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The battle for control of the second-largest U.S. futures exchange took its latest twist Tuesday as CBOT Holdings postponed a shareholder vote on its planned merger with Chicago Mercantile Holdings.
Crude oil prices rose moderately Monday -- but gasoline futures hit a seven-month high. Where are the raw and refined fuels headed this year? Two energy analysts had one answer for CNBC's Erin Burnett: up.
When the price of gasoline is going up but oil is falling, it’s time to trade the "RBOB Gasoline Crack," according to Eric Bolling, of CNBC’s "Fast Money." ... And following Tuesday’s $2 drop in the price of crude, the Crack is getting wider and wider.
The President's Working Group on Financial Markets vowed to up its vigilance of hedge funds -- but its members shied from taking action. SEC Chairman Christopher Cox and Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal took sides on the matter.
For years, nearly all trading in the energy markets was in short- or medium-term contracts. But since 2004, the number of open long-term contracts has shot up, according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Coffee and computers: the modern business of both erupted simultaneously in the 1990s, born in Washington, Oregon and Northern California -- and riding out to conquer the rest of America and the world. So perhaps it's fitting that these two symbols of the pre-millennial new economy should come together at one nexus point: early next month, the trade in java is going....
The New York Mercantile Exchange went public on Nov. 17. But NYMEX President and CEO James Newsome stayed private – until today, when he granted his first interview exclusively to "Morning Call." Newsome told CNBC’s Melissa Francis that NYMEX Holdings enjoys "numerous opportunities" to leverage its rich treasury...
U.S. crude futures rose on Thursday, snapping a four-day losing streak after government data showed a huge crude stock drawdown last week which extended a decline in supplies for the fifth week in a row.
Oil prices eased on Wednesday, extending losses of more than a dollar from the previous session, as mild weather in major consuming nations slashed demand for heating fuel.
Oil fell more than a dollar, extending losses from last week, as mild weather in the United States curbed demand for winter fuel.
Oil prices hovered below $63 a barrel Friday after falling from a three-month high as dealers looked past a deep draw in weekly U.S. crude stocks to focus on unusually warm weather in the U.S. Northeast.
Crude oil futures fell sharply on Thursday on pre-holiday profit-taking after government report of ample fuel supplies amid mild northeastern U.S. weather.
Oil prices broke above $64 a barrel before pulling back. A drop in crude inventories added to a perception that high fuel stock levels reached in the third quarter have reversed.
U.S. crude oil futures bounced to the upside as traders worry the fogged-in Gulf Coast's shipping delays may show up Wednesday in supply reports showing slumping inventories.
Oil broke below $63 a barrel as OPEC pointed to signs of a weaker market next year and mild weather in the United States limited heating needs.
Crude oil futures ended stronger above $63 a barrel on Friday as fog hampered Gulf Coast tanker traffic.
How high will oil have to go before triggering a global recession? In a recent survey of U.S. Oil and Gas industry leaders, more than half of respondents said the industry can withstand oil prices of up to $90 a barrel. But not everyone sees it that way. On “Morning Call” CNBC’s Liz Claman took a closer look at that issue....
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, have the play on the precious metal's 6-week low.
As fuel prices fall, businesses are wondering if energy cost savings will translate into more consumer spending.
Gold fell to a three-week low after the U.S. Federal Reserve ended bond-buying stimulus programme.
Brent crude oil slipped below $87 a barrel on Thursday as expectations that U.S. interest rates may rise pushed the dollar higher.