Oil Prices Rise as OPEC Reports Biggest Monthly Output Decline in Two Years

Oil Prices Rise as OPEC Reports Biggest Monthly Output Decline in Two Years

Global oil prices rise to fresh two-month highs Friday after OPEC members report the biggest monthly drop in production in nearly two years as the cartel prepped for broader output cuts to address what it sees as a glut in world markets.

Economist Perspective: Government Shutdown a Prelude to Debt-Ceiling Debate?

Economist Perspective: Government Shutdown a Prelude to Debt-Ceiling Debate?

Why does the debt ceiling matter?

Market Movers: Tech Earnings

Market Movers: Tech Earnings

FAANG Stocks: Which is the growth story to watch?

Striking Options: Global Crude Demand and Trade Tariffs

Striking Options: Global Crude Demand and Trade Tariffs

What is China's weak export data revealing about crude oil?

Oil Rides Record Rebound as OPEC Cuts, Trade Talks, Lift US Crude to 5-Week High

Oil Rides Record Rebound as OPEC Cuts, Trade Talks, Lift US Crude to 5-Week High

U.S. oil prices rose to a five week high Friday, as global crude futures markets rode their longest winning streak on record, fueled by hopes of near-term trade deal with China, a weaker U.S. dollar and the impact of OPEC supply cuts. U.S. oil prices rose to a five week high Friday, as global crude futures markets rode their longest winning streak on record, fueled by hopes of near-term trade deal with China, a weaker U.S. dollar and the impact of OPEC supply cuts.

Is This a Bull Trough or a Bear Peak? It Depends

Is This a Bull Trough or a Bear Peak? It Depends

We investors have the task of sifting through the 'Umwelt' -- the worldview perceived and forecasted by the various organisms that live in our trading world ecosystem.

Oil Hits Fresh 3-Week Highs on US-China Trade Talks, Dovish Central Bank Signals

Oil Hits Fresh 3-Week Highs on US-China Trade Talks, Dovish Central Bank Signals

Global oil prices rose to a fresh three-week high Monday as investors continued to reprice crude demand following stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data and moves by China's central bank to stoke growth in the word's biggest energy market.

Powell Speech Gives Market Boost, Now Back to Trump and Xi

Powell Speech Gives Market Boost, Now Back to Trump and Xi

Until there is a clear outcome on the trade front, choose your investments wisely -- the market can very easily go back to retest lows.

Oil Extends Gains as China Primes Growth Pump, OPEC Production Cuts Ripple

Oil Extends Gains as China Primes Growth Pump, OPEC Production Cuts Ripple

Global oil prices jumped to a two-week high Friday as investors reacted to plans from the People's Bank of China to stimulate growth in the world's biggest energy market and a stronger-than-expected reading for U.S. job creation over the month of December.

U.S.-China Commerce Dept Talks Give a Boost: Market Recon

U.S.-China Commerce Dept Talks Give a Boost: Market Recon

The wildcard on today's employment data will be if the sudden slowing of growth in manufacturing employment is emblematic of a broader problem.