*Wheat rebounds on concerns about U.S. crop, Ukraine. CHICAGO, March 11- U.S. wheat futures rallied 2.9 percent to their highest level in more than four months on Tuesday, supported by concerns that political unrest in Ukraine will disrupt exports and worries about dry soils limiting U.S. production, traders said.» Read More
Europe’s banks are seeking increasingly creative ways to finance themselves as they attempt to make up for a dearth of traditional debt funding amid market turmoil.
A positive feedback loop between banks and weak sovereigns is emerging, with a potentially calamitous effect on the euro zone and the global economy, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.
Lou Grasso, Millennium futures trader has the details on the pop in the precious metal.
CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman, and Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO with a check on the financial markets ahead of the opening bell.
The London Stock Exchange has triumphed in its attempt to take over LCH.Clearnet, the London-based clearing house, after the clearer’s board favoured the UK bourse over Markit, the rival bidder and another person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of the opening bell, with Peter Yastrow, Yastrow Origer, and Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO.
European officials look set to speed up plans to recapitalize the 16 banks that came close to failing last summer’s stress tests as part of a coordinated effort to reassure markets.
A look at how to profit from trading single commodities, with Sal Gilbertie, Teucrium Trading president.
European central banks have become net buyers of gold for the first time in more than two decades, the latest sign of how the turbulence in the currency and debt markets has revolutionized the bullion market. The FT reports.
Thank you, UBS. As a member of the UK’s Independent Commission on Banking, under Sir John Vickers, I could not have asked for a better illustration of the unregulatable risks to which investment banks are exposed than Thursday’s announcement of a loss of $2 billion in “unauthorised trading”, according to the FT.
Trading volatility as an asset class — that is, speculating on the frequency of market movements — is a seriously complex undertaking, so much so that some fund managers who specialize in it struggle to explain it to even sophisticated institutional investors.
Britain is to sue the European Central Bank for setting rules that allegedly handicap the City of London and would force one of the world’s largest clearing houses to decamp operations to the euro area.
The highly anticipated IPO of Facebook will likely be delayed until late 2012, people familiar with the company said.
The US Treasury would effectively accommodate a possible Federal Reserve stimulus to drive down long-term interest rates, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
"I've no regrets." Federico Ghizzoni, chief executive of UniCredit, told the FT after his first year in the top job at Italy's largest bank by assets.
Italy’s center-right government is turning to cash-rich China in the hope that Beijing will help rescue it from financial crisis by making “significant” purchases of Italian bonds, the FT reports.
A look at how to trade a mixed crop outlook, with Matt Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.
New international bank capital rules are “anti-American” and the US should consider pulling out of the Basel group of global regulators, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has said.
Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services, director of floor operations and Jamie Tyrrell, Group One Trading, weigh in on today's markets.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the spread between Brent Crude & WTI and how to trade it.