Weak data on China's factory output weighed on oil prices early. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. and Brent crude futures rose on Thursday, lifted by supportive economic data from the United States after a plentiful supply picture and Chinese economic data had earlier pressured prices.» Read More
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The Futures Now team discusses whether nat gas prices will move higher.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighs in on the first anniversary of MF Global's bankruptcy.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on gasoline supply and demand concerns in many Sandy-affected areas.
U.S. equity markets opened for the first time this week following superstorm Sandy.So how should you position yourself now?
Kweku Adoboli, who is accused of unauthorized trading which led to losses of $2.3 billion at UBS told a jury that he was “devastated” at the losses caused to the Swiss bank, the Financial Times reports.
Speculators – not welcome. That is the message that the EU hopes to send with its looming restrictions on financial bets against the creditworthiness of its members, the Financial Times reports.
Sergio Marchionne has outlined a strategy for Fiat to survive a European “Carmageddon” by focusing on export markets rather than closing plants, as it seeks to break even on the continent by 2016, the Finanical Times reports.
Physical demand for gold from Asian consumers may be showing some modest signs of stabilization but the buying interest so common at this time of year during religious festivals and the wedding season still won't be strong enough to lift prices above $1,800 an ounce, strategists said.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on futures and options trading today, while major U.S. markets remain closed for the second day in a row.
The "Perfect Storm" is pushing the price of crude over the edge. Find out how "Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn recommends trading it.
Dennis Gartman, founder, editor & publisher, The Gartman Letter, discusses the impact of Hurricane Sandy on oil and gasoline prices. If the refineries suffer any damage that keeps them offline for a while, gas prices could spike, he says.
Discussing how Hurricane Sandy could impact energy prices in the Northeast, with Matt Smith, Energy Burrito blog author, and the problems gas stations could encounter because of the storm, with John Eichberger, National Association of Convenience Stores.
Junk bonds are living up to their name again.The New York Times reports.
The area that could be affected by Hurricane Sandy represents about 8 percent of refining capacity for the U.S., which translates to 1.1 million barrels a day.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the third quarter data on the nation's economy, and discussing its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners, provides a strategy on how to play the market's mixed signals.
Ross McCracken, Platts, explains who the top energy companies are worldwide.
Runaway public spending and excessively loose monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other global central banks will eventually push gold to $5,000 per ounce, noted investor Peter Schiff said Thursday.
Apple and Amazon's moment of truth. Can their results lift tech? Profiting from each company's earnings, with Max Wolff, GreenCrest Capital; CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Robert Shiller says stocks, bonds and real estate all look expensive. So what's an investor to do?
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
The price of Brent crude hit a 14-month low on Thursday, but market analysts now believe that oil could find a floor and expect prices to stabilize.