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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.
Oil fell as weak demand in Europe and Asia and ample supply in the Atlantic basin outweighed political drama in Ukraine and the Middle East.
A Hague court ruled that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos around $50 billion for expropriating its assets.
The uncertainty surrounding the geopolitical crisis centered on Ukraine is unlikely to go away any time soon.
As the U.K. government pushes the case for fracking, Energy Future takes a look at the controversial technique's potential.
The Ukrainian Prime Minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, after upbraiding fellow politicians.
Brent crude oil rose above $108 a barrel, as fighting in Ukraine and chilly relations between Russia and the U.S. ignited new supply fears.
EU diplomats will weigh sweeping Russian sanctions on Thursday, according to a proposal seen by the Financial Times.
Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, head of listed equities at Impax Asset Management, says geopolitical events have shown the need for energy diversification. He selects his top "green" picks.
The U.K. is facing accusations of hypocrisy for attacking France for supplying Russia with a warship while sending its own military supplies.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, explains that oil demand is steadily rising, and says there is strong growth on the supply side to meet that demand.
Ukraine needs the EU to speak with one voice to stop the "continuous inflow of heavy weaponry" into Russia, says Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian foreign minister.
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.