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  • HOUSTON, Sept 22- Expiring front-month U.S. October crude oil futures extended losses to more than $1 on Monday, as ample supply and concerns about sluggish demand for petroleum from Europe and China put pressure on prices. October crude, off a fourth straight session, was down $1.13 at $98.28 a barrel at 11:09 a.m. CDT.

  • New IPOs test whether there's life after Alibaba Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during Alibaba IPO, September 19, 2014.

    A new wave of IPOs is building, and will answer the market's question of whether there's life after Alibaba's massive offering.

  • The Dow closed at a record high on Friday and the S&P 500 was little changed in a heavy volume session due to "quadruple witching," when stock options, index options, index futures and single-stock futures all expire, as well as the initial public offering of Alibaba Group.

  • *Sigma-Aldrich shares are trading up 35.2 percent to $138.35 in premarket. German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said on Monday it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- London copper futures and other industrial metals fell to their weakest level in several months on Monday as the U.S. dollar firmed and investors fretted over China's slowing economic growth ahead of a closely-watched economic data.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- London copper futures slipped for a third session on Monday to their weakest since June, as the dollar firmed and investors fretted over China's slowing economic growth. This week's focus will be on China's flash manufacturing PMI reading on Tuesday, as fears over the outlook for country's economy mount.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- London copper futures slipped for a third session on Monday as the dollar firmed on the likelihood of a U.S. interest rate hike and investors fretted over China's slowing economic growth. This week's focus will be on China's flash manufacturing PMI reading on Tuesday, as fears over the outlook for country's economy mount.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- U.S. crude futures steadied above $92 a barrel on Monday ahead of the contract's expiry after losses in the prior session fueled by ample supplies and the dollar's strength. *Brent November oil dropped 33 cents to $98.06 per barrel.

  • Fed heads may ease Wall Street confusion this week Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Janet Yellen arrives at her first news conference as Fed chair, March 19, 2014.

    After a statement that confused many market participants, a heavy docket of Fed speeches in the week ahead could provide some clarity. Or not.

  • Alibaba IPO: A study in price transparency Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 4:34 PM ET
    Alibaba signage at the New York Stock Exchange at their IPO, September 19, 2014.

    Investors go bonkers for Alibaba. The stock finally opened just before noon as buy and sell orders were getting matched.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- U.S. wheat futures fell 2.9 percent to their lowest in more than four years on Friday, matching a similar low in Paris wheat futures, as a global supply glut overwhelmed demand and pressured prices.

  • *Soybeans, corn shrug off export news. *Soybeans on track for weekly loss of 12.2 percent. CHICAGO, Sept 19- U.S. wheat futures fell 2.1 percent to their lowest in more than four years on Friday, matching a similar low in Paris wheat futures, as a global supply glut overwhelmed demand and pressured prices.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- U.S. stock index futures were rising early on Friday, building on record highs set in the previous session by the Dow industrials and S&P 500 and ahead of the debut of Alibaba Group on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 19- London metal contracts were set to end the week flat on Friday as concerns simmered over the timing of a possible U.S. rate hike, while signs of slowing growth in top metals user China also dragged. *The most-traded November copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell 0.9 percent overnight to 48,800 yuan a tonne.

  • This chart says keep buying tech: Yamada Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:13 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Ahead of a massive day for tech stocks, Louise Yamada makes the case that tech's bull run will continue.

  • High Scottish turnout makes result ‘unpredictable’ Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:04 PM ET
    Campaigners wave Scottish Saltires at a "Yes" campaign rally in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 17, 2014.

    What turnout indications are telling us about the Scottish independence vote, according to Deutsche Bank's currency strategist.

  • It's like Alibaba cures cancer or something Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

    No, Alibaba doesn't actually cure cancer; however, you would think so as some traders say it's lifting stocks ahead of its IPO tomorrow.

  • Alibaba's first day at school: What to expect Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are several reasons I am optimistic that Alibaba—at whatever price—will open to the upside and stay there.

  • Louise Yamada charts the Nasdaq     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Louise Yamada charts the Nasdaq 100. Is it make or break for tech? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

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