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  • SHANGHAI, July 27- China stocks tumbled on Wednesday, led by small cap shares, on fears of tighter regulatory restrictions. China CSI300 stock index futures for August fell 2.6 percent, to 3,154.8, -38.94 points below the current value of the underlying index. "Some speculators used yesterday's political bureau statement on' curbing asset bubbles' as an excuse to...

  • SHANGHAI, July 27- China stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as investors took profits from recent gains and as speculators ejected from hot "concept stocks" following a regulatory crackdown. China CSI300 stock index futures for August fell 2.0 percent to 3,173.2, -44.97 points below the current value of the underlying index. "Investors believe there will no...

  • MELBOURNE, July 27- London copper edged down on Wednesday but held above one-week lows hit in the previous session ahead of a meeting of the Federal Reserve which is expected to keep rates unchanged, keeping down costs for capital-intensive commodities. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper climbed half a percent to 37,990 yuan a tonne. *Australia's Fortescue...

  • SINGAPORE, July 27- Oil prices dipped in Asian trading on Wednesday as plentiful supplies and slowing economic growth weighed on markets, although some analysts said that the current downtrend would be modest and see a recovery later this year. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $44.81 at 0148 GMT, down 6 cents from their previous close.

  • SYDNEY, July 27- U.S. wheat edged higher on Wednesday, rebounding from losses of more than 3 percent in the previous session, drawing support a widely watched U.S. crop tour that pegged yields below five-year average levels. *The most active wheat futures Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.1 percent to $4.15-1/ 2 a bushel, having closed down 3.3 percent on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, July 26- Hedge funds and other money managers have begun to amass another large short position in futures and options contracts linked to the price of crude oil. Hedge funds increased their short positions in NYMEX WTI futures and options from 53 million barrels on May 31 to 141 million barrels on July 19, anticipating a further drop in prices.

  • An employee works on an engine at the assembly line of a car factory in Qingdao, China.

    Stocks shrugged off downbeat macro commentary to hold onto gains going into the end of trading.

  • CRUDE FUTURES HOLD LOSSES IN EXTENDED TRADING AFTER API DATA SHOWS SMALLER-THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN STOCKPILES LAST WEEK.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 26- Gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar fell, but remained hemmed into a range at the start of a two-day U.S. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,319.96 an ounce by 2:35 p.m. EDT, while U.S. gold futures for August delivery settled up $1.30, or 0.1 percent, at $1,320.80. The Fed will release a statement on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EDT.

  • Peter Schiff sounds off on the Fed

    Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital defends his comments on The Fed’s attitude toward raising interest rates with the Futures Now traders.

  • Schiff: This rally is a “phony recovery”

    Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital discusses Fed rate hikes and what it means in terms of the recent rally with CNBC’s Courtney Reagan and the Future’s Now traders.

  • Peter Schiff discusses how the Fed is bluffing

    Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital discusses his views on The Fed and their hesitance to raise interest rates with CNBC’s Courtney Reagan.

  • Big tech earnings, big move for the Nasdaq?

    The "Futures Now" trades turn a technical eye towards tech earnings to watch for key levels in the Nasdaq.

  • Futures Now, July 26, 2016

    The Gartman Letter's Dennis Gartman has his eye on oil's next move, while Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Captial is watching for the bubble to burst in the market. And the "Futures Now" traders have a play on crude, the U.S. dollar and key levels in the tech space.

  • Could crude oil slip to $35?

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter weighs in on oil's next move as crude hits a three-month low. And the "Futures Now" crew have on play on crude that targets oil at $41.50.

  • Crude prices dipping back down to three-month lows could be a huge drag on energy earnings for the rest of the year.

  • SAO PAULO, July 26- Brazilian equities rose on Tuesday as higher prices of iron ore lifted shares of miner Vale SA following a heavy batch of corporate reports. Iron ore futures listed in China rose more than 2 percent on Tuesday as steel prices recovered from a steep fall last week. But the Mexican benchmark index IPC seesawed as traders avoided making big bets...

  • GASOLINE FUTURES REVERSE EARLIER LOSSES, TURN POSITIVE; TRADERS CITE GENSCAPE GASOLINE INVENTORY DRAW OF ABOUT 44,000 BARRELS.

  • LONDON, July 26- Hedge funds and other money managers have begun to amass another large short position in futures and options contracts linked to the price of crude oil. Hedge funds increased their short positions in NYMEX WTI futures and options from 53 million barrels on May 31 to 141 million barrels on July 19, anticipating a further drop in prices.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, July 26- Chicago soybeans ticked higher on Tuesday, supported by an easing dollar, but held close to an earlier three-month low as a U.S. government report confirmed favourable crop conditions. Chicago wheat fell to break a three-day rally, pressured by a pullback in European wheat futures after a surge last week on deteriorating harvest...

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