Valero Energy Corp


  • Before the recent downturn in the U.S. stock market, portfolio strategists and market prognosticators said the resiliency of the markets was a key sign of positive times ahead.

  • Hurricane Dean Spurs More Offshore Oil Evacuations Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 3:54 PM ET

    Energy companies in the Gulf of Mexico stepped up evacuations of workers Friday ahead of the first Atlantic hurricane of 2007, even as most revised forecasts showed the storm missing oil and gas installations.

  • Shell Shuts Wells, Starts Evacuations in U.S. Gulf Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 6:24 PM ET

    Shell Oil was pulling nonessential workers from the western U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday as the company prepared to shut in 5 million cubic feet of natural gas production off the south Texas coast, the company said.

  • Market pros will be looking closely at the tech sector in the upcoming earnings season, but for investors seeking a quick pop, they need look no further than the energy sector as oil prices remain at record levels.

  • Energy Maven Says Oil, Gasoline Will Keep Rising Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | 5:41 PM ET

    John Kilduff, senior vice president and energy analyst at Man Financial, appeared on CNBC's special "Power Lunch at the Four Seasons" to give his outlook for oil and gasoline -- and to explain why easing tensions in Nigeria haven't made him bearish on either.

  • Your First Move For Monday June 4th Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 8:59 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our guys give you tomorrow's best trades, tonight!

  • Oil prices slumped as much as 4% after the threat of further disruptions to Nigerian supplies receded and gasoline futures sold off as U.S. refineries returned to production.

  • Oil Prices Fall in Light Trading Monday, 28 May 2007 | 7:36 AM ET

    Oil prices fell in light trade Monday, eased by the end of a Nigerian oil workers' strike over the weekend.

  • Oil Gains on Supply Concerns, Rises to $65 Friday, 25 May 2007 | 4:02 PM ET

    Prices for crude oil and gasoline rose on supply concerns ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer driving season. Strikes and violence in Nigeria also propped up the oil market.

  • Gasoline prices climbed and crude prices fell after another round of outages at U.S. refineries stoked supply concerns ahead of Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer driving season.

  • Profiting from High Gasoline Prices Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 2:48 PM ET

    Gasoline prices are soaring -- but one "Morning Call" guest says the best revenge is investing well. Rob Cox, U.S. editor of Breaking Views, joined CNBC's Mark Haines to talk about "the middle squeeze" at the pump -- and how to play it.

  • Your Questions About How To Trade A Market This High Monday, 21 May 2007 | 8:45 PM ET

    Ian from Colorado says he was burned by the last bear market and had to wait seven years to get back to even. He asks if he should buy now?

  • The Word On AIG, optionsXpress... Monday, 21 May 2007 | 8:37 PM ET

    The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... AIG's technical double top... speculation that OXPS is a takeover target ... and more. Find out where they see  fast money.

  • U.S. crude oil futures were slightly higher in choppy trading on Friday, attempting to extend Thursday's RBOB gasoline-led rise as refinery snags and sluggish inventory gains keep supply concerns in focus.

  • The Word On Gas Prices, Bunge... Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 12:58 PM ET

    The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... climbing prices at the pump... "beans in the teens"... and more. Find out where they see fast money.

  • Oil Settles Over $63 as Nigeria Troubles Grow Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | 4:12 PM ET

    U.S. oil rose more than 1% Tuesday as unrest in Nigeria cut off more supplies from the world's eighth largest crude exporter.

  • Stop Trading! Friday, 11 May 2007 | 3:28 PM ET

    Cramer’s been recommending the refiners for a while, but he’s shifting position today.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Trading With Stars: Nothing To Do But Wait! Friday, 11 May 2007 | 12:54 PM ET

    Friday--today--is the last day of Trading With The Stars--and only transactions that were input by 4 pm ET Thursday will make a difference in their standings.  As the Dow fell almost 150 points, Ernie Hudson was the only celeb to show a portfolio gain Thursday--on Gmarket. Jonathan Tucker regained the top spot, and Stephen Collins fell back into second on heavy losses in Golden Telecom.  Meanwhile, Chris Moneymaker got crushed on Allscripts Healthcare, which has cost him $181,862.60 since he purchased it on 5/8, and he is now in last place. James Cromwell was hit hard by Knot Inc. which cost him $160K dropping him from 4th to 8th.

  • "Big Three" Remain On Top On Leaderboard Friday, 11 May 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    Good morning. There are no changes in the top three spots on the leaderboard. Serge Amelyan continues to play it conservative in the top spot all in cash. Shi Nisman is #2 and could dethrone Serge on his all-in bet on Hillenbrand. Meanwhile, Carl Altenburg holds onto 3rd place and is betting on AIG. Serge remains in the lead with a total portfolio value of $4,886,454.68 up $3,000 in bonus bucks from Wednesday's total. As we said, Serge remains all in cash.

  • New Name Challenges Contest Leaders Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 9:36 AM ET

    Good morning. Well, we thought the top spots might change--but only the 3rd spot has a new name. Serge Amelyan and Shi Nisman continue to hold the top 2 spots on the leaderboard, but neither made transactions again Wednesday--once again risking their lead--as Carl Altenburg moved into 3rd place. AND Carl is only $45K from the #2 spot. Serge remains in the lead with a total portfolio value of $4,883,454.68 up $3,000 in bonus bucks from Tuesday's total. Serge remains all in cash.