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  • Oil down on IMF forecast  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 2:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis outlines bearish factors impacting the oil trade.

  • Ted Christie, chief financial officer at low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, said airlines had "very expensive systems and people thinking about how to maximise revenue, and they should do that regardless of the oil price." Politicians and consumer groups in the United States and Europe have called on airlines to cut fares. And on Jan. 7, as North Sea oil prices hit a...

  • Ukraine says Russian troops launched new assaults Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:53 PM ET
    Local residents inspect their home, which was damaged by last night's shelling in the village of Sartan, near Mariupol January 20, 2015.

    Ukrainian forces came under attack by Russian regular forces north of the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine.

  • BofA's Moynihan: Low oil long-term benefit  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick speaks to Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, about the bank's exposure to troubled oil companies.

  • Halliburton, Baker Hughes see a tough 2015 Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:22 AM ET

    Baker Hughes and Halliburton posted better-than-expected profits, but warned that a drop in drilling due to weak oil prices would hurt results in 2015.

  • Iran: $25 oil possible  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the issues putting pressure on Brent crude and natural gas today.

  • *China economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014, weakest in 24 years. London, Jan 20- Brent crude oil prices fell towards $48 a barrel on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 implying lower demand for fuel. BNP Paribas analyst Harry Tchilinguirian said the IMF forecast cut was widely expected.

  • Cramer: Gulf of Mexico gigantic Q1  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer provides is outlook for oil production in the first quarter and insight to Halliburton and Schlumberger.

  • By the end of 2012, efficiency improvements, substitution, and changes in behaviour had cut oil consumption in the advanced economies by 8 million barrels per day compared with the pre-2005 trend, according to James Hamilton at the University of California. Today, consumption of petroleum products in the United States is 1.8 million b/d lower than it was in...

  • Former oil exec: $5-a-gallon gas on the way Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    A customer puts gas into a vehicle at the U-gas station in Miami, Florida.

    John Hofmeister, Shell Oil's former president, said U.S. gas prices will shoot back up soon, USA Today reports.

  • Can Obama bridge political divide?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:32 AM ET

    Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.

  • *China economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014, weakest in 24 years. London, Jan 20- Brent crude oil prices steadied around $49 a barrel on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 implying lower demand for fuel. BNP Paribas analyst Harry Tchilinguirian said the IMF forecast cut was widely expected.

  • UPDATE 6-Oil below $49 after IMF cuts growth forecast Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:58 AM ET

    *China economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014, weakest in 24 years. London, Jan 20- Brent crude oil prices steadied below $49 a barrel on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 implying lower demand for fuel. Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries have said they...

  • Oil won't hit $80 for decades  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    With a bumpy start to the earnings season, could more focus on the consumer lead to a pick-up in earnings? Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • *China economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014, weakest in 24 years. London, Jan 20- Brent crude oil prices fell towards $48 a barrel on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 implying lower demand for fuel. Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries have said they...

  • UPDATE 4-Oil prices dip on weak China GDP data Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 3:23 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, Jan 20- Oil markets dipped on Tuesday as China's economic growth for 2014 undershot a government target and hit its weakest annual expansion in 24 years, adding to worries in energy markets already suffering from slowing demand and oversupply. The world's second-largest economy grew 7.4 percent last year, China's National Bureau of Statistics...

  • PetroChina workers at the site of an oil well in Xinjiang, China.

    Oil prices may be the buzzword of the moment, but what will be people in the sector be talking about in the future? CNBC looks at some possibilities.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 20- Canada's oil sands companies are perilously close to operating at a loss after six months of plunging crude prices, yet many say they have no plans to cut production at their vast projects in northern Alberta. On the contrary, Syncrude and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd are planning to boost production, in the expectation economies of...

  • IMF: China slowdown won't have an 'enormous effect'  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 10:46 PM ET

    Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor & Director of Research at IMF, tells CNBC's Emily Tan how slowing growth in China could affect its trading partners in Asia.

  • Why China GDP isn't oil's saving grace  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 10:33 PM ET

    China's above-view GDP data released on Tuesday won't change the direction of oil prices as that is hinged on a supply fix, says Randy Ollenberger, Analyst at BMO Nesbitt Burns.