Russia, which pumps more oil than Saudi Arabia, is reaping a windfall from the steep rise in global energy prices resulting from instability in oil regions of the Middle East and North Africa. The New York Times reports.
US and European diplomats are scrambling to get a clearer picture of the leadership of Libya’s besieged opposition movement after concluding that Muammer Gaddafi is unlikely to fall quickly like his counterparts in neighboring Egypt and Tunisia, the Financial Times reports.
Video from the front line, Libyan refugee camps, the border, and the evacuation of foreign nationals at the airport, most of whom are from Bangladesh, Vietnam and Ghana.
Top energy industry leaders gather in Houston this week at a critical time for the oil producing world and are expected to attempt to assure markets that supply is ample around the globe.
As soon as the Libyan leader leaves power, Cramer thinks the markets will rally hard.
A trade to capture a healthy dividend off the rising price of crude.
My colleague John Carney is half right in his opinion piece about Libya—and where he is wrong he is wrong for the best of reasons.
Now that senior senators from both the Republican and Democratic parties are putting pressure on the Obama administration to put a “no-fly zone” in place over Libya, it’s incumbent that skeptics of this kind of belligerence speak out.
Once the unrest in Libya is resolved, Stuart Frankel's Steve Grasso thinks oil prices are likely to go lower.
The crazy volatility of recent days strikes me as a market that is topping itself and is struggling. I'm still guessing we have a bit of a pull-back.
The escalation in fighting in Libya is increasing fears of a civil war and with signs of politicall unrest spreading throughout the Middle East and North African nations the price of crude continues to climb.
I am in the middle of reading a book from 2008 that more or less "predicted" the unrest that we're now witnessing in the Middle East and North Africa.
Crude prices will likely keep their stranglehold on the stock market as investors watch events play out in the Middle East in the week ahead.
One of the most enduring and successful figures in British public life has resigned as director of the London School of Economics, after new details emerged of the institution’s relationship with Libya. The FT reports.
With data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of the Department of Energy, CNBC.com took a look at the countries that produce the most crude oil on a daily basis.
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With investors focused more on monetary policy than economic growth, the U.S. dollar is suffering. And absent a major crisis that sends investors scurrying for safety, there may be more weakness by the end of the year, say currency strategists.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's commodities news. Crude closes above $100/barrel as fears in the Middle East grow and Libyan bombers strike a key oil port town critical to oil exports.