SINGAPORE, Aug 1- Brent crude held near $106 a barrel on Friday as ample supply continued to drag on prices a day after the benchmark posted its worst monthly performance since April 2013. U.S. crude futures for September delivery fell 16 cents to $98.01 a barrel, following a 6.8 percent decline last month, the biggest monthly loss since May 2012.» Read More
News that the U.S. economy jumped by 4 percent last quarter is taking the spotlight from a surge in new IPOs coming this week.
*Twitter rallies in premarket after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday after the first read on second-quarter economic growth came in much stronger than expected, overshadowing a weak report on the labor market.
*Twitter rallies in premarket after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as investors sought bargains following a period of weakness and looked ahead to data on economic growth and comments from the Federal Reserve following its latest policy meeting. *Twitter Inc surged 27 percent to $49 in heavy premarket trading.
TOKYO, July 30- U.S. crude oil futures regained some of the previous day's losses to trade above $101 early on Wednesday, after industry data showed U.S. petroleum stockpiles fell much more sharply than expected. *U.S. crude futures for September delivery rose 8 cents to $101.05 a barrel by 0000 GMT, after finishing 70 cents lower on Tuesday.
Peter Schiff says two catalysts this week could send gold prices higher.
NEW YORK, July 29- Institutional investors, like endowments and sovereign wealth funds, are trading some of their stock futures contracts for exchange-traded funds, an action they say saves them money and effort while providing comparable returns.
Ron Paul says that conditions in the market "are every bit as bad" as they were in 2008 and 2009 and he predicts a market crash.
Several companies missed profit estimates today, bucking the trend. Here's what it means for the markets....
It¿s been a difficult few years for gold. But Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says his bull case has been proven correct. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
It was a massive day for bonds & gold. Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, sounds off on the Fed, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Former U.S. Representative Ron Paul says the long-term case for gold remains firmly intact, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Corn and wheat plunge. Trading the grains now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Former U.S. Representative Ron Paul says stocks are in a bubble and vulnerable to a severe correction, if not a crash. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
The FOMC meeting starts today. What will the Fed decide? And what's behind the dollar's strength? With former Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX), CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Brian Stutland and Jeff Kilburg, both at the CME.
The Futures Now team discusses what's behind the strength in the U.S. Dollar.
BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES TURN POSITIVE AFTER NEWS OF PRELIMINARY DEAL TO IMPOSE ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA OVER UKRAINE CRISIS.
Don't look now, but European bond investors are sending yields to lows unseen in at least 200 years.
*Pfizer, Merck rise as results beat expectations. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on home prices and consumer sentiment.
TOKYO, July 29- U.S. crude oil futures eased closer to $101 on Tuesday as projections of higher stockpiles of refined product offset concerns about escalating geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Gaza. *U.S. crude futures for September delivery fell 21 cents to $101.46 a barrel by 0002 GMT, after finishing 42 cents lower on Monday.
*Soybeans supported by strong demand led by China. Wheat futures were lower but trimmed losses in the wake of a U.S. Agriculture Department announcement showing a wheat sale to Nigeria and a soybean sale to top importer China.
Gina Martin Adams expects the market to close the year 5 percent lower—but she says it could get much worse than that.
gold hits a six-week low. A technical check on the precious metal, with CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
The Futures Now team discusses the rise in rates ahead of the Fed announcement.
India is cracking down on a new gold smuggling tactic that could accelerate a flood of illegal imports of the metal into the country.
Gold held near a six-week low as U.S. economic optimism offset safe-haven demand from geopolitical tensions.
Brent crude held near $106 as ample supply continued to drag on prices after the benchmark posted its worst monthly performance.