NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday following two days of gains ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve statement and news conference. *The Fed will release a policy statement at 2:00 p.m. EDT, which will be followed soon after by a news conference with Chairman Ben Bernanke.» Read More
"If the Fed doesn't deliver, gold will be under pressure," says Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, with a preview of the market-moving activities traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell.
A look at U.S. markets on the heels of Greece's pro-bailout election win, with Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade chief derivative strategist.
A look at the latest market moves, with Ira Epstein, The Linn Group managing director.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the number on last month's industrial production data.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on the market-moving stories ahead of Friday's open, including a jump in futures on hopes global central banks will act if Greek elections spark market turmoil; Mario Draghi indicates the European Central Bank will respond to post-election turmoil in Greece; and Micosoft is gears up for a major announcement Monday.
The government appears to be taking the proposals of the Independent Commission on Banking, in the UK seriously and looks as if it may implement the majority of Sir John Vickers proposals, writes the Financial Times’ Martin Wolf.
"The barber is coming to town," says Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, discussing the upcoming Greek elections and its impact on Europe's banks and bonds.
Bankers’ bonuses across the European Union are set to be limited by law, with many bank lobbyists admitting in private that they have lost the fight against a European Parliament initiative to limit the size of bonuses relative to salary, the Financial Times reports.
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A Greek exit from the euro zone may be the price that has to be paid to persuade Germany to save the single currency, George Osborne, said on Tuesday. The FT reports.
Crisis-hit states cannot return to external and internal balance without higher spending and inflation in the core, writes the Financial Times' Martin Wolf.
JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade chief derivative strategist, says he wouldn't be surprised if a lot of investors seek protection ahead of the July 4 holiday.
Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus market strategist and Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, discuss Europe's continued debt contagion and the impact on U.S. stocks.
All 27 EU countries should submit their big banks to a single cross-border supervisor as part of a banking union to be enacted as soon as next year, the president of the European Commission has urged. The Financial Times reports.
A look at what's moving Monday's markets and how to trade it, with Phillip Streible, RJO futures senior commodities broker.
The bailout plan for Spain was, eurozone officials argue, a robust answer to critics who accused EU leaders of consistently reacting too slowly, too late and with the least possible amount of cash in the face of a crisis spinning out of control, the Financial Times reports.
John Brady, R.J. O'Brien, discusses the market moving activity traders will be keeping an eye on ahead of the market's open.
Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist, discusses the stories traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, including Spain's bailout and why it makes sense to invest in commodities and stay away from stocks.
George Osborne has been warned by Tory MPs not to use the euro zone crisis as “an alibi” for Britain’s poor economic performance and to step up supply-side reforms to promote growth, the FT reports
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza coalition, seized on news of the Spanish bailout to bolster his position ahead of next week’s crucial general election, which may determine whether the country stays in the euro, the Financial Times reports.
The poor man¿s gold ¿ silver ¿ could outperform the bullion, according to Simon Mikhailovich, Co-Founder at Tocqueville Bullion Reserve. Here's why.
Gold fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, hovering near the lowest level in four weeks.
CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at three stocks to watch tomorrow, including FedEx, which reports tomorrow; Domino's, and the secret to its turnaround success; and Adobe, following its earnings beat.