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  • Cramer Remix: How you'll know when oil's bottomed Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:15 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is looking for some specific signals to spot the end of the slide.

  • Cramer's guide to ending oil's hemorrhage Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:42 PM ET
    Workers use machinery to move drill sections on the drilling floor of the oil derrick in the Salym Petroleum Development oil fields near the Bazhenov shale formation in Salym, Russia.

    What the heck is going on with oil? Jim Cramer can't take the slow death of oil anymore. He shares his guide to navigating this nasty commodity.

  • *Iraq faces budget deficit of $30 billion- minister. BAGHDAD, Dec 12- Iraq is seeking to postpone a final $4.6 billion instalment of reparations for its 1990-91 occupation of Kuwait, Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari told Reuters, as it faces a cash crisis caused by falling oil prices and war with Islamic State. Since Iraq was first allowed to resume oil sales nearly...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2013 that made it all but impossible to sue foreign companies in U.S. courts for alleged roles in overseas human rights abuses is proving to be a boon for U.S. firms too, court documents show. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co, U.S. companies such as Chiquita Brands International Inc, IBM Corp and Ford Motor Co have...

  • Cramer Remix: With oil going down, sell this asap Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    It’s a popular yield play, but the tables have turned due to low oil prices."Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks it needs to be sold immediately.

  • Cramer: Joy of consumers vs pain of producers Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:12 PM ET
    A customer refuels his vehicle at a U-gas station in Miami, Dec. 8, 2014.

    Jim Cramer saw that though there was plenty of good news on Wednesday, the agony of the oil producers overshadowed it.

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. *Iraq exports boost to pressure 2015 oil market. NEW YORK, Dec 5- Global oil prices slid further on Friday, with Brent on track for the first weekly close below $70 a barrel since 2010, as strong U.S. employment data did little to lift the oil market's bearish mood a day after Saudi Arabia cut official selling prices.

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. LONDON, Dec 5- Brent crude slipped below $69 a barrel on Friday, on track to finish the week below $70 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as cuts to official selling prices from Saudi Arabia added to recent pressure. "It's been weighing on the market, showing that OPEC is not ready to end its price war," said...

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. LONDON, Dec 5- Brent crude slipped below $68 a barrel on Friday, on track to finish the week below $70 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as cuts to official selling prices from Saudi Arabia added to recent pressure. "It's been weighing on the market, showing that OPEC is not ready to end its price war," said...

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. LONDON, Dec 5- Brent crude slipped towards $69 a barrel on Friday, on track to finish the week below $70 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as cuts to official selling prices from Saudi Arabia helped hold oil near five-year lows. "It's been weighing on the market, showing that OPEC is not ready to end its price war,"...

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. LONDON, Dec 5- Brent crude slipped towards $69 a barrel on Friday, on track to finish the week below $70 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as cuts to official selling prices from Saudi Arabia helped hold oil near five-year lows. "It's been weighing on the market, showing that OPEC is not ready to end its price war,"...

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. Some analysts said the Saudi cuts to monthly prices for crude it sells to the United States and Asia show it is stepping up its battle for market share a week after refusing to support OPEC output cuts. "It's been weighing on the market, showing that OPEC is not ready to end its price war," said Commerzbank analyst...

  • *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. SINGAPORE, Dec 5- Brent crude extended losses below $70 a barrel on Friday and was set for a second weekly fall, with Saudi Arabia cutting prices in another indication it would maintain output in an oversupplied market. Saudi Arabia cut monthly prices for crude it sells to the United States and Asia, while Iraq is...

  • Brent slips below $70 after Saudi Arabia cut prices Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    *Saudi Arabia slashes January oil prices for Asia, U.S. SINGAPORE, Dec 5- Brent crude slipped below $70 a barrel on Friday and was set for a second weekly fall, with Saudi Arabia cutting prices in another indication it would maintain output in an oversupplied market. Saudi Arabia cut monthly prices for crude it sells to the United States and Asia, while Iraq is set to...

  • Iraq exports boost to add pressure on 2015 oil market Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    *Higher Iraqi output cited as factor against OPEC cut. LONDON, Dec 4- Iraq's plan for higher oil exports in 2015, emerging in detail just days after OPEC shunned any output cut, will add to global over supply and is likely to entrench the reluctance of other OPEC members to curb their own supplies. When OPEC met on Nov. 27, Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies opposed calls...

  • LONDON, Dec 4- Trafigura, one of the world's biggest commodities trading firms, played a pivotal role in helping Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region export oil, which the Iraqi government considered illegal, three sources familiar with the trades said. This week Iraq and its Kurdish region reached a landmark deal designed to resolve a dispute over oil...

  • *Brent oil holds above $70 a barrel. NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters)- Global equity markets advanced and the dollar rose to its highest level since 2009 on Wednesday as momentum grew for the European Central Bank to launch a bond-buying program and data showed U.S. economic resiliency in the face of slowing world growth. "Investors are looking to increase their holdings of...

  • *OPEC oil supply falls 340,000 bpd in Nov due to Libya- survey. "There has been a technical bounce back from the very strong declines that we have seen in the lead-up to and after the OPEC meeting," said Harry Tchilinguirian, an oil analyst at BNP Paribas in London. Brent for delivery in January was up 46 cents at $71 a barrel by 1450 GMT after falling by $2 on Tuesday on a...

  • Oil edges higher  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis takes a look at what's pushing oil prices higher today. DeAngelis reports production in Iraq may increase due to a new deal reportedly struck between the Iraqi's and Kurds.

  • If OPEC cannot act to defend the prices and revenues of its member countries, does the organisation still serve any purpose? There is an assumption among some commentators that OPEC is only relevant and working if ministers can reach a production agreement in response to shifts in prices, and that strong disagreement is a sign of dysfunction.