• Why the Russia-China gas deal matters Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller and CNPC General manager Zhou Jiping shake hands as Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping look on, Shanghai, May 21, 2014.

    The gas deal signals changes for several key global issues, and it will give Putin bragging rights in the face of recent Western sanctions.

  • US oil ends near $104 in choppy session after data Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Crude steadied near multi-week highs, supported by a draw in U.S. crude stocks and signs of improvement in China's manufacturing growth.

  • Fiat Chrysler CEO: Don't buy our 500e electric car Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    The Fiat 500e electric car

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500 e electric car: Don't buy it.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Geopolitics & oil  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil hit a 1-month high after a large drawdown. Refiner run-rates are increasing, so supply is down. Gold was down a bit on the day.

  • Solar company takes on China—and US rivals Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 2:36 PM ET
    A SolarWorld commercial project in New Jersey.

    SolarWorld has taken the lead in petitioning for tariffs on Chinese solar firms, and China may have noticed.

  • US oil surges above $104 after stockpiles fall Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 2:46 PM ET
    Drilling in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    U.S. oil rose nearly $2 a barrel after the government reported a large draw in commercial crude stocks.

  • Two-thirds of US shale oil may be unrecoverable Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Pump jacks in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation near Lost Hills, Calif.

    The unique geography of the Monterey Shale deposits throughout California render most of its oil unrecoverable.

  • China-Gazprom deal: What does it mean?  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alexei Kokin, oil and gas senior analyst at UralSib Capital, and Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, discuss the significance of the gas deal between China and Russia's Gazprom

  • Russia faces uncertain future as economic elite gathers Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 5:51 AM ET
    Saint Petersburg, Russia

    As the Russian elite gathers for the St Petersburg Economic Forum, they will be all too aware the future looks less certain than it has for years.

  • Ukraine must work with Russia: President candidate Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    An election official sorts through a pile of 'yes' votes for independence for eastern Ukraine.

    Embattled Ukraine should be open to working with Russia as well as Europe and the U.S., according to a Ukrainian presidential candidate.

  • China, Russia ink key gas agreement Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    A view of the Russian gas giant Gazprom's recently built Adler thermal power plant in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

    Russia's state-controlled Gazprom has signed a long-awaited megadeal to supply gas to China, which could ease the impact of Western sanctions.

  • Oil likely to see further upside: Pro  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says the oil price is likely to see further upside as supply risks begin to hit the market.

  • Is now really the best time to invest in Nigeria? Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    Nigeria's economy has grown significantly, but with terrorist attacks on the rise and elections coming up, is it really that safe to invest in Africa's largest economy?

  • Phew! Pain finally eases up at the pump Monday, 19 May 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. fell for the first time in three months, dropping about 3.5 cents over the past two weeks.

  • This is how oil price movement affects gold  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    James Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC, discusses how inflation and commodity indices affects the price of oil and the knock on impact on gold.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    Putin hopes to sign a multi-billion dollar gas agreement with China, ending false starts and wrangling over a deal seen as vital to both sides.

  • Russian assets climb after troops told to pull back Monday, 19 May 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    Russian assets headed higher on Monday after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops to pull back from drills near the Ukraine border.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Set for a move in gold?  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Investors bought Treasurys on a flight to safety. Commodities, meanwhile, were looking for a different catalyst. Oil was flat on the day, while nat gas was up for technical reasons; gold had a lackluster day.

  • US crude ends near $102 as stockpile data loom Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    Brent was supported by instability in Libya while U.S. oil for June delivery dipped modestly.

  • Solar: Will it power the planet?  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    New advances in solar energy may transform the way we power our homes. CNBC explains.

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