• The Caracas Stock Exchange plunged over 12% Tuesday on continued worries about President Hugo Chavez's plans to nationalize several of Venezuela's key industries, including oil.

  • Dow Sets Record as Investors Buy Tech, Energy Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | 6:15 PM ET

    The Dow scored its second record close in a row and the Nasdaq had its best week in four months as buyers snapped up oil, financial and technology stocks ahead of next week's earnings reports.

  • Buying in Technology Drives U.S. Stocks to Higher Close Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | 2:09 AM ET

    Buying in technology and financial stocks pushed stocks  higher,  outweighing declines in the energy sector.

  • Venezuelan Stocks Plunge as Chavez Talks Nationalization Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 2:44 PM ET

    Venezuelan stocks plunged after President Hugo Chavez announces plans to nationalize some telecommunications and power generation utilities

  • Big Day For Apple And Earnings Season Begins Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | 8:09 AM ET

    Stocks in the U.S. are positioned to move higher on the opening after yesterday's afternoon turnaround. European stock markets are higher, and Asia turned in a mixed performance. Today kicks off the fourth quarter earnings season with the release of Dow component Alcoa's earnings after the bell. OIL DIP: Oil is weaker again this morning and heading close to the $55 technical level traders are watching.

  • Stocks closed higher after another volatile day as gains in technology stocks and a huge drop in oil prices boosted the major averages.

  • Oil Prices and Margins Fall at ConocoPhillips Thursday, 4 Jan 2007 | 1:30 PM ET

    ConocoPhillips said fourth-quarter production was lower than expected, and refining and marketing margins fell significantly from the third quarter.

  • Energy Stocks Hit as Oil Drops on Warm Weather Wednesday, 3 Jan 2007 | 6:35 PM ET

    Shares of energy companies tumbled Wednesday as unseasonably warm winter weather pushed oil prices down more than 4.5%.

  • Energy Stocks: Analyst Picks for 2007 Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | 11:30 AM ET

    As we've said--OPEC meets tomorrow (threatening production cuts) and U.S. gas inventories are out (down)--as we've been focusing on the global energy picture. But what does it mean for your stock portfolio? Here are some picks from two energy stock analysts on "Morning Call." Jacques Rousseau is an analyst with FBR. He says it all about being selective right now. James Wicklund is Energy Equity Analyst with Banc of America Securities....

  • Gazprom

    Gazprom has declared it wants to be the world leader in liquefied natural gas. Vice Chairman Alexander Medvedev was on "Morning Call" today to talk about it. Gazprom is already the world’s largest gas company – controlling a quarter of the world’s reserves.