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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have opened new pipelines bypassing the Strait of Hormuz, the shipping lane that Iran has repeatedly threatened to close, in a move that will reduce Tehran’s power over oil markets, the Financial Times reports.
Russell Wasendorf, founder and CEO of PFG, has been charged with making false statements to the CFTC, CNBC has learned.
Prices of commodities from oil to copper have fallen sharply. Money is flowing out of the sector and some investors are questioning the so-called commodities ‘supercycle’ – the mantra that prices will rise and rise, underpinned by Chinese growth, the Financial Times reports.
In normal circumstances, the antics of America’s corporate treasurers should not worry Washington politicians. After all, corporate treasurers are like the supply chain managers of the financial world: decent, unassuming people, who prefer to stay out of the limelight, performing the crucial-but-dull role of handling company finances, the Financial Times reports.
Just days before Peregrine Financial Group collapsed, the firm's president sent an email to employees suggesting the crisis had passed, CNBC has learned.
Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, weighs in on the ECB's zero interest rate strategy and its impact on futures.
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.
The chief investment strategist at the world's largest asset manager says investors need to buy some protection right now.
Chinese gold demand sinks. How to trade gold now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Gasoline hits a four-month low, as inventories soar. The next move for gasoline, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
The U.S.—and by extension the global economy—might have a new safe haven asset.
Investors are honed in on consumer companies that use cocoa as a raw ingredient to see how they are managing costs to protect the bottom line.
U.S. oil ended lower, but Brent shot higher as new strains in Ukraine underscored supply fears