• *OPEC to meet in Vienna on Nov. 27. SINGAPORE, Nov 24- Brent crude futures rose above $80.50 a barrel on Monday ahead of a meeting of the producer group OPEC at which an output cut will be discussed, while China's move to lower interest rates late last week also underpinned prices. Asian markets rallied on Monday with shares in Shanghai hitting three-year highs as the...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 24- U.S. crude futures steadied above $76 a barrel on Monday, clinging to gains from the previous session after a rally spurred by China's first interest rate cut in more than two years. *Friday's surprise cut in China's interest rates reflects a change of course by Beijing and the central bank, which had persisted with modest stimulus measures...

  • Here comes Santa? The truth about year-end rallies Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    History suggests that stocks are likely to rise into New Year's. But maybe not for the reason you think.

  • Futures are bright for turkey as costs stay low Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Turkey prices have stayed low over the past year, keeping the cost of an average Thanksgiving dinner relatively inexpensive.

  • Commodity costs and your Thanksgiving dinner     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Scott Nations of NationsShares explains what futures mean for the cost of a Thanksgiving feast.

  • Into the Futures: Santa rally ahead?     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Are stocks set to surge into year-end? Jason Goepfert of SentimenTrader gives the historical reason why that could be a smart bet.


  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, setting major indexes up for a fifth week of gains, after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in more than two years to boost its cooling economy. *The People's Bank of China said it was cutting one-year benchmark lending rates by 40 basis points to 5.6 percent.

  • Stocks shouldn’t sweat the Fed: Joe LaVorgna Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attends a conference of central bankers hosted by the Bank of France in Paris, Nov. 7, 2014.

    A fed funds rate hike will show that the economy "can stand on its own two feet," the Deutsche Bank economist says.

  • *Platinum briefly dips to a discount to gold. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 20- Gold rose on Thursday on data showing rising U.S. inflation, and after the previous day's 1- percent drop triggered renewed physical interest by price-sensitive Asian buyers. Spot gold was up 0.7 percent at $1,191.44 an ounce by 1:55 p.m. EST, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery settled...

  • Is Swiss poll sign to sell gold?     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    As gold support lags is this a signal to sell the precious metal? Not so fast, says Futures Now's Jim Iuorio with a gold play that pays off, but Scott Nations questions the trade.

  • The S&P's incredible run     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    The S&P 500 has closed above its 5-day moving average 24 times straight. So what does that mean for the market going forward? Jim Iuorio and Scott Nations discuss with Jackie DeAngelis.

  • S&P's incredible winning streak     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    The markets rally on, but how long will it last? Don't fight the trend, says Scott Nations. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, also weigh in on risks to the stock market. And a money-making play on the S&P.

  • Stocks shouldn't fear Fed hike: LaVorgna     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Just like many others, Deutsche Bank economist Joseph LaVorgna expect the Fed to hike rates in 2015. But that doesn't give him cause for pause. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Joe LaVorgna on the Fed and markets     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    The Fed is in no hurry to raise rates, says Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna sharing his thoughts on the timing of the Fed's rate hike. Also LaVorgna shares his outlook on GDP growth. And CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio and Scott Nations at the CME have a play on the 30-year bond.

  • Futures Now: Pricey cup of joe     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Futures Now team discusses just how pricey coffee can get.

  • *Best Buy jumps after earnings beat. *GoPro falls after pricing follow-on shares at discount. *GoPro shares fell 6.2 percent to $74.19 in premarket trading after a follow-on-offering of 10.4 million shares priced at $75 per share, a 5.2 percent discount to Wednesday's $79.09 close.

  • LONDON, Nov 20- Gold rose on Thursday as the previous day's 1 percent drop lured price-sensitive buyers, though gains were limited by dollar strength after Federal Reserve minutes suggested the United States is still likely to raise interest rates next year. Spot gold was up 1 percent at $1,195.34 an ounce at 1049 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery...

  • Liquidity in Asia tends to be thin until Europe wakes up but recent weeks have been different: COMEX gold futures, the busiest gold contract in the world, have suffered sharp sell-offs in Asia, sometimes sparked by the news flow or currency moves but often for no identifiable reason. "It is unusual for Asia to be seeing these busy trading sessions," said David Govett,...

  • Solving the investor's Big Data problem Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC has announced a strategic partnership with Kensho, a company that was set up to answer complex financial questions...in a few seconds.

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