NEW YORK, April 1- U.S. crude inventories rose last week to a record high for the 12th straight week, while gasoline stocks fell more than four times than expected as demand grew for the motor fuel, data from the Energy Information Administration showed on Wednesday. "The large decline in gasoline inventories is notable, as is the four-week average demand of 9...» Read More
Tough talk from Tehran this week sent crude oil prices higher, but what does a cost-benefit perspective suggest?
A couple of “Fast Money” pros largely brushed aside concerns about Iran’s effect on crude oil prices Tuesday, focusing instead on decreasing demand as the stronger factor in the commodities market.
Among the gainers in the energy sector Friday, Valero also stood out as a solid play looking ahead, said Oppenheimer energy analyst Fadel Gheit.
Chris Danely, JPMorgan with the trade on the tablet wars. Also, the update on a court decision that could deliver a major blow to Rambus.
Rich Ilczyszyn, independent commodities trader, has the bullish play on oil's rally, and the Fast Money traders take a look at the nuclear bidding war for uranium developer, Hathor Exploration.
This week's mega-mergers have suddenly forced mid-sized players to reexamine their strategies.
Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank lead oil analyst with the play on oil refiner stocks, and the trade on metals, especially aluminum, which is cheap relative to other base metals, says Dan Dicker, Mercbloc president.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the oil industry from Larose, Louisiana, where the promise of paying jobs is fueling the call for expanded drilling.
The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.
Money is flowing back into crude oil with futures near ninety dollars a barrel. Dan Dicker, MercBloc, LLC weighs in on what it means for refiners and how to trade it.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss possible ways to trade this massive storm.
The hurricane is posing a threat to the eight oil refineries on the East Coast, with Charles Drevna, National Petrochemical and Refiners Association.
As the price of crude oil has surged in the last year, several big oil stocks have followed suit. The next quarter will likely deliver good news again for these stocks, said one analyst—but another suggested examining how companies react to oil's rise before investing in them.
The “old” politics of Opec, which split the cartel and marred its influence in the oil market of the 1990s, have made an unexpected return after a decade-long absence. The FT reports.
Saudi Arabia has been quietly increasing its crude oil production ahead of Wednesday’s meeting of the Opec oil cartel, in a sign that Riyadh is trying to bring oil prices down to more comfortable levels for consumers in the US, Europe and China. The FT reports.
The price at the gas pump will fall from the current $3.80 per gallon national average to $3.50 or lower by July 4, Gulf Oil Chief Executive Joe Petrowski told CNBC Thursday.
Insight on what flooding means for oil and refiners, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James, and Jeff Grossman, BRG Brokerage.
The commodities market witnessed a volatile five days last week with silver a major loser. Some analysts were predicting the losses for silver would lead losses in other commodities like oil, which saw the WTI contract drop below $100 a barrel.
CNBC's Jane Wells with a look at the unusually low gasoline inventories and what it means for prices at the pump during the summer driving season.
Oil prices are heading back towards the $80 - $100 a barrel sweet spot which will boost oil stocks and take pressure off the global economy, according to Jens Zimmermann, a senior equity analyst at ABN AMRO Private Banking in Zurich.