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Commodities Futures

  • ‘Drastic’ protection plays will burn investors, PNC’s Jeffrey Mills

    PNC Financial’s Jeffrey Mills tells investors it doesn't pay to play it safe in this market.

  • Volatile day for crude

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the crude oil trade with the "Futures Now" traders.

  • April 26- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a strong open for the tech-heavy Nasdaq on Thursday as a slew of upbeat earnings from Facebook and Qualcomm helped set aside worries over rising U.S. bond yields and corporate costs. The Nasdaq Composite index was set to open 60 points higher and break its five-day losing streak, its longest since November 2016.

  • *Wheat up for 3rd session, rises to highest since April 7. SINGAPORE, April 26- Chicago wheat futures rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday to hit a seven-week high, with prices underpinned by short-covering and adverse weather that is curbing U.S. winter crop yields. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract rose 0.9 percent to $5.03-1/ 4 a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog on Thursday said he would like to allow more flexibility in the way swaps are traded while at the same time tightening requirements for reporting of such trades. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said he fully supported swaps regulation introduced...

  • SINGAPORE, April 26- Chicago wheat futures rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday to a near seven-week high, with prices underpinned by short-covering and adverse weather that is curbing U.S. winter crop yields. In Iowa, typically the largest producer, farmers had seeded none of their intended corn acreage as of April 23, according to data from the U.S....

  • Gold hits 1-month low

    CNBC's Eric Chemi discusses the gold trade with the "Futures Now" traders.

  • OIL PRICES ERASE POST-EIA LOSSES; U.S. CRUDE FUTURES TURN POSITIVE.

  • GASOLINE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES AFTER EIA DATA SHOWS SURPRISE BUILD IN STOCKPILES.

  • Brent forward prices above $70/ bbl until end of 2018. *OPEC- led cuts, political risk, strong demand have lifted oil. Brent crude futures were down 26 cents at $73.60 by 1345 GMT, some 2 percent below the November 2014 high of $75.47 reached on Tuesday.

  • *Boeing jumps after upbeat results, profit raise. *Comcast shares drop after $31 bln offer for Sky. April 25- Dow Jones Industrial Average futures erased losses on Wednesday after Boeing reported strong results and forecast, but concerns about rising U.S. bond yields and corporate costs continued to weigh on U.S. stocks.

  • Bulls running

    Wall Street's second biggest bull predicts a record stock market comeback is in the works.

  • April 25- U.S. equity futures pointed to a fifth day of losses for the main indexes on Wednesday, spooked by a rise in bond yields and nerves ahead of earnings from scandal-hit Facebook. Boeing, the single largest U.S. exporter to China, rose 2.4 percent after it reported a 57 percent rise in profit, while also raising its full-year forecast for earnings per share and...

  • *Brent forward prices are above $70/ bbl until end of 2018. *OPEC- led cuts, political risk, strong demand have lifted oil. Brent crude oil futures were down 14 cents at $73.72 a barrel at 1128 GMT, some 2 percent below the November 2014 high of $75.47 reached on Tuesday.

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, April 25- Chicago wheat futures rose for a second session on Wednesday as investors covered short positions and looked for bargains, although plentiful world supplies capped gains. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was up 0.7 percent at $4.87-1/ 2 a bushel by 1100 GMT. Soybeans added 0.5 percent to $10.39 a bushel and corn...

  • *Brent forward prices are above $70/ bbl until end of 2018. *OPEC- led cuts, political risk, strong demand have lifted oil. Brent crude oil futures were last up 12 cents at $73.98 a barrel at 0937 GMT, some 2 percent below the November-2014 high of $75.47 reached on Tuesday.

  • BENGALURU, April 25- Gold prices dropped on Wednesday as benchmark U.S. bond yields poked above the 3 percent level and lifted the dollar to its highest in more than three months. Spot gold was down half-a-percent at $1,323.59 per. U.S. gold futures dropped 0.6 percent to $1,325 per.

  • Brent crude oil futures were at $73.71 per barrel at 0655 GMT, down 15 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close and almost $1.8 below the November-2014 high of $75.47 a barrel reached the previous day. West Texas Intermediate futures were down 12 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $67.58 a barrel, also off the late-2014 highs of $69.56 a barrel marked earlier in April.

  • *Brent forward prices are above $70/ bbl until end of 2018. Brent crude oil futures were at $73.89 per barrel at 0455 GMT, up 3 cents from their last close but around $1.60 below the November-2014 high of $75.47 a barrel reached the previous day. That has been driven by production cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries which were...

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- Chicago wheat futures rose for a second session on Wednesday as investors looked for bargains, although plentiful world supplies capped gains. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was up 0.5 percent at $4.86-3/ 4 a bushel by 0301 GMT. Soybeans added 0.5 percent to $10.38-3/ 4 a bushel and corn gained 0.4 percent at $3.91-1/ 2 a...

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