*Saudis consider halt to Yemen bombing to let humanitarian aid in. SINGAPORE, May 5- Brent crude oil futures slipped towards $66 a barrel on Tuesday, falling from a 2015 high, as Saudi Arabia considered halting bombing in Yemen to allow the delivery of aid, which eased concerns about oil supply from the Middle East. "The stronger U.S. dollar and also news out of Saudi...» Read More
*Wall Street closed sharply higher on Friday as consumer sentiment jumped and vehicle sales for GM and Ford were stronger-than-expected in April, while manufacturing expansion in the month held steady at near a two-year low. *Data also showed that factory activity in China in April saw its biggest drop in a year, hardening the case for fresh stimulus from...
*Gold snaps 3- day losing streak, but still below $1,200. London, May 4- Gold rose on Monday as prices rebounded from the previous session's six-week low, but remained under pressure as the dollar firmed and buyers remained cautious on the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,182.80 an ounce at 0926 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for June...
TOKYO, May 4- U.S. crude oil futures dipped from 2015 highs and towards $59 a barrel in early Monday trading, after posting the biggest monthly gain in six years in April. *U.S. crude for June delivery was down 10 cents at $59.05 a barrel by 0000 GMT. *Trading activity was expected to be low on Monday as London, Europe's main oil dealing hub, is closed due to a public holiday.
After disappointing first-quarter growth, the American economy may be in the throes of a massive bounce-back.
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The Futures Now team discusses downward pressure on commodities including a rough patch ahead for gold.
LONDON, May 1- Market participants expect the price of Brent to average around $75 per barrel through the rest of the decade, not much above the current level. Spot Brent prices have risen around $20 per barrel from their mid-January low, from $46 to $66, an increase of more than 40 percent. Over the same period, however, futures prices for oil delivered at the end of 2017...
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Jonathan Krinsky of MKM Partners gives three reasons why he is bullish on natural gas.
May 1- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday ahead of the release of data that could support signs that the economy is regaining momentum after stumbling in the first quarter. *Construction spending is expected to have risen in March after slipping in February, while the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index is expected to have...
TOKYO, May 1- Oil futures hovered around 2015- highs on Friday after posting their biggest monthly gains for six years in April, with trading thin as major markets were closed for the May Day holiday. Brent was down 5 cents at $66.73 a barrel by 0528 GMT. U.S. crude was up 8 cents at $59.69, after hitting a 2015- high of $59.85 in post-settlement trading on Thursday.
April 30- CME Group Inc on Thursday suspended two traders from its markets for allegedly colluding to enter orders repeatedly with no intention of trading, a strategy that has been fingered as a key contributor to the 2010 Wall Street flash crash. Heet Khara and Nasim Salim, both traders of CME Group's gold and silver futures contracts on its Comex exchange in New...
TOKYO, May 1- U.S. crude oil futures were steady around $59.70 a barrel in quiet trade on Friday with many major markets closed for May Day, after posting the biggest monthly gain in six years in April. *U.S. crude for June delivery was 4 cents higher at $59.67 a barrel by 1145 GMT. *OPEC oil supply in April has jumped to its highest in more than two years, boosted by record or...
SAN FRANCISCO, April 30- CME Group Inc on Thursday barred two traders from its markets for allegedly colluding to enter orders repeatedly with no intention of trading, a strategy that has been fingered as a key contributor to the 2010 Wall Street flash crash. Heet Khara and Nasim Salim, both traders of CME Group's gold and silver futures contracts on its Comex...
NEW YORK, April 30- U.S. Expiring front-month May RBOB rose 3.18 cents to settle and go off the board at $2.0497 a gallon, having reached $2.0556 intraday. The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline increased 9 cents to $2.57 per gallon in the week to April 27, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Crowded "long" trades unwinding
RBOB GASOLINE FUTURES PUSH ABOVE 200- DAY MOVING AVG FOR FIRST TIME SINCE JULY 31, 2014.
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Gold retained overnight gains on Tuesday but was stuck below $1,200 as investors awaited a U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for clues on rate hike.
U.S. oil were almost unchanged, with high Middle East supplies weighing on markets and a further fall in U.S. oil rig counts lending some support.
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