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  • Crude continues climb   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude continues climb

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are looking for oil's upside momentum to continue after a smaller than expected EIA inventory build.

  • Footage of ISIS attacks   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET
    Footage of ISIS attacks

    Footage is revealed of ISIS attacks on an Iraqi refinery.

  • Commodities tomorrow: US crude will slow

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude closed above $53 today, mostly due to geopolitical instability and EIA data showing shale output was down.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil up, gas down?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Oil up, gas down?

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil bounced around a bit today before settling slightly higher.

  • Commodities next week: Crude bounces on rig counts

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The rate of oil rig shutdowns has picked up again. That and geopolitical concerns in the Middle East pushed oil slightly higher.

  • Iran slams Saudi-led Yemen campaign as 'genocide' Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:09 PM ET
    Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday accused Saudi Arabia of "genocide" in Yemen.

  • Ex-Israeli PM to US: Give Iran 'or else' ultimatum Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Ehud Barak

    The U.S. needs to take a harder line on Iran's military nuclear program, says former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.

  • OPEC should change course, cut oil output: Libya Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 9:16 AM ET
    Qatar Oil Minister Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada (L), Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, and United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohamed al-Mazroui (R) attend the opening session of the 10th Arab Energy Conference in Abu Dhabi, on December 21, 2014.

    OPEC should cut supply by 800,000 barrels per day or more to prevent a return of Iranian exports from weighing on prices, Libya's OPEC governor said.

  • What Iran nuke deal means for Israel: Ehud Barak   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 7:34 AM ET
    What Iran nuke deal means for Israel: Ehud Barak

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, discusses what the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal means for the Middle East and especially Israel.

  • Iran piles pressure on US with China oil talks Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:11 AM ET
    A view of a petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh on Iran's Persian Gulf coast.

    Tehran officials are in Beijing this week to seek more oil sales, in a move that could pressure the U.S. to sign off on a sanction-lifting deal.

  • Cramer: All aboard! Carnival's big turnaround Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Carnival cruise ship Destiny in port in Key West, Fla.

    Jim Cramer dives in to Carnival Cruise Lines stock, and how it managed to pull off a massive turnaround.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil up on Yemen   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Oil up on Yemen

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day as Saudi airstrikes reportedly hit civilians, and an EIA report said demand for oil was picking up.

  • Bad to worse: ISIS brings fight to Syrian capital Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 3:07 PM ET
    Syrian opposition forces use tunnels as shelter from air attacks in Damascus, Syria, April 5, 2015.

    The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude creeps higher   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 3:44 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude creeps higher

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day as the Saudis raised prices in Asia. Also, traders don't believe Iranian oil will come on line until 2016.

  • Key stories to oil's next move   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Key stories to oil's next move

    Helima Croft, RBC head of commodity strategy, explains why she thinks the energy markets could go higher at the end of this year.

  • Iran nuclear deal is a 'bad deal': DCIA   Sunday, 5 Apr 2015 | 9:20 PM ET
    Iran nuclear deal is a 'bad deal': DCIA

    Christian Whiton, Principal of D.C. International Advisory, says an Iran deal will heighten the prospects of an arms race in the Middle East.

  • Nuke deal = big boost for Iranian economy Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) at talks between the foreign ministers of the six powers negotiating with Tehran on its nuclear program in Vienna, July 13, 2014.

    Global investors who were lining up at the gates are getting ready to move in.

  • Iran talks: Agreements reached on key parameters Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 2:55 PM ET
    From left, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, line up for a press announcement after the end of a new round of Nuclear Iran Talks in the Learning Center at the Swiss federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, April 2, 2015.

    Iran and major world powers reached framework agreements on Iran's nuclear program and will move to complete a comprehensive deal by July.

  • Prospects for crisis-hit Yemen   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 2:15 AM ET
    Prospects for crisis-hit Yemen

    CNBC reporter Hadley Gamble discusses the crisis in Yemen and the prospects for recovery once the conflict subsides.

  • Odds of a collapse in Iran talks are slim: Pro   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:43 PM ET
    Odds of a collapse in Iran talks are slim: Pro

    Dalia Kaye, director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy at RAND Corporation, says the negotiating parties are unlikely to "walk away empty handed" after investing considerable amount of time.