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CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold tumbled more than $25, and Goldman says it's time to short. Nat gas prices rallied after an above average hurricane forecast--there's a 72 percent chance a major hurricane will hit the U.S.
First Solar is sending short sellers running for the exits, said Cramer, who explained why the stock has gained rapid favor in the market.
A look at the latest inventory levels in oil and gas, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Brent eased below $106 a barrel after U.S. crude oil stocks swelled to the highest level in more than two decades and dented the outlook for demand in the world's top consumer.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Wednesday.
The revolution sweeping U.S. energy production is helping to chip away at the country's yawning trade imbalance.
While China's interest in Canadian energy assets has been relatively well documented, at least in the Canadian press, Beijing is also courting Mexico, and receiving a warm welcome.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson previews the U.S. Energy Department's weekly petroleum report and impact it may have on oil trading on Wednesday.
Crude oil reversed early losses on Tuesday, after the Energy Information Agency raised its price forecast for Brent, which overwhelmed earlier concerns about faltering global growth.
A "crescent of chaos" emerging from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and tensions with Iran could lead to a dramatic turnaround in the price of oil, according to Nomura's analysis.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Tuesday.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at what's in store for the energy trade in the day ahead and the reason why gasoline may continue to lead the oil market's gains.
To help cut through the claims and counterclaims, here are a few of the issues debated in the scientific discussion about fracking.
Oil prices edged higher, lifted by gains in gasoline futures and strong selling of the spread between Brent crude and U.S. crude.
The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in oil and gas production, are hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have been established, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
The U.S., the world's largest source of natural gas, may find itself fending off stiff competition in the resource's development.
Brent crude oil fell to an eight-month low below $104 a barrel on Friday as data showed a much sharper slowdown in hiring by U.S. employers than analysts had expected.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Moves by the Bank of Japan sent the dollar higher and oil lower, but nat gas inventory draw downs pushed natural gas higher.
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