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U.S. corn fell Monday amid prospects for a bountiful harvest in the United States while soybeans recovered from early losses on exporter buying.
August may mark the depths of summer vacation season, but it's been getting a bad wrap in recent years on Wall Street. Over the span of just about two-decades, the eighth month of the year has become among the weakest for the S&P 500, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.
The flurry of quarterly results is set to continue in the coming week and options trading volume has been pointing to a number of earnings plays that are on the radar of traders.
CBOT Holdings, the parent of the Chicago Board of Trade, will merge its trading platforms with those of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in the first quarter of next year in an attempt to cut costs, CBOT Chairman Charles Carey told CNBC Tuesday.
Stocks may open higher after early weakness on this final day of the second quarter. European markets are mostly lower, and Asia was mixed with Tokyo up 1%. The discovery of an explosive device in a car in London impacted market tone in Europe.
Stocks are flat ahead of the opening, though stock markets worldwide are springing higher on the back of Wall Street's gains Wednesday. The focus today is on the Fed.
Stock futures point lower this morning after a weak showing in equities markets worldwide. European stocks are trading lower, and Asian markets were mostly down overnight. Volatility will no doubt be the tone of the day, as the Fed starts its two-day meeting. Durable goods fell 2.8%, below expectations. The dollar slid after the report and Treasurys rallied.
Stock futures are perking up this morning after three sessions of selling. Housing starts for May are reported today and there are a few earnings reports to make headlines.
An uptick in bond yields and rising oil prices are adding pressure to stock futures after yesterday's rocky trading day. Asian stocks were higher overnight, but European markets are wilting this morning.
Stock futures are laying a firm foundation for a higher opening today, as some big earnings dominate the morning headlines. Morgan Stanley stock is climbing after the firm reported a 41% increase in profit.
John Person, president of National Futures.com, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that drought could drive grain prices to record highs this summer.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange said it is not in merger talks with the New York Mercantile Exchange, in a statement released late Friday.
U.S. oil prices touched a nine-month high Friday sparked by worries of low U.S. fuel supplies from creaking refineries and an upsurge of violence in the Middle East.
Inflation data will set the agenda today as traders await the release of the CPI. Stock markets around the world are higher.
U.S. oil prices soared toward $68 a barrel on concerns over low fuel production from hobbled U.S. oil refineries and a flare up of violence in the Middle East.
Oil surged nearly a dollar a barrel Wednesday after a U.S. government report showed gasoline stockpiles remaining well below normal at the start of the summer driving season.
Oil prices dropped below $69 a barrel Tuesday amid expectations that U.S. gasoline supplies rose for the sixth straight week, easing worries of a crunch during the summer vacation season.
U.S. oil rose to just shy of $66 on Monday, and London Brent crude recovered above $69, after a sell-off of more than $2 at the end of last week, buoyed by news leading exporter Saudi Arabia would keep OPEC supply curbs in place through July.
Oil dropped more than two dollars on Friday, weakened by selling in equity markets that raised doubts over energy demand and after a storm that halted exports from Oman lost power.
Oil and gasoline futures jumped Thursday on concerns that U.S. refineries aren't making enough gasoline to meet domestic demand.
Russ Koesterich of BlackRock says that come next month, bulls might need to rethink stocks.
Is it time to get short? Jeff Kilburg says yes, but Brian Stutland says that would be like stepping in front of a train. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Coffee is up 80 percent so far this year. Why java is so hot, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the merits of splitting PayPal from eBay.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses this morning's employment data and its impact on the market's recent rally. This is why the S&P is going higher, says Cramer.
Crude rose on new fears of a conflict between Ukraine and Russia.