US oil closed up more than 5% after government data showed inventories rose for a 12th consecutive week.
As concerns about the glut of oil in the world continues to weigh, some have questioned why prices haven't fallen even further.
Nonbank mortgage lending rose to 37.5 percent of the market during 2014, up from 14 percent in 2011. Who are the players?
The landscape ahead will be different now that stimulus from the Federal Reserve and elsewhere is losing its impact, Bill Gross said.
U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors weighed softness in economic data ahead of Friday's important jobs report.
Oil companies are cutting dividends. Banks are a mess. Apple's dividend is the best stock income bet going, and it's about to get bigger.
Private business job creation decelerated in March as an economic slowdown put a dent in activity.
"There's a significant and growing disparity between the stock market and the economy," real estate mogul Sam Zell tells CNBC.
Cornerstone Macro's Carter Worth says the market is due for a major reboot, and he has the charts to prove it.
Surveys show investors have no idea what's going to happen to the stock market next. Here's how to trade the unknown.
Two entrepreneurs - one Spanish, the other Portuguese - tell CNBC.com how they have managed their business during tough economic times.
Ready for tomorrow? "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares the two market themes that are key to making more money.
After an historic 2014, the first quarter of IPO activity has seen a notable dropoff.
Even if you don't have the spending habits of some pro athletes, you should get a better handle on your money.
The sandwich generation, in their 40s and 50s, is overwhelmed by competing obligations, having to care for both kids and aging parents.
Stocks sold off Wednesday, but several market experts said they were using the opportunity to scoop up undervalued names.
Despite volatility in interest rates, mortgage applications moved decidedly higher last week, continuing their strong stride into spring.
The world’s shipping lines risk bankruptcy and will have to shed assets in order to stay afloat, an industry expert has warned CNBC.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC that if Greece ended up leaving the euro zone, "that may not be a bad thing for the euro."
The ADP jobs report and a key manufacturing survey may show the lingering impact of the harsh winter weather that snuffed out first-quarter growth.