Brent and West Texas Intermediate plunged to their lowest in at least a year, with prices depressed by oversupply and fears about the global economy.» Read More
General Motors and Honda announced an ambitious joint venture they hope will allow them to transform the fuel cell from a scientific curiosity to a mass-market reality.
Oil was whipsawed on Wednesday, with the spread between Brent and U.S. oil widening sharply after narrowing to its lowest level in more than two years.
Call it a crude awakening. Geopolitical risk, a large inventory draw, and anxiety about going home short over a holiday weekend have set up oil for higher prices.
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh will investigate possible misconduct by a lawyer involved in settling claims for the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
With tensions rising in Egypt, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal told CNBC on Tuesday that Mideast countries must find a way to foster peaceful evolution instead of violent revolution.
Political unrest is raising fears of disruption in the oil market. Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, provides his views on where oil prices are likely headed.
Opower has helped save 2 TwH of energy, and $280 millions in energy bills, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. Opower shows energy hogs how to reduce use.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. All eyes are on Egypt right now, and oil is rallying because of it.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how behavioral economics is changing the way people live.
Instability in Egypt and Syria bolstered crude oil on Tuesday, as supply concerns stemming from geopolitical turmoil momentarily overrode fears about the global economy.
Egypt's stock market surged on Tuesday, despite the ongoing political crisis.
Jennifer Lopez performed in Turkmenistan at the request of a major Chinese state-owned oil company, only to be dismayed when she discovered Turkmenistan's human rights record.
Apple plans to build a solar farm with NV Energy in Reno, Nev., a step towards its goal of having its data centers run on renewable energy.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold rebounded today, and copper was up, as well.
Oil futures rose with gains in US crude outpacing the rest of the oil complex and pushing the US contract's discount to Brent to a 2-1/2 year low amid a broad commodities rally.
A new U.S. road map to combat climate change may breathe new life into alternative energy, especially as a way to help generate electricity.
As Japan recovers from the tragedy of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, sees opportunities to invest in Japan's power and manufacturing companies.
U.S. oil ended modestly lower in a seesaw session on Friday, as the dollar gained following better-than-expected U.S. consumer data.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold started higher, but it wasn't long before it dropped to its lowest level since August 2010. It's likely to continue to fall. Nat gas inventories were way above the normal average for this time of year.
There is a sell-off in natural gas today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs, as demand wanes across the nation and prices sink.
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