Brent steadied around $63 a barrel, not far below the 2015 high, supported by worries that a civil war in Yemen could destabilise the Middle East.» Read More
Recent events in and around Russia seem to have highlighted risks of investing in the country – yet the rouble and the MICEX have had a good week.
Michael Georgy, a bureau chief at Reuters, discusses Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Ibadi, and says that he may not have any more luck than his predecessor on the security front.
U.S. producer prices rose marginally in July as a decline in the cost of energy goods offset higher food prices.
Oil has spiked dramatically going all the way back to the Arab Spring. But the bull market may have run its course.
CNBC looks at which countries may be worst hit, both environmentally and economically, by climate change.
Kyle Cleveland, Associate Professor of Sociology at Temple University, says there's a widespread anti-nuclear sentiment in Japan and discusses how this will be a challenge for Prime Minister Abe.
Discussing Kinder Morgan's consolidation deal and the advantage of master limited partnerships, with Matthew Sallee, Tortoise Capital Advisors.
Crude jumped as reports of an armed conflict between Russian and Ukrainian forces boosted oil's geopolitical premium.
The Middle East and other oil-producing countries are hotbeds of instability. So why is oil falling instead of rising?
Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says oil demand has not been as good as the market expected.
Discussing the runway ahead for airlines and her favorite picks is Helane Becker, Cowen & Company airline analyst.
Oil tumbled on Thursday, as higher U.S. jobless claims and a German economic contraction highlighted weak demand.
These two geopolitical concerns could drive oil prices, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
No matter how fast, smart and powerful our phones get, they still often die by mid-day if we leave our charger behind.
Are growing tensions overseas and flare-ups in Iraq and Ukraine enough to halt the market's rally? Russ Koesterich, Blackrock, and Jonathan Golub, RBC Capital Markets, discuss the ripple effects of growing political tensions.
One bike gives 'hogging the road' a new meaning.
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were volatile on the day, after a build of 1.4 million barrels in crude. Traders expect prices to continue to decline. Gold was up slightly on the day.
Crude rose in choppy trading, with Brent recovering from a 13-month low as turmoil abroad kept concerns about potential supply disruptions in focus.
July retail sales likely took a hit from falling gas prices, but the drop could mean more spending power during back-to-school shopping season.