WASHINGTON, July 23- A top official will leave the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to become the head of a banking group 10 days later in a spin through the revolving regulator-to-lobby-group door that is striking even by Washington standards.» Read More
Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures & Options and Cash Equities, at Newedge Asia Pacific explains the reforms China has undertaken to develop its futures market. He says full liberalization of the yuan is essential for more progress.
Daniel Stillhart, portfolio manager and technical analyst at Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft Zurich, informs CNBC of the stock outlooks for soft commodities like soybeans and coffee.
Cantor Fitzgerald pays $700,000 to settle CFTC charges of under-segregating consumer funds. CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighs in.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of the opening bell, with CNBC's Rick Santell, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Beth Foster was looking for a better way to invest part of her bonus than a savings account when she received an e-mail from her trusted online travel agent, the New York Times reports.
German objections to suffering losses on official loans to Greece have forced the euro zone to explore more complex means of helping Athens cope with its debt mountain. The FT reports.
The U.S. embassy in Paris has taken the unusual step of flatly denying a French report that Washington was responsible for a cyber attack on the Elysée palace shortly before Nicolas Sarkozy was succeeded as president by François Hollande in May this year, the Financial Times reports.
Rich Ilczyszyn, a "Futures Now" trader and founder of iiTrader, explains why he's selling oil now.
The Egyptian foreign minister says the truce starts at 1900 GMT, with the Futures Now team.
An outlook on the markets ahead of a "fiscal cliff" solution, with Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, and Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors CEO & CIO.
Almost five years ago, a friend of Kweku Adoboli sent him an email about Jérôme Kerviel, the rogue trader who had just lost 4.9 billion euros at French bank Société Générale, the Financial Times reports.
A Federal Reserve committed to ultra-easy monetary policy poses an even greater challenge to the U.S. economy than the “fiscal cliff," investor Peter Schiff said Tuesday.
Oil is dropping nearly 3 percent on optimism there could be a ceasefire to the violence in the Mideast, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Could the next 6 months bring $9 corn? Daniel Basse, AgResource president, weighs in. Foreign demand could also drive grain prices to record highs, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
After a massive rally yesterday, stocks are stuck in neutral today. A look at where stocks are headed next, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders.
Is the crude selloff warranted? Oil retreats after advancing in the past two sessions, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
"We are at a tipping point where the fundamentals are really starting to matter," explains Dan Dicker, MercBloc president, discussing the best way to play the oil space.
"We have some decent valuations and some fundamental momentum," said Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus, discussing the outlook on the markets, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.
The contest to fill Silvio Berlusconi’s shoes and lead Italy’s centre right into elections next year has opened with about a dozen candidates stepping forward, including Benito Mussolini’s grand-daughter. The FT reports.
It is a once in a generation moment. For the first time in more than 50 years UK pension funds are holding more bonds than equities. The FT reports.
Forget stocks, forget gold, because there is one commodity Dennis Gartman says every investor needs to own: aluminum.
Is a breakout coming? Dennis Gartman discusses what he's buying. And is tech poised for a breakout? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
What Apple and Facebook earnings will do for the tech sector, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
I would bet inflationistas a truckload of scarce limes that inflation pressures are temporary and inflation is about to fall, says Ron Insana.
As the EU threatens Russia with further sanctions, the CFO of Russian company Severstal pushed for a diplomatic resolution to the unrest.
Gold ended the trading session lower on Wednesday, pressured by firmer stock markets after positive U.S. data and corporate earnings.