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What happens if we go past October 17? Markets will certainly move lower, and the downside would likely be another five percent.
This pro says that the shutdown and debt ceiling debate will go down to the wire—and that's great news for gold.
Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors, and Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, weigh in on how the debt drama is weighing on the U.S. dollar and why gold is in a "bias sentiment."
Stocks ended with modest gains as Wall Street continued to believe that a deal would be struck to get the government back in operation again.
Don't bet the farm on an MBA, the famed investor advises. If you want to be rich, become an expert in agriculture.
The good news is that the fear of the government remaining shut until the October 17th debt ceiling deadline seems less likely.
Many investors believe that once the shutdown and the debt ceiling are out of the way, stocks will go higher. Are they wrong?
Fed experts say that the government shutdown could mean no tapering until 2014.
Stocks have come off their lows on a report that House Speaker John Boehner would not allow a debt default. Still, the markets are being undermined by a triple whammy.
Dennis Gartman reveals the main problem for gold right now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Uncertainty rises, but gold doesn't. How low can gold go? The next move for the precious metal, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Peter Boockvar of the Lindsey Group explains why he expects to see stocks slide into the end of the year, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
The dollar index falls to an 18-month low. Will a shutdown push off the taper? The dollar's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Peter Boockvar of the Lindsey Group explains why the government shutdown and the debt ceiling debate will push tapering off to 2014, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
When will stocks start to sweat the shutdown? The shutdown trade, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Todd Gordon and Jeff Kilburg, both at the Nymex.
Government uncertainties have pushed gold slightly down this week. The Futures Now crew breaks down the yellow metal's move.
If the shutdown is short, it's not a big deal. If it's long, then it's not priced in. That means we'll tread water until then.
Gasoline is trading near a 1-year low. The Futures Now team breaks down the decline.
It's starting to sink in: the shutdown could last until a debt ceiling deal, which means a couple of weeks. A deal is possible, but it would require a one or two week continuing resolution.
How low can gas go? Good news for consumers, as gas hits a 9-month low, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Darren Wolfberg of BNP Paribas says that crude is headed to $60, and he has the charts to prove it.
Something highly unusual, and potentially quite bearish, has just happened to the stock market.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan and the Futures Now Traders put a trade on the precious metal that targets $1,240.
The former UN ambassador says Israel is "our anchor in the Mideast."
Against a backdrop of political chaos in the Middle East, hedge fund managers said the oil price would remain volatile and could fall as low as $30.
Gold eased as traders booked profits after a seven-day rally and as the dollar rebounded on strong U.S. data.