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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were volatile on the day, after a build of 1.4 million barrels in crude. Traders expect prices to continue to decline. Gold was up slightly on the day.
Crude rose in choppy trading, with Brent recovering from a 13-month low as turmoil abroad kept concerns about potential supply disruptions in focus.
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Francis Wright, co-founder of Turquoise Associates, says as solar energy gets cheaper, there will be a "huge proliferation" of the technology in Europe.
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Kinder's $44 billion deal isn't part of a trend, but the basic story behind infrastructure as a play on energy is very much intact.
Brent crude extended losses for a third straight session, as tensions in Iraq were not expected to threaten the OPEC producer's output.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude moved lower, in spite of unrest in the Middle East. An IEA report said there was more supply for oil than demand.
Matthew Elliott, chief executive at Business for Britain, argues that although EU member states should follow the EU carbon emission targets, they should be able to decide on their energy mix.
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Mad Money host Jim Cramer searches for the most attractive players in the energy sector that can will unveil growth by consolidation.
Kinder Morgan's plans to buy its subsidiaries in a $70 billion transaction could trigger more deals, says CEO Richard Kinder.
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Major oil companies are pulling non-essential staff members out of the Middle East, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Kinder Morgan is bringing its units under one roof in a $70 billion deal that reshapes the oil and gas pipeline company.
U.S. crude oil edged up as traders moved to cover short positions amid expectations on further draws in domestic crude inventory stocks.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Iraq tensions rise, but traders stay calm. And gold stays over $1,300.
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