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Gasoline futures hit a six-month high on Wednesday, with some market watchers believing the rally has further to run.
With Americans already feeling the pinch of higher taxes, gas prices have been on a fairly steady climb. Two major factors behind the rise are supply issues and a lack of refining capacity, according to Commodities trader Anthony Grisanti.
(Read more: Gasoline at Highest Price Ever for This Time of Year.)
Indeed, stockpiles of gasoline and distillates fell, according to the weekly petroleum status report released by the Energy Information Administration this week — triggering some concerns that a dearth of supply will put even more upward pressure on energy prices.
If you look at a chart of copper futures compared to the S&P 500 index, it is immediately evident that there is a strong longer-term comparison between these assets. Actually, that makes perfect sense, as both copper and equities are considered "risk-on" assets.
Facebook is the world's No. 1 social network with more than 1 billion-plus users, but billionaire investor Jim Rogers said Tuesday that unless the company figures out how to monetize its massive following, he doesn't think its stock is worth an investment.
"I can't conceive that that's going to be a fabulous place to make a lot of money," Rogers said on CNBC's "Futures Now," adding he thinks the website is, however, "a good way to waste time."
The 10-year Treasury note could soon suffer a dramatic downturn.
If you look at a chart of the ten year note prices, it is easy to see that they remain in a well-defined downtrend. To my eye, this suggests an objective of 130.00 (which would be a 2.17 percent yield).
Gold edged higher on Wednesday, recovering early losses, as stocks came under pressure from renewed concerns over the euro zone economy, and on caution ahead of a European Central Bank meeting later this week.
However, if you think the bond bull is failing, MacNeil Curry, top FX and rates strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says you're sorely mistaken.
Curry told CNBC's "Futures Now" that he thinks the march higher in yields is nearly done. "In the 10 year, I think we top out in yield between 2.05 percent and 2.10 percent," he said.
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