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  • BENGHAZI, Libya, March 27- Forces loyal to a rival Libyan government controlling the capital Tripoli have withdrawn from frontline bases near the country's biggest oil ports, a spokesman said on Friday, raising hopes the ports might soon be reopened. A Tripoli official said the internationally recognised government and the rival administration, which have...

  • BENGHAZI, Libya, March 27- Forces loyal to a rival Libyan government controlling the capital Tripoli have withdrawn from frontline bases near the country's biggest oil ports, a spokesman said on Friday, raising hopes the ports might soon be reopened. A Tripoli official said the internationally recognised government and the rival administration, which have...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Geopolitical issues back on the table

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Seesaw day, WTI headed lower?

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Fundamentals bearish in oil patch

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • CAIRO, March 23- Libya's official government, operating out of hotels in the east after being driven from the capital, is unlikely to succeed in plans announced last week to divert the country's oil export income away from Tripoli. Both sides field armies of fighters whose salaries are paid with export revenues collected by the National Oil Company, which...

  • Commodities tomorrow: OPEC stands firm   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: OPEC stands firm

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. OPEC said it would maintain current production levels and blames the US for the drop in price. Gold got a small bounce on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: The Yellen effect   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: The Yellen effect

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil actually went up today, following Janet Yellen's statement, in spite of a 9.6-million barrel increase in oil stocks.

  • 4 factors pressuring oil: Expert   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 6:53 AM ET
    4 factors pressuring oil: Pro

    Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets, provides prospective on how oversupply in U.S. crude, the Israeli election, an increase in Libya production and a possible Iran nuclear deal are contributing to falling oil prices.

  • IS in Libya kills 12 fighters loyal to Tripoli government Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 6:22 AM ET

    TRIPOLI, Libya— An attack by militants from Libya's Islamic State affiliate on Wednesday killed 12 fighters loyal to the militia-backed government based in the country's capital, Tripoli, according to a militia statement. It was the latest in a deadly campaign by IS extremists seeking to expand their foothold in the country and targeting Libya's lucrative...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Watch Cushing   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Watch Cushing

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for oil, which ended the day down almost $3.

  • Commodities tomorrow: OPEC plays chicken   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: OPEC plays chicken

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil keeps trying to find a bottom, but the supply glut has oil at 6-year lows.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Significant oil supply glut   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude stocks way up over last year

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude oil down more than 2 percent on the day as traders discussed yesterday's inventory report. Crude stocks are up 80 million barrels over last year at this time.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Rough times for commodities   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Rough times for commodities

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Dollar spiked, oil fell again today, after another big inventory build.

  • LONDON/ CAIRO, March 11- Oil and condensate has been exported at least three times from the Libyan port of Mellitah since the start of this month, according to industry sources and ship-tracking data, a surprise move with other terminals in the west of the country largely shut. The Mellitah port, not far from Libya's western border with Tunisia, is jointly-operated...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude shorts hit another record

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. WTI was slightly up but Brent was down.

  • BENGHAZI, Libya, March 6- Militant gunmen attacked Libya's al-Ghani oilfield on Friday, killing 11 guards, beheading some of them, before local forces fought back to retake control, an oil security official said. Libya's internationally-recognized government of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has operated out of the east since a rival armed faction called...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Volatility continues   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Volatility continues

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. WTI was down and Brent was up, on the day. Today's catalysts: Profit taking and a lowered China growth target.

  • Oil's geopolitical risk to the upside: Pro

    RBC Capital Markets' Helima Croft, discusses comments by ExxonMobil's CEO on disruptions in oil supply, and the impact on price. Croft explains the geopolitics around oil in Libya and Nigeria, and U.S. crude exports.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Big build, oil spikes anyway   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Big build, oil spikes anyway

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, in spite of a big build. Here's why