CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.» Read More
A plan that would have tapped into the strategic petroleum reserves was one of many idea President Obama has considered to bring down the price of oil, Energy Secretary Steven Chu told CNBC Wednesday.
Calls to reduce our dependence on foreign oil are front and center as oil prices are still hovering around $100 per barrel. Insight with Eric Schadt, EcoCar Challenge and Steven Chu, Department of Energy secretary.
The Senate refused to kill a $5 billion annual subsidy for ethanol on Tuesday, backing continued government aid for a Farm Belt-based industry instead of deficit reduction in an era of record red ink.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
And it’s off - the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix that was recently reinstated on Oct. 30 has been postponed yet again.
Stanley Fischer's candidacy for managing director of the International Monetary Fund was dismissed on grounds of age Monday, as the 67 year old is two years above the threshold of 65 demanded for the job.
Goldman Sachs gave a paid internship to a top Libyan official’s relative while the bank was carrying out lossmaking trades on behalf of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, the Financial Times has learnt.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including the WTI-Brent spread, and looks at where oil, industrial and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
In the race to become head of the International Monetary Fund, nationality is one of many factors that can help or hinder individuals, but few candidacies have the potential to be as charged as that of the Bank of Israel chief, Stanley Fischer.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP won a comfortable majority in the Turkish elections, but the Prime Minister's desire to change the constitution could distract the new government from managing an overheating economy, analysts told CNBC.com.
Insight on the oil markets and whether a Saudi move to boost supplies will help lower oil prices and ease the pain at the pump, with Kevin Book, Research, ClearView Energy Partners; Ray Carbone, Paramount Options, and CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
As OPEC ministers met in Vienna this week it became clear that the cartel is now divided between those wanting to raise output, like Saudi Arabia, and those wanting to hold it and keep prices high.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and the precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Jeffrey Grossman, BRG Brokerage, discuss the impact of OPEC's contentious meeting and inability to make a decision to raise output.
CNBC's Melissa Francis and Sharon Epperson have the details on crude spiking on news of no OPEC agreement.
Investors may be wary of putting their money in the Middle East and the Arab peninsula given the political turmoil which has shaken the region in recent months, but it offers investment opportunities worth considering, one fund manager told CNBC.