• Market Mystery: Brent Up, Crude Down     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the spread between Brent Crude & WTI and how to trade it.

  • Tropical Storm Lee & Oil Supply     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the story on tropical storm Lee's impact on Gulf oil production and Brent Crude futures.

  • Trading Block: Gold, Oil & Futures     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    Experts weigh in on commodity futures ahead of this morning's jobs report, with Jessica Hoversen, MF Global; Jim Steel, HSBC, and Andy Lipow, Lipow Oil Associates.

  • Trading Floor: Jobs Report Expectations     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 6:34 AM ET

    A look at what traders hope to see in Friday's jobs report and its impact on the U.S. dollar, with Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management.

  • Britain Must Escape Its Longest Depression Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 12:16 AM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The current UK depression will be the longest since at least the first world war. Without a dramatic surge in growth, it is also quite likely to generate a bigger cumulative loss of output than the “great depression”, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.

  • The Early Trading Buzz     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:38 AM ET

    A look at the day's trading buzz, with Kevin Ferry, TheContrarianCorner.com.

  • IMF and Euro Zone Clash Over Estimates Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:32 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    International Monetary Fund staff have provoked a fierce dispute with eurozone authorities by circulating estimates showing serious damage to European banks’ balance sheets from their holdings of troubled eurozone sovereign debt. the FT reports.

  • Corn Prices Soar     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    A look at how widespread drought conditions are fueling higher corn prices and how to trade it, with Matthew Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.

  • Beef Prices Set to Boom?     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    A look at why steak prices may be set to soar, with Lindsay Davis, Alamo commodities president.

  • Pimco's Gross Regrets 'Mistake' on US Debt Call Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 3:52 AM ET
    Savings Bonds

    Bill Gross, manager of the world’s largest bond fund for Pimco, has admitted that it was a mistake to bet so heavily against the price of US government debt.

  • IASB Criticizes Greek Debt Writedowns Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 1:30 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Some European financial institutions should have taken bigger losses on their Greek government bond holdings in recent results announcements, according to the body that sets their accounting rules in a letter seen by the FT.

  • How To Tap The Market Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:34 PM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    From physical coins to futures, options, and ETFs -- reporter Bob Pisani breaks down  the how and where to invest in gold. 

  • The Roadmap: Oil, Gold & Markets     Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares the largest oil play discovered in the last 40 years and the Squawk news team take a look at the issues on the Street today.

  • Short Sellers Remain Calm Despite Bans Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:52 AM ET

    Short sellers and securities lenders have remained calm in spite of controversial short selling bans for bank stocks introduced in Europe this month, the FT says.

  • Coal Miner New World Beat Earnings Expectations     Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    "We benefitted from good pricing first half prices were up very significantly and production was up some 7 percent at 5.85 million tons and in our business production is a leverage," Mike Salamon executive chairman at New World Resources told CNBC. He added the third quarter would see a fractional decline in pricing for coal but was still strong while discussions in the Far East for coking coal were around £300 a ton which was relative to $315 a ton for the third quarter.

  • Trader Talk: What to Expect     Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    A check on the market buzz from the floor ahead of the bell, with Michael Shea, Direct Access Partners managing partner.

  • UK Groups Cast Net Towards China for Executives Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 1:47 AM ET

    Companies face a scramble to hire talented executives with Chinese experience to join their boards as the focus of UK business shifts increasingly towards the east, the FT reports.

  • The Roadmap: Stocks Poised to Rally     Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    Wall Street is on track to begin the week with a rally at the open, with Squawk on the Street's Melissa Lee & Jim Cramer.

  • Some of Britain’s biggest banks have begun quietly ridding themselves of billions of pounds of assets they have found difficult to sell following the financial crisis, moving them off their balance sheets and into staff pension funds, the FT reports.  

  • UK Set for Slow Growth but No Recession Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 7:08 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Despite the widespread gloom, the consensus is that Britain will not re-enter a recession, Norma Cohen writes in the FT.

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  • Is the US economy really picking up steam? Earnings this week could provide a clue.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. More earnings results next week. Starbucks and Netflix may have been helped by the bad winter. Also, the Boston Marathon is next week, and 36,000 runners will participate.

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