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  • SINGAPORE, Oct 18- The dollar traded stronger versus its major peers on Thursday after minutes from the U.S. Interest rate futures are now pricing in an 83 percent likelihood that the Fed raises rates in December, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool, the fourth hike this year. "The dollar is being bid as there is follow through support post the release of the...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 18- U.S. soybean futures inched lower on Thursday as farmers looked set to pick up the pace of harvesting across a key U.S. producing region amid forecasts of dry weather. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.3 percent at $8.83 a bushel by 009 GMT, having firmed 0.1 percent on Wednesday. *Soybeans on Monday hit their...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 17- U.S. soybean futures firmed modestly on Wednesday in largely technical trade along with fund-driven buying and strength in allied soymeal futures, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures settled up 1 cent at $8.85-3/ 4 per bushel but stayed below a two-month high set Monday at $8.92. CBOT December corn ended down 1 cent at...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- Oil prices fell on Wednesday, with U.S. futures settling below $70 a barrel for the first time in a month, after U.S. crude stockpiles rose 6.5 million barrels, almost triple what analysts had forecast, while exports dropped. Oil had been rising this week on worries about Iranian sanctions and tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia after...

  • Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,222.56 per ounce at 3:09 p.m. EDT. U.S. gold futures settled down $3.6, or 0.29 percent, at $1,227.4 an ounce. Higher rates mean lower gold, typically, "said Bob Haberkorn, senior market strategist at RJO Futures.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- Oil prices fell on Wednesday, with U.S. futures dropping below $70 a barrel for the first time in a month, after U.S. crude stockpiles rose 6.5 million barrels, almost triple what analysts had forecast, while exports dropped. Oil had been rising this week on worries about Iranian sanctions and tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia after...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 17- U.S. soybean futures firmed modestly on Wednesday on fund-driven buying and strength in allied soymeal futures, analysts said. As of 12:29 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were up 1-1/ 4 cents at $8.86 per bushel, hovering below a two-month high set Monday at $8.92. CBOT December corn was flat at $3.75-1/ 4 a bushel and...

  • This is the next level to watch in bond markets: technician Louise Yamada

    After yields broke through 3.1 percent, technician Louise Yamada is watching this next key level in the 10-year Treasury note.

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON, Oct 17- U.S. banks and securities houses could be barred from trading on exchanges in the European Union if the bloc refuses to water down "irresponsible" proposals for regulating foreign clearing houses, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday. Christopher Giancarlo, chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, gave his strongest...

  • Invesco's Kristina Hooper has a warning for investors: Don't get too complacent.

  • *Minutes of Fed's Sept. meeting due at 2 pm ET. Oct 17- U.S. stock futures fell on Wednesday, a day after Wall Street's strongest rally in seven months, as investors were disappointed with IBM's results and remained cautious ahead of the minutes of Federal Reserve's latest meeting. The selloff last week was mainly driven by worries over how corporate profit would be...

  • Oct 17- Chicago soybean futures slid for a second session on Wednesday as a bumper U.S. crop harvest is expected to gather pace after forecasts of dry weather in parts of the U.S. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.1 percent at $8.84 a bushel, as of 0314 GMT. Wheat fell 0.1 percent to $5.22-3/ 4 a bushel and corn added 0.1 percent to...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 17- U.S. soybean futures fell for a second session on Wednesday as forecasts of dry weather in parts of the United States indicated farmers there would be able to pick up the pace of harvesting. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.1 percent at $8.83-3/ 4 a bushel by 0042 GMT, having closed down 0.8 percent on Tuesday.

  • GASOLINE FUTURES RISE IN POST-SETTLEMENT TRADE, UP 2 PCT AFTER API DATA SHOWS BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN INVENTORIES.

  • More 'turbulence' is coming to stocks, Invesco warns

    Invesco's Kristina Hooper predicts US markets won't hit additional record highs this year.

  • Spot gold was unchanged at $1,226.29 per ounce by 1:52 p.m. EDT, having peaked at $1,233.26 in the previous session, its highest since July 26. U.S. gold futures settled up $0.7, or 0.1 percent, at $1,231 an ounce. The Saudi situation seems to be on the mend and stock markets getting an element of support from earnings deprive gold of another reason to rally from here, "...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 16- U.S. soybean and corn futures fell about 1 percent on Tuesday on improving harvest weather in the Midwest crop belt and some profit-taking a day after both commodities neared two-month highs, traders said. As of 12:45 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybeans were down 10-1/ 2 cents at $8.81 per bushel and December corn was down 3-3/ 4 cents...

  • Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,227.18 per ounce at 1548 GMT, having peaked on Monday at $1,233.26, its highest since July 26. U.S. gold futures were up 0.1 percent at $1,231.20. The Saudi situation seems to be on the mend and stock markets getting an element of support from earnings deprive gold of another reason to rally from here, "said INTL FC Stone analyst Edward...

  • Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,229.34 an ounce by 1109 GMT, having peaked on Monday at $1,233.26, its highest since July 26. U.S. gold futures were up 0.2 percent at $1,232.70. A close above that level could be a positive sign and provoke more short-covering and push prices higher, "said Commerzbank analyst Carsten Fritsch.

  • *Adobe rises after positive analyst day. *Morgan Stanley gains after results. Oct 16- U.S. stock futures signaled a slight recovery on Tuesday, as upbeat earnings reports from Morgan Stanley and UnitedHealth among others helped ease jitters over the impact of various global issues on corporate profits.

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