Brent Crude Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • EU Iranian Oil Ban a 'Non-Event': Former Shell CEO Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 2:02 PM ET

    John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Citizens for Affordable Energy and Shell Oil’s former U.S. CEO, tells CNBC that looming EU sanctions aimed at punishing Iran for continuing its nuclear program will be “a non-event.”

  • Fall in Oil Prices Won’t End Soon: Pro Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 12:12 AM ET

    The increase in demand for oil from emerging countries is not enough to counteract the fall in demand from established economies, Alejandro Barbajosa, oil markets specialist at Argus Media told CNBC.

  • More Weakness for Commodities     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says that non-Opec oil supply growth to outpace global demand.

  • Buy the Crude Sell-Off     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    As oil enters bear market territory, do currencies predict more pain for crude? Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, explains how an increased supply of crude oil from more global fracking is pushing prices lower.

  • Taking Inventory of Oil's Future     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 8:32 AM ET

    Is the U.S. better off importing some of its oil? John Kingston, Platts global news director, and John Eichberger, NACS of government relations, discuss whether the nation will become energy independent.

  • Why Isn't the Economy Growing?     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    "There certainly isn't enough certainty about fiscal policy and enough monetary stimulus available," says Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO portfolio manager, explaining why the U.S. economy is showing signs of weakness, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president.

  • "We definitely want to make sure that inflation does not get out of hand," says Bill Strauss, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, providing an insider look at the Fed's policy decision to downgrade its economic growth forecast and extend "Operation Twist".

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including the drop in gold and copper prices, but a slight increase in oil.

  • Beware, Oil Could Tumble Even Further: Pro Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 5:23 AM ET

    Oil fell to its lowest levels in a year and a half on Thursday, the outlook for oil remains weak and sanctions imposed on Iran are likely to make matters worse, Dan Yergin, co-founder and chairman of energy research consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) told CNBC.

  • Investor Marc Faber

    Commodities bulls may have finally “thrown in the towel,” Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report told CNBC, after commodities suffered their biggest one-day fall this year on Thursday.

  • Aluminum Prices to Fall Below $1830     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:10 PM ET

    Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist, ANZ Research says aluminum prices have suffered from the global synchronous slowdown. He adds the metal remains at risk and is currently oversold.

  • Buy Commodities on Dips?     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, CEO & Founder of Barratt's Bulletin, says that commodity investors have to sit on the sidelines, because there is no confidence in the market.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Pump Prices Headed Below $3     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Jeffrey Grossman, BRG Brokerage president and Tom Kloza, OPIS co-founder, discuss whether gas could be headed below $3/gallon.

  • Fed Action Hits Gold & Oil Prices     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    John Brady, R.J. O'Brien senior vice president interest rate products, weighs in on what traders are watching after yesterday's Fed decision, and its impact on commodities, with Sterling Smith, Citibank.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Crude Down 17% For Year     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Oil Inventories Up 2.86 Million Barrels     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest EIA numbers on crude oil and gasoline inventories.

  • Oil refinery and petrochemical complex, Mahshahr, Iran,

    In ten days on July 1st a sweeping European Union ban on Iranian imports will go into effect in response to the Islamic Republic’s burgeoning nuclear program. In addition, and just as importantly, EU based insurance firms will no longer be able to insure any ship carrying Iranian oil.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Santelli: Defending Domestic Energy Production     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    Patrick Moore, former leader of Greenpeace & co-founder, chats with Rick Santelli about America's energy production.