SHANGHAI, Aug 2- A decade ago Zhang Xiongjie was a teenage infantryman patrolling China's bleak border with North Korea. Now he stays in swanky hotels and drives a Mercedes Benz CLS- a remarkable rags-to-riches journey achieved in part by dominating one of the most obscure corners of China's unruly financial markets: egg futures. The story of how he earned so much...» Read More
The mild recovery continues as stocks tick higher. The next step for emerging markets and the S&P, with Gerardo Rodriguez, BlackRock, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
The Futures Now team discusses how to play gold right now ahead of Friday's jobs data.
The Futures Now team discusses the volatile day for natural gas, and how to trade it.
Tuesday's trading volume was heavy but not as bad as Monday's. In other words, selloffs are coming on greater breadth than rallies.
Peter Schiff says gold is set to go "straight up." He's just not sure when.
Though he hopes the market falls even further, Faber predicts a 20 percent to 30 percent correction soon.
Is it time to get into gold? The precious metal is up 2 percent on the year. Bullion's next move, with Euro Pacific Capital's Peter Schiff, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital thinks gold will be the only place left to hide, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.
Will warm weather return to contain the commodity? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.
Marc Faber thinks stocks will correct by 20 percent to 30 percent but said they will present good value only if they drop more. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.
Marc Faber, "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," discusses the selloff and where he sees the markets are headed, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio and Jeff Kilburg at the CME.
The Futures Now crew discusses if gold's safe haven trade is still alive for investors.
For the moment, the markets are a bit calmer. Asia was weak overnight, but U.S. stocks opened in positive territory.
Savvy traders are instructing investors that this decline is a terrific buying opportunity.
First, the good news: we have safely put January behind us. Now for the bad news.
Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, and Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners, provide their plays on energy and currency markets as natural gas prices rise and global currencies weaken.
Traders and investors everywhere will be watching this one metric extremely closely.
The markets will continue to grapple with emerging market fallout, due to lower liquidity stemming from the Federal Reserve's tapering policy.
Stocks may be down in January, but that shouldn't cause actual concern.
What's behind the recent rise in oil prices? Is $100 oil coming back? With Stephen Shork, The Shork Report, CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
"We have to recognize that gold is in a structural bear market," top technician Louise Yamada says.
The dollar rallies on the Fed. Louise Yamada says the gold chart is broken. And traders say it's time to keep buying stocks, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is a .VIX spike coming? Trading S&P futures now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
The Carlyle Group has seen one of its funds sustain hefty losses because of the washout in raw materials, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Chevron earnings fell well below expectations, raising questions about returns at a time when oil prices are sliding.
The price of oil could be stuck firmly at around $50 a barrel by 2020, a Goldman Sachs analyst told CNBC.