U.S. stocks lower; MSCI world index also down. NEW YORK, Jan 30- Oil prices surged on Friday following the sharpest weekly drop in U.S. oil rig count in nearly 30 years, while the dollar index was on track to end January with gains of about 5 percent. U.S. crude rose 8.3 percent to settle at $48.24 a barrel, while Brent crude jumped 7.9 percent to settle at $52.99.» Read More
Simon Wardell, senior oil analyst at IHS CERA, talks about the narrowing spread between WTI and Brent and says that geopolitical risk, and not dollar or the economy, is driving oil prices.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was fractionally lower and gold rebounded slightly, in spite of a strong dollar.
The "Futures Now" team discusses whether crude prices have topped out amid unrest in Egypt.
Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, provides his views on currencies and the U.S. dollar's climb back. And Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners, has the outlook on oil and gas prices.
What will the latest revolution in Egypt mean for oil prices? John Hofmeister, Citizens for Affordable Energy CEO, just back from the Middle East, provides his outlook.
CNBC's Patti Domm talks oil and geopolitics with John Kilduff, Again Capital.
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, explains why geopolitical concerns have had limited impact on oil prices lately and forecasts that the spread will continue to narrow.
Political unrest is raising fears of disruption in the oil market. Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, provides his views on where oil prices are likely headed.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. All eyes are on Egypt right now, and oil is rallying because of it.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold rebounded today, and copper was up, as well.
Kevin Book of ClearView Energy and Edmund Moy of Morgan Gold discuss the metals meltdown, as gold dips below $1,200 and oil edges down.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explains why he is now sitting "on the sidelines" on the gold play, and why he thinks stocks are likely on an upward trend.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold started higher, but it wasn't long before it dropped to its lowest level since August 2010. It's likely to continue to fall. Nat gas inventories were way above the normal average for this time of year.
The Futures Now team discusses the three reasons oil prices are going higher and whether crude is headed to $100 per barrel.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was a bit better, in spite of a fairly bearish inventory report and a large build in gasoline.
Maria van der Hoeven, executive director of the IEA, provides perspective on the changing energy picture and her outlook on renewable energy, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A lackluster session in the oil markets today, as oil came down a bit. If the oil supply is up again this week, it will put even more downward pressure on prices.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up more than 1 percent at the close, while gold was down about 1 percent.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Today, commodities got crushed, following Ben Bernanke's remarks yesterday. Gold closed at a nearly three-year low. Oil was hit as well.