Concerns over geopolitical tensions in Syria boost crude prices. NEW YORK, Oct 8- Oil prices climbed to their highest in five weeks on Thursday, as buoyant Chinese equity markets encouraged buying, and as Russia's military involvement in Syria brought a geopolitcal risk premium into the market. Brent crude oil futures rose $1.60 to $52.93 a barrel by 1:07 p.m....» Read More
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Where will stocks close the day? The market's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
David Seaburg of Cowen & Co. says hedge funds are too underweight the technology sector, and are likely to rush in this year, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Tech is outperforming so far this year, and hedge funds may be looking to reallocate into tech, with Cowen's David Seaburg, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Michael Dudas of Sterne Agee explains why gold could mount a minor comeback in 2014, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Can gold keep rising in 2014? Michael Dudas from Sterne Agee thinks so. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
The Futures Now team discuss if this is the year gold makes a comeback.
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The most hated part of the bond market might be the best place to turn for cover.
Decent U.S. data is leading most traders to think the economy is showing improvement, and to stock pick based on "micro" developments.
The vice chairman of Blackstone explains why the market is due for a plunge.
BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income explains why the much-hated long end of the yield curve could be investors' best bet.
BlackRock's Jeff Rosenberg follows the yield curve and explains how he learned to "love the bond." Also how the Fed's tapering policy will impact the markets. The credit trade has seen its best days, says Rosenberg. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, show how to make money in trading 10-year Notes. Yields are going higher, predicts Rich Grisanti.
Byron Wien predicted that Bitcoin will crash in 2014. Here's what's behind that call.
As oil prices fall, crude nears a 7-month low. What will it take to turn around the price of oil? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders have the play on crude's next move as the world keeps an eye on Iran.
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The Futures Now team discusses the inflow into bonds.
December retail sales data was actually mixed, but Internet sales are soaring.
Top technician Ralph Acampora explains why stocks could be setting up for a rally back to old highs.
Quarterly earnings look set to fall for the second straight quarter, according to data.
Crude expert Darren Wolfberg says the chart of oil is giving him flashbacks to 1985, explains what it means for the next move.
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Goldman said Thursday oil fundamentals have not changed and reiterated its call that crude prices will remain lower for longer.
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