Brent Crude Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • 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.

  • What's Good—And Bad—About Obama's Plan: Kilduff Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 1:14 PM ET

    The futures markets are brutally efficient. The fault of the high gasoline prices lies not with the speculators, but with ourselves.

  • Clayton Williams Energy CEO on Oil Prices     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    As crude prices remain around $102, what's the long term outlook for the oil trade? Clayton Williams, Clayton Williams Energy CEO, weighs in.

  • Kaminsky's Super Bullish Argument     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kamnisky offers his view on earnings and discusses whether the bullish case can prevail.

  • John Schiller, Energy XXI CEO, discusses where he sees oil prices headed and how his company plans to make money, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Delays to the restart of Japan's nuclear power reactors may mean the country's already 'elevated' fossil fuel consumption could rise further this summer, Deutsche Bank said in a report.

  • Market Expects Another Month of 200,000 Job Growth Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 8:12 PM ET

    The jobs report will be released Friday, even though the market is closed for Good Friday. The market is expecting to see another 200,000+ month—another sign that the job market is improving.

  • Gasoline Prices May Be Getting Close to a Peak Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:52 PM ET
    $4 Gas in California

    Despite the talk of $5 or $6 a gallon gasoline, some experts say prices at the pump may be close to peaking and probably won’t average much above $4 a gallon this spring.

  • JPMorgan's Masters One-on-One     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    Blythe Masters, head of global commodities at J.P. Morgan, discusses the company's strategies for commodity and derivative investments.

  • Enterprise CEO: Pipeline Boom in Early Innings     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    Enterprise CEO gives Bertha Coombs an exclusive look into the construction of the company's new ECHO oil storage and transfer terminal in Houston, which provide a vital link between booming onland Shale oil production by major Gulf Coast refiners.

  • $148 Oil?     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 7:51 AM ET

    Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management founder & CEO, says Americans could see oil prices hit their old highs of $148, even though U.S. prices have been stable around $100. Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners, also weighs in.

  • Gartman on Trading Gold & Oil     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 5:22 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman,The Gartman Letter, discusses trading gold against the Japanese yen and a look at the direction of crude oil, with the Fast Money traders.

  • T. Boone Pickens: Oil Could Hit $148 Per Barrel Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
    Boone T. Pickens

    Tightening oil production worldwide could mean prices will hit $148 per barrel this summer, Texas billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens said Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • Bart Chilton, commissioner of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), says the CFTC is poised to reject a Nadex political futures proposal. He also offers insight on the MF Global fallout.

  • EIA Crude Oil Inventory Data     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the weekly data on crude oil and gasoline inventories.