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  • Oil will go back to $70 in 2017: Ken Hersh Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 12:32 AM ET
    Oil will go back to $70 in 2017: Ken Hersh

    Ken Hersh, CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management, explains how OPEC's strategy of flooding the market with supply will eventually re-balance the market.

  • There's more pain ahead for oil: Pro Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 5:34 PM ET
    There's more pain ahead for oil: Pro

    John Kingston, president and director of global market insights at McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute, on the oil contango.

  • China's demand for iron ore still holding up Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 9:35 PM ET
    China's demand for iron ore still holding up

    Jonathan Barratt , CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, discusses Rio Tinto's production plans and the prospects for iron ore demand in China.

  • Economics behind oil: Pro Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 8:43 AM ET
    Economics behind oil: Pro

    John Gerdes, KLR Group, shares his outlook on crude as prices drop to historic lows amid an oversupply environment.

  • Selling US oil reserves Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 2:12 PM ET
    Selling US oil reserves

    Two oil tankers are carrying thousands of barrels of American oil cruising toward Europe, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Is the government's SPR strategy all wrong ? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 2:12 PM ET
    Is the government's SPR strategy all wrong ?

    Discussing the oil export ban, with Bill Richardson, served as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Under President Clinton, and former U.S. Energy Secretary; and John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Executive Edge: Oil's 'double whammy' Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 6:32 AM ET
    Executive Edge: Oil's 'double whammy'

    Matt Smith, ClipperData, discusses how oversupply and increased production are driving oil prices to historically low levels.

  • No one could have predicted oil at $33: CommBank Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 | 7:32 PM ET
    No one could have predicted oil at $33: CommBank

    U.S. oil producers will be severely impacted by the sub-$33 per barrel prices, notes Aiden Bradley, executive director at Commonwealth Bank.

  • This is the key risk for Samsung Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 10:24 PM ET
    This is the key risk for Samsung

    Samsung has not managed to hit its 2013 high as it struggles with topline growth, says Satish Lele, APAC VP of Consulting at Frost & Sullivan.

  • Slowing Apple demand fears overblown: Analyst Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 10:18 PM ET
    Fears of slowing Apple demand are overblown: Analyst

    Apple traditionally tells suppliers to produce more than they need before cutting back later, explains Gene Munster, MD and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.

  • Oil at $18 a barrel is not probable: ANZ Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 11:43 PM ET
    Oil at $18 a barrel is not probable: ANZ

    Unless there is a black swan event, oil prices at $18/barrel is not realistic because prices at low thirties are already a stretch, explains Daniel Hynes, senior commodity strategist at ANZ.

  • 'Singapore, HK property prices aren't falling off a cliff'

    Nicholas Holt, APAC head of research at Knight Frank, says although mortgage rates in Hong Kong and Singapore will rise, the property market will still be buoyed by low real estate inventories.

  • Growth is key to China's employment picture: HSBC Sunday, 3 Jan 2016 | 9:18 PM ET
    Growth is key to China's employment picture: HSBC

    John Zhu, greater China economist at HSBC, says that China needs economic growth rather than labor market reforms to create more well-paying jobs.

  • Oil prices jump on Middle East geopolitics Sunday, 3 Jan 2016 | 7:42 PM ET
    Oil prices jump on Middle East geopolitics

    The political tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran adds to risks of oil supply disruption, explains Neil Beveridge, senior oil and gas analyst at Bernstein.

  • Oil will continue to be plagued by problems: Resource expert

    The oil market still has huge inventories, and will continue to have issues with volatile supply and demand, says Barry Dawes, head of resources at Paradigm Securities.

  • Airfare trends & tips Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Airfare trends & tips

    Falling fuel prices have won the raise against falling air fares, says Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner.

  • LNG market was oversold: Citi Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    LNG market was oversold: Citi

    The natural gas market had been trading near 17-year lows, but January is typically when demand peaks, says Tim Evans, energy futures specialist at Citi Futures.

  • HK had a blockbuster year for IPOs: EY Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 6:43 PM ET
    HK had a blockbuster year for IPOs: EY

    Hong Kong was the top IPO market in 2016 in terms of proceeds, while Shenzhen's stock exchange had the greatest number of floats, says Ringo Choi, APAC IPO Leader at EY.

  • What does Saudi's austerity program mean? Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 6:03 PM ET
    What does Saudi's austerity program mean?

    Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, discusses whether Saudi Arabia's 2016 spending cuts are a sign of a larger problem.

  • Why oil prices may not rebound in 2017 Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 1:10 PM ET
    Why oil prices may not rebound in 2017

    CNBC contributor Ron Insana does not see where the bullishness in the supply and demand energy outlook comes from.