Saudi Arabia's king was hospitalized Wednesday for tests, and that had many wondering about succession plans and its impact on oil.
Discussing the succession plan in place in Saudi Arabia and what new rule would mean for the oil market, with David Philips, Former State Dept. Advisor.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has been hospitalized. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports how oil traders are weighing the news.
Robert Jordan, former ambassador to Saudi Arabia, shares his thoughts on reported health issues of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and its implications regarding succession and the oil markets.
Oil prices could drop further to $40 and market volatility is "going to persist" due to political turbulence, says Ana Cukic Armstrong, CEO of Armstrong Investment Managers.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week. Natural gas fell below $3, mostly due to the extremely mild winter so far. Prices could continue to fall, traders say.
Saudi Arabia says OPEC will maintain its current oil production no matter what—until crude hits $40, Breitling Energy' Chris Faulkner said.
As the U.S. reduces its military budget, Jim Cramer sees allied countries are arming themselves. This is good news for one group of stocks.
Mike Harrowell, Director of Resources Research at BBY, says oil prices could fall to $15-20 a barrel unless Saudi Arabia cuts output to restore market balance.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil tried to stabilize today on short covering heading into the weekend.
Howard Marks thinks that the drop in oil prices could finally expose low lending standards and provide better value in the markets.
Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, discusses how oil is prompting a geopolitical shift in Middle East power structures.
Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, weighs in on the global impact of falling crude prices.
Former Shell President John Hofmeister, shares his thoughts on New York's fracking ban, and natural gas as a transportation fuel.
Some observers say a less acrimonious future between the United States and Iran makes economic sense.
Lower oil prices are good for some countries and bad for others. In a few, things could get ugly.
Today, Saudi Arabia is using its "oil weapon," but instead of driving up prices and cutting supply, it's doing the reverse.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is looking for some specific signals to spot the end of the slide.
What the heck is going on with oil? Jim Cramer can't take the slow death of oil anymore. He shares his guide to navigating this nasty commodity.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude closed under $58 today. Consumers are said to be saving $375 million/day on fuel costs.