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  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil tried to stabilize today on short covering heading into the weekend.

  • Sunni Arabs 'freaked out' about Iran: Friedman  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, discusses how oil is prompting a geopolitical shift in Middle East power structures.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gas less than $2.50  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on the day, but the market was up. Way up. Traders are looking for oil to dip into the $40s soon.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gas price $2.51  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude actually ended slightly higher on the day. There was a little bit of buying going into the Fed meeting, traders said.

  • US and Iran could become, well, BFFs...really Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    Robotic arms weld car bodies at the automated Khodro auto plant in Tehran, Iran, Dec. 9, 2013.

    Some observers say a less acrimonious future between the United States and Iran makes economic sense.

  • Extremism rising and more vicious: Expert  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, discusses the increase in violent terrorist acts around the globe.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gasoline drops again  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for crude, which closed up 2 cents on the day.

  • Ticking time bombs: Where oil's fall is dangerous Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Venezuela is one of the nations most threatened by civil unrest resulting from low oil prices. The Latin American nation has already experienced discord this year, as shown in this image of protesters in Caracas in February.

    Lower oil prices are good for some countries and bad for others. In a few, things could get ugly.

  • Yen carry trade is back  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at the decline in some major oil names and explains why the yen carry trade is the safe haven play.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil's increasing market toll  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for crude as WTI and Brent were both down on the day.

  • Two key oil ports in Libya shut down amid fighting  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    The oil ports of As Sidra and Ras Lanuf in Libya have been closed, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • OPEC's Badri: Oil is overshooting fundamentals Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 5:14 AM ET
    OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri listens to a question at the Oil & Money conference in central London, October 29, 2014.

    The head of OPEC said on Sunday the group had no target price for oil, and urged Gulf states to continue investing in exploration and production.

  • The latest collectible of the wealthy: Passports Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 | 5:17 PM ET
    Automated passport machines at JFK airport

    Rich investors are increasingly shopping for citizenship in other countries, hoping for a hedge against volatile governments or economies.

  • Cramer Remix: How you'll know when oil's bottomed Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:15 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is looking for some specific signals to spot the end of the slide.

  • Cramer's guide to ending oil's hemorrhage Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:42 PM ET
    Workers use machinery to move drill sections on the drilling floor of the oil derrick in the Salym Petroleum Development oil fields near the Bazhenov shale formation in Salym, Russia.

    What the heck is going on with oil? Jim Cramer can't take the slow death of oil anymore. He shares his guide to navigating this nasty commodity.

  • Commodities Next Week: No one call's oil bottom  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude closed under $58 today. Consumers are said to be saving $375 million/day on fuel costs.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil under $60, could go lower  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil bounced around before it fell below $60 near the close. There's simply too much oil on the market and too little demand. And OPEC isn't going to cut production any time soon.

  • Cramer Remix: With oil going down, sell this asap Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    It’s a popular yield play, but the tables have turned due to low oil prices."Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks it needs to be sold immediately.

  • Cramer: Joy of consumers vs pain of producers Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:12 PM ET
    A customer refuels his vehicle at a U-gas station in Miami, Dec. 8, 2014.

    Jim Cramer saw that though there was plenty of good news on Wednesday, the agony of the oil producers overshadowed it.

  • Commodities tomorrow: $50 oil by January?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down again today, as the commodity free fall continues. OPEC cut its 2015 demand projection and the Saudis ask why they should cut production.