With the world's largest economy suddenly awash in oil and gas, might the U.S. dollar join the ranks of the dollars of Canada and Australia as a "commodity currency"?» Read More
Regulators used sharp words to accuse JPMorgan Chase of manipulating energy markets, in language similar to that which buffeted -- and eventually took down -- bankrupt energy giant Enron.
Everything seems to have gone wrong for the nuclear industry, which a few years ago was seen as a potential competitor to fossil fuels and was gearing up for a renaissance.
Growing market, falling revenues. The price decline that has hurt European panel makers has helped sustain demand in the face of Chinese competition and disappearing subsidies.
The Department of Energy reports that U.S. oil output is at its highest level in 21 years. Mark Perry, University of Michigan and "The Kudlow Report" crew discuss. "Everything about this [energy] story is so good, it's creating middle class prosperity," says Perry. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weighs in.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
Crude slid on Friday as rising fuel supplies and a stronger dollar put oil under pressure.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders appear more enamored with stocks than commodities, she says. Record crude supplies are pressuring prices downward. And gold is still under pressure.
Crude prices ended the session mixed, as rising fuel supplies and faltering demand pointed to a growing surplus of oil worldwide.
The amount of oil produced in the U.S., now at a 21 year high, is nearly even with the amount being imported.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Thursday.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Brent oil steadied above $104 a barrel on Wednesday, recovering from earlier losses after data from China showed crude imports by the world's No.2 consumer rose in April.
The Marcellus Shale, a 600-mile formation brimming with natural gas, is becoming a major asset in the U.S. energy boom.
Though investors are abandoning solar manufacturing, the solar game is far from over, with the next boom expected in storage, one analyst says.
As the market hits new highs, three companies have created "amazing short squeezes" by rallying against negative expectations, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
The Iraqi government and Kurdistan authorities put together a deal that could see the Kurds resume oil exports to Iraq in return for a revision of the Iraqi 2013 budget.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Wednesday.
Now that the Dow has cracked 15,000, the argument for "sell in May" may be getting weaker. "It's not based on anything but seasonality and phrases," says one trader.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Tomorrow, traders will be watching U.S. oil inventories as well as China trade data.
Brent crude oil fell on Tuesday, as weak fundamentals curbed initial gains spurred by strong German data, central bank policy and tension in the Middle East.
A look at what it takes to drill for Texas oil.
In a domestic energy market developing faster than just about anyone can remember, the key is in finding an edge.
The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in energy production, is hotly contested.