Speculators in four major NYMEX and ICE markets cut 35,323 contracts, changing their bets from a bullish 30,626 net longs in the week to May 17 to a bearish 4,695 net shorts in the week to May 24, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Friday. Before April, the market was net short for 66 weeks in a row from December 2014 through the end of March 2016 as... » Read More
There are three macro themes that are continuing to play out in 2015, all driven by bandwagon mentality.
Computer algorithm-led hedge funds produced stellar returns last year, beating most gut-driven human money managers.
If the weak euro, strong dollar and cheap oil persist, these commodities and stocks will predictably take a hit.
The run-up in utilities is down to investors' search for solid EPS growth and consistent, low-risk yields.
The Futures Now team discusses when oil will test the $50 level and what it will do to stocks.
An ETF that tracks regional banks is outperforming the S&P 500 in December, and commodity stocks have rebounded in the last week.
Dennis Gartman has his eye on one commodity that met a particularly cruel fate in 2014: Gold
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders have a play on the S&P 500 that targets the index at 2044.
It's gold's moment of truth. As the U.S. dollar rises will the precious metal lose ground or recoup some of its loses? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Despite being on the cusp of posting its first back-to-back yearly loss since 1997, Dennis Gartman believes gold will be the standout winner in 2015. He breaks down why, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Is oil headed lower? Commodities King Dennis Gartman has the call on crude's excess supply, and provides his play on gold in terms of the euro and yen. And CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex, break down a money-making trade on oil.
The Futures Now crew discusses how oil and Greece woes are impact Treasurys in today's trade.
Corporate profits look set to expand in 2015, but changes in central bank policy or a ramp-up in inflation could be headwinds.
Exchange-traded funds tied to biotech and mainland China soared, while commodity and Russia ETFs took a beating.
The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.
Stocks have tended to do remarkably well over the year's last five trading sessions.
Bob Pisani would rather swing for the fences than make you yawn.
The U.S. dollar index is hitting the highest level in nearly nine years.
The U.S. Dollar Index is rising to the highest level in nearly 9 years. Anthony Grisanti and Scott Nations explain what's behind the strength, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
King dollar is at an 8-year high. What's driving the dollar now? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders have a mini-trade on the greenback.
The national average gas price is at a 10-year low, and Americans shouldn't expect to pay much more this summer, GasBuddy's CEO said.
Crude oil prices dipped on Friday, but the two-month trend upwards is seen continuing by oil expert Amrita Sen.
Goldman Sachs warned on Friday that benchmark iron ore prices could slump further due to a growing supply surplus.