The earnings reporting season is just getting underway, and most U.S. companies haven't even told Wall Street how much money they made in the just-completed second quarter. But it's fourth-quarter profits that investors are really worried about, USA Today reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the play on the USDA's cut in yield projections for corn, soybeans, and wheat, with Frank Lesh, FuturePath Trading
The summer drought is driving up commodity prices. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest data from the USDA on global supply and demand.
A look at what traders are watching as earnings season begins, with Scott Bauer, Trading Advantage senior market strategist.
Drew Corbett, Head of Investment Strategy at BetaShares says the Bear Fund has been designed to profit at and protect from a fall in the Australian market
The majority of Americans have higher incomes than their parents, but it is still not enough to move most of them into a higher bracket — especially those at the bottom, USA Today reports.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed it was involved in investigating the circumstances surrounding a $200 million shortfall in customer accounts discovered at a Chicago-based futures broker, FT reports.
A look at why commodity prices are skyrocketing as a result of this summer's drought, with Jason Roose, U.S. Commodities analyst.
Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management chief market strategist, provides a preview of what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open.
Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital, says corn yield estimates continue to get revised down ahead of a USDA report.
A look at the latest market moves from the trading floor, including the trade on corn prices, with Phillip Streible, RJO Futures.
Top Olympics officials questioned whether it was appropriate to allow fast-food chain McDonald’s to continue sponsoring the games amid mounting concern about the global obesity crisis, the International Olympic Committee president has admitted, the Financial Times reports.
Because commidities often do well when stocks decline, and commodity funds offer so many different markets to choose from, they can provide a little stability when the market is waffling.
"If manufacturing jobs start to turn down here that won't bode well for the export sector and that will steal some of the more robust part of the growth that we've seen," says Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, providing a preview of what traders will be watching ahead of today's jobs report.
Royal Bank of Scotland has pulled out of the panels that set Tibor, Japan’s version of Libor, amid a global probe into alleged manipulation of interbank lending rates by traders at investment banks, the Financial Times reports.
Greece’s new government has dropped a plan to seek softer terms for its second bailout following warnings that it would be rejected by international lenders, the Financial Times reports.
Gillian Tett of the Financial Times says markets may be headed for another "summer curse" and she points to five reasons why.
Fears of a corn shortage are sending futures up 3 percent as sweltering temperatures and droughts in the Midwest are threatening corn crops. Dennis Gartman of The Garman Letter explains why he thinks the livestock business is facing even tougher times.
Once the symbol of corporate power, skyscraper have become the default setting for luxury living, allowing developers to spread their risk around both office and residential markets.
It lasted more than three hours. But despite speaking fluently for most of that time, Bob Diamond’s interrogation by MPs on Wednesday left unanswered many of the questions surrounding Barclays, the bank from which he resigned as chief executive on Tuesday. The FT reports.
Stocks are shrugging off the impending end of QE. Peter Boockvar says that's a serious mistake.
Gold zooms higher. So what's driving gold now? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Tim Harford, the Financial Times columnist known as the "Undercover Economist," argues that low volatility is very good news for the economy. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Tensions in the Middle East and North Africa have eased, but oil supply risks in 2015 remain "extraordinarily high", the IEA warned.
Gold steadied near 3-1/2-month highs, with the metal still on track for a sixth week of gains.
Oil headed for its third weekly loss as worries about supply disruptions, although Brent stayed above $108.