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  • The risks of investing in Russia  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 2:10 AM ET

    Karl Hennessy, CEO of Aon Global Broking, highlights the risks of investing in Russia this year, drawing on the firm's latest political risk map.

  • Crude reality: Oil poses biggest political risk Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 2:12 AM ET

    Low oil prices will compound political risks across emerging markets this year, according to a new report released Wednesday.

  • What Saudi Arabia's move means for oil prices  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 10:33 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, discusses news that Saudi Arabia raised the official selling prices for its oil deliveries to Asia and the U.S. on Tuesday.

  • *Saudi Arabia raises monthly prices for crude sales to U.S., Asia. SINGAPORE, March 4- Brent dipped on Wednesday but held above $60 a barrel, supported by a rise in Saudi crude prices and air strikes on oil facilities in Libya. In a move widely seen as showing Saudi Arabia's confidence about a recovery in demand, the OPEC kingpin raised the official selling prices for...

  • Brent holds above $60 after Saudi price hikes Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 10:10 PM ET

    *Fighting escalates in Libya before UN talks. SINGAPORE, March 4- Brent held above $60 a barrel on Wednesday supported by a hike in Saudi crude prices and strikes on oil facilities in Libya. In a move widely seen as a vote of confidence by Saudi Arabia in demand recovery, the OPEC kingpin raised the official selling prices for its oil deliveries to Asia and the United...

  • US crude settles up $1, at $51.53 after Beige Book Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 2:37 PM ET
    Oil drills are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California

    US crude futures closed up $1.01, at $51.53 a barrel, with their discount to Brent narrowing to less than $10 a barrel, after the announcement.

  • Why oil will be rangebound for the time being  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:16 PM ET

    Jim Rickards, chief global strategist at West Shore Funds, expects oil prices to trade between $50-60 for a year or two as Saudi Arabia attempts to put the U.S. shale frackers out of business.

  • 'Buffett of commodities' closes oil short  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    Crude bounced back above $50. Discussing the play in the oil patch, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • Commodities tomorrow: The Iranian oil issue  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Israeli PM Netanyahu's comments spiked oil until Obama responded. Oil still closed over $50.

  • US running out of room for oil; price collapse next? Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:41 PM ET
    Workers stand next to water service tanks at an Anadarko Petroleum hydraulic fracking site near Dacono, Colorado.

    U.S. oil supplies are hitting their highest point in at least 80 years, pressuring available storage.

  • Oil holds above $50 at close  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis tracks oil's action into the close. There was an intraday spike on Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress.

  • CASPER, Wyo.— Oil companies that operate in Wyoming report that they are holding off on hydraulic fracturing and are waiting to complete newly drilled oil wells to save money during low oil prices. EOG Resources, headquartered in Houston, announced that it plans to delay fracking 285 wells. Chesapeake Energy, based in Oklahoma City, likewise plans to wait until...

  • Consumer spending is due for a pop Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    A man at a gas station in Dellwood, Mo.

    The consensus among economists on Wall Street and at the Federal Reserve is that consumer spending will begin to increase in the coming months.

  • Andy Hall exits bearish oil bets  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 12:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses Andy Hall's latest investor letter with the FMHR team.

  • *Coming Up: American Petroleum Institute data at 2130 GMT. Higher prices imposed by Saudi Arabia for its crude buyers in Asia, the U.S. and northwest Europe did not immediately boost benchmark Brent and U.S. oil futures, although some traders saw the move as supportive. Brent jumped almost 3 percent, trading firmly above the $60- a-barrel support level, as rival...

  • DUBLIN, March 3- Irish aircraft lessor Avolon does not expect lower oil prices to have any impact on aircraft demand, its chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that most airlines were basing their long-term planning on $100 per barrel of oil. "The majority of airlines globally are still using $100 as their planning horizon number way out into the next decade,"...

  • DUBLIN, March 3- Irish aircraft lessor Avolon does not expect lower oil prices to have any impact on aircraft demand, its chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that most airlines were basing their long-term planning on $100 per barrel of oil. "The majority of airlines globally are still using $100 as their planning horizon number way out into the next decade,"...

  • Why I'm not waiting for the oil bottom: Rubenstein Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group co-founder and managing director

    Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC he is not waiting for oil to hit a bottom before investing in beaten-up energy companies.

  • UPDATE 6-Oil trades near $61 on Libya clashes Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:05 AM ET

    *Brent just under $61/ barrel, WTI at $50. LONDON, March 3- Oil rose more than $1 in volatile trade on Tuesday as fighting in Libya and signs of stronger global demand outweighed persistent concerns about a supply glut. Brent crude futures rose more than $2 at one point before slipping back to trade just below $61, recovering from their biggest one-day decline in a...

  • Next curveball for oil: An Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
    Iranian men hold placards during a demonstration outside the Tehran Research Reactor in the capital Tehran on November 23, 2014, to show their support to Iran's nuclear program.

    Talk is rising of a nuclear deal that could see sanctions lifted against Iran, a move that could turn the tap on its oil exports and push prices down.