*Brent holds near $60 a barrel. NEW YORK, Dec 19- U.S. stock index futures climbed on Friday, and the benchmark S&P 500 index was poised to continue to rally after its best two-day run in three years. *Brent crude oil rose hovered near $60 a barrel on Friday, recovering from near a 5-1/ 2- year low while WTI crude advanced 0.8 percent to $54.54.» Read More
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis, Jim Iuorio and Jeff Kilburg discuss how today's Fed minutes might impact bond trading.
Dennis Gartman and other bearish traders say that if gold keeps falling, it will soon look very attractive.
October's retail sales supports the view of those who would like to see the Fed begin tapering, and confirmed decent retail earnings.
A few key market metrics are throwing off troubling signals, according to John Kosar of Asbury Research.
Brian Stutland has long been bearish on gold, but now he's buying it. He explains what made him switch sides.
Dennis Gartman explains what will save gold, which is down $75 in the last 2 weeks. Gold's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Dennis Gartman is no fan of gold. He reveals what will have to happen in order to make him a buyer to CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Bonds and the tapering timeline. What is the next move for Treasurys? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
John Kosar of Asbury Research calls extreme bullishness a warning sign. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.
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IntercontinentalExchange, which last week completed its deal for NYSE Euronext, held a teleconference this morning to update investors.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports from the NYMEX on the pressure on energy prices and the uptick in natural gas.
The season of big round numbers--as in, 16,000 on the Dow, 1,800 on the S&P 500 and 4,000 on the NASDAQ--is upon us. Are we overbought?
The S&P is poised to cross above 1,800 and keep on ticking, says this trader.
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The Obama administration wants to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply, which could cut into farmers' profits for corn.
CME Group said one of its clearing systems was hacked in July and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation.
Will Fed tapering crush emerging market assets? Some say yes, others no. And one says: "Anyone who says they know is wrong."
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Tom Lee nailed 2013 and 2014 with ultrabullish calls. Will he be proven right once again?
BlackRock's Jeff Rosenberg contends that stocks will beat bonds once again in 2015.
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Gold steadied struggling to rise above the $1,200 an ounce mark as the dollar firmed.
Brent crude oil rose to trade near $60 a barrel recovering from near a 5½-year low.
Focus may be on volatile oil prices right now, but investors shouldn't overlook the strong performance in other commodities, one expert warns.