• LONDON, Jan 29- Brent oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as speculator buying on hopes for a price rebound offset data showing record-high U.S. crude stocks. U.S. crude was trading at $44.26 a barrel by 1141 GMT, down 19 cents but off a six-year low hit on Wednesday. "It's a tug of war between the non-supportive fundamentals and investor flows- investors are...

  • LONDON, Jan 29- Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. crude stocks had hit a record high. By 0928 GMT on Thursday, U.S. crude was trading at about $44.50 a barrel, up 5 cents and off a six-year low hit on Wednesday. "It's a tug of war between the non-supportive fundamentals and investor flows- investors...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 29- China's index futures fell at the opening of trade on Thursday morning after sources told Reuters that regulators are launching a fresh investigation into margin trading at brokerages. The CSI300 stock index futures for February fell 1.8 percent to 3471.8 in early trade. The last time China regulators cracked down on margin lending,...

  • SEOUL, Jan 29- U.S. crude futures were trading near 6- year lows just below $44.50 a barrel in early Asian trade on Thursday, remaining under pressure after data showing U.S. crude stocks surged to their highest on record. *U.S. crude's front-month contract shed 1 cent at $44.44 a barrel as of 0000 GMT. *Benchmark Brent crude closed down $1.13, or 2.3 percent, at $48.47,...

  • Bonds point toward higher gold: Trader  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:12 PM ET

    Brian Stutland says the action in Treasurys suggests gold is buy.

  • Afternoon delight for the S&P?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:10 PM ET

    Stocks lose earlier gains. Trading the S&P mini, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Larry McDonald: China could present next 'black swan'  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    On the heels of the shocking Swiss Central Bank decision, Societe Generale head of US macro strategy Larry McDonald says that that China¿s currency management regime could fall next.

  • Will the Fed drive gold higher?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:05 PM ET

    Will the Fed send gold higher? Gold falls below $1,300, so what's next? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Larry McDonald: Dollar rally poses major problem  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    Lawrence McDonald, head of U.S. macro strategy at Societe Generale, says that investors are underestimating the harm that could be caused by the rising dollar.

  • Larry McDonald calls the Fed's next move  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:00 PM ET

    What will the Fed say? Newedge's Larry McDonald discusses the Fed's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio & Brian Stutland, both at the CME.

  • Will Fed back off hawk talk?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    The Futures Now team share expectations on the Fed's meeting and 10-year yield.

  • US STOCKS-Apple, Boeing keep Wall St afloat; energy weighs Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 28- U.S. stocks were buoyed on Wednesday by earnings including Apple and Boeing, but a sharp drop in energy shares cut into gains, leaving indexes little changed. Boeing added 6 percent to $140.41 after handily beating top- and bottom-line expectations. But the energy sector of the S&P 500 dropped 2 percent as U.S. crude futures tumbled and after...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 28- U.S. front-month February RBOB gasoline futures rose sharply on Wednesday after weekly government data from the Energy Information Administration showed gasoline inventories fell 2.6 million barrels last week, against expectations for a small build. The price rise for gasoline futures came as crude oil futures were under pressure amid...


  • US STOCKS-Futures up with Apple, Boeing; Fed eyed Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    *Yahoo unveils plan to spin off Alibaba stake. NEW YORK, Jan 28- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, boosted by earnings including from Apple and Boeing, while focus could shift later in the day to the Federal Reserve's first two-day policy meeting of the year. *Yahoo gained 6.7 percent after it unveiled plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in Alibaba Group...

  • TOKYO, Jan 28- Japanese stocks rose to a fresh one-month high on Wednesday as expectations of strong corporate earnings and a weaker yen boosted investor sentiment. Market participants were also buying on expectations that Wall Street shares would recover Tuesday's losses on Wednesday, as U.S. stock futures rebounded during Asian hours.

  • SEOUL, Jan 28- U.S. crude futures fell over 1.5 percent towards $45 a barrel in early Asian trade on Wednesday after data showed U.S. crude stocks surged by nearly 13 million barrels last week, with a global supply glut accumulating in storage tanks. *U.S. crude futures had dropped 73 cents to $45.50 a barrel by 0000 GMT after finishing the previous session finishing...


  • LONDON, Jan 27- Brent crude futures held above $48 on Tuesday as a weaker dollar offset the impact of a global supply glut, with traders questioning if the nearly 60 percent price fall since June has run its course. Brent hit $45.19 on Jan. 13, the lowest since 2009 and down from a June 2014 peak of $115.71, but has since traded in a narrow band of $47- $50.62.

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. stocks were set to open sharply lower on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares down more than 8 percent each after posting earnings, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment. Microsoft fell 8.4 percent in premarket trading the day after the Dow...

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