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  • CHICAGO, July 6- U.S. corn and soybean futures dropped on Monday as lighter-than-expected U.S. rainfall eased fears about soggy Midwest crops while worries over Greece and China led investors to shun many commodity markets. Corn prices pulled back from 2015 highs notched last week after heavy Midwest rains raised crop concerns and following a...

  • CHICAGO, July 6- A few dozen Chicago traders donned their multicolored jackets to trade soybean and Eurodollar futures the old-fashioned way one last time on Monday, marking the end of 167 years of open-outcry trading in the city where it was born. Barring a last-minute delay by U.S. regulators, CME Group Inc will end most of its open-outcry futures operations in...

  • HONG KONG, July 6- China Financial Futures Exchange said on Monday it would limit daily trading in the CSI 500 index futures, and would also strengthen supervision over the use of index futures in hedging to calm the volatile market. Daily bets on the CSI 500 index futures, which tracks the CSI 500 index of China's small cap firms, will be limited to 1,200 contracts,...

  • *Wheat loses as much as 3 pct, corn/soy around 2 pct. *Firm dollar, worries over Greece, China sap commodities. PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 6- U.S. grain and soybean futures fell sharply on Monday as lighter rainfall than expected eased fears about Midwest crops while worries over Greece and China led investors to shun many commodity markets.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will meet in Paris in the afternoon. *Greece's finance minister quit and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his government was ready to return immediately to negotiations with creditors in a bid to open shuttered banks. The Institute for Supply Management's services index data is...

  • *Silver, platinum, palladium all decline. LONDON, July 6- Gold fell on Monday as a robust dollar outweighed the impact of lower equity markets and some retail demand after a Greek vote rejected the terms of a bailout package that could set Athens on a path out of the euro zone. Spot gold was down 0.3 percent at $1,163.50 an ounce by 0956 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were...

  • Futures under pressure 14 Hours Ago
    Futures under pressure

    China rolled out emergency measures to stop the market selloff, and crude oil prices are lower after Greek citizens voted "no" in the referendum Sunday.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy said Athens had wrecked any hope of compromise with its euro zone partners by overwhelmingly rejecting further austerity. At 0602 GMT, futures for the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC were 2.5 to 3.1 percent lower. Britain's FTSE futures fell 1.1 percent.

  • NEW YORK— Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling,' Buy! ' "and decided no more classroom for him. On Monday, most futures pits in Chicago and New York, where frenzied buying and selling once helped set prices on cattle...

  • TOKYO, July 6- Japanese government bond prices rose on Monday amid a flight-to-quality triggered after Greeks rejected austerity in Sunday's national referendum and pushed Athens closer to an euro zone exit. Furthermore, Greece might ultimately opt to stay in the euro if their politics cannot cope with disorder in the domestic economy, "said Chotaro Morita,...

  • SHANGHAI, July 6- China stocks exploded higher on Monday after Beijing enacted an unprecedented series of policy moves to support the market over the weekend. China CSI300 stock index futures for July rose 6.7 percent, to 4,228.6, 42.36 points above the current value of the underlying index. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 0.7 percent, to 26,238.72 points.

  • *Corn falls 1 pct, soybeans down nearly 1.5 pct. Corn fell 1 percent, while soybeans fell nearly 1.5 percent to hit a one-week low. Chicago Board of Trade September wheat futures fell 1.82 percent to $5.79-3/ 4 a bushel by 0015 GMT, having hit a session low of $5.76-3/ 4 earlier in the session.

  • Corn and soy crops

    While all eyes remain focused on oil, it’s another market that is catching the attention of Commodities King Dennis Gartman: the ags. He explains why corn could surge into year-end.

  • NEW YORK— Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling,' Buy! ' "and decided no more classroom for him. On Monday, most futures pits in Chicago and New York, where frenzied buying and selling once helped set prices on cattle...

  • Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders Saturday, 4 Jul 2015 | 10:29 AM ET

    Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. Texas is the only state that owns an actual stockpile of gold, according to public sector and financial industry experts— not just gold futures or investment positions, but approximately 5,600 gold bars worth around $650 million. But for the Texas comptroller's office, which has to...

  • SHANGHAI, July 3- China's Financial Futures Exchange said on Friday it will monitor the accounts of its top 50 clients and introduce transaction fees on the three index futures products to curb speculative trading. The exchange said trading in index futures had surged since mid-June when the market started its fall and it will combat "premeditated" shorting...

  • SINGAPORE, July 3- Oil prices dropped on Friday as a rising U.S. rig count stoked fears of oversupply and after Chinese regulators opened an investigation into suspected stock market manipulation. Front-month U.S. crude futures were trading at $56.72 per barrel at 0212 GMT, down 21 cents from their last settlement. That means that U.S. crude has fallen from a price...

  • *China watchdog probes mkt after over stock slump since June. Front-month U.S. crude futures were trading at $56.54 per barrel at 0038 GMT, down 39 cents from their last settlement. The rising U.S. rig count adds to near record production by OPEC and Russia.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    ETFs being used to hedge Greece crisis

  • (For more Reuters coverage of the closing of Chicago's open-outcry futures pits, please see "Chicago Pits: End of an Era," ( http://www.reuters.com/subjects/chicago-pits-close). CHICAGO, July 2 (Reuters)- The cost of membership at Chicago's famous futures trading exchanges has topped $1 million in the past as traders snapped up the chance for benefits like...

Futures Now

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Top technician Jonathan Krinsky explains why recent consolidation in the market could present a massive buying opportunity in the second half.

  • Closing a historical first half

    The second-half playbook. Trading S&P futures now, with Jonathan Krinsky, MKM Partners, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders, Anthony Grisanti from the NYMEX and Brian Stutland at the CME.

  • If Greece can't get gold going, what will?

    Gold shrugs off Greece. Why can't the precious metal rally? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

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