The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in oil and gas production, are hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have been established, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.» Read More
The bailout money Ukraine is getting may go directly to Russia, analysts tell CNBC.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up after a stronger-than-expected jobs report; gold prices were weaker for the same reason; and natural gas was off slightly on the day.
The case for raising the gas tax, with Carl Davis, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, and Chris Edwards, CATO Institute director of tax policy studies.