Crude oil futures rebounded and Brent headed for its first monthly gain since July, helped by strong investor inflows.» Read More
Oil fell on Thursday, as unseasonably weak demand and plentiful supplies of crude and refined products offset strong Chinese factory data.
Russia may suspend all food imports from Ukraine because of Kiev's trade deal with the European Union, state news agency RIA Novosti reports.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Mixed bag in the commodities markets today. Oil was down on the day, even though geopolitics is likely to keep it high.
Andrew Burkly, head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer & Co., says the U.S. earnings season has been "really good" so far and discusses which sectors offer the best value.
Oil rose on Wednesday, with U.S. crude outpacing Brent, after oil stockpiles in the United States fell more than expected.
U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, pointing to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss easing tensions in Ukraine, the move in oil, and the rally higher in the S&P 500.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for commodities, as oil was down on the day. Nat gas got hammered again today, down another 2 percent. And gold was down, as well.
Even as U.S. shale companies pursue mergers, analysts don't expect them to become echoes of Big Oil deals that eventually fell flat.
Russia has called for the investigation into the downing of MH17 to be led by the "international community" and not Ukraine.
John Westwood, chairman of Douglas Westwood, says that a big drop in the oil price would be a "killer" for Russia as it relies heavily on revenues from oil and gas exports.
President Obama called for Russia to make good on its claims of wanting an open investigation into the crash of the MH17.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Volatile day for commodities as oil was down on the day. Traders continue to watch the Middle East
Crude dipped in choppy trading as traders searched for direction amidst political tensions in Ukraine and Gaza.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports anger is rising over the handling of the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, and Russian President Putin appears unwilling to cut his ties with Ukrainian separatist.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), explains why the U.S. needs to get tougher with Russian President Putin.
Oil rallied as investors closely watched an intensifying crisis with Moscow over the downing of a civilian jet in Ukraine.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on the day, while nat gas was down.
Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, explains why the only markets to be impacted by the current geopolitical tensions are the local markets. And Matt Smith, Schneider Electric energy analyst, discusses how global tensions are impacting crude oil prices.
It's not clear that the German Chancellor is in a position to actually hit Russia where it would hurt: Its pocketbook.