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Commodities Futures

  • There's one chart that shows rates are about to fall once more, according to a top technician.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Speculators' net short bets on the U.S. dollar grew in the latest week to the highest total since January 2013, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net short position, derived from net positions of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Justice Department on Friday ordered Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith Inc to pay a total of $5 million in civil penalties for record-keeping violations and failing to supervise its traders properly in 2010.. The bank agreed to pay $2.5 million each to the CFTC and the Justice Department in...

  • Here's why one technician believes the rate rally is stalling

    Carter Worth of Cornerstone Macro says there's one chart that shows rates are about to fall.

  • Oil's weekly winning streak

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on OPEC's impact on crude oil.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ordered Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith Inc to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty on Friday for record-keeping violations and failing to properly supervise its traders in 2010.. The settlement followed probes in 2009 and 2010 by CME Group into the firms trading in U.S. dollar interest rate...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 22- U.S. soybean futures rose on Friday to a six-week high, buoyed by strong export demand and weather risks to planting in South America. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract was up 0.9 percent at $9.79-1/ 4 a bushel by 1141 GMT, close to a session high of $9.79-1/ 2- a level last reached on Aug. 10. Wheat was up 0.4 percent at $4.54-1/...

  • Sept 22- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday after tensions between North Korea and the United States escalated again, pushing investors to safe-haven assets. *North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after U.S. *Trump on Thursday put more economic pressure on North Korea by ordering additional sanctions,...

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 22- Metals soured in Shanghai and London on Friday as investors slashed risk given escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula and ongoing jitters about China debt. *SHFE: In Shanghai, metals fell between 1 percent and 4.5 percent, with the steepest tumble in volatile nickel, which will also face higher trading fees on the Shanghai Futures...

  • *Strong U.S. exports, dry weather in Brazil buoy soybean prices. SINGAPORE, Sept 22- Chicago soybean futures on Friday were on track for a fifth consecutive week of gains, with prices underpinned by strong demand and dry weather threatening planting in Brazil. "The oilseed markets continue to have an eye on Brazil's dry soybean regions," said Tobin Gorey, director of...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 21- Chicago wheat futures posted a one-month high Thursday on technically driven trade while U.S. soybean and corn futures eked out modest advances as traders waited for the harvest to expand in the Midwest. Chicago Board of Trade December what settled up 2-3/ 4 cents at $4.52-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $4.54-1/ 2, its highest since Aug. 16.

  • A costumed reveller wearing a mask depicting Munch's famous painting 'The Scream'

    Wall Street is about to begin implementing a system that will track every trade, making it a treasure chest of secret trading information.

  • He called 2017’s gold rally, here’s what Dennis Gartman is forecasting now

    The Gartman Letter’s Dennis Gartman reacts to gold’s dip below $1300.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 21- Yields paid on Brazilian interest-rate futures fell on Thursday as traders bet the central bank could cut rates below 7 percent after it reduced inflation forecasts for this year and the next. In its quarterly inflation report, the central bank forecast inflation at 3.2 percent in 2017 and 4.3 percent in 2018, down from 3.3 percent and 4.4...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 21- Chicago wheat futures eked out a one-month high Thursday on technically driven trade while U.S. soybean and corn futures were little changed as traders waited for the harvest to expand in the Midwest. As of 11:43 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade December what was up 3-1/ 4 cents at $4.53 per bushel after reaching $4.53-3/ 4, its highest since Aug. 16.

  • Gold hits 4-week low

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on what's next for gold after hitting a 4-week low.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed civil fraud charges against a New York man and his company over an alleged Bitcoin investment scheme, the agency said in a statement on Thursday. The CFTC said it had charged Nicholas Gelfman and Gelfman Blueprint Inc with fraud, misappropriation and issuing false account statements...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 21- Iron ore prices are in retreat as the market starts to factor in realities that it has previously been happy to ignore in the euphoria of a strong rally. It's worth noting that the current slump was led by iron ore futures traded on China's Dalian Commodity Exchange, a market dominated by local investors, as opposed to the more...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 21- Chicago wheat, corn and soybean futures edged lower on Thursday as strength in the dollar after a Federal Reserve policy statement encouraged prices to consolidate ahead of export data watched for signs of strong soybean demand. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybeans were down 0.6 percent at $9.64 a bushel by 1142 GMT, while...

  • Sept 21- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it could raise interest rates for the third time this year despite low inflation and disclosed plans to shrink its balance sheet. *The Fed, as expected, said it would begin to reduce its approximately $4.2 trillion in holdings of U.S.

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