NEW YORK— BGC Partners Inc. is offering $675 million in cash for the derivatives and currency broker GFI Group Inc., trying to derail a competing bid from CME Group. BGC Partners President Shaun D. Lynn said in a letter to GFI directors that his company's proposal was "clearly superior." GFI Group shares rose 69 cents, or 13.7 percent, to $5.72 in midday trading Tuesday.» Read More
Although oil hit its highest level in nearly two weeks on Tuesday, some professional traders don't think it will last.
Tim Freeman, Elevation LLC principal, weighs in on how to navigate the volatile markets.
As Brent crude slipped to $110 a barrel, professional traders turn bearish on oil.
A look at the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), which soared nearly 20 percent yesterday and what it indicates about uncertainty in the market, with Ben Lichtenstein, TradersAudio.com.
A quick check on what investors need to know as the week kicks off trading, with Scott Shellady, Trean Group.
As gasoline futures soared to the highest level in nearly three months, pro traders differ on how to play it.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, with Scott Bauer, Trading Advantage.
A look at what's moving the markets, as the first full week of trading in 2013 comes to a close, with Tom O'Brien, The Gold Report; Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management; and Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of the market's open, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus; and Yra Harris, Praxis.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Bob Iaccino Topstep trader.
Legendary technical analyst Ralph Acampora of Altaira Wealth Management explains how to trade the market if the U.S. economy goes over the "fiscal cliff."
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners.
Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, takes a look at what investors can expect during today's trading session.
Guy Wolf, Marex Spectron, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss the impact of the Fed's new stimulus measures on commodity prices.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of the opening bell, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.
"We lack savings, we encourage borrowing, and that's the wrong policy," said Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak equity strategist, weighing in on how investors can protect their portfolios in an uncertain market.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.
Jeff Carter, Pointsandfigures.com explains why he thinks health care exchanges won't work, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Discussing what the markets can do to better prepare for unexpected disasters, with Bart Chilton, CFTC commissioner.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of President Obama's comments on the economy, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.