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's decent economic data, but a number of companies are still not getting much traction. Macy's is a good example of this.
Copper futures slid more than 1 percent Wednesday, falling to the lowest level since late June.
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Joe LaVorgna of Deutsche Bank warns that the Fed will raise rates without worrying about the market's reaction.
Stephen Schork, the editor of the Schork Report, reconciles the situation in Iraq with sinking oil costs, with The Schork Report's Stephen Schork, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
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The Futures Now team discusses how low gas prices can go.
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A strange turn of events means traders will have to untangle all of Vascular's aborted IPO, and reverse the trades.
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