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  • Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

    ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson says President Obama made the right call in putting a moratorium on new Gulf of Mexico oil leasing in the wake of the BP disaster.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The Dow swung wildly on Thursday, losing as much as 998.50 and boomeranging back hundreds of points to close down 347.80, or 3.2 percent, at 10,520.32.

  • A safety officer watches as the Pollution Control Dome is built by steelworkers at the Martin Terminal worksite in Port Fourchon, as BP rushes to cap the source of the oil slick from the BP Deepwater Horizon platform disaster in Louisiana.

    A 100-ton concrete-and-steel contraption designed to siphon off the oil fouling the Gulf of Mexico was being hauled to the spot in the sea where a blown-out well is spewing hundreds of thousands of gallons of petroleum a day.

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    Fishermen along the Gulf Coast are unhappy about BP's plan to compensate them for lost wages.

  • Fear trumped greed on Wednesday with both the S&P and Dow closing in negative territory. Should you buy the weakness or run for the hills?

  • Debtor Nations

    Moody's out again with the "may downgrade Portugal" line; Portugal down 1.7 percent, Spain down 2.4 percent, Greece down 4.9 percent. We have the British parliamentary elections on Thursday, as well as German regional elections over the weekend, which will be viewed as a referendum on Merkel's party and support for a Greek bailout. What's it all mean..?

  • And they’ll protect you from a slew of other negatives the bears are throwing around, too.

  • In the wake of the terrible oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Joe Terranova  is hearing some big changes lie ahead in the oil services sector.

  • Debtor Nations

    Stocks were hammered Tuesday, logging their worst decline in months amid worries that the European debt crisis will spread and that Spain might be the next to need a bailout.

  • A safety officer watches as the Pollution Control Dome is built by steelworkers at the Martin Terminal worksite in Port Fourchon, as BP rushes to cap the source of the oil slick from the BP Deepwater Horizon platform disaster in Louisiana.

    When a pipe bursts, your first response is to cup the leak. In the simplest terms, that’s the idea behind a massive structure the company Wild Well is building in Port Fourchon, La., to contain some of the spewing oil from the ongoing BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • With the Dow plunging more than 200 points on Tuesday, is this the start of the market correction that bears have been calling for? Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrick Trading, and Warren Meyers, CEO of Walter J. Dowd, offered CNBC their global market outlooks.

  • Debtor Nations

    The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.

  • Was the initial reaction to the Gulf spill overdone with investors dumping BP and Transocean en masse? Or is the worst yet to come?

  • Workers from United States Environmental Services bring a boat with oil booms into a dock May 3, 2010 in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

    The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is bad — no one would dispute it. But just how bad? The New York Times explains.

  • A boat works uses a protective boom to collect oil that has leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico.

    The massive oil spill in the Guld of Mexicso is having ripple effects on U.S.  oil and natural gas production.  Two offshore natural gas platforms have already been shut down.

  • Stocks closing near highs for the day; the big beta names are the movers. REITs, Transports, Home Builders, Retailers, Casinos all leading the charge. Dow Transports the first of the major indices to punch through to new closing high. BUT also bear in mind that this is the first day of the month, when new trades are often put on.

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    A fourth-generation oyster producer in Louisiana told CNBC Monday that the oil spill and its potential impact on his business is “scary.”