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  • CBOT Delays Shareholder Vote on CME Merger Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 4:39 AM ET

    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.

  • Analysts: Don't Be Fooled By Oil Dip Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 4:58 PM ET

    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.

  • Trader Touts The "RBOB Gasoline Crack" Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 11:51 AM ET

    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.

  • AG Blumenthal: "More Teeth" Needed In Hedge Fund Rules Thursday, 22 Feb 2007 | 4:31 PM ET

    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.

  • The Crude Curve Tuesday, 20 Feb 2007 | 9:52 AM ET

    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.

  • Java Trades Up--Coffee Goes Online Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 2:42 PM ET

    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....

  • What Oil Slide? NYMEX CEO "Excited" By Energy Futures Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | 11:31 AM ET
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    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...

  • Crude Oil Breaks 4-Day Losing Streak Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | 3:05 PM ET

    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 Slips as Warm Weather Cuts Demand Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | 1:41 PM ET

    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.

  • Warm Weather Concerns Reverse Oil's Gains Tuesday, 26 Dec 2006 | 11:13 AM ET

    Oil fell more than a dollar, extending losses from last week, as mild weather in the  United States curbed demand for winter fuel.

  • Oil Extends Tumble From Three-Month High Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | 2:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Warm Weather Melts Energy Prices Thursday, 21 Dec 2006 | 5:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Crude Near $64 As Inventories Fall Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 12:51 PM ET

    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.

  • Crude Oil Gains on Gulf Coast Shipping Concerns Tuesday, 19 Dec 2006 | 3:39 PM ET

    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 Gives Back Some Of Last Week's Gain Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | 10:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Oil Jumps Above $63 Friday, 15 Dec 2006 | 4:28 PM ET

    Crude oil futures ended stronger above $63 a barrel on Friday as fog hampered Gulf Coast tanker traffic.

  • Will Higher Oil Prices Trigger Global Recession? Wednesday, 6 Dec 2006 | 11:57 AM ET

    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.

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