• LONDON, Oct 21- Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd plans to launch so-called "mini" industrial metals futures contracts on Dec. 1, HKEx Chief Executive Charles Li said on Tuesday. The launch aims to capture the growing appetite among investors in China for commodities trading and will offer currency convenience for its Asia clients. China is the world's largest...

  • US investors must worry about Greece: strategist Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    A Greek tragedy could be ahead for markets, warns Larry McDonald of Newedge.

  • Yields now likely to rise: Larry McDonald     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Larry McDonald nailed the drop in Treasury yields. But now he predicts that rates will begin to rise.

  • Greece a big risk to stocks: Larry McDonald     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Is Greek default back on the table? Political risk and making sense of Treasurys, with Larry McDonald, Newedge, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Larry McDonald, head of U.S. strategy at Newedge, says a Greek tragedy could be on tap for global risk assets.

  • Why the chill isn't heating up nat gas     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Natural gas is at an 11-month low. Why hasn't the colder weather had an impact on the price? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • TrimTabs CEO David Santschi says the lack of fund selling during last week's downdraft was truly surprising -- and it could point to more weakness ahead for stocks.

  • Investor complacency a bad sign: TrimTabs     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Stocks rise on the week as earnings emerge. Are investors too complacent? With David Santschi, TrimTabs, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.

  • Old-school industrials offer steely guidance Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    A welder works on side assemblies for intermodal railcars at the Greenbrier Cos.' Gunderson railcar plant in Portland, Oregon.

    A number of old-school industrial companies and and multi-industry conglomerates have given investors something to cheer about with upbeat guidance.

  • LONDON, Oct 21- Gold hit a six-week high on Tuesday on concerns over a global economic slowdown after China's growth eased in the third quarter and as European Central Bank insiders flagged new measures to support growth. It was up 0.5 percent at $1,252.70 by 1342 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were up $8.50 an ounce at $1,253.20. "Sentiment is good," ABN Amro analyst...

  • US STOCKS-Futures point to higher open on tech results Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 21- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight session of gains, as Apple and Texas Instruments rallied after their results. Apple Inc rose 2.7 percent to $102.43 in heavy premarket trading a day after it reported revenue that topped expectations, helped by strong sales of its iPhone line.

  • After October dip, stocks may be ready for a rip Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:47 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    When the S&P has fallen 5 percent in October after hitting a 12-month high in September, a sweet end to the year has tended to follow.

  • *Thailand is world's biggest exporter, producer of rubber. BANGKOK, Oct 17- Thailand's government has announced a series of measures to support rubber farmers reeling from a slump in global prices to five-year lows, helping push up futures in Tokyo and Shanghai by almost 5 percent at one stage on Friday. The steps announced late on Thursday include nearly $1...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday, pointing to a fourth straight session of gains, with technology shares especially poised for outperformance following strong results from both Apple Inc and Texas Instruments Inc.. *Apple rose 2.1 percent to $101.85 in heavy premarket trading a day after it reported revenue that topped...

  • NYMEX-US crude steadies near $83 ahead of China data Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Oct 21- U.S. crude futures hovered near $83 a barrel on Tuesday after an uneventful session overnight and ahead of data from China that may point to cooling economic growth in the world's No. 2 oil consumer. *U.S. crude for November delivery was up 4 cents at $82.75 a barrel by 0008 GMT after ending nearly flat at $82.71 on Monday. *About a third of U.S. shale...

  • Here's why the stock market is calmer this week Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Traders gather at the post that trades IBM on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 20, 2014.

    The market is much calmer this week amid expectations of a more dovish Fed, stabilization in oil prices and easing Ebola concerns.

  • IBM disappoints, but something had to give Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM

    IBM with a big miss, and abandons its 5-year plan for $20 in earnings by 2015.

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