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  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • NEW YORK, May 19- Oil prices settled largely unchanged on Thursday as worries about Canadian and Nigerian supply outages offset the impact of a stronger dollar, which has rallied on growing expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month. But Brent and WTI closed sharply off the session lows due to crude export problems facing Canada's...

  • *Syn for June last traded $3.20/ bbl over WTI. The Syncrude project in northern Alberta extended its force majeure on Thursday, trading sources said, as a raging wildfire in Alberta has reduced output capacity from the vast oil sands Despite the extended outage, Alberta officials said on Thursday, the oil sands facilities should face no further threat and that...

  • Strongest April demand for petroleum in 8 years

    CNBC's Susan Li reports the American Petroleum Institute report for April petroleum supply and demand.

  • America's energy future

    John Hofmeister, Former President Shell Oil Co. and Citizens for Affordable Energy Founder & CEO, discusses the future of the energy industry in the U.S. given current prices and alternative energies.

  • *Losses pared, Nigeria oil terminal initially reported shut. NEW YORK, May 19- Oil prices tumbled on Thursday as U.S. rate hike expectations lifted the dollar, though some of those losses were pared on worries about more supply outages from Nigeria's main crude oil terminal. By Thursday afternoon, Brent and WTI were sharply off session lows after the Qua Iboe crude...

  • *Losses pared after Nigeria oil terminal initially reported shut. NEW YORK, May 19- Oil prices tumbled on Thursday as U.S. rate hike expectations lifted the dollar, but crude pared losses on worries about more supply outages from Nigeria's main crude oil terminal. By Thursday afternoon, Brent and WTI were sharply off session lows after the Qua Iboe crude oil...

  • Low gas prices road trip holiday weekend

    This Memorial Day, drivers will see the lowest gasoline prices for the holiday weekend since 2005.

  • *Canada, Nigeria supply outages are reversible- analysts. "Petroleum prices are under selling pressure as part of a wider risk-off trade flow across a wider range of commodities as the U.S. dollar index has extended its recent rally," said Tim Evans, energy futures specialist at Citi Futures in New York. Brent futures' front-month contract, July, was down $1.40, or 2.8...

  • Tough sanctions on Iran that hammered its oil exports may have helped the country cope with the commodities slump by forcing it to diversify its economy.

  • Dow's last record high was one year ago today

    CNBC’s Dominic Chu is on the floor with what’s moving the markets this morning.

  • LONDON, May 19- Oil fell below $48 a barrel on Thursday, pressured by a stronger dollar and a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories which served as a reminder that supplies are plentiful despite output problems. Supply losses in Canada and Nigeria have supported the market. It earlier fell to the day's low of $47.46 after reaching a 2016 high of $49.85 on...

  • Malagasy skaters ride their boards through the streets of Antananarivo, Madagascar, on May 31, 2015

    Seven years after the start of a political crisis, Madagascar is declaring itself open for business.

  • Oil: How far can it really go?

    When it comes to crude prices, where is oil heading and what are the opportunities for the commodity? Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, discusses.

  • Oil Markets

    Richard Mallison from Energy Aspects argues that there is no evidence to show Saudi Arabia's new strategy is to raise oil output again to push prices lower.

  • Petrochemicals industry

    Platts' Prema Viswanathan says the petrochemical industry are enjoying better margins because of lower oil input costs.

  • Oil Pemex Mexico

    Last month, deliveries of petroleum rose by 3.6 percent from a year ago to 19.7 million barrels per day.

  • SINGAPORE, May 19- Oil prices fell early on Thursday, pulled down by rising U.S. crude inventories, a stronger dollar and surging output from Iran to Europe and Asia. International Brent crude futures were trading at $48.28 per barrel at 0101 GMT, down 65 cents or 1.3 percent from their last settlement. Both contracts broke 2016 highs several times earlier in the...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • *Brent retreats from Nov high near $50 a barrel. Brent and U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate futures had advanced closer to $50 a barrel on Wednesday after large gasoline and distillate drawdowns were announced by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. "We think people really had a June rate hike off the table," said Tariq Zahir, crude trader and managing...