*Ukraine peace deal falters, with no rebel surrender. LONDON, April 21- Oil strengthened slightly on Monday, with U.S. crude futures supported by positive economic data, but oil prices were still below highs reached on Thursday as traders saw little new to augment their worries over tensions in Ukraine.» Read More
SINGAPORE, April 21- Shanghai copper futures were little changed on Monday amid lean volumes with trading interest thin ahead of the next reading on top copper user China's factory activity due later in the week. The most-traded July copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange was up half a percent at 46,660 yuan a tonne by 0313 GMT.
*Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord. SINGAPORE, April 21- Brent futures dropped towards $109 a barrel on Monday as investors took profits after steep gains, but uncertainty surrounding the crisis in Ukraine kept limited the decline.
SINGAPORE, April 21- Shanghai copper futures dropped for a second session on Monday, hurt by persistent concerns over the outlook for demand in top consumer China amid a slowing economy. *The most-traded July copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange was down 0.2 percent at 46,380 yuan a tonne by 0110 GMT.
SINGAPORE, April 21- U.S. crude futures hovered above $104 a barrel early on Monday, supported by continuing geopolitical risks in Ukraine despite an accord aimed at averting a wider conflict, as investors return from a three-day Easter weekend. *U.S. crude for May delivery was nearly flat at $104.24 a barrel by 0022 GMT versus Thursday's close of $104.30.
Is the US economy really picking up steam? Earnings this week could provide a clue.
*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.
Will this week's earnings reports confirm that the economy is improving? Jim Iuorio and Rich Ilczyszyn discuss with Jackie DeAngelis.
*Wheat gains on weather concerns, exports. CHICAGO, April 17- U.S. wheat futures firmed on Thursday, supported by short-covering, concerns that a recent cold snap in key growing areas damaged some of the crop and worries that grain shipments from the Black Sea could be disrupted by political unrest in Ukraine, traders said.
In a shocking new model, two economists show why "secular stagnation" is possible.
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.
Barclays is planning to exit large parts of its metals, agricultural and energy business in a move expected to be announced this week.
Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and Carol Roth, CNBC Contributor, discuss the implications of delaying the Keystone pipeline.
The government's delay of the 1,700 mile Keystone XL pipeline has some lawmakers focused on possible political fallout, reports CNBC's John Harwood.