Brent Crude Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • Energy: Daniel Yergin's Outlook Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Fears are growing that rising gasoline prices could stifle economic recovery. Those rising gasoline prices are becoming a subject of hot political debate in a presidential election year. Geopolitics is behind the rising prices, most noticeably due to the increasing tensions over Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Oil Edges Higher on Supply Fears     Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the latest trading action on crude oil from the NYMEX. Oil remains steady on continued Iran worries, even though Iraq is now producing the same amount of oil it was in 1979 -- 3 million barrels/day.

  • Gartman Ignores China In Commodities Strategy Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 12:48 PM ET

    Widely followed commodities trader Dennis Gartman on Monday said he wasn’t concerned about an official slowdown in China.

  • "Of the last $20 in the Brent crude oil price rise, I would only attribute about $5 to Iran and 15 to liquidity and continued quantitative easing and just the fact that the supply of money continues to rise," Sabine Schels, senior director and global commodity strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, told CNBC, because it is "dropping the value of money, relatively to the value of real asset," she explained.

  • Oil Swings on Headline Risk     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din has the latest on news from Iran and reports of a pipeline explosion in Saudi Arabia impacting oil, with Sean Cota, Lake Rudd & Company.

  • Pit Stop: Oil Treasuries     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 12:12 PM ET

    A check on where oil's next move is, with Jeff Kilburg, TreasuryCurve.

  • Jim Bianco, Bianco Research, Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss whether the Federal Reserve will send crude prices higher.

  • Market is Resilient: Jim Iuorio     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, says the market had the perfect opportunity to correct two days ago, but it chose to ignore it: "To me, that's a sign of resilience," he tells CNBC's Rick Santelli & Carl Quintanilla.

  • Kevin Norrish, managing director of commodities research at Barclays Capital, offers a roundup of the survey demonstrating that commodities will surge in 2012.

  • AutoNation CEO Explains 'Hot' February     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

    America's largest auto retailer Autonation enjoyed a 17% boost in new vehicle sales versus a year ago, with Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation: "February, everything sold across the board," he says.

  • Traders Shrug Off False Saudi Oil Pipeline Report Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 6:43 PM ET

    The “Fast Money” pros weren’t concerned that the effect of a Saudi pipeline explosion - false, as it turns out - would last.

  • Markets Will Take Breather: Kotick     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital, explains why the markets will dip the next two months.

  • 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.

  • Hyzy's Countdown Strategy     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Chris Hyzy, U.S. Trust, offers his closing bell market strategy on oil.

  • Oil: Buy or Sell?     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    Oil ended the day higher despite starting off on a low note. And continued tensions in Iran are expected to push prices even higher. John Spallanzani, GFI Group, discusses whether you should buy or sell the commodity.

  • Brent Crude Surges in After Hours     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:42 PM ET

    Crude oil surges on unconfirmed reports of a Saudi pipeline explosion, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Talking Numbers: Get in on Gold?     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    Mark Newton, of Greywolf Execution Partners, discusses whether it's a good time to invest in gold following yesterday's 5% dip.

  • Tapping Reserves Not The Answer to $5 Gas     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    We need to act and increase supply, says Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), who discusses why the U.S. should not tap reserves because they were set up for national security issues that would disrupt supply.

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran

    Iranians head to the polls on Friday for the first time since disputed presidential elections in 2009, and although most experts do not believe this week's parliamentary elections will witness similar tension, it may still prove a crucial turning point in a domestic power struggle that has been in the making for years.

  • 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.