• Americans falling out of love...with driving Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    Despite signs of economic recovery, the number of miles individuals are driving keeps on declining, according to two new studies.

  • US oil ends over $108; Syria fears spur rally Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    U.S. oil settled higher as U.S. lawmakers voiced support for military action against Syria, raising new fears about an armed conflict that could crimp supply.

  • Oil steadies around $114 as supply worries ease Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    Brent crude oil steadied around $114 on Monday, after a week of gains, as worries over possible Middle East supply disruptions receded.

  • US oil settles lower as US makes case vs. Syria Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    Crude prices finished lower on Friday, amid relentless speculation about whether the United States would stage a military strike against Syria.

  • Missiles, destroyers and subs: The US arsenal Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    $1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?

  • Syria's effect on oil markets     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    John Hofmeister, Citizens for Affordable Energy, discusses how uncertainty in the Middle East is impacting global energy production and prices.

  • Libya, not Syria stir oil concerns: Pro     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    Richard Hastings, Global Hunter Securities, explains why minor oil disruptions in the Middle East will unlikely cause a major spike in energy prices.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Still watching Syria     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy and metals were lower on a stronger dollar. The situation in Syria continues to preoccupy traders, even though military action does not appear to be imminent.

  • US oil ends under $109 as Syria jitters cool Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:35 PM ET

    Crude oil fell broadly on Thursday, with U.S. oil closing the session sharply lower, as the possibility of a delay in a U.S.-led military strike on Syria helped calm concerns.

  • Howard Ward, Gabelli Funds; Charles Campbell, MKM Partners, and Boris Schlossbeg, BK Asset Management, explain why gold, Treasurys and oil could likely move higher in response to military action in Syria.

  • Natural gas inventories up 67 BCF     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the latest numbers on natural gas supplies.

  • Oil surges on Syria worries     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    Kyle Cooper, IAF Advisors, and Tom Kloza, GasBuddy analyst, provide insight on how to play the direction in gas and oil prices.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Focus on possible US strike     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Greg Priddy, Eurasia Group, provides perspective on how Middle East unrest is impacting energy prices, including a reduction in production in Libya.

  • Your first trade for Thursday     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Thursday.

  • US oil boosted by Syria fears; settles above $110 Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    U.S. oil closing at its highest level in nearly two years, as markets worried about the fallout from a potential strike against Syria and the impact on supply.

  • A 30% spike in oil prices? It could happen Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:59 PM ET
    An employee of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) looks at the Gathering Center No.15 of al-Rawdatain field, 100 kms north of Kuwait City.

    Oil could briefly spike to $150 per barrel or more if Syria's supporters seek to punish the U.S. and its allies for a military strike against it by disrupting oil supplies. Brent oil could briefly spike as high as $150 a barrel.

  • Is nuclear disaster looming in Japan? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 6:59 AM ET
    Japan's nuclear watchdog members, including Nuclear Regulation Authority members in radiation protection suits in Fukushima

    As the world watches Syria amid concerns of a U.S.-led military intervention, halfway across the globe a nuclear disaster could be unfolding with the potential for years of repercussions in Japan.

  • Libyan militias' new strategy: Occupy oil fields Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    An empty bullet shell outside the al-Ghani oil field in central al-Jufrah province .

    Armed groups are exploiting the state's weakness and showing their own power in several ways, including shutting down oil production at various sites. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Spike in oil prices only temporary?     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 12:08 AM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore of OCBC Bank says Syria is not a major producer of oil and eventually fundamentals will pull oil prices back lower.

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