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  • Oil Soars to Another Record Close of $96.70 Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 4:04 PM ET
    Oil Refinery

    Crude oil soared to another record close of $96.70 after attacks in the Middle East added to supply concerns.

  • Pray for a Warm Winter: Heating Bills Headed Up Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 2:20 PM ET
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    Higher crude oil prices will force consumers to dig even deeper into their pockets to pay this winter's heating bills, as costs for heating oil, natural gas and propane will be more than previously expected.

  • Mad Mail: Green Is Universal, But Is It Profitable? Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 10:24 AM ET

    Also, a follow-up on Cramer's interview with the CEO of Diana Shipping and revisiting a $80 to $120 stock that didn't pan out.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Valero Profit Sinks 20% as Refining Margins Shrink Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 8:36 AM ET

    Independent refiner Valero Energy said on Tuesday its third-quarter earnings fell 20 percent as the margins to make gasoline fell sharply from the record levels reached in the second quarter.

  • Oil Finishes Lower on Fresh US Mortgage Worries Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 3:29 PM ET
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    Oil dropped Monday as the growing U.S. subprime mortgage crisis heightened concern over the economic health of the world's top energy consumer.

  • Canada's Ballard Power Systems said Monday it is in negotiations with German car and truck maker Daimler as well as Ford Motor regarding its automotive fuel cell business.

  • 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.

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.