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  • Oil expiration and earnings are big movers Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 5:55 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Amid the deluge of major earnings reports, traders will also be keeping an eye on the oil market, as U.S. oil futures for May expire Tuesday.

  • LONDON, April 21- Brent crude oil steadied around $63 a barrel on Tuesday, not far below the 2015 high, supported by worries that a civil war in Yemen could destabilise the Middle East, affecting oil supplies. Oil has climbed around 15 percent this month due to concern over the conflict in Yemen, Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour. The seaways around Yemen are some of...

  • UPDATE 1-Oil prices dip as U.S. stockpiles seen rising Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:16 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, April 21- Oil prices dipped slightly on Tuesday but remained near a 2015 peak reached last week as expectations of another rise in U.S. stockpiles and near-record-high Saudi Arabian output were balanced by rising tension in the Middle East. Brent crude for June delivery was down 7 cents at $63.38 a barrel by 0349 GMT, after settling flat on Monday.

  • Credit Suisse spots key megatrends   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:37 PM ET
    Credit Suisse spots key megatrends

    Giles Keating, head of Research and Deputy CIO of Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, outlines crucial megatrends such as an aging population in the developed world.

  • Oil prices ease as U.S. stockpiles seen rising Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:09 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, April 21- Oil prices eased on Tuesday on expectations of another rise in U.S. stockpiles and as Saudi Arabia keeps output near record highs, but prices remained near a 2015- peak reached last week. Brent crude for June delivery was down 17 cents at $63.28 by 0141 GMT, after settling flat on Monday. U.S. crude for May delivery, which expires later in the day, was...

  • Oil drills are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California

    Oil prices fell on Tuesday on anticipation of another weekly build in U.S. crude stockpiles.

  • NYMEX-Crude steady; U.S. inventories seen up again Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    TOKYO, April 21- U.S. crude futures held steady on Monday as a drop in stockpiles at a key U.S. delivery point offset near record high production in Saudi Arabia and an expected build in U.S. oil inventories. *NYMEX crude for May delivery, which expires later in the day, was down 4 cents at $56.34 a barrel by 0000 GMT, after settling up 64 cents at $56.38 on Monday.

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The North Dakota House endorsed a bill Monday that will cut an exemption for oil companies if crude prices continue to slide, in exchange for a lower and permanent flat tax rate. Democrats and leaders from the oil-rich Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in western North Dakota oppose the bill by the Republican-controlled Legislature that would...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 20- Intermediate producer Legacy Oil+ Gas Inc formed a special committee on Monday to deal with hedge fund FrontFour Capital's move to gain seats on its board, the first major case of shareholder activism in Canada's oil patch since last year's sharp drop in crude prices. Calgary- based Legacy, which has assets in southern Alberta and light...

  • The BP oil spill: Five years later   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    The BP oil spill: Five years later

    Mitch Jurisich, the owner of Jurisich Oysters LLC, speaks to CNBC about how the oyster fishing business has fared five years following the BP oil spill.

  • How Iran is being used in US oil export arguments Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:19 PM ET
    An oil tanker ship is shown moored at the loading bay of an oil refinery in Houston.

    Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski plans to introduce legislation this year to end the ban on US oil exports, in place since the 1970s.

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Oil prices ended in positive territory on Monday after a drop in stockpiles at the delivery point for U.S. crude in the second half of last week outweighed pressure from near record high production in Saudi Arabia. Tensions after the dispatch of U.S. Navy ships to waters near Yemen and an alert issued by Saudi Arabia for a possible militant attack...

  • 5 years after BP spill, questions linger in Gulf Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010.

    Most of the oil spilled in the disaster is gone, but effects on the Gulf of Mexico are still being gauged. NBC News reports.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Amid the deluge of major earnings reports, traders will also be keeping an eye on the oil market, as U.S. oil futures for May expire Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Oil prices rose on Monday after a drop in stockpiles at the delivery point for U.S. crude in the second half of last week outweighed pressure from near record high production in Saudi Arabia. Brent, the more widely-referenced benchmark, was up 40 cents at $63.85 a barrel by 1:12 p.m. EDT, after falling more than $1 earlier. "The market was bouncing...

  • BP spill: 5 years later   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    BP spill: 5 years later

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on recovery 5 years after the disastrous BP Gulf oil spill.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 20- Intermediate producer Legacy Oil+ Gas formed a special committee on Monday to deal with hedge fund FrontFour Capital's move to gain seats on its board, the first major case of shareholder activism in Canada's oil patch since last year's sharp drop in crude prices. Calgary- based Legacy, which has assets in the foothills of southern...

  • Tensions in the Middle East and a drop last week in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States also put a floor beneath U.K. North Sea Brent and U.S. crude futures, traders said. Brent, the more widely-referenced benchmark, was up 10 cents at $63.55 a barrel by 11:53 a.m. EDT, after falling more than $1 earlier. "The market was bouncing around looking for...

  • Analyst: Risk in oil continues despite rally Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:59 AM ET
    A file photo shows an Iranian worker at the South Pars field in the southern Iranian port town of Asaluyeh.

    There is downside risk to oil prices in the second quarter as Saudi Arabia increases productions levels, a Barclays analyst said Monday.

  • LONDON, April 20- Oil prices rose in a volatile day of trading on Monday as concerns over tension in the Middle East and a drop in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for crude offset comments from Saudi Arabia's oil minister that Saudi production would stay near record levels in April. Saudi Arabia has put security forces on alert for a possible militant attack on a...