*Copper futures slip after 1 pct gain in previous session. *Spot premiums at 600- 750 yuan/ tonne- analyst. SINGAPORE, April 18- Shanghai copper futures slipped on Friday after jumping the most in 2-1/ 2 weeks, but premiums in the spot market rose to their highest this year indicating growing demand in top consumer China.» Read More
Will growth ever pick up? An economist's shocking new theory, with Gauti Eggertsson, Brown University, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
In a groundbreaking paper, Gauti Eggertsson of Brown University has shown that secular stagnation is possible. Now he explains why it could happen in the United States. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Where's gold going next? Checking the charts on the precious metal, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Lawrence McDonald of Newedge says the 10-year yield will close out 2014 below current levels. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
What Yellen told the bond market. Predicting the Fed's next move, with Lawrence McDonald, Newedge, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn and Jim Iuorio, both at the CME.
BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES TURN NEGATIVE AFTER STATEMENT SAYS ALL SIDES AGREE TO DE-ESCALATE UKRAINE TENSION.
The Futures Now team discusses what the deteriorating situation in Ukraine means for crude oil.
NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stock index futures remained little changed after data showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and remained near its pre-recession levels.
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stock index futures were flat and pointed to a lower open on Thursday after three days of gains on Wall Street, weighed by results including those from Google and IBM and ahead of employment and regional business growth data.
TOKYO, April 17- U.S. crude futures edged higher to trade just below $104 a barrel in early trade on Thursday, as rising geopolitical tensions over Russia's involvement in the crisis in Ukraine overshadowed a rise in U.S. oil inventories. *U.S. crude for May delivery was up 14 cents at $103.90 per barrel by 0009 GMT, after finishing 1 cent higher on Wednesday.
CNBC turns 25 on Thursday, April 17, 2014. A look back: From the early days in 1989 to the present.
The Futures Now team discusses what traders expect Fed Chair Janet Yellen will say today, and how it will impact yields.
CRUDE OIL FUTURES TURN NEGATIVE AFTER LARGER-THAN-EXPECTED BUILD IN STOCKPILES.
Every single IPO deal this week has priced below their expected range, including three that came to market late Tuesday.
*Bank of America posts loss, shares fall. NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after China's economic growth came in above expectations and Yahoo shares rallied on the strength of revenue growth in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, in which it has a stake.
*Wheat firm on U.S. frost, Ukraine crisis. HAMBURG/ SYDNEY, April 16- Soybean futures rose on Wednesday to touch their highest level since July 2013 after large U.S. soybean crushing figures raised expectations for tighter supplies. Plains, coupled with worry the political crisis in Ukraine will disrupt Black Sea grain exports.
Is gold going to $1,000 or $5,000? Peter Schiff and Paul Krake do battle over that question.
*Concerns about Ukraine unrest buoy wheat futures. Wheat futures gained 3.4 percent, surging through the $7- a-bushel level, on fears that escalating political tensions in Ukraine would disrupt shipments of the grain from the key exporter. "The market last week was compressed on the China default news," said Dan Cekander, grains analyst with Newedge USA.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. More earnings results next week. Starbucks and Netflix may have been helped by the bad winter. Also, the Boston Marathon is next week, and 36,000 runners will participate.
George Gero, RBC Capital Markets strategist, weighs in on whether gold or stocks will be a better investment in another 25 years.