• Are oil markets 'walking to the end of a cliff'?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:35 PM ET

    With all focus on the ongoing rout in oil prices, markets have not realized the possible impact of recent cutbacks in exploration and production spending, says Vandana Hari , Asia Editorial Director at Platts.


  • US crude tumbles 3% on huge crude stock build Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 2:36 PM ET

    Nymex crude dropped after data from the U.S. government showed commercial crude inventories rose far more than expected last week.

  • TOKYO, Jan 22- U.S. crude futures fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, giving up almost half the gains from the previous session, after OPEC defended its decision not to intervene to stop a collapse in oil prices since the middle of last year. *OPEC defended on Wednesday its decision not to intervene to halt the oil price plunge, shrugging off warnings by top energy...

  • This commodity stands to gain from ECB easing  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:09 PM ET

    If the European Central Bank rolls out quantitative easing, gold will outperform in euro terms, says Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at U.S. Global Investors.

  • Who's solid or vulnerable on falling oil: Analyst Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:18 PM ET

    Eric Otto, director of oil exploration and production at CLSA, told CNBC who is solid or vulnerable after his $30-a-barrel oil stress test.

  • Gas savings = e-commerce, fast food spending  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Eric Chemi reports e-commerce sites, fast food establishments and restaurants have benefited the most from lower gas prices.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil up on the day  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 3:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, as traders continued to seek the bottom. Nat gas was up on colder weather forecasts, and gold was down today.

  • Pro: Pocket cash works, surprises to come  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    Energy is really what's going to drive this market over the next year, explains Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners. Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Map Press, weighs in.

  • Oil stress test: PXD & WLL  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:22 PM ET

    Eric Otto, CLSA, names oil stocks screaming at investors right now.

  • Venezuela is down to its last banker: China Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) gestures after decorating China's President Xi Jinping (L) with a Venezuelan sash during an official visit in Miraflores Presidential Palace, Caracas on July 20, 2014.

    Venezuela may be down to its last lifeline as oil prices continue to plummet, and the country needs financial backing more than ever.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 21- Western Canadian crude production will ramp up in 2015 despite plunging oil prices, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers said on Wednesday, although the industry body trimmed its forecast by 65,000 barrels per day to 3.6 million bpd. Despite the slight slowdown, crude output from Western Canada, which includes northern...

  • OPEC SecGen: We have to cut production together  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Abdallah Salem El-Badri, OPEC's secretary general, insists that the group "knew what it was doing" when it held production, and said that all producers have to "cut together."

  • Stocks gain for third day; longest win streak of 2015 Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:39 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks rose Wednesday on reports the ECB would implement a large-scale bond-purchasing program.

  • Doh! You blew your gas savings on pizza and beer Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:41 AM ET
    A gas station on Jan. 20, 2015 in Dellwood, Mo.

    in 2014, gas prices went down. Exclusive data to CNBC from Cardlytics shows where Americans saved and spent, breaking down sector winners and losers.

  • US oil carnage continues  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil prices rebound while BHP reduces its rig count and Baker Hughes cuts about 7,000 jobs.

  • Oil export losses to reach $300 billion in Middle East Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan 21- Losses from lower oil exports should sap up to $300 billion from economies in the Middle East and Central Asia this year, as countries in the region adjust to falling crude prices, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. Economies that are particularly dependent on oil exports, including Qatar, Iraq, Libya and Saudi Arabia, will be hit...

  • Wall Street jittery as ECB action looms Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a softer open as investors face another day of big name tech and bank earnings, ahead of Thursday's ECB meeting.


  • Low oil prices: Who really benefits?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:20 AM ET

    At Davos 2015, Dan Yergin, vice chairman of IHS, discusses global oil production and demand, from the U.S. to Saudi Arabia to Europe.