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,...» Read More
Those who call the current cycle of central bank easing a 'currency war' are missing the point, argues Brown Brothers Harriman currency expert Marc Chandler. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is it time to get into the precious metal as gold crosses the $1,300 mark? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders have the trade on bullion as the U.S. dollar drives higher.
The euro will continue to plunge against the U.S. dollar, predicts Brown Brothers Harriman currency expert Marc Chandler. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
How far can the euro fall? Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, discusses what the ECB's move means for interest rates and the U.S. dollar. Also, Chandler weighs in on Greece ahead of the elections. And CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex have a play on the euro now.
The Futures Now team discusses next week's big events and best trades.
*ECB to buy 60 billion euros of government bonds each month. NEW YORK, Jan 22- Crude oil futures tumbled on Thursday after the Energy Information Administration announced the largest build in U.S. crude stocks in at least 14 years. U.S. crude fell more than 3 percent after the announcement, tumbling $1.54 to trade at $46.24 by 11:57 a.m. EST.
NEW YORK, Jan 22- The discount for U.S. crude relative to Brent crude futures widened nearly 30 percent after weekly U.S. government data on Thursday showed a larger-than-expected U.S. crude stock build last week. The arbitrage moved from around $1.73 a barrel at 11:01 a.m. EST to as much as $2.29 a barrel at 11:40 a.m. EST. U.S. crude stocks jumped 10.1 million...
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If the goal is to weaken the euro to make it more competitive, then the European Central Bank's bond-buying program is a success at the outset.
*Verizon, F5 Networks both lower after results. *Royal Bank of Canada to buy City National. NEW YORK, Jan 22- U.S. stock index futures pointed to modest gains at the open on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced expanded measures to stimulate the region's economy.
*F5 Networks down in premarket after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Jan 22- U.S. stock index futures gained slightly as investors awaited confirmation that the European Central Bank would announce new economic stimulus measures at a meeting on Thursday. *ECB President Mario Draghi will speak to the media at 8:30 a.m., and if the details of the plan are perceived as...
*ECB could buy 50 billion euros in bonds per month- source. SINGAPORE, Jan 22- Oil prices dipped early on Thursday ahead of the expected announcement of a bond-buying programme by the European Central Bank later in the day that could push the dollar to new highs and put downward pressure on commodities. International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at...
TOKYO, Jan 22- U.S. crude futures fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, giving up almost half the gains from the previous session, after OPEC defended its decision not to intervene to stop a collapse in oil prices since the middle of last year. *OPEC defended on Wednesday its decision not to intervene to halt the oil price plunge, shrugging off warnings by top energy...
The Futures Now team discusses whether it's finally safe to call a bottom in the price of crude oil.
Traders won't be content with $500 billion in ECB bond-buying. Some want $1 trillion, or an open-ended QE program.
*IBM shares fall after results, Netflix rallies. NEW YORK, Jan 21- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday after a disappointing outlook from IBM and as investors reduced their exposure ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting that could result in new stimulus. ExxonMobil Corp was up 0.7 percent to $91.70 before the bell.
CRUDE FUTURES RALLY AHEAD OF EXPECTED EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK STATEMENT.
*IBM shares fall after results, Netflix rallies. NEW YORK, Jan 21- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Wednesday as IBM fell after the company gave a tepid outlook, though other high-profile names like Netflix and UnitedHealth rose on their results. *Investors were also looking ahead to an upcoming European Central Bank meeting, at which new stimulative...
TOKYO, Jan 21- U.S. crude futures edged up on Wednesday following steep losses a day earlier but remained below $47 a barrel amid worries over ample supplies and sluggish demand after the International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 global economic forecast. *NYMEX crude for new front-month March delivery was up 23 cents at $46.70 a barrel by 2345 GMT.
There are several macro issues that are weighing on the markets, Bob Pisani says.
Larry McDonald calls the Fed's next move. Will the Fed drive gold higher? And could this be a big afternoon for the S&P? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
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 the Fed send gold higher? Gold falls below $1,300, so what's next? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Gold drops after the Fed's bullish picture of the U.S. economy, signalling it was on course to lift interest rates this year.
Oil remained weak after data showed record U.S. stockpile and analysts said a global glut would continue to keep the market under pressure.
The Fed said it's on its way to normalized monetary policy, which triggered a spike in volatility. Here are three tips for adjusting allocations.