The Fed meets next week, but a commodities meltdown and earnings season are adding to concerns about global growth and may steal some of its thunder.» Read More
The Misery Index is a composite created by adding the unemployment rate to the inflation rate, and it has been climbing. CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details.
The CME decides to raise margin requirements on gold futures. Insight on what this means for gold prices going forward, with Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse, NovaGold Resources CEO.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares what he is hoping from the Fed today.
The collapse in the silver price from $49 an ounce to below $36 is a harbinger of collapses in a wider range of commodity prices. It is the end of speculative bubbles that have been building for several months. The collapse is triggered by changes to the way the trade is executed. Look for downside in silver to around $31/ounce.
What's next after last week's brutal sell-off? Will more speculators be flushed out of the market - particularly after the CME slapped 25 percent margin increases on U.S. oil futures late Monday - or can the market shrug off the bad news and find a more stable footing.