Brent Crude Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • Crude oil prices have plummeted 20 percent over the past three months, but the CEO of Europe's biggest oil company Royal Dutch Shell, Peter Voser, doesn’t think global demand is “collapsing”. He, however, expects further downside in oil prices in the second-half of the year as the market is well supplied.

  • Korean Buying Spree Boosts Brent Price Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:27 AM ET
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    The price of the world’s most important oil benchmark is being boosted by South Korean refiners buying on the back of a tax loophole involving North Sea oil. The FT reports.

  • Exxon Will Stay Robust Despite Downturn: CEO Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    Exxon Mobil will continue to be robust and will maintain record levels of investment, valued at $27 billion in 2011, in the next couple of years despite the downturn in global oil demand and fluctuations in prices, Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Global Market: Euro Hits Session Low     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving activity in European markets, including an emergency meeting held today by G7 Finance chiefs on worries about a possible run on Spanish banks.

  • Charting the Markets: Crude Realities     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 7:32 AM ET

    Stephen Schork, "The Schork Report" editor and Ben Lichtenstein, TradersAudio.com, discuss the outlook on oil futures and whether consumers can expect an increase in gasoline prices.

  • Averages Erasing Tuesday's Gains     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss the impact a weakening euro is having on energy commodities; Citigroup upgrading LinkedIn to "buy," and the trade on Facebook since the stock is down 23% after its IPO. Michael Genovese, MKM Partners analyst, shares perspective on how to trade Research In Motion.

  • Crude Oil Drops Below $90     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    For the first time since November 1, crude oil touches below $90, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on oil prices and the impact the euro is having on the global markets.

  • Will Gasoline Prices Continue to Fall?     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    Nansen Saleri, CEO,Quantum Reservoir Impact president & CEO, discusses the drop in gasoline prices and weighs in on global oil demand.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold's Big 1-Day Gain     Thursday, 17 May 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.

  • More Downside Risk Ahead for Gold     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:10 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management discusses his outlook for the yellow metal. He says prices could head towards $1,520/oz in the near term.

  • Trader Buzz From the Floor     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    A check on the latest market moves, with Scott Bauer, Trading Advantage senior market strategist; and CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the direction of metals and energy in the commodities markets.

  • The Euro, Metals & Multinationals     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR traders break down the trade on the euro, metal commodities, and multinationals like IBM, CAT and MCD. Dan Nathan, RiskReversal.com and Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets, weigh in.

  • CME Trader on Jobs, French Election & Crude     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 10:41 AM ET

    Richard Ilczyszyn, iiTrader.com, offers his view on the jobs numbers, crude oil and why the French election could be "trouble for the EU."

  • The ‘Fixer’ at Southwest Airlines Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 6:49 AM ET

    Amid climbing jet-fuel costs, Southwest Airlines, the country’s largest domestic passenger carrier, reported a loss in its first quarter. But as it moves into what could be another choppy period, it’s looking to a seasoned “fixer” to smooth out the price swings: Chris Monroe.

  • Pickens on Chesapeake Energy     Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 3:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder and CEO, about Delta's deal to buy a ConocoPhillips' refinery and whether investors should steer clear of Chesapeake Energy right now.

  • Oil Recovers, Copper Rallies After US GDP     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports from the NYMEX as metal commodities are trading higher and the oil market is recovering since the US GDP data was released.

  • 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.

  • The World’s Biggest Oil Producers Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 12:23 PM ET
    Given the pace of global growth, experts say crude oil prices are higher than they should be – largely the result of concern Iran might close the Strait of Hormuz in its showdown with the U.S. and E.U. over the expansion of its nuclear program.Like Iran, some of the world’s other biggest oil producers can be subject to unpredictable and unstable political events, causing price shocks. Such was the case during the 2011 civil unrest in Libya. At the time, Libya was the 17th largest oil-producing c

    Big movements in the price of oil can have significant effects on the economy, and countries with the most oil within their borders are set to benefit, as demand for crude continues to rise.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: FOMC & Gold     Tuesday, 24 Apr 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.

  • Gartman on Spain's Bond Auction & Oil Futures     Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss their thoughts on Chesapeake Energy. The stock is down 21% year-to-date. Also, Dennis Gartman, The Garman Letter, weighs in on the Spanish bond auction tomorrow and how it could impact oil futures and the U.S. dollar.