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  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 26- Gold steadied on Monday, after a retreat in the dollar helped it build on last week's gains but moves were muted with markets awaiting a U.S. presidential debate for pointers as to the outcome of November's election. Spot gold was at $1,337.40 an ounce by 2:57 p.m. EDT, up 0.01 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery settled up...

  • Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures also were lower as investors squared positions ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's quarterly grain stocks report due on Friday. Heavy showers in recent days waterlogged fields in parts of northern Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Rivers flooded in parts of Iowa, forcing corn and soy processors to shut down in Cedar...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Gold rose on Monday as a retreat in the dollar helped it build on last week's gains but moves were muted with markets awaiting a U.S. presidential debate for pointers as to the outcome of November's election. Spot gold was at $1,340.93 an ounce at 1435 GMT, up 0.3 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery were $3.40 an ounce higher at...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Hedge funds have become increasingly bullish about the outlook for gasoline prices even as they have become more cautious the prospects for heating oil this winter. Hedge funds are net short of heating oil futures and options for the first time since April, according to position data published by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

  • *Oil prices rebound on OPEC meeting hopes. LONDON, Sept 26- European and Asian shares retreated on Monday with investors focused on how Donald Trump would fare in a U.S. presidential debate against Hillary Clinton, while oil prices firmed before an informal OPEC meeting. Wall Street looked set to open lower, according to index futures, before the first of three...

  • Sept 26- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday amid a volatile oil market and ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate. *Investors are awaiting a highly anticipated face-off between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at 9:00 p.m. ET in the run-up to the Nov. 8 election. Oil prices rallied in volatile trading as the world's largest...

  • *Corn down on harvest, wheat weak depite India, Egypt demand. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Chicago soybean futures edged down on Monday to trade near a one-week low as weather forecasts suggested conditions would be dry enough this week to let farmers make headway in gathering what is tipped to be a record U.S. crop. Wheat tracked corn lower as it lacked impetus in the...

  • It struggled to build on those gains later in the week, however, as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. monetary policy and sluggish demand for physical metal in Asia kept a lid on gains. Spot gold was at $1,335.53 an ounce at 0930 GMT, down 0.1 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery were down $1.90 an ounce at $1,339.80. "Gold remains stuck in a relative...

  • Spot gold was down 0.3 percent to $1,332.88 an ounce U.S. gold futures fell 0.3 percent to $1,337.60 an ounce. The U.S. presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will take place at 0100 GMT on Tuesday, with investors looking for indications of who could win the race to lead the world's biggest economy.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 26- U.S. soybeans edged higher on Monday recovering from a 10- day low hit earlier in the session as bumper harvests and favorable harvesting weather forecasts weighed on the oilseed. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.13 percent to $9.56-1/ 4 a bushel, having earlier hit a session low of $9.49-1/ 4 a bushel- the lowest...

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  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- U.S. soybean futures fell 2.1 percent to a one-week low on Friday on reports of big harvest yields and heavy farmer sales on the cash market, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures weakened as traders said ample global supplies were likely to blunt the impact of India's decision to slash its import tax on the grain.

  • *No Saudi-Iran agreement ahead of Algeria talks. NEW YORK, Sept 23- Oil prices tumbled 4 percent on Friday on signs Saudi Arabia and arch rival Iran were making little progress in achieving preliminary agreement ahead of talks by major crude exporters next week aimed at freezing production. Brent crude futures settled down $1.76, or 3.7 percent, at $45.89 a barrel.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Oil prices tumbled about 4 percent on Friday on signs Saudi Arabia and arch rival Iran were making little progress in achieving preliminary agreement ahead of talks by major crude exporters next week aimed at freezing production. Crude futures slumped after sources said Saudi Arabia did not expect a decision in Algeria where the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Friday, paring weekly gains, on a report that Saudi Arabia did not expect an agreement at talks next week among major crude exporters aimed at freezing production. Crude futures slumped after Bloomberg reported that Saudi Arabia did not expect a decision at Algiers, the capital of Algeria where the biggest oil...

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    A trader predicts that based on historical data, a post-election recession could be on the horizon.

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    Sven Henrich of NorthmanTrader.com gives his price target for the S&P, should a recession occur.

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    Sven Henrich of NorthmanTrader.com predicts that a recession could be on the way based on historical post-election data.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to justify why a settlement with Deutsche Bank AG in a case over the bank's handling of swap reporting is fair and in the public interest. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan said in an order on Thursday that while regulatory agencies like the CFTC should be...

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