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Crude oil prices have fallen below $34 a barrel, hitting the lowest price of the year. Yet gasoline prices at the pump have risen nearly 10 percent in the past month. The national average will likely hit $2 a gallon again this weekend, analysts say.
As oil and gasoline prices plunge and the economy slumps, the ethanol industry has seen its fortunes decline rapidly.
Plus, the Mad Money host reacts to bank CEOs' congressional testimony.
Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi, top executives atBP and Royal Dutch Shell, and the head of one of the energy industry's leading watchdog groups are among the more than 2,200 executives, economists, and analysts gathering in Houston, Texas, this week for the 28th annual conference hosted by Cambridge Energy Research Associates.
This stock’s so cheap, Cramer said, it might be worth the risk.
After years of blistering growth, installation of wind and solar power is plummeting due to the credit crisis and the broader economic downturn.
This sector's taken a bit hit lately. But if Washington smiles on this alternative fuel, at least one stock might do well.
When you're stock loses 88% of its value in just five short months, investors are going to have some questions. Find out what the chief executive had to say.
This sector's working again, the Mad Money host says. Here's how you play it.
President Obama is moving quickly to act on the environmental promises that were a centerpiece of his campaign. But tackling global warming will be far more difficult — and more costly — than the new emissions standards for automobiles he ordered with the stroke of a pen on Monday, the New York Times reports.
The target date for General Motors to get its second installment of government loans passed last week, but a top company executive says he expects the money to arrive in the next several days.
Here's what the new president needs to do if he wants to get the American economy back on track.
Will the current global recession, slowdown for those of you in denial, be the making or the breaking of the renewable energy movement?
The realization that diversification of energy is in everyone's interest has shifted perceptions and the big oil companies, the likes of BP and Shell, have taken the lead in alternative energy.
Billionaire oil tycoon Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital, predicts oil will reach $75 a barrel within a year and go back up to $140 a barrel when the global economy turns around.
Top executives at Ford Motor and General Motors stressed that the fortunes of automakers will depend on a turnaround in the economy and consumer confidence in particular.
Just weeks after ending a year marked by dismal sales and a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, U.S. automakers Sunday touted new products with a focus on fuel efficiency that they say will help ensure that their cars and trucks will roll off assembly lines for years to come.
The oil that is extracted from Canadian dirt is being portrayed as saving America from energy dependence on the unstable Middle East, or an environmental catastrophe in the making, says the New York Times.
The midsize Fusion Hybrid is Ford’s strongest effort yet to break the dominance of Japanese automakers in hybrid passenger cars.
Many alternative energy sources like wind turbines and solar panels experience problems in cold weather, especially when they're covered in snow or ice.