WASHINGTON, Oct 2- High-frequency trader Michael Coscia was charged with manipulating commodity futures prices in the first U.S. federal criminal prosecution of the practice of "spoofing," the Justice Department said on Thursday. Coscia and his high-speed trading firm, Panther Energy Trading, were fined $3.1 million by regulators in the United States and...» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday, indicating Wall Street's recent weakness would continue amid ongoing civil unrest in Hong Kong.
*Hong Kong dollar falters as pro-democracy demonstrators clash with police. Speculators raised their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the week ended Sept. 23, as the greenback extended its winning weekly streak against a basket of currencies, according to the latest data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday.
As the fourth quarter begins, will performance-chasing and seasonal trends drive stocks significantly higher?
HOUSTON, Sept 26- Brent crude futures ended flat on Friday as improving supply and concerns about tepid demand for oil in Europe and China offset concerns about the Middle East conflicts, while U.S. crude rose on supportive economic data from the United States.
CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND GAINS TO MORE THAN $1 ON SUPPORTIVE DATA, MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT.
With the fourth quarter starting next week, is it time to buy? Jeff Kilburg and Brian Stutland discuss with Jackie DeAngelis.
High-yield bond ETFs are down this week amid concerns about higher interest rates and tighter inventories.
HOUSTON, Sept 26- Brent crude futures eased in choppy trading on Friday on improving supply and concerns about tepid demand for oil in Europe and China, while U.S. crude rose on supportive data from the United States. Slowing economic activity in Europe and Asia has dampened demand for oil, while supply is on the rise.
LONDON, Sept 26- Gold dropped on Friday, heading for its fourth weekly loss in a row, as investors remained wary that a strong dollar and rebounding shares could drive prices through an important support level at $1,200 an ounce. Spot gold was down 0.7 percent at $1,214.95 an ounce by 1431 GMT, while U.S. gold futures lost $7.40 to $1,214.50 an ounce.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- U.S. stock index futures were pointing towards a flat open on Friday after major indexes suffered their biggest drop since July, and data showed the economy grew at its fastest pace in more than two years.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- U.S. stock index futures were inching higher on Friday after major indexes suffered their biggest drop since July, ahead of data on economic growth and consumer optimism. *Later in the session at 9:55 a.m., investors will eye the Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan's final September reading on consumer sentiment.
SINGAPORE, Sept 26- U.S. oil futures steadied above $92 a barrel on Friday and were heading for a modest gain for a second week in a row on falling U.S. crude stocks, but investors were keeping an eye on the firmer dollar which has weighed on both commodities and equities. *U.S. crude for November delivery was up 5 cents at $92.58 a barrel by 0033 GMT.
As stocks sink, implied volatility soars. Does that point to more pain ahead?
A number of factors appear to be moving markets around, and there are at least two developments that are getting a lot of attention.
Rates lose ground. Will higher yields challenge stocks? With Larry McDonald, Societe Generale-Newedge, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Forget the fears about higher rates, Larry McDonald of Newedge says there¿s still room for rates to drop. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
The US dollar index is at a 4-year high. What the dollar means for stocks and commodities, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Nicholas Colas of ConvergEx Group explains why Wall Street is starting to get skittish. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Stocks slide hard. Is there a spooky October ahead? With Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jeff Kilburg & Brian Stutland, both at the CME.
Market complacency could lead to a powerful decline in stocks, argues Scott Clemons of Brown Brothers Harriman.
Oil plunged on Tuesday, and Scott Nations and Jeff Kilburg tell Bertha Coombs that the bottom isn¿t in sight just yet.
The gold pain continues, as the precious metal nears $1,200. What's wrong with gold? With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders, Jeff Kilburg & Scott Nations, both at the CME.
A number of major commodities are trading in bear market territory, off by more than 20 percent from their respective highs.
Alcoa opened a new plant on Thursday—the latest installment of its aggressive $90 million expansion in aerospace manufacturing.
Gold gained on Thursday, as weak global manufacturing data and the first diagnosis of Ebola in the United States unnerved equities.