• RBOB Gasoline Jumps to Near $3     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gasoline futures are jumping in the aftermath of the fire at California's third largest refinery.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the potential impact the fire at Chevron's California refinery could have on gas prices.

  • Trader Buzz on the Markets     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    A look at what traders are watching ahead of the market's open, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management chief market strategist.

  • Drought Produces 'Hot' Commodities     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    Excessive heat in the Midwest is causing commodity prices to soar, as higher corn and soybean production costs hit consumers' wallets. A look at whether relief is on the horizon as hurricane season approaches, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel.

  • Flood of Errant Trades Is a Black Eye for Wall Street Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:20 AM ET

    An automated stock trading program suddenly flooded the market with millions of trades Wednesday morning, spreading turmoil across Wall Street and drawing renewed attention to the fragility and instability of the nation’s stock markets, the New York Times reports.

  • Nationalizing RBS on the Table Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:45 AM ET
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    Senior government figures are discussing the possibility of buying out private investors in Royal Bank of Scotland and fully nationalizing it amid mounting frustration at banks’ failure to lend to British businesses, the FT reports.

  • What's Moving the Markets?     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    Bob Browne, Northern Trust CIO, and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, provide a preview of what investors should focus on today, including the Fed concluding a two-day FOMC meeting and the ADP employment report.

  • Trader's Buzz on the Markets     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    A look at the latest moves in the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.

  • Cargill CEO: Drought Problem 'Serious'     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Should the government step in and help the agriculture industry during this season's record-setting drought? Gregory Page, Cargill CEO, and Jim Grant, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, weigh in.

  • Ahead of the Fed Market Watch     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    "The potential now is the market will pullback from the big advances it has made," says Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, discussing what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell.

  • Private Equity Assets Hit Record $3 Trillion Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:45 AM ET
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    The value of assets managed by the private equity industry globally continued to rise last year, hitting a record $3 trillion despite financial market turmoil and sluggish economic conditions. The FT reports.

  • Hedge Funds Stay Defensive Despite Rally Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:24 AM ET

    Hedge funds remain ­cautious and defensive after largely sitting out the rally in the US stock market since the start of June, ­contributing to the lowest US stock market trading volumes since 2007, the FT reports.

  • Business Leaders Put UK on Olympic Trial Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 6:22 AM ET
    It's a big world out there and gone are the days when investors could keep their money at home and take it to the bank. Experts say every portfolio should have some international exposure, from stocks to bonds to currencies, and in most cases the more diversified the better. So you can guy a piece of the UK, Russia, Thailand, Brazil and Australia. And there's no shortage of ways to travel abroad: mutual funds, ETFs, currencies, ADRs, American Depository Receipts, which are dollar-denominated sec

    The world’s top business leaders are using their visit to the London Olympics to raise tough questions about the coalition’s management of Britain’s stagnant economy and the country’s vulnerability to a euro break-up, the Financial Times reports.

  • Schäuble View on Euro Zone at Odds With US Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 5:46 AM ET

    Germany’s finance minister ruled out making more concessions to help Greece, on the eve of talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who has urged euro zone leaders to act, the FT reports.

  • Friday's Market Outlook     Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 6:21 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Ben Lichtenstein of TradersAudio.com.

  • Natural Gas Inventories up 26 BCF     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the latest EIA data on natural gas inventories.

  • News Corp Stock Off Lows as Hacking Scandal Unfolds Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 2:59 PM ET
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    News Corp stock is slipping ever so slightly on low volume following the announcement that criminal charges have been brought against eight key figures in the never-ending phone hacking scandal, Yahoo Finance reports.

  • Is It Too Late for Corn?     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 8:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that half the nation's corn crop is in poor or very poor condition, which could send corn prices trading in the double digits. Mike Hart, independent commodities trader, offers insight.

  • EU Debt & US Earnings Drive Markets     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    How can investors make money in this market? Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management chief market strategist, and Jason Pride, Glenmede director of investment strategy, offer investment strategies and discuss what's driving U.S. and European markets, ahead of the opening bell.

  • Romney Shifts Focus to Foreign Policy Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 3:55 AM ET

    After three months of relentless attention on the economy, Mitt Romney will shift the focus of his campaign this week to foreign policy with a major speech and an overseas trip to three countries, the Financial Times reports.

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