SYDNEY, April 8- London copper was steady and in a narrowing trading band on Tuesday as top consumer China returned from holiday, with traders expecting the strength of Chinese appetite to help spur a technical breakout in near term direction. *The most-traded July copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange edged up 0.4 percent to 46,690 yuan a tonne.» Read More
Dan Fitzpatrick, StockmarketMentor.com president & technical analyst, takes a look at the charts to get a technical read on Twitter. Also a look at why Fitzpatrick likes the biotech sector.
*Platts' Jonathan Kingsman sees bearish sugar market tone. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 9- ICE raw sugar futures prices on ICE dropped to a 3-1/ 2 year low on Thursday in their biggest two-day rout since September, extending a long-term downtrend on chart-based selling, currency pressure, and excess supplies.
NEW YORK, Jan 2- U.S. crude oil futures fell $3 minutes before the close of trading on Thursday, pressured by expectations for a build in inventories at the benchmark delivery point and a cut in fuel demand that drove prices below a key technical level.
*Chart resistance for euro seen at $1.3833. The euro fell 0.1 percent at $1.3790, below an earlier high of $1.3833, its strongest since November 2011. Technical analysts said the euro faced stiff resistance at Friday's $1.3833 peak- the 61.8 percent retracement of the currency's fall between May 2011 and July 2012.
*But chart resistance seen for euro at $1.3833. The euro was up 0.1 percent at $1.3816 having hit $1.3833, its strongest since November 2011. Friday's $1.3833 peak coincided with the 61.8 percent retracement of the euro's fall between May 2011 and July 2012, which technical analysts said could offer stiff resistance.
Dan Fitzpatrick, StockMarketMentor.com, takes a technical look at Netflix's chart and explains why this may be the time to take profits in the stock.
Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says that the Yen could recover its losses over the past year while Japanese equities could weaken.
Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays charts the markets, where he says the U.S. 10 year treasury yield could see more buying again at the current levels. He also charts gold and Brent crude.
Tom McClellan, The McClellan Market Report Newsletter, explains how the chart pattern indicated Apple was headed for a drop in stock price.
Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, talks about the cycle of investors moving from junk stocks to quality stocks, and how that is reflected in the charts.
Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, says that European stocks will weaken, but in the long term will pick up.
Mark Newton, Greywolf chief technical analyst, takes a look at the charts to see if the stock is getting too expensive for investors.
Russ Koesterich, BlackRock chief investment strategist, takes a technical look at the market's next move, as taper talks stir stocks and interest rates begin to rise.
Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, checks the Nasdaq chart for clues on how it may continue its move upwards.
Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research, checks the charts to get a technical read on whether the markets are giving bullish signals.
Breakfast NY's Michael Lipton, Andrew Zolty, and Mattais Gunneras, bring a high tech street sign to "Street Signs."
Can rising mortgage rates derail the housing recovery? David Castillo, Bonwick Capital; and Shari Olefson, Carnegie Group, weigh in.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the latest on rates edging off after hearing from Ben Bernanke.
The U.S dollar is up nearly 5 percent this year. Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management answers the hot question, is it time to buy?
It is a great day to be in gold, up 2.5 percent so far. Frank Holmes, U.S Global Investors, shares his moves for the precious metal. "Physical demand has been very robust" says Holmes.