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  • Gasoline Prices Near Summer Peaks on $95 Crude Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 2:30 PM ET

    U.S. retail gasoline prices have rebounded to summertime levels following the five-week bull run that has lifted crude oil prices to over $96 per barrel, according to retail surveys released this week.

  • Oil Pipeline

    US crude oil futures ended at a record close of almost $96 on Friday as robust domestic jobs data reassured investors that the current credit crunch had not affected the wider economy.

  • Oil Ends Below $94 After Hitting Record High Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 3:55 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline

    Oil prices ended down after reaching a record high Thursday, as worries over the health of the U.S. economy resurfaced.

  • What Record High Oil Prices Mean for You Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 11:28 AM ET

    Oil prices keep breaking record highs. What does it mean for the economy--and investors? Here's what some of the experts are saying on CNBC.

  • Hollywood's Newest Hit: The Color Green Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 5:03 PM ET

    In the entertainment industry, the idea of being green is very, very cool. You can't go two feet without seeing a Prius--they're even becoming the limo-of-choice for the Oscars. I myself bought a Prius in May and I love it. Not only is it eco-friendly, but it's also incredibly convenient. Not having to fill up that often saves a ton of money, and all that time wasted at the gas station. Tons of time.

  • Oil Closes at Record Over $94 After Rate Cut Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 4:11 PM ET
    Oil Barrels

    Oil surged to a record close over $94 a barrel after the Federal Reserve cut two key interest rates and U.S. oil supplies showed an unexpected decline for the week.

  • Oil Slides Over $3 From Record High, to $90 a Barrel Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 6:05 PM ET

    Oil fell more than $3 from its record high in a broad commodity sell-off sparked by uncertainty over how aggressive the U.S. Federal Reserve will be with further interest rate cuts.

  • Nanosolar: On Your Minds And In Your Emails Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 8:54 PM ET
    Nanosolar Explosion

    Just getting a chance now to look at email to the blog and you flooded me with interest in Nanosolar! Paul Dear in Michigan: "How do you invest in it?" Jim Miller asks, "How do we invest? Why can't we plebes buy it? Don't you think a good idea deserves a rapid capital accumulation? What's the problem?"

  • Why $90 Oil Won't Hurt as Much as You'd Think Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 5:34 PM ET
    Gas Pump

    Oil prices have been climbing for nearly two weeks straight, breaking new records almost daily. Friday's been no different with U.S. crude oil futures breaching the $90 a barrel level during the Asian morning session.

  • Oil Hits Another Record, Closing at $93.53 a Barrel Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 3:23 PM ET

    Oil closed at a record $93.53 a barrel on Monday as investors bet on another U.S. interest rate cut, the dollar struck new lows and Mexico briefly halted one-fifth of its oil production.

  • Think Oil Is Expensive? Not Even Close Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 2:20 PM ET

    U.S. oil surged to a nominal all-time high of $93.20 a barrel on Monday, boosting the annual average price to $67.99.

  • Top Court Will Hear Exxon Valdez Damages Case Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 10:39 AM ET

    The Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the long-running battle over the $2.5 billion in punitive damages owed by Exxon Mobil for the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989.

  • World's Addiction to Coal Is Growing Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | 3:26 PM ET

    Coal is big, and getting bigger. As oil and natural gas prices soar, the world is relying ever more on the cheap, black-burning mainstay of the Industrial Revolution.

  • Oil Pulls Back from Record High Above $92 a Barrel Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 4:16 PM ET

    Oil rallied to a fresh record high above $92 a barrel on Friday as the dollar tumbled to a record low, Washington imposed new sanctions on Iran and gunmen shut more oil production in Nigeria.

  • How I Keep My 100 Year Old House "Green" Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 1:49 PM ET

    If you think your car is an environmental monster, then be afraid, very afraid, of your house. I was covering a major home building conference last February when I heard an incredible factoid: your house leaves a bigger carbon footprint than your car. Why? Because, unlike your car, it is ALWAYS running.

  • Global Gas Prices Rise as Crude Keeps Climbing Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 8:44 AM ET

    Global gasoline prices rose in October, defying a seasonal fall at the end of summer when driving demand wanes, as crude prices hit record highs, a Reuters survey on Friday showed.

  • US Crude Smashes Record Amid Supply Concerns Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 4:03 PM ET
    Oil Pump

    Oil roared to a new record over $90 Thursday as tight inventories and fresh signs OPEC will shrug off calls for additional oil from big consumer nations sent prices up more than 3 percent.

  • Oil Ends Above $87 on Supply Fears Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 3:21 PM ET
    Oil Pump

    Oil closed higher Wednesday, after a sharp fall in U.S. inventories stirred up fears of a supply shortfall ahead of winter.

  • International Investing: Kenya Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 1:09 PM ET

    Kenya is the regional hub for trade and finance in East Africa. Agricultural output was reduced by a severe drought in 1999 and 2000, and recovery has been limited by widespread governmental corruption and by low prices for several primary exports. The International Monetary Fund has repeatedly suspended loans to Kenya (in 1997, 2001, and 2006) because of corruption, but GDP grew more than 5% in 2006.

  • Fires Near Nuclear Reactors, but No Imminent Danger Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 12:19 PM ET

    Southern California wildfires moved 6 miles closer Wednesday to two nuclear reactors at the San Onofre power plant in northern San Diego County, but the utility that operates it says it is not in imminent danger.