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In an attempt to decrease excessive speculation, U.S. commodities regulators aim to introduce large trading limits on oil, natural gas and possibly other commodities.
Wacky fruit and vegetables made a dramatic return to supermarket shelves throughout Europe for the first time in more than 20 years Wednesday, after the European Union scrapped rules governing the size and shape of produce.
Global stocks began second half of 2009 in positive territory on Wednesday after a successful previous quarter. Wall Street logged its best quarter in a decade in the second quarter. Experts tell CNBC how to invest in the new quarter.
The Dow fell for a fourth straight day Wednesday after the Fed said it expected to keep interest rates exceptionally low for an extended period.
Stocks bounded higher Wednesday, with the Dow up about 1 percent, as investors cheered the better-than-expected jump in durable-goods orders and shrugged off a weak new-home-sales report.
Futures jumped Wednesday after a better-than-expected rise in durable-goods orders.
As we face future inflation and a restart of global growth, investing in commodities makes sense now more than ever. Commodities you see are one of those rare assets that can be profitable in a variety of conditions.
After months of light volumes and high volatility, experts tell CNBC risk aversion in the currency markets has moderated. They suggest buying policy-related stocks but staying clear of base metals.
When not one but two technical analysts give the thumbs-down, it’s time to reconsider.
At this point, you look for any selective weakness in sectors that you want to be “long” in, advised Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager of Huntington Asset Advisors.
Ken Croft, CIO and portfolio manager of Croft Value Fund and Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
As the Obama administration completes its examinations of the nation’s largest banks, industry executives are bracing for fights with the government over repayment of bailout money and forced sales of bad mortgages.
Global stocks fell Tuesday, as the recent rally was dented on reports that North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles. Experts told CNBC they see value in soft commodities but not in base metals.
The XLB materials exchange traded fund has risen 50 percent since its March lows, and options traders are betting that it still has some fuel left in the tank.
As global stocks fell Thursday on concerns about the economic recovery after the Federal Reserve lowered its forecasts for U.S. growth for the next three years, safe-haven play gold rose. Experts tell CNBC the precious metal's price is likely to resume its upward climb.
The stock market may hit new lows this year or the next as the current rally has been largely caused by the money printed by central banks and fundamental problems remain unsolved, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Wednesday.
Global stocks were higher Wednesday but trade was cautious as investors question the longevity of the recent rally. Experts tell CNBC that a market correction is due and how to prepare for it.
Banks were one of the few sectors in the green Monday, as shares in Lloyds soared after the UK financial announced its chairman was stepping down following criticism over the HBOS merger. Experts tell CNBC that the worst is over for financials.
Increasingly, the corporations that supply Americans with processed foods are unable to guarantee the safety of their ingredients.
Experts Jay Bowens, president of Bowen, Hanes & Company, and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management shared their outlook for the economy.