CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil creeps back over $60/barrel.» Read More
Forget cap-and-trade. If Washington wants less pollution, this is how to do it.
Some homeowners and companies are embracing so-called “cool roofs” that reflect heat as an affordable tool against climate change.
Oil prices surged yesterday, ostensibly, if media accounts are to be believed (they’re not) on news that sales of existing homes in the U.S. increased for a third straight month. We will be honest… we had no idea it required so much crude oil to resell a home in the U.S., writes Stephen Schork.
Word on the Street has it that the SEC will approve the UNG for those additional 1,000,000,000 units the ETF is seeking… and at the same time government officials will continue to rail at excessive speculation in the market, writes Stephen Schork.
The price of oil has always been front and center for market watchers, but it is now watched as closely as ever.
Energy prices were firm on Thursday. Natural gas futures in New York surged (and that is putting it mildly) in the wake of, what was hardly a bullish, report from the EIA.
Energy prices were mixed on Wednesday. Natural gas futures in New York corrected following Tuesday’s peculiar rally, while the liquids complex rallied out of a key technical area of support. Thus, bulls rose to the occasion in the oil markets. Now the question holds… can the bears return the favor?, Stephen Schork.
The company is expected on Thursday to announce the creation of an indexing system meant to help retailers determine the social and environmental impact of their products.
When U.S. energy and commerce officials arrive in Beijing on Tuesday, they will confront policies that protect China’s solar panel and wind farm industries.
Beware the hidden dangers of a cap-and-trade system.
If the bulls are going to put up a defense, this is where it will occur. If they succeed, then this support will act as a springboard for a second run at $75. If they fail, the path towards a $40-handle will be wide open.
An attorney for General Motors urged a bankruptcy judge Thursday to approve the automaker's sale plan, saying that the only other alternative would be a liquidation of the company's assets.
Lack of influence in Washington is hurting this sector.
The Sears Tower will soon have another unique feature: wind turbines sprouting from its recessed rooftops high in the sky.
Markus O. Häring, a former oilman, was a hero in this city of medieval cathedrals and intense environmental passion three years ago, all because he had drilled a hole three miles deep near the corner of Neuhaus Street and Shafer Lane.
If companies commit at the outset to use union labor, they say environmental objections never materialize.
Peter Kenny, managing director of Knight Equities and Brian Kelly, president of Kanundrum Research weighed in on the best places to invest now.
Stocks advanced on Thursday after a trio of encouraging economic reports: The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims. But tech stocks continued to retreat, pulling the Nasdaq into negative territory while the Dow and S&P ticked higher. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
Cramer says it might be the latter, and there’s one ETF in particular that’s at fault.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on tech, natural gas and more.