SINGAPORE, May 18- London copper futures steadied at the start of the trading week on Monday, supported by a softer dollar following weak U.S. data. Copper has been consolidating since hitting this year's high of $6,481 per tonne in early May, with no big spike in demand from top consumer China despite efforts by the government to shore up economic activity.
TOKYO, May 18- The dollar languished around a three-month low against the euro in early Asian trade on Monday after downbeat U.S. economic data bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will wait longer to raise U.S. interest rates. Data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday showed that speculators further pared back their...
It's not just Tom Brady—the whole country got some bad news about deflation this past week.
LONDON, May 15- Gold held near three-month highs on Friday, heading for its biggest weekly gain since mid-January, as soft U.S. consumer sentiment data weighed on the dollar and further diminished expectations for a near-term rise in U.S. interest rates. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,223.76 an ounce at 1434 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for June delivery were down...
There's a new ETF launching next Tuesday, which allows investors to invest in the well-known CBOE Volatility Index.
*European markets were higher on Friday as bond yields eased after government bond purchases by the European Central Bank. *The University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment Index, expected at 10 a.m. ET, is expected to show U.S. consumers were slightly more upbeat in the early part of May. *El Pollo Loco Holdings shares slumped 12.2 percent to $25.50 in premarket...
*Coming Up: Baker Hughes weekly oil rigs data. June West Texas Intermediate futures were down 17 cents at $59.71 a barrel as of 0437 GMT. July Brent crude fell 17 cents to $66.53 a barrel.
SINGAPORE, May 15- Oil prices were little changed on Friday but set to end the week slightly higher despite ample supply, buoyed by a weaker dollar, forecasts of lower U.S. crude output and a pick-up in global demand. June West Texas Intermediate futures were down 13 cents at $59.75 a barrel as of 0145 GMT. July Brent crude edged up 3 cents to $66.73 a barrel.
WASHINGTON, May 14- The top U.S. derivatives regulator said on Thursday that his agency has directed exchange market operator CME Group Inc to beef up its enforcement staff and develop plans to detect manipulative "spoofing" tactics. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Tim Massad discussed the agency's recommendations to CME in prepared...
Top technician Ralph Acampora says the market will hit 2,300 by the end of the year, and he has the charts to prove it.
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WASHINGTON, May 14- The head of the U.S. derivatives market regulator on Thursday slammed a bill in the House of Representatives to reauthorize the agency, saying the new mandate would make it harder for it to respond quickly to market events. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has raised its profile significantly after the 2007-09 financial crisis,...
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WASHINGTON, May 14- The head of the U.S. derivatives market regulator on Thursday slammed a bill in the House of Representatives to reauthorize the agency, saying the new mandate would make it harder for it to quickly respond to market events. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has raised its profile significantly after the 2007-09 financial crisis,...
David Stockman explains why the stock and bond market could be on the verge of a collapse.
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