Natural Gas Prices


  • Cramer: Nuclear Power Is Dead in the United States Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    Nuclear energy companies were lower Monday as Japan continued to struggle with its stricken nuclear reactor after a second hydrogen explosion rocked the facility. Mad Money's Jim Cramer said on Monday's Stop Trading! it had essentially put the nail in the coffin of nuclear power expansion in the United States.

  • Shares in Tokyo dropped following the deadly March 11 earthquake and tsunami

    Jittery traders sold pretty much everything Monday as the tragedy in Japan roiled global markets, but longer-term investors were looking at the move as a natural pullback likely to create opportunities.

  • France Is World's Biggest Nuclear Power Producer Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 12:02 PM ET
    The coal fueled Fiddlers Ferry power station emits vapour into the night sky on November 16, 2009 in Warrington, United Kingdom.

    The world's biggest nuclear power is France, where 58 plants generate 75 percent of the nation's electricity.

  • Fukushima Dai Ni Nuclear Power plant

    The unfolding crisis at the two reactors, both at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, feeds into a resurgence of doubts about nuclear energy’s safety — even as it has gained credence as a source of clean energy, the New York Times reports.

  • The Better Retail Play? Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 7:27 PM ET

    Cramer pits two retail stocks against each other to determine which is the better investment.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Commodities Next Week     Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports that traders were focused on the Middle East and China until the earthquake hit Japan. Expectations are that demand will be hit and, as a result, crude settled down today. And because the nuclear plants in Japan were shut down, natural gas received a boost.

  • How Recent Disasters Affected Markets and Economies Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 9:02 AM ET

    The biggest earthquake on record to hit Japan in 140 years sent stock markets across the globe sharply lower, while the yen and oil prices also fell.

  • Police and protesters clashed in Saudi Arabia Thursday and the country faces a day of possible mass protests Friday, but even heavy demonstrations will not succeed in removing the current regime, according to analysts at the Eurasia Group.

  • Your First Move For Friday, March 11 Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 9:06 PM ET

    To provide you advice on your investments, the "Fast Money" traders on Thursday revealed their best plays.

  • Tripoli Pours Old Notes Back in Circulation Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 4:41 AM ET
    Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

    Libya’s central bank has ordered banks to recirculate old currency in the first sign that the oil-rich north African state is facing liquidity problems amid international efforts to freeze the regime’s assets, reports the Financial Times.

  • Saudi Prince Alwaleed Calls for Citi Dividend Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 2:55 AM ET

    Wealthy Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal expressed confidence in Citigroup's earnings potential and also called for the bank to issue a dividend to shareholders.

  • CFTC's O'Malia On Oil Price Speculation     Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson talked to Scott O'Malia of Commodities Futures Trading Commission, at CERA Week energy conference in Houston, about the agency's proposed rules to curb excessive speculation in the face of surging oil prices.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • New Era, New Responsibilities     Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on BP's future, and says CEO Bob Dudley apologized for the company's past. Dudley also discussed the quarterly dividend, strategic partnerships, and divesting certain assets by the end of 2012.

  • Speculators Fueling Oil?     Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    The recent surge in oil prices is not supported by fundamentals, according to the Saudi Oil Minister. Insight on who these oil speculators are and where oil would be trading without them, with Sean Cota, New England Fuel Institute president.

  • States Likely to Head Off Major Bond Defaults: Ross Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Faced with the threat of massive bond defaults, state and local governments have taken proactive steps to deal with their problems and are thus likely to avoid disaster, investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC.

  • What's The Tipping Point?     Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Insight on whether we are nearing the economic tipping point for oil prices, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson; Chris Edmonds, Enerecap Partners and John Hofmeister,former president/CEO, Shell Oil.

  • Give Your Portfolio Some Energy Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 7:11 PM ET

    Cramer interviews the CEO, who's company might give your portfolio the boost it needs.

  • Cramer: 9 Earnings to Watch Next Week Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 6:17 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals what quarterly earnings results he'll monitor in the days to come.