• S&P downgrades European oil outlook on prices Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Standard & Poor's has downgraded the ratings outlook for some European oil companies as prices continue their slide.

  • HOUSTON, Dec 22- Plunging oil prices will prompt energy companies to cut investments in new projects by 25 percent or more in 2015, analysts said over the past week, as firms try to stay cash-flow positive and keep debt in check. With oil prices down more than 40 percent since June, some companies, including ConocoPhillips, have slashed spending by 20 percent.

  • How low can oil go?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Dissecting factors contributing to the decline of oil, with Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets.

  • Selling pressure at oil's close  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    U.S. oil is down 3 percent. The latest on energy's decline, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • S&P assigns negative outlook for 5 big oil firms  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    S&P has assigned negative outlooks to BP, Shell, ENI, BG Energy Holdings and Total S.A., reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Pisani: Ugly day for energy  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Bertha Coombs track the day's biggest movers including old technology names and biotech.

  • Boomtown in danger?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    The real impact of oil's price decline, with "Street Signs" host Brian Sullivan and David Arrington of Arrington Oil and Gas.

  • Saudis won't cut output  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides the latest on Saudi Arabia's oil production and its impact on the U.S. and Russia.

  • Why investors shouldn't give up on Mexico Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto

    Mexico's image as an emerging-market star has taken a pounding in recent weeks but here's why investors shouldn't give up, says UBS's Jorge Mariscal.

  • Dow leadership amid energy weakness  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reveals what big energy names are down today, and reports "old school" tech stocks are performing very well .

  • Morgan Stanley's oil picks: AAL, FINL & more  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Morgan Stanley is listing airline names which will benefit from the oil slump, including American Airlines. The FMHR traders, and Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. chairman, weigh in on the way to play the airline industry and apparel.

  • 5 Oil stocks a buy?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Barron's released a call recommending five oil stocks to buy now, including Royal Dutch Shell and EOG Resources. The FMHR traders weigh in.

  • What's driving nat gas lower?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports warm winter weather forecasts is pounding natural gas prices.

  • Brent prices have fallen more than 46 percent since the year's peak in June of above $115 per barrel, sped up by the November decision of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries not to reduce production. Saudi Arabia has also convinced its fellow OPEC members it is not in the group's interest to cut oil output, however far prices may fall, the kingdom's...

  • Mark Fisher: Canadian energy on sale  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. chairman, discusses when the falling price of oil could stabilize.

  • State winners, losers crowned in oil shock Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    The U.S. flag is displayed at Tesoro's oil refinery in Los Angeles, Calif.

    Oil's drop in price is affecting states across the country in different ways, but Alaska's hit has been the hardest.

  • Russia isn't like the '1990s'  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Russia has been dominating the news recently and its economy is not looking good. Anastasia Nesvetailova, director at City University's political economy research centre explains more.

  • Will oil ever stabilize?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Every time the oil price looks positive or stable "out comes something negative," says Richard Mallinson, analyst at Energy Aspects.

  • Frack no! Some locals lament NY ban: Report Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo greets fracking protesters outside his office in New York December 17, 2014.

    While some are praising New York's decision to ban fracking, some business owners who were hoping for a drilling-related boom are disappointed.

  • Time to end the Cold War for good: Jeffrey Sachs Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev last November.

    The Cuba rapprochement is a reminder that a Ukraine resolution is needed and that it's time to end the Cold War once and for all, says Jeffrey Sachs.