NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday ahead of data on economic growth, consumer inflation and confidence, with major indexes poised for a second month of declines. *Google Inc shares rose 1.2 percent in premarket trading after revenue grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street's target on declining online ad prices and...» Read More
What happens when the ECB gets aggressive?
The ECB's easing announcement seems to be helping bullion. But could it actually be bad news for the gold bulls? Anthony Grisanti and Jim Iuorio debate. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders weigh in on the bounce back in the S&P as stocks surge after the ECB's QE decision and markets digest earnings. And Iourio has a mini-trade that targets the S&P at 2060.
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...
Cloud-based storage company Box (BOX) set to price tonight.
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.
David Stockman, head of the Office of Management and Budget under Reagan, says Obama has a point on inequality.
Crude oil hits a 6-year low. So where's the bottom? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Jeff Kilburg and Scott Nations, both at the CME.
Is there more trouble ahead for stocks? Trading S&P futures now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Gold edged up on concerns over upcoming increase in U.S. interest rates, with bullion still on track for its biggest weekly drop in two months.
Oil rose on Friday as concerns over fighting in Iraq extended short covering from the previous session.
Gold may struggle to top $1,300 again as tailwinds from central banks on an easing bent have stalled against the Fed's resolve.