• America’s iconic companies that disappeared Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    Pan Am Boeing 747-100 landing at Tempelhof Airport.

    Even brands that are part of our cultural landscape cannot withstand the test of time. Here's some that vanished over the last 25 years.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 57 or 1.4 percent, to $41.80. ConocoPhillips rose $2.02 or 3.0 percent, to $68.36. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.29 or 1.5 percent, to $86.63.

  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 74 or 1.8 percent, to $41.97. ConocoPhillips rose $1.76 or 2.6 percent, to $68.10. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.86 or 2.2 percent, to $87.20.

  • Early Glance: Oil companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 49 or 1.2 percent, to $41.72. ConocoPhillips rose$. 91 or 1.4 percent, to $67.25. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 67 or. 8 percent, to $86.01.

  • HOUSTON, April 12- More than 400 striking hourly workers represented by the United Steelworkers union at Lyondell Basell Industries' Houston refinery are scheduled to vote on the company's last, best and final offer on Monday and Tuesday, a local union official said on Sunday. USW Local 13 -227' s executive committee recommended on Sunday that the union's...

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- The United States is planning to impose a major new regulation on offshore oil and gas drilling to try to prevent the kind of explosions that caused the catastrophic BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing Obama administration officials. The Interior Department could make the announcement as...

  • Look here for next energy sector merger: Analyst Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:51 PM ET
    Barrels are filled with oil at a Royal Dutch Shell lubricants blending plant in Torzhok, Russia.

    Spotting the next big energy sector could be tougher than investors expect, Henderson Global Investors' Matthew Beesley says.

  • Expect more energy mergers to come: Pro   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    Expect more energy mergers to come: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer of Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why Shell's $70 billion deal for BG group may just be the first of many energy mergers.

  • Oil stocks surge on M&A, Europe closes flat Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:34 AM ET

    European equities closed mostly lower on Wednesday, despite a surge in energy stocks after Royal Dutch Shell launched a bid for U.K.-listed BG Group.

  • Stable dollar, oil key for bull market: Investor Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET
    A man walks past a board showing U.S. dollar exchange rates in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 4, 2015.

    If you want to beat the market this year, you have to watch where the U.S. dollar and oil are trading, according to one investor who's trouncing the S&P 500.

  • Shell’s BG deal: The biggest oil price bet yet? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 4:19 AM ET
    An oil pump jack in the oil town of Gonzales, Texas.

    Shell’s £47 billion ($69 billion) agreed deal for energy company BG Group has already sent shares in the UK energy utility up nearly 40 percent.

  • Shell launches $69B cash-and-share bid for BG Group Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:18 AM ET

    Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed it is in advanced talks to buy UK utility BG Group, in a £47 billion cash-and-shares offer.

  • What would you ask a market-beating investor? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 10:48 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Jim Lebenthal, current leader of the Halftime Report Portfolio competition, will answer all your market questions Wednesday in a CNBC Pro live webinar.

  • *Singapore marketing hubs save the two A $750 mln/ year- AFR. *Rio, BHP say the Singapore hubs not set up to save tax. MELBOURNE, April 7- Australia is pursuing global miners BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto for shifting billions of dollars in iron ore profits through marketing hubs in Singapore that pay almost no tax, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.

  • Chevron exits Caltex Australia stake for $3.7 bln Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 10:35 PM ET

    PERTH, March 28- U.S. energy giant Chevron sold its entire stake in refiner Caltex Australia Ltd for A $4.7 billion in Asia's biggest block deal this year, as falling oil prices and high costs hurt margins. Offshore institutional investor demand for the 50 percent stake in Australia's biggest refiner was strong, with bidding driving the final price to A $35 a share,...

  • HONG KONG/ SYDNEY, March 27- U.S. energy firm Chevron is seeking to sell its entire stake in Caltex Australia Ltd for about A $4.6 billion, exiting Australia's biggest refiner after nearly 40 years as falling oil prices and high costs hurt margins. A successful sale of Chevron's 50 percent stake, which the company is offering at a discount to market prices, would make...

  • Shell to cut more UK North Sea jobs in 2015 Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    Barrels are filled with oil at a Royal Dutch Shell lubricants blending plant in Torzhok, Russia.

    Royal Dutch Shell plans further job cuts in its UK North Sea oil and gas business in 2015, adding to its cost cuts in response to falling oil prices.

  • HOUSTON, March 25- Striking workers at Tesoro Corp's Martinez, California, refinery have ratified a new contract, ending a 52- day strike at that plant, the United Steelworkers union said on Wednesday. USW members at the Martinez refinery were the last of three Tesoro groups to approve the contract based on a tentative national agreement reached between the...

  • US crude ends slightly higher; Brent slips 1.4% Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 2:51 PM ET
    Workers from Select Energy Services at a Hess fracking site near Williston, N.D.

    Brent fell on Tuesday as the dollar reversed losses and fear of global oversupply persisted, while strong U.S. data limited WTI's losses.

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 6:41 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.