*Poll pegs Brazil 2014/ 15 coffee crop at 48.9 million bags. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 7- ICE arabica coffee futures rose on Friday as resistance near the key psychological level of $2 slowed a sharp rally triggered by dry weather this year in top grower Brazil.» Read More
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*Analyst sees Brazil coffee output down in 2014/ 15. LONDON, March 4- Arabica coffee futures stayed close to the prior session's two-year peak on Tuesday, supported by concerns about damage to coffee crops in top producer Brazil from a prolonged drought, though trade was choppy.
*RadioShack sales tumble, will close stores, shares pummeled. NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. stock index futures rallied on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops involved in a military exercise near the Russian border with Ukraine back to their bases, easing East-West fears of a possible war in the region.
NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. stock index futures rallied on Tuesday after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops, involved in a military exercise near the Russian border with Ukraine, back to their bases, easing East-West fears of a possible war in the region.
SINGAPORE, March 4- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Tuesday after rising nearly 5 percent in the previous session, but the modest drop suggests worries over supplies from key grain exporter Ukraine were intact amid a political standoff with Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Crimea region in Ukraine as U.S.
SINGAPORE, March 4- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Tuesday after gaining nearly 5 percent the session before as the crisis in Ukraine fuelled fears of disruption in supplies from one of the world's top grain exporters.
Ukraine may be far away, but it is clearly influencing global markets across the board.
The tense situation in Ukraine is sending nervous investors out of stocks and into bullion.
*Gold stocks rise, tracking the metal's price move. NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Monday, alongside other risk assets, as Ukraine and Russia mobilized for war with Russian President Vladimir Putin declaring he had the right to invade his neighbor. The United States threatened to isolate Russia economically after Putin's declaration.
SYDNEY, March 3- London copper edged higher on Monday after Chinese manufacturing data at the weekend showed modest cooling in the world's biggest metals user, but it was still slightly ahead of expectations. *The most-traded May copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange was unchanged at 49,170 yuan a tonne.
March 2- U.S. equity futures dipped at the open of electronic trading on Sunday, with concerns about Russia's aggression in the Ukraine weighing on sentiment. Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday after President Vladimir Putin secured permission from his parliament on Saturday to use military force to protect Russian citizens in Ukraine.
March 2- U.S. equity futures dipped at the start of electronic trading on Sunday, with concerns about Russia's aggression in the Ukraine weighing on sentiment. The Standard& Poor's 500 E-mini futures, the most popularly traded equity futures contract, fell 15.75 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1842.00 in early trading.
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The net-long position held by hedge funds and speculators in arabica fell by 16 percent, or 3,859 contracts, to 20,236 contracts at Tuesday's close to finish the week to February 25 at 20,236 contracts, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission showed.
*Rains in Brazil ease worries over coffee, sugar crops. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 28- ICE raw sugar futures sank on Friday in spread-related gyrations as the March contract expired at the end of the session, while arabica coffee neared a 17- month peak and marked its biggest monthly gain in nearly two decades.
*Citigroup lowers 2013 profit as a result of fraud. *Salesforce.com raises revenue outlook, shares up. NEW YORK, Feb 28- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street Friday, with the S&P 500 coming off a record close and after the U.S. government slashed its estimate for fourth-quarter economic growth.
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*Salesforce.com raises revenue outlook, shares up. NEW YORK, Feb 28- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, with investors reluctant to make big bets after the S&P 500 closed at a record and ahead of closely watched data on economic growth.
SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Brent crude futures slipped on Friday to below $109 a barrel on expectations demand growth will slow as severe winter weather eases, although supply worries kept losses in check for now.
SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Brent crude futures slipped on Friday below $109 a barrel on expectations demand growth will slow as severe winter weather eases, with supply worries keeping the losses in check for now.
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