Chatter that he has died and reports that he’s living his final days.

Chavez flew to Cuba on Dec 11 for a fourth operation in his battle against an undisclosed type of cancer in his pelvic region.

There could be some volatility in oil if the rumor is true but there have been many rumors of his death in the past. FWIW, there is also an internet rumor that Megan Fox has died.