• As drought spreads, firms could be up the creek Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    2011 file photo what had been a cotton field near Hermleigh, Texas, left barren by drought.

    Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.

  • Amid heat wave, county does the unthinkable Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    Osman Raul restocks drinking water at Jumbo Foods International Supermarket in Temple Hills, MD on July 16, 2013.

    As crews prepare to fully shut off water to Maryland's Prince George's County, residents suffering through a heat wave are being asked to limit their water usage.

  • US oil spikes to 16-month high, ends above $108 Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    An unexpected drop in jobless claims helped spur U.S. oil to its highest level in 16-months on Thursday, narrowing its spread with Brent crude.

  • Cramer spots classic 'tell' a decline likely over Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 6:26 PM ET

    Price action in this decliner looks classically bullish to Cramer.

  • Here’s when high oil prices could really pinch Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:02 AM ET

    The global economy could start to feel the pinch from rising oil prices, as a further rise of $10 in crude could shave 0.2 to 0.3 percent off annual global economic growth.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold prices retreat     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses activity in the commodities markets, and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed.

  • CNBC's Bertha coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Largest power plant demolition     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Florida Power and Light Company imploded four 350-foot smokestacks and four 75-ton boilers at its Port Everglades Power Plant in Fort Lauderdale.

  • Commodities: Brent finds support     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the commodities markets, and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed.

  • Bulls think Norfolk will run higher Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 5:17 AM ET
    Norfolk Southern

    Option traders are looking for Norfolk Southern to steam ahead in coming months.

  • US oil ends above $106 on Bernanke, inventories Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    U.S. oil settled marginally higher after the Energy Information Administration reported further draws in American crude stockpiles and larger-than-expected increases in gasoline inventories.

  • US oil settles near $106 in languid session Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    Crude edged up on Monday, with U.S. oil finishing the session modestly higher, as traders mulled the impact of mixed economic and industry data from the United States and China.

  • Here's how to pay less for gas as prices rise Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 3:05 PM ET

    Gas prices are up 14 cents in the past week, to an average $3.61 nationwide. We may see prices go even higher in the coming weeks, but there are ways to save.

  • Expect $50 oil, but not $2 gas, Gulf Oil CEO says Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:55 AM ET

    Oil prices should be about half of today's $105 a barrel by the end of the year, but that doesn't translate to $2 a gallon gas prices, Gulf Oil CEO Joe Petrowski tells CNBC.

  • Fundamentals may break oil's 'overdone' rally Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:25 AM ET

    The re-assertion of softer global oil market fundamentals - highlighted by tepid growth, sluggish demand and well-stocked inventories - may break what many are calling an over-extended price rally.

  • Trading crude is simpler than you think: Pro Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    This pro reveals how to cash in from oil's next move.

  • Nikkei Business Report     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Sony has applied the artificial intelligence technology used in its Aibo dog robot to support households, stores and offices trying to cut energy bills this summer. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.

  • Sharp jump in US gasoline prices seen within days Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 8:38 PM ET

    Gasoline is expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon in the next several days, as rising oil prices and peak driving season create a perfect storm for higher prices.

  • Expect Pain at the Pump This Weekend     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    As gasoline prices head higher, Americans will be paying more to fill up their vehicles, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Saudi princess charged with US human trafficking Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Mugshot of Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban, 42, charged with human trafficking in California.

    Bail is set at $5 million for a Saudi princess accused in California with human trafficking for allegedly holding a domestic worker against her will.

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