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  • Oil production costs falling for US producers Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 3:21 PM ET
    Oil production costs falling for US producers

    The drop in oil prices is obvious. The simultaneously falling costs of production aren't. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.

  • New oil tax bad policy, politics: Pro Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:04 PM ET
    New oil tax bad policy, politics: Pro

    The Rapidan Group Founder and President Bob McNally discusses an oil tax vs. a gasoline tax and what they could be used for.

  • Feb 5- U.S. energy firms deepened their cuts in oil drilling rigs in the seventh week of declines to the lowest levels since March 2010, data showed on Friday, as they continue to cut spending due to the collapse in crude prices. Front-month U.S. crude futures were trading at about $31 per barrel and Brent at $34 on Friday, on track to end the week lower after two...

  • Pop quiz! Football stars vs. nerds Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:37 PM ET
    Pop quiz! Football stars vs. nerds

    CNBC's Jane Wells quizzes NFL stars on business news and football fans on football.

  • $10 oil tax won't happen: Pro Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:29 PM ET
    $10 oil tax won't happen: Pro

    CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein says that even if oil were taxed $10 per barrel, consumers may not feel pain at the pump.

  • $10-per-barrel oil tax? Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:15 PM ET
    $10-per-barrel oil tax?

    President Obama proposes a $10-per-barrel tax on oil phased in over five years. CNBC's Eamon Javers explains.

  • Feb 5- U.S. energy firms this week cut oil rigs for a seventh week in a row to the lowest levels since March 2010, data showed on Friday, as energy firms continue to cut spending due to the collapse in crude prices. Front-month U.S. crude futures were trading at about $31 per barrel and Brent at $34 on Friday, on track to end the week lower after two consecutive weeks of...

  • US adds 151,000 jobs Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:07 PM ET
    U.S. adds 151,000 jobs

    Hourly wages rise and consumer confidence holds up despite recent market woes. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains.

  • Producers keep pumping, even with oil falling Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 12:13 PM ET
    Oil well pumps

    Here's why falling oil prices haven't dampened crude output — even for producers who are losing money on every barrel.

  • Obama's $10 oil tax would cost drivers Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 11:35 AM ET
    A woman fills her vehicle with gas at a U-Gas station in Miami, Florida.

    The cost of President Obama's $10 oil tax proposal would likely be passed along to consumers, analysts told USA Today.

  • Walmart takes over its gas station Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 6:30 AM ET
    Walmart takes over its gas station

    The mega-retailer hopes to use gas stations to drive traffic and sales.

  • Citi: World economy trapped in 'death spiral' Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 11:05 AM ET
    Global currency spiral

    The global economy seems trapped in a "death spiral" that could lead to further weakness in oil prices, recession and a serious equity bear market, Citi has warned.

  • LONDON, Feb 5- Oil is on track to end the week lower after two consecutive weeks of gains in a volatile Friday session, as bearish fundamentals pressure prices despite bullish indications earlier in the week. International benchmark Brent crude futures were 53 cents lower at $33.93 per barrel at 1454 GMT, and down from an intraday high of $35.14.

  • TORONTO, Feb 5- Canada's main stock index fell on Friday in a broad retreat after a weak jobs report and as falling oil prices weighed on energy stocks. At 9:49 a.m. EST, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 96.03 points, or 0.75 percent, at 12,678.47. Canada's jobless rate hit a two-year high in January as the oil-producing province of...

  • LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Feb 5- Crude oil futures steadied on Friday after earlier losses, as bearish fundamentals weighed on markets at the end of a volatile week that saw prices seesaw over 10 percent within a day. International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at $34.37 per barrel at 0917 GMT, down 9 cents from their last settlement after dipping below $34...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 5- Crude oil futures reversed earlier gains on Friday as weak fundamentals weighed on markets at the end of a volatile week that saw prices seesaw over 10 percent within a day. International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at $34.08 per barrel at 0805 GMT, down 38 cents from their last settlement while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude...

  • Shell to layoff 10,000 employees Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:02 AM ET
    Shell to layoff 10,000 employees

    Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, discusses the impact of the deal between Royal Dutch Shell and BG.

  • Deutsche Bank: Supply still weighing on commods Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:37 PM ET
    Oil slump

    Major commodities such as copper, iron ore and oil still face slowing demand with excess supply, says Michael Spencer from Deutsche Bank.

  • SINGAPORE/ BEIJING, Feb 5- Newly licensed Chinese oil importers are taking advantage of low crude prices and healthy domestic product margins, snapping up hundreds of thousands of barrels a day of a global surplus but also adding to China's swelling fuel exports. Armed with quotas that could make up a fifth of total Chinese crude imports this year, the...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 5- Crude oil futures held steady in lacklustre trading on Friday as Asian liquidity faded ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday across large parts of the region. International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at $34.52 per barrel at 0304 GMT, up 6 cents from their last settlement. BMI Research, a unit of rating agency Fitch Group, said on...