• Santelli Exchange: Absurd public policy     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Holman Jenkins Jr., Wall Street Journal columnist, discuss how public policy contributed to turbulence in the energy sector and is holding back growth in America.

  • *OPEC shows no sign of cutting output to defend oil prices. LONDON, Oct 15- Brent crude bounced off a four-year low on Wednesday to above $85 a barrel, a level that was still down 25 percent since June, as a drop in the value of the dollar attracted some cautious buying in the oil market. U.S. crude gained 40 cents a barrel to $82.24, rebounding by more than $2 after hitting a...

  • OPEC game of chicken?     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil prices have just barely turned positive, and one theory regarding supply is OPEC is playing a "game of chicken" with the U.S. oil producers.

  • Oil stocks slip, but do better than wider markets Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    A working oil pump is seen in Oberlauterbach, Eastern France, September 9, 2014.

    The S&P 500 Energy Sector was down a little less than the broader S&P 500 Index on Wednesday, and both were off earlier lows.

  • Floating storage at sea stalls despite falling oil prices Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    *Falling oil prices still to attract large scale storage at sea. *Oil tanker rates gaining ground after years in doldrums. LONDON, Oct 15- Despite falling oil prices, traders in recent weeks have booked just a few tankers to store cargoes at sea as higher freight costs outweigh any profit play for now.


  • Cramer repeats not the dip to buy     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer analyzes the major market declines, and discusses whether the amount of people watching "Walking Dead" has anything to do with the incredible fear out there over Ebola.

  • *OPEC shows no sign of cutting output to defend oil prices. LONDON, Oct 15- Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply. Brent for November delivery touched a fresh post-2010 low of $83.37, down $1.67, before recovering to around $84.80 by...

  • Cramer: Oil hit by 'perfect storm' Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Jim Cramer

    As oil continues its spiral downward, how much further can it go?

  • Markets open: Cramer feels the panic     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer looks ahead to look back, making his predictions for sentiment on Ebola and the oil slide.

  • Cramer: Perfect storm against oil     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    Is oil going to $70 or even lower? CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses how far oil will fall. Cramer says there is no place put oil and the U.S. must start to export.

  • Cramer: US continues to underestimate Ebola     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on Ebola protocols and headwinds for the markets.

  • Pressure's on for better fiscal policy: Hubbard     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Glenn Hubbard, Columbia University dean, shares his thoughts on the economy and politics.

  • Hot retail stocks to watch     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Matthew Boss, JPMorgan retail analyst, shares his outlook on retail winners this upcoming holiday shopping season.

  • Expect short run on depressed oil prices: Expert     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    John Hofmeister, former Shell Oil president, shares his outlook on oil as prices get crushed.

  • Energy sector slammed     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on the collapse of oil prices as energy stocks get pounded.

  • UPDATE 5-Oil falls to $84, near 4-year low, on oversupply Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    *OPEC shows no sign of cutting output to defend oil prices. LONDON, Oct 15- Brent crude fell to a fresh 47- month low on Wednesday before recovering to around $84 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply. "There's broad acceptance by the market that Saudi Arabia is willing to let prices go lower.

  • *Caution reigns after disappointing China inflation reading. Market volatility has surged in recent weeks as investors weigh the timing of expected interest rate increases, especially in the United States, against disappointing macroeconomic signals such as a worse-than-expected inflation reading from China. Britain's FTSE 100 benchmark stock index...

  • Hedge funds bruised by oil plunge     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports some of the biggest hedge funds are getting crushed on their energy holdings.

  • *China inflation slows to near-five-year low. LONDON, Oct 15- The Canadian dollar fell to a five-year low and Norway's crown slid to a four-year trough against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday as investors fled the currencies of economies that are grappling with a drop in energy prices. This is likely to cement the view that the European Central Bank may have to resort...