline Deal Soon Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 5:37 AM ET
    Oil Pipeline

    Russia and Turkmenistan will soon sign a final agreement on a new natural gas pipeline, Russian Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov said on Friday, ending months of uncertainty surrounding the project.

  • Fill'er Up? For Some Big Cars, It Now Costs $100 Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 4:43 PM ET

    Nearly 32 million Americans will take to the roads this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, seemingly undeterred by retail gasoline prices over $3 a gallon — a figure that is translating to $100 fill ups for some.

  • US Energy Sec: Not Worried by OPEC Dollar Debate Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 5:25 AM ET

    U.S. Energy Secretary Sam Bodman said on Tuesday the United States was not concerned about the debate within OPEC on whether it should seek an alternative to the dollar in pricing oil.

  • OPEC Vows "Adequate, Timely and Sufficient" Supplies Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | 10:40 AM ET
    Oil Barrels

    OPEC pledged to provide "adequate, timely and sufficient" oil supplies to the market and voiced concern about global climate change.

  • China Key in Race for Cleaner Cars Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 4:19 PM ET

    Automakers racing to find affordable ways to make cars environmentally friendly are zeroing in on polluted, fuel-scarce China to help them take clean car concepts from the laboratory to the market.

  • Suntech Power Earnings Nearly Double, Shares Rally Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 12:01 PM ET
    Suntech Power

    Solar panel maker Suntech Power said Thursday quarterly earnings nearly doubled, beating analysts' estimates and driving its shares up more than 10 percent.  

  • Big Three Going "Green" With Envy Over Toyota? Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 1:05 PM ET

    Forget about L.A. being tinsel town, and style capital. At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show the automakers are trying to wrap themselves in the "Green Leaf" of fuel efficiency. Ford announced a new sustainability plan that will include developing direct injection gas engines, lighter cars, and more hybrids.

  • An OPEC summit this week will not act on production policy, Saudi Arabia's oil minister said on Tuesday, reducing the prospect of an imminent output boost to lower record prices.

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