Brent Crude Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BlackRock's Fink Says Get Off Sidelines     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, says there could be serious repercussions for investors not getting into the stock market: "The biggest risks for investors are not making decisions," he tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Dennis Gartman Sells Crude, Likes Natural Gas Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 7:05 PM ET

    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.

  • First Solar & the End of the Energy Surge     Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Refining Industry Helps Drive Gasoline Gains Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    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.

  • 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.

  • What Can US Do to Halt Rising Gas Prices? Not Much Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 1:40 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    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.

  • Why Gasoline Prices Are So Different Around the US Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:07 PM ET

    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?

  • What Investors Should Watch Next Week     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 4:36 PM ET

    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.

  • Iran Poses Biggest Economic Threat?     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Timothy Geithner suggests Iran and oil are bigger threats to the U.S. recovery than Europe, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.