SINGAPORE, Dec 12- Brent futures edged towards $109 a barrel on Thursday as a looming U.S. budget deal backed expectations the Federal Reserve may act soon to unwind a stimulus programme that has supported oil prices. Expectations are creating a weaker sentiment for oil and other commodities, "said Chee Tat Tan, investment analyst at Phillip Futures in Singapore.» Read More
Tracking crude's next move as oil touches a two-month high, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Legendary technical analyst Ralph Acampora of Altaira Wealth Management explains how to trade the market if the U.S. economy goes over the "fiscal cliff."
Ralph Acampora, Altaira Ltd, has the technical play on market volatility and the "fiscal cliff," with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
If the U.S. economy goes over the "fiscal cliff," one investment will still be the safest bet, says Sean Egan of Egan-Jones Ratings Company.
Seth Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings, explains what going off the "cliff" means for bonds and the U.S. credit rating, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Wolfgang Koester, FiREapps CEO, explains how the falling yen could impact some multinational companies based in the U.S.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners.
The Futures Now team discusses what's driving the big move in oil today.
Andrew Busch, CNBC contributor, provides currency plays on the U.S. dollar, euro, and yen.
Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, takes a look at what investors can expect during today's trading session.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on strong performers in the commodities complex this past year. Also, a 2013 outlook on oil, currencies and metals, with Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management; Dan Dicker, MercBloc president; and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.
Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital warns investors against heading for the exits as gold stumbles, saying markets should be patient as central banks embark on massive easing.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of the market's open, with Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management; Roger Altman, Evercore Partners; and Barry Knapp, Barclays.
Oil overcame early selling pressure, inching above $110 a barrel on Thursday, as investors reacted to mixed U.S. economic data and the ongoing stalemate on U.S. budget talks.
On CNBC.com's "Futures Now" webcast, widely followed Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital and Pan American Silver CEO Geoffrey A. Burns discuss bullish factors coming for gold and silver. (1:44)
At a 3-week low, this metal may be a better bet than precious plays.
Considering global economy uncertainties and monetary policies, Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital.
Pan American Silver CEO Geoffrey A. Burns discusses where silver's headed after hitting a four-month low. A look at what's behind the selloff, with Euro Pacific Capital's Peter Schiff, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Should you buy gold or get out of the way? Gold gets gutted as it drops below a key technical level, with Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
Brent futures slid toward $109 a barrel on Thursday.
Gold inched up on Thursday as some safe-haven bids emerged.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks at three stocks to watch tomorrow, including Athenahealth, which had a big miss today; Lululemon reports before the bell; and homebuilder Hovnanian reports, as well.