• The Week Ahead: Concerns about the Fed  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 4:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.

  • Revamped US oil hedges may test OPEC's patience Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:33 AM ET

    OPEC's biggest members are counting down until their U.S. shale rivals lose the one thing shielding them from crashing oil prices - hedges.

  • Oil selloff has been overdone, says this expert  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:31 AM ET

    Andrew Su, CEO of Compass Global Markets, expects oil prices to consolidate above $50 a barrel this quarter despite soft fundamentals remaining.

  • U.S. crude slid as low as $51.40 a barrel on Monday, its lowest since May 2009, and at 0535 GMT was at $51.60 a barrel, still down $1.09. February Brent crude dropped as low as $55.36 a barrel, also its lowest since May 2009, before edging back to $55.51, down 91 cents. "Oil demand is unlikely be robust this year when we look at the state of economies in China, Japan and Europe,"...

  • Will oil prices see a recovery?  Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 10:31 PM ET

    David Hewitt, Co-head of Global Oil & Gas Equity Research at Credit Suisse, discusses the outlook for oil prices.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 5- U.S. crude and Brent futures dropped to fresh 5-1/ 2- year lows on Monday as worries about a surplus of global supplies amid weak demand continued to drag on oil markets. U.S. crude slid as low as $51.40 a barrel, its lowest since May 2009, and at 0312 GMT was just a tick above that at $51.59 a barrel, still down $1.10. February Brent crude dropped as low as...

  • Crude settles at $50.04, lowest since April 2009 Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:33 PM ET
    Workers connect drill bits and drill collars, used to extract natural petroleum, on Endeavor Energy Resources LP's Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas.

    U.S. crude and Brent futures dropped to fresh 5½-year lows on Monday as worries remain about a surplus of global supplies amid weak demand.

  • TOKYO, Jan 5- U.S. crude futures extended declines to a third day on Monday to stay near their lowest level in more than five years, hurt by a slew of weak economic data in the world's biggest oil consumer. *NYMEX crude for February delivery was down 39 cents at $52.30 a barrel by 2340 GMT, after settling down 58 cents at on Friday. *London Brent crude for February delivery...

  • We can't be isolated and grow too: Iran's Rouhani Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 5:04 PM ET
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

    Iran's president called for an end to state involvement in the economy and an end to the country's isolation.

  • Diesel users get shut out of gas plunge party Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 9:21 AM ET
    A customer refuels his vehicle at a U-gas station in Miami, Dec. 8, 2014.

    Drivers who depend on diesel fuel were still paying an average of $3.21 a gallon as of Dec. 29.

  • MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets soft after oil slips Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 8:52 AM ET

    *Egypt's CIB extends leg up following credit rating upgrade. DUBAI, Jan 4- Most Gulf stock markets fell on Sunday after Brent crude oil closed down nearly a dollar a barrel at $56.42 on Friday and many investors remained absent from the markets for extended holiday breaks. Although markets have become less prone to panic sell-offs since Saudi Arabia announced...

  • Fracking bans met with heavyweight response Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 5:44 AM ET

    When cities decide to ban fracking, they can face expensive, long court battles with energy companies and industry groups to defend the measures.

  • Don't fear, a U.S. renaissance is at hand: Kudlow Saturday, 3 Jan 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Oil drills are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California

    Oil, the new Congress and other factors are shaping up to create a new U.S. renaissance, Larry Kudlow says.

  • With low oil, how to play energy: Pro Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:09 PM ET
    Ray Gerish, a floor hand for Raven Drilling, works on an oil rig drilling into the Bakken shale formation on July 28, 2013 outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    Energy investors should focus on companies that show good upside while factoring in current commodity prices, an energy analyst said.

  • Rig closures impact oil snap-back: Pro  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 3:45 PM ET

    What forces will push oil higher in 2015, with former Shell Oil president John Hofmeister.

  • Strong dollar = crude slide  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 3:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis tracks oil's downward momentum in today's trade.

  • UPDATE 10-Oil declines in thin, volatile trading Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 3:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 2- Global benchmark Brent crude oil closed down nearly a dollar a barrel Friday after a day of choppy trading despite expectations of new investments in the new year, as strong mid-day rallies in crude fizzled. Brent was down 91 cents at $56.42 a barrel. Front-month U.S. crude for February delivery settled down 58 cents a barrel at $52.69, before a steep...

  • Choppy oil predictions for 2015  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 2:02 PM ET

    Discussing the possibility of an oil rebound in 2015, with Kyle Cooper, AF Advisors.

  • Exxon: Bull vs. bear  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 12:41 PM ET

    FMHR trader Josh Brown thinks Exxon will go higher regardless of the moves in crude; while Stephen Weiss, thinks there are other opportunities.

  • Low oil good for Americans, not global growth: Pro Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 11:27 AM ET
    A customer pumps fuel at a Sunoco gas station in Rockbridge, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2014.

    But commodity analyst Matt Smith also says he expects gas prices to bottom out soon.