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  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude takes a pause

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on the day, which could be signalling a pause in the markets. Gold was down on the day as money poured into stocks. And unseasonably cold temperatures pushed nat gas up on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil inventory build 3x expectations

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil dropped to $97 on China concerns and a huge oil inventory build this week. Nat gas took a breath on warmer temperatures. And gold was up while copper was down again.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas loses ground

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • China is demanding Japan get rid of its "bomb in the basement," and drop plans to open a new reactor this fall.

  • Japan needs to consider environmental costs: Pro

    As Japan seeks to restart its nuclear reactors, Edwin Lyman, Senior Scientist, Global Security Program at Union of Concerned Scientists, says the country needs to consider the fact that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will remain radioactive for decades and is still leaking radioactive water into the ocean.

  • Japan divided on restart of nuclear plants

    Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor, Political Science at Purdue University, discusses the polarized views present in Japan over the government's plans to restart the country's nuclear power plants.

  • Commodities tomorrow: China data hits oil

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Disappointing China data dominated the markets, which drove oil down. Copper was down, as well. Gold closed up about $3 on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold clears key resistance level

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A mixed day in the energy pits. Crude was down a bit and nat gas popped after a drawdown that was greater than expected.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Traders expect volatile nat gas

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • The new push for nuclear power

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently approved licenses to build four new nuclear reactors. Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, R-N.J., discusses the pros for atomic power.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Traders eye Ukraine & jobs

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Ukraine pushes oil higher

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Geopolitical tensions pushed oil higher, gold hit $1,350, and wheat futures were up on tensions in Ukraine. Nat gas sold off a bit because the cold snap may not be as severe.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold bullion sees bounce

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold down on the day

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude edged higher today after the weekly inventory report showed a smaller build than expected. Nat gas dipped again on the day, as temperatures have been more moderate than expected. Gold was down about $13 on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Pressure in crude futures

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down on the day, as investors worry about growth in China and the U.S. Nat gas was down on the day, as well. And gold closed at $1,342.70.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas dips

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up slightly today, because of geopolitical issues around the world. Nat gas dipped on the day, and is now closer to $5 than $6. Gold closed at $1,338, and traders will watch Yellen to see where it's likely headed.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold slightly lower

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nat gas was slightly lower today. Colder temps on the way kept the price over $6. Crude stayed high, as well, because colder temperatures make it difficult to get oil out of the ground. Gold was slightly lower today, but could still pop based on economic uncertainty.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Cold snap coming

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The entire energy complex closed up as crude ended the day above $103/barrel. Growing demand in China is one reason. Meanwhile, natural gas climbed above $6, as a colder-than-expected forecast drove prices higher.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Awaiting Fed minutes

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Economic data tomorrow morning will likely drive markets. The Fed minutes will likely give an idea of the strength of the economy.

  • The North Anna Power Station, operated by Dominion Energy, in Mineral, Va.

    Nuclear power is gaining currency in the global energy mix and can help fight global warming, says former N.J. Gov. Christie Whitman.