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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up slightly on the day in spite of a 10 million barrel build. Nat gas remained over $4.50, and gold was up a bit at the close.
Crude lost early gains, as a combination of slower Chinese growth figures and a surprise surge in U.S. crude inventories tamed the rally.
Ukraine's Acting President said an airfield in the eastern town of Kramatorsk had been taken back from pro-Russian separatists, Reuters reported.
President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.
Oi fell as investors weighed tension between Russia and Ukraine against prospects of a recovery in Libyan supply.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A volatile day for stocks, but commodities were not. Crude was down slightly, but could be ready to break out because of Ukraine. Gold closed down $27 on the day, it's worst drop for the year. And nat gas
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A group of prominent Democrats have urged the president to make a decision on the controversial pipeline.
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Valuations in the biotech and tech sector got to ridiculous levels, says Dan Veru, Palisade Capital, discussing what likely drove Thursday's selloff. And Steve Sachs, ProShares Advisors, says revenue growth is going to be the key factor to this season's earnings.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on strong volume and fears from Ukraine. Gold saw some buying in spite of a stronger dollar. And platinum was higher on a possible mine workers strike in South Africa.
Ukraine's president threatened military action after pro-Russian separatists occupying government buildings in the east ignored an ultimatum to leave.
State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.
Ryan Lance, Conocophillips chairman and CEO, says the energy business has really drove a lot of the GDP growth the country has seen since the recession of 2009.
A deal between Sinopec and Phillips could signal that the United States is to become the top supplier of LPG to China.
Crude was boosted by strong data and concerns over escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine that may disrupt supply.
The fallout from the diplomatic dispute between Russia and Ukraine will continue to affect the oil price for months, according to the International Energy Agency.
Discussing the health of financial stocks right now, as well as the energy and technology space, with David Spika, Westwood Funds; Drew Matus, UBS; and Jonathan Golub, RBC.