OPEC member countries are posturing, but a deal is likely to be made, says David Hewitt at Credit Suisse.
Signs are improving but still below trend in both the oil markets and the economy, says Taurus Wealth Advisors' Michael Preiss.
An OPEC agreement will be reached, but it remains to be seen how significant its terms are, says Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities.
*Iran, Iraq resist Saudi pressure to cut output. SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Oil markets edged up in nervous trading on Wednesday ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the day, with members of the producer cartel trying to thrash out an output cut to curb oversupply that has seen prices more than halve since 2014.. Oil dropped nearly 4 percent the previous session over disputes...
Lower oil prices would benefit Asia, says Norman Chan, CIO at Oreana Private Wealth.
*180- cst refining margin to Dubai crude narrowest in nearly 5 yrs. SINGAPORE, Nov 29- Singapore's benchmark 180- cst fuel oil refining margins settled on Tuesday at their narrowest discount to Dubai crude in almost five years on the back of robust seasonal demand, limited supplies and falling crude prices ahead of an OPEC meeting on Wednesday.
Dan Murphy looks at the implications of Donald Trump's energy policies, which aim for total U.S. energy independence.
Oil prices surged as as some of the world's largest oil producers agreed to curb oil output.
Chances are OPEC will reach an output cut deal in Vienna, says Citigroup's Tim Evans, even as the difficulties involved in working out terms remain.
Kathy Lien, MD at BK Asset Management, says that commodity-linked currencies will squeeze higher if an OPEC output cut agreement goes through.
Robert Raymond, RR Advisors Founder & Hedge Fund Manager, discusses his bull case for crude.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at the day's market action, including why the markets held up today.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Praxair and Linde stopped merger talks in September, ending a deal that would have created a company with a value of more than $60 billion.
Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets, and CNBC's Steve Sedgwick are live in Vienna, discussing what to expect from tomorrow's OPEC meeting.
The Futures Now team discusses crude oil ahead of tomorrow's OPEC meeting.
With OPEC deal hopes fading, oil prices have nowhere to go but down ... for now, says John Kilduff.
The word from Vienna is things are not going well for OPEC. In fact, they are going surprisingly poorly.
The biggest hurdle against OPEC reaching an agreement is that not all member states appear ready to participate in production cuts.
CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES, DOWN 4.6 PCT AT SESSION LOW OF $44.82 A BARREL.