Key members of OPEC are refusing to prop up oil prices, a Reuters survey shows, as its oil output increased this month.» Read More
John Kilduff, Founding Partner; CNBC Analyst, Again Capital, says rumors of ISIS on the move and a threat to Kirkuk in Iraq pushed oil higher on the day. If the rumors prove to be false, he says, oil will fall back.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil hit 6-year lows today but ended the day up slightly. Nat gas and gold were both down on the day.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The fact that crude settled under $45, traders say, means that it will likely fall even further.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was actually up on the day as the dollar was down. Nat gas was up on the day, as well, and gold was also positive today.
Daniel Serwer, Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, discusses news that a C.I.A drone strike killed 3 suspected Qaeda fighters in Yemen on Monday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A stronger dollar put downward pressure on oil, and nat gas was down even with the winter temperatures dropping.
The Japanese Prime Minister on Sunday called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous."
The securities exchanges of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are closed on Sunday because of the death of Saudi King Abdullah.
U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday.
Energy tycoon Boone Pickens predicted Friday that oil prices would be back near $70 or $80 a barrel by the fourth quarter of this year.
The Saudis ultimately want higher oil prices, Again Capital partner John Kilduff tells CNBC after the death of King Abdullah.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The ECB's QE announcement put downward pressure on oil today, as did a huge weekly build. Nat gas settled down, as well, as inventories were down less than expected. Gold was higher on the day.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, as traders continued to seek the bottom. Nat gas was up on colder weather forecasts, and gold was down today.
HRH Turki al Faisal, chairman of the King Faisal Center, discusses who is benefiting and who is suffering from the low oil price.