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Oil prices settled modestly lower after touching a 28-month low earlier after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecasts.
Goldman Sachs has slashed its 2015 oil price forecasts, making it the most bearish among major financial institutions, following a near 25 percent fall in prices.
With gas prices down, analysts say it will be even more difficult to persuade buyers to opt for vehicles that plug in rather than tank up.
After energy shares led the recent stock market selloff, investors are eyeing earnings to see if the sector can pull itself out of the pit.
A 25 percent slide in crude prices since June should mean a windfall for Asian refiners, but instead they are facing a major drag on profits.
The average price of U.S. retail gasoline dropped to the lowest level in nearly four years, driven by plunging oil prices, the Lundberg survey said.
Crude oil continues to flirt with the key $80 per barrel level, signaling another possible sharp leg down in price in the coming weeks.
Investors should keep an eye on the S&P 500 reaching a resistance level, and oil shale plays, says UBS's Art Cashin.
Standard & Poor's affirmed its ratings on Russia Friday, providing relief to markets that had feared a downgrade.
With Caterpillar rallying, could crude, which was closely correlated with the price of Caterpillar stock, soon follow?
Brent crude fell below $86 a barrel on Friday on news of strong supply from OPEC producers and as a case of Ebola in New York spooked equities markets.
ISIS makes its fortune by selling oil from seized territory to its enemies, NBC News reports.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says the country's economy will face a "challenge" if the oil price hits $80 per barrel or below.
Tim Rezvan of Sterne Agee explains what's been behind oil's incredible slide, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
A look at the most unlikely industry being affected by a drought, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
As Russia and China continue to forge trade pacts, many Westerners wonder if this cozy relationship is anything to be concerned about.
Nicholas Akins, AEP chairman, president and CEO, discusses earnings and moves in the company's stock price. Akins also provides insight into the production of shale.
Oil prices rose on news Saudi Arabia cut its supply to the market in September and on strong economic data from Europe and China.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil finished strong today, as stocks were up, as well. Meanwhile, gold got whacked today.
Strategists said stocks could continue a pattern of consolidation Thursday, after the massive spring back rally earlier in the week.