CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.» Read More
Some commodity traders are taking delivery of oil at the current price and storing it with the hopes of selling it at a later date for a profit.
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This just may be the earnings season that we see the impact of the global slowdown, says Michael Yoshikami.
Brent crude prices steadied below $49 a barrel after the IMF cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 implying lower demand for fuel.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil is rebounding after yesterday's volatile session, and non-OPEC producers will cut back on production, however overall creation will increase.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports FXCM has halted trading, and digs into the performance of the energy and financial sectors.
Top fund manager Bill Nygren views the precipitous fall in energy stock prices as creating "the area to be opportunistic in."
Jim Chanos told CNBC on Friday he's been short major oil companies for a couple years because the North American shale explosion has been "uneconomical for drillers."
Brent crude oil prices fell below $49 a barrel and U.S. crude also fell more than $1 on Monday
A recovery in the price of oil might not be "imminent" but there are tentative signs that the tide is turning, the International Energy Agency said.
Brent spiked above $50 on Wednesday, before paring gains on a strengthening dollar and global economic woes.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. After oil went up to $51, it came down nearly 10 percent to around $46.
Jim Paulsen, investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, told CNBC that volatility could actually help re-evaluate the market.
Expect more shareholder activists to get involved in Canadian oil and gas companies, Maglan Capital's David Tawil told CNBC.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said oil's drop has led to the state's lowest rig count in five years.
Why hasn't the low oil price given more a boost to equity markets? James McCormack, head of sovereigns at Fitch Ratings says that oil prices only support growth in "normal economic times" especially in Europe.
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Oil's slight rally on Wednesday and Thursday may not be a temporary phenomenon, with some arguing that a trough has been reached.
The collapse in oil prices is starting to slow growth in U.S. output, OPEC said on Thursday, although the slowdown will not prevent demand from falling.