NEW YORK, March 6- Investment bank Jefferies Group LLC, owned by Leucadia National Corp, has cut about 20 jobs in its commodities futures brokerage in New York and Chicago, three sources familiar with the cuts said on Friday. People affected by the move were let go on Thursday, the sources told Reuters, in what was described as a sweep that affected employees who...» Read More
The Futures Now team discusses the hit to crude and copper over the last 2 weeks.
Another day, another batch of weak data from China that fell short of market expectations.
The Futures Now team discusses whether the rise in gold was sparked by the Ukrainian conflict.
Oil supplies have risen much faster than expected, and that's putting serious pressure on crude.
There is worry that the recent decline in copper and China's economic woes might be the start of a wider correction.
Wien says investors won't want to miss the second half of 2014.
Anthony Grisanti is betting on a pullback, but Rich Ilczyszyn says it's foolish to stand in front of the bullish trend. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Copper is crushed on weak data out of China. Copper's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Byron Wien of Blackstone explains what the situation in Crimea will ultimately mean for geopolitics and markets. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Blackstone Advisory Partners' Byron Wien on the economy. Will stocks end the year higher or will long-term concerns knock them down? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Byron Wien of Blackstone says this is no time for investors to get nervous, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Events in Crimea support gold, which sticks at around $1,350. Which way will bullion break, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
The Futures Now team discusses copper's terrible run after the red metal lost over 8 percent in the past three days.
A high-frequency trader going public has its skeptics, but there are at least a few reasons why the top for that industry isn't near yet.
As stock prices find all-time highs, so do earnings per share. That could mean the market is still cheap.
Copper is swooning to its lowest levels in a year as Chinese demand wanes. However, it's not just copper.
As job growth strengthens and commodity prices rise, inflation could finally rear its head.
Russ Koesterich of BlackRock says that come next month, bulls might need to rethink the stock market.
Coffee is up 80 percent so far this year. Why java is so hot, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is it time to get short? Jeff Kilburg says yes, but Brian Stutland says that would be like stepping in front of a train. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Technician Louise Yamada lays out the bullish case for the stocks.
The euro hits an 11-year low. Trading the euro now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
With a jobs report on tap, the traders ask if there's strong payroll numbers ahead. With Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jeff Kilburg and Scott Nations, both at the CME.
Apple may soon be a big buyer of gold, according to estimates of how much yellow metal will be needed for the 18-carat model of the Apple Watch.
Gold fell nearly 12 percent after the closely watched employment report came in better than expected.
Brent steadied near $60 on Friday as a stronger dollar balanced worries over the impact of fighting in Libya and Iraq on oil production.