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  • SHANGHAI, Dec 25- Shanghai copper futures were mostly flat in early trading on Thursday, as hopes of more support policies to invigorate the economy helped boost prices, even as domestic demand for the metal continued to sag. In a sign of weak local demand, spot premiums for copper in Shanghai bonded warehouse fell to just 80 yuan a tonne, compared with between $40-...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 24- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday it had fined MF Global Holdings Ltd for wrongdoing during the collapse of the futures brokerage, but will continue its lawsuit against the firm's former chief, Jon Corzine. A federal judge in Manhattan approved a settlement in which the company will pay a $100 million fine and be...

  • MF Global Holdings to pay $1.21B in restitution Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Wednesday that a New York court required the payment to ensure that claims made of its subsidiary, MF Global Inc., are paid. MF Global Inc. had already settled with the CFTC in 2013. It was required to repay $1.21 billion to its customers, plus a $100 million penalty. MF Global Holdings, the New York- based parent company,...

  • Holiday sales looking good, not great this year Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    Employees assist shoppers at the check-out counter of a Toys R Us store in New York.

    The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.

  • UPDATE 2-Russia's grain exports stop - farm lobby Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    *About 3 mln T of grain are now stuck in Russia- Union. *Wheat futures rise on Russia export curbs. Russia's main wheat buyers are Turkey, Iran and, very vulnerable to supply disruption, Egypt.

  • *Equity markets close at 1 p.m. in holiday-shortened session. NEW YORK, Dec 24- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday, after a five-day winning streak pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to new closing records and ahead of data on the labor market. *Equity markets will operate on a shortened trading schedule Wednesday, closing at 1 p.m. ahead of the Christmas...

  • Buying stocks now: The world’s easiest trade? Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks have tended to do remarkably well over the year's last five trading sessions.

  • China stocks fall, some see market stalling Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:50 PM ET

    *Hong Kong market shuts, to reopen Monday. SHANGHAI, Dec 24- China stock indexes fell on Wednesday, with signs emerging in futures contracts that what analysts originally saw as a profit-taking blip earlier in the week for mainland stocks may be gaining traction. The Hong Kong market, which closed at midday Wednesday and won't reopen until Monday, edged up.

  • SINGAPORE, Dec 24- Brent futures fell toward $61 per barrel on Wednesday, giving up some of the previous session's gains, as the U.S. dollar held near its highest level in nearly nine years on strong data. Brent for February delivery dropped 54 cents to $61.15 by 0400 GMT after settling up $1.58 on Tuesday. U.S. crude fell 53 cents to $56.59, after settling $1.86 higher...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 24- Copper futures edged higher on Wednesday after losses in the previous two days, as market participants attempted to get a feel for demand amid a brightening U.S. economic picture and a dimming one for China, the world's biggest user of the metal. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange climbed 0.2 percent to $6,342 tonne by 0242 GMT.

  • SINGAPORE Dec 24- Brent futures fell toward $61 per barrel on Wednesday, giving up some of the previous session's gains, as the U.S. dollar held near its highest level in nearly nine years on strong data. Brent for February delivery dropped 28 cents to $61.41 by 0235 GMT after settling up $1.58 on Tuesday. "Every time oil prices come up for air an OPEC member or short...

  • METALS-Copper futures steady amid strong U.S. dollar Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:19 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Dec 24- Copper futures were mostly flat in early trading on Wednesday, stymied by a strong U.S. dollar emboldened by data showing the fastest rate of U.S. economic growth in 11 years. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was unchanged at $6,330 tonne by 0100 GMT. *The most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange slipped 0.37...

  • *CRUDE OIL FUTURES PARE GAINS AFTER API DATA Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:34 PM ET
  • Pisani's 2015 predictions: Anything but boring Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Bob Pisani would rather swing for the fences than make you yawn.

  • As American economy roars, US dollar soars Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar index is hitting the highest level in nearly nine years.

  • BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES RISE $2 A BARREL IN POST SETTLEMENT TRADE.

  • What's driving the dollar?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    The U.S. Dollar Index is rising to the highest level in nearly 9 years. Anthony Grisanti and Scott Nations explain what's behind the strength, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • U.S. dollar skyrockets  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    King dollar is at an 8-year high. What's driving the dollar now? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders have a mini-trade on the greenback.

  • The world's easiest trade?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Riding the S&P into year-end may be the world's easiest trade. Scott Nations goes behind the numbers explains why he's hopping on board, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Will momentum carry world's easiest trade?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Stocks are sitting at an all-time high. Will the markets continue to climb? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders take a look at how to make money on the S&P until the end of the year.

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  • The U.S. dollar index is hitting the highest level in nearly nine years.

  • Anthony Grisanti and Scott Nations make sense of an awful few sessions for natural gas, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Riding the S&P into year-end may be the world's easiest trade. Scott Nations goes behind the numbers explains why he's hopping on board, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

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