TOKYO, April 17- U.S. crude futures edged higher to trade just below $104 a barrel in early trade on Thursday, as rising geopolitical tensions over Russia's involvement in the crisis in Ukraine overshadowed a rise in U.S. oil inventories. *U.S. crude for May delivery was up 14 cents at $103.90 per barrel by 0009 GMT, after finishing 1 cent higher on Wednesday.» Read More
gold hits a two-week high. How risky is gold, and how low can it go? With Tom Kendall, Credit Suisse, CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now Traders.
Tom Kendall, the head of precious metals research at Credit Suisse, says he won't get into gold yet. Actually, he'd advise selling, with CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now Traders.
The bulls run again. Bernanke sends stocks soaring as taper talk is tempered. The market's next move, with CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now Traders, Jim Iuorio at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
Who would have thought Fed chief Ben Bernanke's comment about "highly accommodative policy" would cause this kind of rally? Now, there are a clutch of angry traders.
David Bloom, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy at HSBC says the markets will keep the taper tantrum alive, despite Ben Bernanke's supportive comments overnight.
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China's export figures are not good news for GDP figures, which will be released on Sunday night.
This pro trader reveals the two big reasons gasoline could jump much higher.
Doug Kass presents a stark warning about what earnings will bring.
This pro sees no fundamental reason to own gold right now. But that doesn't mean it can keep dropping forever.
Gold attempts a comeback after recouping last week's losses. With Mary Ann Bartels of Merrill Lynch, as well as CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now traders.
Mary Ann Bartels of Merrill Lynch sees gold going to $1,560. She explains why the troubled metal has bottomed out to CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now Traders.
Oil adds $10 in 2 weeks. A look at the next stop for crude, and CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now traders.
Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners Management says second-quarter earnings will blindside the market and tells CNBC's Josh Lipton and the "Futures Now" traders why he's so bearish.
Will earnings sink the market? The outlook for earnings, with Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners Management, and CNBC's Josh Lipton and the Futures Now traders.
We are hearing the usual chorus of complaints at the start of earnings season, that profits look anemic, but data suggests things may not be that bad.
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Throughout discussions in Europe, two questions surfaced: 1) what happened to the weather, and 2) what's happened to the tourists, specifically European tourists?
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Edward George, head of soft commodities at Ecobank, says chocolate will become a luxury in Europe as cocoa prices shoot up.
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