Oil Prices Dip Following Saudi Attack Surge; Focus Shifts to US Shale Production

Oil Prices Dip Following Saudi Attack Surge; Focus Shifts to US Shale Production

Global oil markets eased modestly Tuesday, following the biggest single-day surge in more than three decades, but prices could continue to climb in the coming weeks as investors assess the impact of weekend drone attacks on Saudi oilfields and look to U.S. shale production to fill the expected gap in world crude supplies.

Chart: Corporate Profits Are Stagnating

Chart: Corporate Profits Are Stagnating

Business investment has slowed due to uncertainty over tariffs and supply chains.

Market of the Week: Dr. Copper

Market of the Week: Dr. Copper

Copper has rallied over the past few weeks but slipped on Monday following weak Chinese economic data.

Oil Surges After Saudi Attacks; Trump Says US 'Locked & Loaded' For Response

Oil Surges After Saudi Attacks; Trump Says US 'Locked & Loaded' For Response

Global oil prices surged the most in more than two decades Monday after a weekend drone attack on two Saudi Arabian crude facilities that could shutdown at least 5% of world production and spark renewed concerns of military conflict in the Gulf region.

Aramco IPO Could Be Delayed Amid Fallout From Oil Attack in Saudi Arabia

Aramco IPO Could Be Delayed Amid Fallout From Oil Attack in Saudi Arabia

The first of the IPO's two parts was slated to kick off in November. The Saudis mull whether to delay it until they're able to restore oil output to preattack levels, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Economist Perspective: Equities vs the Economy

Economist Perspective: Equities vs the Economy

Equity markets have been focusing on shifts in sentiment related to the ebbs and flows of the trade war.

What Gold's Rise Means for Rates, Equities

What Gold's Rise Means for Rates, Equities

The recent strength in gold has translated to a higher volatility regime across almost all markets.

The Federal Reserve Is Out of Options

The Federal Reserve Is Out of Options

With changing demographics and more price transparency, the Fed has less impact on the inflation rate than in past eras.

Striking Options: Central Banks, Gold, and Equities Optimism

Striking Options: Central Banks, Gold, and Equities Optimism

Gold has a dual role as both a currency and a commodity.

Sneak Peek: Inside Jim Cramer's September Members-Only Action Alerts PLUS Call

Sneak Peek: Inside Jim Cramer's September Members-Only Action Alerts PLUS Call

Go inside Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS conference call LIVE at 11:30 ET on Thursday, September 12.