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    1. December 11, 2014

      US oil price below $60 a barrel

      US crude closed below $60 a barrel for the first time in five and a half years, sliding amid new concerns consumption will...

    2. FT Alphaville

      November 30, 2014

      Chicago, the last refuge of light touch regulation?

      Friday, November 28th. It’s the day after Thanksgiving in the US – possibly the lightest trading session of the year. And...

    1. November 11, 2014

      Fears of US cold snap trigger gas price swings

      Warnings of a sharp US cold snap – and below freezing temperatures on the country’s east coast – have led to big swings in...

    2. November 6, 2014

      Oil under pressure as supply concerns fade

      Oil prices came under renewed pressure on Thursday as concerns about potential supply disruptions in Libya and Saudi Arabia...

    3. October 27, 2014

      Oil price fall changes Mexican budget calculations

      Mexico is poised to redraft part of next year’s federal budget after a steep fall in oil prices upended the country’s...

    4. October 23, 2014

      Oil rises on claims of Saudi supply cut

      Oil prices moved higher on Thursday amid claims that Saudi Arabia, Opec’s largest producer, had cut the amount of crude oil...

    5. October 17, 2014

      Oil rallies sharply after near 4-year low

      After a torrid week that saw prices sink to their lowest level in nearly four years, crude oil recovered on Friday as...

    6. October 14, 2014

      Palladium stands out from commodities crowd

      “Palladium is the outlier in the metal space,” says Walter de Wet, commodities strategist at Standard Bank. Speculative...

    7. October 10, 2014

      Q&A: The rout in oil prices

      The price of oil has tumbled on Friday, falling to levels last seen in 2010 on expectations that slowing global growth means...

    8. October 9, 2014

      Global growth fears weigh on oil prices

      Oil prices sank to their lowest point in nearly four years on Friday, as traders feared that slowing economies around the...

    9. October 3, 2014

      Strong dollar and excess supplies sends oil to fresh lows

      The price of Brent crude fell to fresh multi-month lows on Friday as excess supplies and a strong US dollar weighed on the...

    10. October 2, 2014

      Brent oil retreats to 28-month low

      Brent crude hit a 28-month low on Thursday while benchmark US oil dropped below the $90 a barrel mark for the first time...

    11. September 16, 2014

      Former Amaranth star fined over gas trades

      Brian Hunter, the natural gas trader whose large bets helped precipitate the $6bn collapse of Amaranth, the hedge fund, has...

    12. September 1, 2014

      Palladium advances to new multiyear high

      Palladium has continued its advance, with the precious metal trading above $900 a troy ounce and reaching a fresh...

    13. August 18, 2014

      Airlines take flight as crude oil prices ease

      Airline stocks took flight after crude oil futures dropped, providing relief for a sector reliant on fuels costs. Shares in...

    14. August 6, 2014

      Palladium weakens as bulls head for exit

      The top performing precious metal of 2014 is beginning to come under pressure. Since reaching its highest level in almost 14...

    15. July 23, 2014

      US crude prices gain on stocks reduction

      US oil prices moved higher on Wednesday after official data showed a further reduction in stocks at the country’s biggest...

    16. FT Alphaville

      June 13, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Camp Alphaville reminder: Turing tests available upon request. (Details here) Markets: Escalating violence in Iraq drove...

    17. February 25, 2014

      US natural gas plunges 26% in two days

      US natural gas has plunged more than 20 per cent in the past two days as traders close out positions ahead of the final...

    18. February 10, 2014

      US oil price hits 2014 high above $100

      US oil continued its recent strong run, climbing above $100 a barrel on Monday and hitting its highest level so far in 2014....

    19. January 29, 2014

      Gas rise of 10.4% due to cold snap rivals hurricane rally

      This winter’s protracted cold now rivals strong hurricanes in its impact on the US natural gas market. Nymex February gas...

    20. January 29, 2014

      Differential between oil prices widens as US crude stocks rise

      The differential between US and international oil prices widened on Wednesday after government data revealed a larger than...

    21. January 24, 2014

      US natgas rises above $5 for the first time since 2010

      Benchmark US natural gas futures topped $5 per million British thermal units for the first time since August 2010, as...

    22. January 22, 2014

      Biting cold sends US natgas futures to highs

      US natural gas futures leapt to the highest level in two and a half years as biting cold returned to major cities. A...

    23. January 15, 2014

      Oil rises after EIA inventories report

      US oil moved higher on Wednesday in the wake of a government report that showed another large decline in crude stocks and a...

    24. January 3, 2014

      Oil slides on hopes over Libya output

      Oil prices slid over the quiet holiday week on talk that output may rebound in Libya, a leading exporter of high-quality...

    25. December 27, 2013

      US oil price tops $100 on stocks decline

      US oil rose above $100 a barrel for the first time since October in the wake of government figures that showed another large...

    26. December 20, 2013

      Cold snap sends US gas prices higher

      US natural gas prices has leapt to the highest level in nearly two and a half years after cold gripped much of the country,...

    27. December 10, 2013

      US oil rallies on expectations of lower stocks

      US oil prices rallied on expectations of lower inventories in the Oklahoma hub of Cushing, pushing its discount to the...

    28. December 6, 2013

      WTI crude oil climbs on strong US data

      US oil continued its recent good run, rising for a sixth consecutive session on the back of strong jobs data from the...

    29. November 27, 2013

      Rise in US oil stocks sends price lower

      US oil dropped to its lowest level since June after government data showed crude stockpiles in America had increased for a...

    30. November 20, 2013

      US crude rallies from near five-month low

      US oil rallied from a near five-month low after official data revealed a smaller than expected increase in crude stockpiles....

    31. November 14, 2013

      Oil benchmark price gap widens on stockpile increase

      The gap between US and global oil prices widened to the most in nine months on Thursday after government data showed a...

    32. FT Alphaville

      November 13, 2013

      Recollecting the false messiah of peak oil

      Oil prices continue to decline, with WTI currently leading the charge: So where are the oil bulls of 2008 now? Hard to say....

    33. November 5, 2013

      Cotton prices hang by a thread amid talk of China stockpile sale

      Cotton prices have hit a 10-month low as expectations that China is gearing up to release a massive stockpile that has...

    34. November 1, 2013

      US oil sinks to four-month low

      US oil tumbled to a four-month low as refinery and pipeline maintenance led to an inventory build-up at a key delivery point...

    35. October 30, 2013

      US crude tumbles on sharp rise in stocks

      US oil prices fell to near $96 a barrel for the first time since June following a sharp increase in stockpiles. Nymex...

    36. October 23, 2013

      US oil falls to three-month low

      US oil fell to its lowest level since July after official data revealed a larger than expected increase in stockpiles caused...

    37. FT Alphaville

      October 21, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Brad DeLong on the “Commissars-Turned-Capitalists of Shanghai” - Why the TV industry is...

    38. October 21, 2013

      US oil dips below $100 as stocks pile up

      US oil fell below $100 a barrel for the first time since July as oil stockpiles climbed rapidly in the second week of...

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