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  • A TXU sign is shown in downtown Dallas, Monday Feb. 26, 2007.  TXU Corp., Texas' largest electricity producer, said it has agreed to be sold to a group of private-equity firms for about $32 billion in what would be the largest private buyout in U.S. corporate history if shareholders and regulators go along. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    CNBC Squawk-Box co-anchor Becky Quick scored a scoop early this morning with her 'First on CNBC' report that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying $2.1 billion dollars to Goldman Sachs for some high-yielding TXU bonds.  But don't think the purchase means Buffett likes junk bonds in general.

  • Caspian Sea

    Multinational energy companies are looking at opportunities in Turkmenistan, a country of five million people that borders the Caspian Sea and sits on the world’s fourth or fifth largest reserves of natural gas.

  • Nuclear Power Plant

    Nuclear power is making a comeback in the US as the high cost of fossil fuels and concern about global warming make uranium-based generation a more attractive option, but the industry still faces regulatory and financial hurdles as well as lingering doubts about safety.

  • Nearly 32 million Americans will take to the roads this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, seemingly undeterred by retail gasoline prices over $3 a gallon — a figure that is translating to $100 fill ups for some.

  • Here's what I see this Monday morning:1) U.S. dollar finally showing some strength on weakness overseas, Hong Kong at a 6 week low, about 12% from historic high. 2) Jitters in tech land. All those momentum traders piling into techs in the last couple months are nervous.

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    It seems downright unbelievable, but about a year ago, crude oil was trading at $50 a barrel.

  • Oil Pipeline

    US crude oil futures ended at a record close of almost $96 on Friday as robust domestic jobs data reassured investors that the current credit crunch had not affected the wider economy.

  • Oil Pipeline

    Oil prices ended down after reaching a record high Thursday, as worries over the health of the U.S. economy resurfaced.

  • Oil prices keep breaking record highs. What does it mean for the economy--and investors? Here's what some of the experts are saying on CNBC.

  • After the Fed hinted at an end to rate cuts in its announcement Wednesday, retail and utility stocks may be the most vulnerable.

  • Gas Pump

    Oil prices have been climbing for nearly two weeks straight, breaking new records almost daily. Friday's been no different with U.S. crude oil futures breaching the $90 a barrel level during the Asian morning session.

  • Oil Refinery

    Oil edged downward, after surging to a record high above $90 per barrel earlier on Friday.  Boone Pickens offered CNBC his insights.

  • Discussing leadership, motivation and career success with Jack Welch, former General Electric chairman & CEO.

  • Amid soaring oil prices and ballooning global fuel demand, the Bush Administration is calling on Americans to help conserve energy on a personal level.

  • General Motors said U.S. sales rose nearly 4% in September, boosted by incentives on its pickup trucks, while Ford Motor and Toyota Motor posted declines.

  • Oil Refinery

    OPEC would likely hold consultations about boosting supply again if the price of oil stayed above $80 a barrel for more than 15-20 days, an OPEC source said on Tuesday.

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