• CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look factors that contributed to the major reversal in precious metals on Monday and what sent oil prices to a 7-week high. She also discusses events in the the coming days that could impact the price action in energy and metals.

  • Potential Upside For Nat Gas Producer: Pro     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:29 PM ET

    Natural gas is the top performing commodity after President Obama approved a $10 billion natural gas export facility last week. Andrew Lipow, Lipow Oil Associates, shares his outlook for the commodity.

  • Putting the Brakes on Spending     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 11:27 AM ET

    New data about consumers and gas prices show high gas prices hurt the economy more than low gas prices helped it, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • What strong dollar? US boom provides oil hedge Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    The energy boom in the U.S. is providing a shock absorber of sorts for major oil companies, helping to hedge a strong dollar amid an the increase in domestic production.

  • Oil Gains but Dollar, Demand Picture Cap Gains Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Crude oil prices rose on Monday, reversing early losses to trade higher by late morning in New York as the dollar weakened.

  • Chesapeake Snatches Away Rival's Exec as New CEO Monday, 20 May 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    Workers prepare for adding pipe at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas drilling site.

    Chesapeake Energy hired Robert Douglas Lawler of rival Anadarko Petroleum as its new chief executive.

  • Brent Crude Up for Third Day, Despite Firm Dollar Friday, 17 May 2013 | 3:16 PM ET
    A Cabot Oil & Gas natural gas drill is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site in Springville, Pa.

    Brent crude oil climbed for a third straight session, supported by a raft of strong economic data from top oil consumer the United States.

  • Fast Money, May 16, 2013     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Jim Cramer: Smaller MLPs with Big Potential Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:27 PM ET
    Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

    Cramer often talks about the big master limited partnerships, here he takes a look at some niche players.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Up Slightly     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. After the dollar slipped, oil and gasoline futures climbed a bit. Nat gas was down on a bigger-than-expected build. A mixed picture in the metals markets, as well.

  • Natural Gas Inventories: Up 99BCF     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the latest natural gas supplies numbers from the weekly EIA Inventory Report.

  • Crude Choppy, Yet Weak Data Stokes Worries Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    Brent oil futures climbed above $104 on Thursday, responding to dollar declines, while a jump in U.S. jobless claims capped gains.

  • Your First Trade for Thursday     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

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

  • Hess and Elliott Bury Hatchet in Deal Over Board Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:56 AM ET
    A Hess truck sits at a fueling station at the company's petroleum terminal in Bogota, N.J.

    Hess and Elliott Management ended a long-running proxy feud, settling on a mix of new directors and putting a battle over the company's strategy behind them.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs says negative economic data from Europe put pressure on commodities overall. Prices at the pump are 12 cents below where they were a year ago.

  • Pickens on Gas Exports: 'Move It Out and Sell It' Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Boone Pickens, Chairman, BP Capital Management

    The Obama administration's plan to expand natural gas exports makes sense, and its price shouldn't be kept artificially low, T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.

  • Oil Trapped Between Euro Zone Woes, Equity Rally Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Oil fell after data showed the euro zone was in its longest recession ever, while a stronger dollar and rising U.S. refined products stocks put additional pressure on prices.

  • US Energy Boom Is Great, Unless You're the Saudis Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    The sun sets over an oil refinery in Saudi Arabia.

    The concept of US energy independence is sparking debates about what it may mean for oil prices, and Saudi Arabia is doing a lot of the debating.

  • Your First Trade for Wednesday     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Wednesday.

  • EU Raids Offices of Big Oil Firms Amid Price Probe Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    European authorities raided the offices of Shell, BP and Statoil in an investigation of suspected manipulation of oil prices.

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