*Altera up on report of Intel takeover interest. May 29- U.S. stock futures were largely unchanged, keeping the market on course to open lower on Friday, after data showed that the economy contracted in the first quarter. "Monetary policy from the Fed is forward looking and GDP by definition is a rear view mirror and the important thing now is that it wasn't a big miss,"...» Read More
The Futures Now team discuss if this is the year gold makes a comeback.
The S&P 500 closed at an historic high on Wednesday, underscoring how pullbacks remain shallow.
The Futures Now crew breaks down the good week for crude oil. Black gold is now up 3 percent in the last two days. The team debates if crude can maintain its momentum.
The most hated part of the bond market might be the best place to turn for cover.
Decent U.S. data is leading most traders to think the economy is showing improvement, and to stock pick based on "micro" developments.
The vice chairman of Blackstone explains why the market is due for a plunge.
BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income explains why the much-hated long end of the yield curve could be investors' best bet.
BlackRock's Jeff Rosenberg follows the yield curve and explains how he learned to "love the bond." Also how the Fed's tapering policy will impact the markets. The credit trade has seen its best days, says Rosenberg. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, show how to make money in trading 10-year Notes. Yields are going higher, predicts Rich Grisanti.
Byron Wien predicted that Bitcoin will crash in 2014. Here's what's behind that call.
As oil prices fall, crude nears a 7-month low. What will it take to turn around the price of oil? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders have the play on crude's next move as the world keeps an eye on Iran.
Byron Wien sees the market correcting 10 percent in the beginning of 2014 as some unknown event turns euphoria turns into disappointment.
Sentiment is too one-sided, says Blackstone Vice Chair Byron Wien providing his "Dickensian" call on the market and why he sees a pullback in stocks before the market moves to new highs. Also how a bump in 10-year Treasury yields will likely impact equities, and bitcoin's uncertain future. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex, weigh in.
The Futures Now team discusses the inflow into bonds.
December retail sales data was actually mixed, but Internet sales are soaring.
Earnings season heats up this week, and the results actually could mean something this time.
Retailers responded to weakness last year with deep discounts and promotions. Still, the softness is creeping into January.
Shaky jobs numbers and uncertainty about the Fed's next move could mean roller-coaster markets ahead.
On the heels of a weak and weird jobs report, this trader suggests selling stocks and buying bonds.
SocGen's chief U.S. economist says the jobless rate will hit a five-year low.
The pre-jobs trade. How to play the S&P, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Currency expert Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management explains why the dollar will continue to surge--at least until September.
Where stocks are headed. Trading the S&P futures now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders, Jeff Kilburg and Jim Iuorio, both at the CME.
Hedge funds are piling into silver. Trading silver now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders.
Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and faces a tough battle to diversify an economy reliant on oil and hampered by terrorism and corruption.
Austria has unveiled plans to repatriate billions of dollars' worth of its gold reserves back from the U.K.
U.S. gas demand rose more than 4 percent in March to nearly 9.06 million barrels a day, the highest level for the month since 2008.