NEW YORK, Aug 29- The following is the Labor Day holiday schedule for energy futures traded on the CME Group's New York Mercantile Exchange, including crude oil, refined oil products and natural gas.» Read More
SYDNEY, Aug 29- London copper futures were mostly unchanged on Friday, but prices were on track for their biggest monthly loss since March on worries that escalating tensions in Ukraine could set back global growth and hit metals demand. *The most-traded October copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell 1 percent to 49,740 yuan a tonne.
SINGAPORE, Aug 29- U.S. crude futures stayed above $94 a barrel on Friday, holding overnight gains as positive economic data boosted the outlook for demand in the world's largest oil consumer. *U.S. crude had edged down 2 cents to $94.53 a barrel by 0024 GMT, after settling up 67 cents on Thursday.
*Fire hits BP's largest U.S. refinery, at Whiting, Indiana. *Hope fades for Ukraine- Russia ceasefire deal. "There's better demand here in the U.S. than versus Europe," said Phil Flynn, an analyst with the Price Futures Group in Chicago, Illinois.
What does the "godfather of technical analysis" make of recent calls for a gigantic correction? Not much.
Retailers are under pressure due to elevated promotions, nimble competitors and kids' preference of tech over clothes.
The bond trade used to be all about the Fed. But now the game has changed, say Jim Iuorio and Anthony Grisanti. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Gold gets back to $1,300. Will events in Ukraine spark gold? With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
The master technician doesn't think much about some of the recent mega-bearish calls. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Stocks slide as the S&P is off its all-time highs. Predicting the market's next move, with Ralph Acampora, Altaira Investment Solutions, CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Master technician Ralph Acampora says stocks may correct a bit in the near-term, but the long-term picture looks great. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Investors go long as the 30-year yield is at a 2014 low. How low can yields go? With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
The Futures Now team discusses what's driving the 30-Year yield lower right now.
It's the biggest complaint of the trading community this year: where has all the volume gone?
*Shanghai rebar futures drop to record low. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- Spot iron ore hit a two-year low on Thursday and was on course to fall to its lowest since 2009 as tighter credit in China curbed purchases of imported cargoes, and iron ore futures in Dalian slumped to a contract low.
NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Thursday after Ukraine's president said Russian forces had been brought into his country, bringing concerns over the volatile region back into focus and overshadowing some positive economic data.
*Report of Russian troop movements into Ukraine brings concerns back to forefront. NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday after Ukraine's president said Russian forces had been brought into his country, bringing concerns over the volatile region back into focus.
*Cushing up 508,000 bbls- EIA. NEW YORK, Aug 27- Crude oil futures settled flat after choppy trading on Wednesday, following a report that showed declining U.S. gasoline demand in the world's top oil consumer and a build at the key Cushing, Oklahoma, storage hub.
Alibaba filed an amended statement this morning ahead of its IPO, but investors are still waiting to see the terms.
*Cushing up 508,000 bbls- EIA. In its weekly report, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said U.S. crude oil stocks fell by a greater-than-expected 2.07 million barrels last week, but inventories at Cushing, the delivery point for U.S. crude futures, rose 508,000 barrels.
The Futures Now team discusses the next direction for crude and gasoline prices.
It used to be common knowledge that bonds only cared about the Fed. Where did that trade go wrong?
Master of the S&P Howard Silverblatt explains how two groups are controlling the market right now.
Despite all that should be hurting gold, the precious metal has traded flat for the month. Is that a bullish sign?
Morgan Stanley is exiting one commodity business to get into another: the increasingly hot nat gas export sector.
Equity, commodity and currency markets are experiencing low volatility, but one market variable stands out in the seemingly stable environment.
Gold prices settled lower on Friday as stock markets wavered on both sides of the Atlantic, but the metal managed to log weekly and monthly gains.