Bricklin Dwyer, economist at BNP Paribas, says that by agreeing to export oil, the U.S. is sending a strong signal to Russia that it can also "manipulate" oil prices.» Read More
Syria's economy is small, but a conflict could ensnare a half-dozen other countries, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian said.
William Browder, CEO, Hermitage Capital Management, looks at Russia's relationship with Syria and the benefits of instability in the Middle East. National pride and relevance are the reasons behind the country's stance in Syria, he says. With Jason Trennert.
U.S. oil settled higher as U.S. lawmakers voiced support for military action against Syria, raising new fears about an armed conflict that could crimp supply.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, talks about supply side issues affecting oil prices and how the market still expects some kind of intervention in Syria.
Brent crude oil steadied around $114 on Monday, after a week of gains, as worries over possible Middle East supply disruptions receded.
Uncertainty over whether the U.S. job report will be enough for the Fed to start tapering combined with delays to military action against Syria are dividing opinion in oil prices.
As tensions in Syria rise, oil prices remain volatile. Dan Dicker, TheStreet, and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago, weigh in. "All the risks to oil remain to the upside," says Dicker.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the difference between a trade and an investment. When you "trade," you're buying the stock for a specific catalyst; and an investment is based on a long-term thesis.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from London on the British Parliament's vote against military intervention in Syria.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports mixed reactions from Syria following John Kerry and President Obama's statements. Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY), explains why he is urging an attack on Syria and feels the President is handling the situation well.
Since 1950, September has been the worst month for stocks. Can the historical trend be broken? Harry Dent, "Survive and Prosper" Newsletter, and Gina Sanchez, Chantico Global, weigh in.
CNBC's John Harwood provides what may be next for U.S. involvement in Syria. John Bussey, Wall Street Journal, and Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations, weigh in.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis breaks down how oil and energy ended the week. And Chris Faulkner, Breitling Oil and Gas CEO, joins to discuss Syria's impact on oil and energy.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Syria following John Kerry and President Obama's statements on Syria. And Micheal O'Hanlon, Brookings; and former Army captain Michael Breen of Truman National Security Project; discuss the impact of a U.S. strike in Syria with only the U.S. and France on board.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski has the latest following President Obama's comments on Syria. Miklaszewski says "advanced preparations for military strikes against Syria are underway in the Pentagon."
Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Theodore Kattouf weighs in on Secretary of State John Kerry's statements on the crisis in Syria and the potential U.S. military action there. "This has to be done quickly; it has to be effective, but not to the extent it entangles us in the civil war," he says.
CNBC Contributor Addison Armstrong discusses the action in the oil market on Secretary of State John Kerry's comments about U.S. military action in Syria. "I would expect to see the oil markets rally higher into the close and end positive," he says.
The crisis in Syria is just one of many problems in the Mideast that drove oil prices recently higher, John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil, told CNBC.
John Hofmeister, Citizens for Affordable Energy, discusses how uncertainty in the Middle East is impacting global energy production and prices.