NEW YORK, July 11- Commodity prices from cotton to corn to crude tumbled on Friday, driving a key index to its longest-ever losing streak as supply-side fundamentals grew brighter. The rout came a day after news of strain at Portugal's largest listed bank upset other financial markets with fears of financial contagion in Europe.» Read More
Crude oil on Tuesday posted its biggest two-day price drop in six weeks, leading noted investor Dennis Gartman to forecast a six-month trend ahead.
Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital, discusses the problems at First Solar that led to its negative outlook. Also, Dennis Gartman weighs in on whether the surge in energy is over and how to trade it.
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.
Insight on where oil prices ended Tuesday, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson. And what's the best way to get in on rising oil prices? John Licata, Blue Phoenix CEO, weighs in.
A confluence of factors is fueling the quick rise in gasoline prices, not the least of which is the state of the U.S. refining industry.
Alejandro Barbosa, Oil Markets Specialist at Argus Media, says oil production has been on the rise from the U.S. such as the shale oil development and canadian oil sands; and this helps offset increase in demand from the states.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at how the surge in oil prices, despite Monday's pause, could impede the economic recovery in the U.S. and around the world.
President Obama could blunt rising gas prices by releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and limit the ability of oil “speculators” to drive up prices. The problem is, he's already done both those things.
Crude prices hit $109 a barrel today before pulling back. Discussing whether the crude rally is over and how to trade it, with Jeff Kilburg, TreasuryCurve.
Why are drivers in Fort Collins, Colorado paying a little over $3, while those in Santa Barbara, California are seeing gas prices at $4.33 a gallon?
James Woolsey, former CIA director, discusses Iran's uranium enrichment program, as it threatens to cut off the Strait of Hormuz, where 17 million barrels of oil pass through every day.
Discussing rising commodity prices and its impact on stocks and the economy, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO; Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy; and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors.
Across the pond, EU leaders will hold a summit on Thursday and Friday next week, with Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Joseph Tanious, J.P. Morgan Funds.
Bill Greiner, Scout Investments, and Katie Stockton, MKM Partners, discuss why the Dow Jones Industrial Average has a hard time breaching the key 13,000 level.
Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research, discusses how sensitive the price of oil is to headlines now.
Timothy Geithner suggests Iran and oil are bigger threats to the U.S. recovery than Europe, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on oil surging to its highest level in more than nine months and how to trade it, with Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank energy analyst.
Gasoline prices jump almost 9% since the start of the year. Alan Harry, Spartan Commodity Fund, and John Kilduff, Again Capital.
The risk premium due to Iran could be contributing as much as $15 to $20 a barrel to global oil prices, according to some experts. But traders warn of more upside risk.
Are President Obama's policies responsible for the rising gas prices? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research, debate.