LONDON, Aug 28- Front-month Brent crude futures surged more than 10 percent higher yesterday, one of the largest daily percentage movements on record, as traders raced to cover short positions. U.S. crude futures rose almost as much, with the October contract ending the day up by more than 9 percent. Since mid-June, hedge funds have accumulated one of the biggest...» Read More
A bullish IMF forecast is helping to feed confidence in the economy -- and the market rally.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth explains his bullish call for equities and his cautionary stance for bonds going into 2014.
The Santa rally isn't just a myth. Here's what's behind the phenomenon—and how investors can cash in this week
The Futures Now team discusses Thursday's selling pressure in gold, and what it will take to get buyers back in the market.
Stocks are jumping on a third quarter U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) revision that was much stronger than expected.
Newedge bond guru David Robin argues that the Fed has put the market in a very precarious position.
With the VIX Index so tame, traders are looking for fear in the market and not finding it.
David Robin gives his take on how high rates will go. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.
Treasurys drop on the taper. Where's the 10-year yield headed? Bonds and the taper timeline, with David Robin, Newedge, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
George Gero sees gold rising in 2014. Here's why. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Stocks soar on the Fed's taper. Trading into year end, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
George Gero of RBC Capital Markets reveals what¿s really weighing on gold, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Gold sweats the taper as it drops to a six-month low. Where's the bottom? George Gero, RBC Capital Markets, thinks things will be better next year, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
With the budget and the taper set, the issue is how much of a traditional "Santa Claus rally" markets can expect.
When the Fed announced tapering, traders who followed their first instincts got wrong-footed.
The Fed is finally starting to convince investors that tapering does not imply tightening, and stocks are flying higher.
If the VIX is a fear indicator, the slight upward slope suggests the market isn't particularly worried about the taper now.
The Futures Now team discusses whether the bond market is getting anxious ahead of potential taper news.
The Fed put is still very much alive. That, bulls argue, will be a major underpinning for stocks in 2014.
To the contrary, he says, the Fed will increase its asset purchases.
As oil slumps back into the red, analysts suggest this isn't the time to get positive on the sector.
Oil prices closed higher on Friday after bouncing back from six-and-a-half-year lows on recovering equities markets.
Gold rose on Friday as technical indicators and suggestions the U.S. central bank may delay a rate rise provided support.