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  • Duke Energy CEO Sees Tough Summer For Consumers Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 7:52 AM ET

    James Rogers sees a tough summer ahead for the American consumer.  The chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy says the spike in energy prices has already brought about profound changes in consumers' lives.

  • Oil Prices Could Be Nearing A Peak After Record Rise Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 5:01 PM ET
    Oil Refinery

    The unprecedented run-up in oil prices may finally have reached a peak as the dollar stabilizes, Saudi Arabia boosts production slightly and demand slows, analysts say.

  • Exxon Holders Reject Split of CEO, Chairman Roles Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 2:13 PM ET
    Exxon Mobile

    Slightly less than 40 percent of shareholders voted at the oil company's annual meeting Wednesday to create an independent chairman.

  • As Oil Prices Spike, So Does Market Anxiety Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Its price has become one of the most widely discussed, debated and feared topics on Wall Street and on Main Street. But what's next? Will it continue to climb toward a "super spike" or have we seen the top for oil prices?

  • Tell Us: Who's to Blame for America's Oil Crisis? Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 11:00 AM ET

    Tell Us: Who's to Blame for America's Oil Crisis?

  • Russia Safe for Foreign Energy Firms, Gazprom Says Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 6:37 PM ET

    Russia is a safe country for foreign energy companies to make investments and doesn’t use natural-gas prices for political purposes, the deputy chairman of energy giant Gazprom said in an exclusive interview on CNBC’s "Closing Bell."

  • Bike Commuters Opt to Burn Fat, Not Gas Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 1:41 PM ET

    Friday may be national Bike-to-Work Day, but more and more commuters are doing it on a daily basis, driven by ever-higher gasoline prices.

  • Investment In Geothermal Industry Heating Up Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 10:25 AM ET

    With billions of dollars now moving into geothermal energy projects around the world, it is no longer a marginal business, meriting a second look by investors looking for a clean technology subsector with significant upside potential.

  • Goldman: Natural Gas Crunch Possible This Winter Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    U.S. natural gas inventories could be at seriously low levels at the start of winter this year, if current rates of liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports remain at record lows, a Goldman Sachs report said Wednesday.

  • Gasoline Not Driving Oil Price: Goldman Sachs Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    U.S. gasoline is no longer the leading fundamental driving oil markets, according to a report penned by Arjun Murti of Goldman Sachs Tuesday. Murti who famously predicted the dawn of the “super spike” back in March 2005, says this dramatic shift could have meaningful implications for the energy markets.

  • Should You 'Sell in May' in Europe? Monday, 5 May 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    When contemplating stock positions for the summer, investors are often advised to "sell in May and go away," as the saying goes.

  • As the market gets a jolt of confidence on Mars’ plans to buy Wrigley, CNBC asked the experts how to make the most of the momentum.

  • European Earnings: Bayer Beats Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 5:50 AM ET

    Earnings from a smorgasbord of European companies revealed a mixed business environment Thursday, with the likes of Bayer and Swedbank beating expectations, while Peugeot Citroen and Stora Enso missed.

  • European Earnings: Germany's Highs and Lows Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    German companies dominated European earnings headlines Wednesday with tech heavyweight Infineon reporting a quarterly loss, but IKB, the first German subprime casualty indicating a smaller-than-expected loss.

  • Companies' 'Green' Claims Often Misleading: Experts Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 12:19 PM ET

    Many companies are guilty of "greenwashing" -- claims that mislead consumers, by words or image, about the environmenal impact of their products, experts say.

  • Next President's Climate Plan Comes Into Focus Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 1:52 PM ET
    White House

    All three presidential candidates are largely in sync on the need to curb greenhouse gases and despite President Bush’s recent apotheosis on the subject, most analysts expect the landmark legislation will still have to wait for the next administration.

  • There's Electricity In That Garbage Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    In the altered calculus of green economics, what used to be garbage is now a valuable fuel, which can be used – or really, reused - to generate electricity.

  • CPL: Cramer's Power Trip Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    This Brazilian utility is a natural monopoly in a growing economy. What else can you ask for?

  • Should U.S. Crack Down on Fuel Speculators? Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 3:02 PM ET
    Heating Oil Delivery Truck

    Are hedge funds and investment banks unfairly driving up fuel costs for families in the U.S. -- or are soaring energy prices the result of a strong global economy and a free financial system? Industry officials are debating the question -- and will present their arguments to CNBC on Thursday.

  • Wind turbines are seen in Dronten, the Netherlands, July 27, 2006. The Dutch have used windmills for centuries to pump water out of their low-lying country, and old-fashioned wooden mills are closely linked with their international image. But in the face of a large and growing lobby against the windmill's modern electricity-generating counterpart, the wind turbine, the country has now started moving them offshore and out of sight. (AP Photo/ Peter Dejong)

    Democrats think they have a revenue-neutral solution: shift some $18 billion in subsidies now helping the bottom line of the oil and gas industry to fledging green industries – wind, solar and alternative fuels.

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