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

  • SAN DIEGO, March 27- Hundreds of potential buyers are bidding on tons of tools, equipment and odds-and-ends from a shuttered Southern California nuclear plant, as a utility proceeds with decommissioning it.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold closes down about $9     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

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

  • HELSINKI, March 27- Finnish retailer Kesko on Thursday said it would drop out of the Fennovoima nuclear project, adding to concerns over the progress of the consortium's plan to build a 4 to 6 billion euro reactor in western Finland.

  • MOSCOW, March 27- Russia's nuclear industry contracts with other countries could be affected by Western sanctions, the head of state nuclear corporation Rosatom was quoted as saying on Thursday.

  • SYDNEY, March 27- Damaged rubber lining on a tank led to a massive uranium leak from a processing plant in Australia late last year, a subsidiary of global mining giant Rio Tinto said on Thursday.

  • Brazil nuclear plant maintenance adds to energy crunch Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    BRASILIA, March 26- Brazil will shut down one of its two nuclear power reactors for refueling and maintenance, depriving the nation of enough electricity to light up a city of about 1 million at a crucial time when it faces the prospect of power rationing due to drought.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on the day, while nat gas sold off today after the "Nor'easter" never materialized. Gold lost more ground today, and copper saw some selling pressure today.

  • U.S. sanctions could stop U.S. power utilities from buying Russian-controlled uranium from Kazakhstan, where Uranium One owns mines, but such a move appears a remote possibility as it would hurt U.S. companies that need it, Ian Telfer, nonexecutive chairman of Uranium One, told Reuters in an interview.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold hits 5-week low     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down slightly on the day, while nat gas spiked as another "Nor'easter" bears down on the northeast. Meanwhile, gold hit a five-week low and copper was up slightly on the day.

  • LONDON, March 25- Britain is reviewing its nuclear cooperation agreement with Russian state firm Rosatom because of the Ukraine crisis, the Department of Energy and Climate Change said. Under the deal, Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency provided Rosatom with guidance on Britain's nuclear regulation.

  • LONDON, March 25- Britain is reviewing an agreement it made with Russian state nuclear firm Rosatom on nuclear cooperation, in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine, the Department of Energy and Climate Change said.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, March 25- Asian spot liquefied natural gas prices have started their seasonal downturn after the winter peak, but how far they will fall depends on whether coal remains cheap and if Japan restarts some nuclear capacity. Last year, spot LNG fell 28 percent from the peak of $19.67 per mmBtu on Feb. 18 to a low of $14.13 on May 3.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, nat gas was down slightly on the day, and gold took it on the chin.

  • LONDON, March 24- Japan will transfer all the highly enriched uranium and separated plutonium held at the country's fast critical assembly facility to the United States, the two countries said in a joint statement on Monday.

  • The hidden nuclear battle between Russia and US Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Cooling towers from the Limerick Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

    Russia has quietly taken the lead in the $500 billion nuclear export market, building new facilities as the U.S. sits on the sidelines.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold takes a hit     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Equities rebounded, and gold took a hit. There was mixed action in crude, and nat gas was down on the day after a smaller draw and milder temperatures.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The Fed stays the course, but equities sell off and crude stays flat. Gold was down for the third straight day and copper prices popped in the afternoon.

  • *83 senators say Iran has no right to enrich uranium. WASHINGTON, March 18- As talks on a nuclear deal for Iran resumed in Vienna Tuesday, a wide majority of U.S. senators urged President Barack Obama to insist that any final agreement state that Iran "has no inherent right to enrichment under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty."

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

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