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The "Doctor Copper" theory has become a warning, for some, about where stocks may be going.
December kicks off with weak data from China and Europe and generally disappointing Black Friday weekend sales in the United States.
For bond market analysts, the flattening of the yield curve is proving increasingly problematic.
The Futures Now team discusses Switzerland's vote in a referendum on gold and its impact to the gold market.
Will the yield curve continue to flatten in 2015? Jim Iuorio and Jeff Kilburg discuss with Bertha Coombs.
Will the precious metal turn a new gold leaf in the new year? RBC's bullion expert thinks so.
Oil is already at a four-year low, but the OPEC meeting is not likely to be the effect that bulls are looking for, one trader says.
George Gero of RBC Capital Markets says gold is set to shine again in the new year. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
The Swiss referendum could be a game changer, says George Gero, RBC Capital Markets, with a look at open interest in the precious metal. I think you could get a pop up in gold here, says Gero.
George Gero of RBC Capital Markets explains why the Swiss referendum could have a huge impact on the gold market. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
Stocks are quietly rising as the market wages a silent rally. CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders have a play on the S&P that makes money. U.S. stocks are the only game in town, says Iuorio, but Kilburg argues it's a Fed-driven market due for a pullback.
Ahead of the OPEC meeting, Ray Carbone of Paramount Options makes the case that crude prices will continue to slide. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
It's a make or break moment for oil. Is a "token cut" on the way? Ray Carbone, Paramont Options says the OPEC member that matters most is the Saudis. And CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio and Jeff Kilburg at the CME, break down the oil trade.
Silver or gold? The Futures Now crew plays the precious metal space.
The Futures Now team discusses what's driving action in the bond market now.
History suggests that stocks are likely to rise into New Year's. But maybe not for the reason you think.
Turkey prices have stayed low over the past year, keeping the cost of an average Thanksgiving dinner relatively inexpensive.
Scott Nations of NationsShares explains what futures mean for the cost of a Thanksgiving feast.
Are stocks set to surge into year-end? Jason Goepfert of SentimenTrader gives the historical reason why that could be a smart bet.
A fed funds rate hike will show that the economy "can stand on its own two feet," the Deutsche Bank economist says.
"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.