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Commodities Futures

  • CHICAGO, Oct 18- U.S. wheat futures fell for a third straight day on Wednesday, pressured by plentiful global supplies and strong competition for export business, especially from Russia, traders said. As of 12:54 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade December wheat was down 4-3/ 4 cents at $4.30 per bushel after dipping to $4.29, its lowest in nearly a week.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the U.S. 2-Year yield moves and what it could mean for Treasurys.

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, Oct 18- Chicago soybean prices eased for a third session in a row on Wednesday as improving weather for the U.S. harvest and Brazil's planting season kept the focus on ample supplies of the oilseed. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.1 percent at $9.83-3/ 4 a bushel by 1207 GMT. "The market was concerned about the...

  • An employee inspects coils of copper rod.

    It's unlikely this precious metal will go from sizzle to fizzle anytime soon, says Vertical Research Partners' Michael Dudas.

  • Specialist trader Michael Pistillo Jr. wears a dow 23,000 hat, after the dow briefly traded above 23,000, at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, October 17, 2017.

    The S&P 500 has not had a drawdown greater than 3 percent this year. Nothing at all seems to move the needle. Why is that?

  • SYDNEY, Oct 18- U.S. soybeans edged lower on Wednesday as forecasts for crop-friendly weather pushed the oilseed towards its third consecutive daily loss. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.1 percent to $9.84 a bushel by 0216 GMT, having closed down 0.6 percent on Tuesday. "The market was concerned about the impact of adverse...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 18- U.S. soybeans edged lower for the third straight session on Wednesday as forecasts for dry weather fuelled expectations of a rapid advance in harvesting and ample supplies. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.1 percent to $9.84 a bushel by 0106 GMT, having closed down 0.6 percent on Tuesday.

  • GASOLINE FUTURES PARE GAINS AFTER API DATA SHOWS BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED BUILD IN INVENTORIES.

  • CRUDE FUTURES EDGE HIGHER AFTER API DATA SHOWS BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN INVENTORIES.

  • Midwest as well as rain forecasts that will boost early crop development in Brazil, traders said. Brazil been noticeably dry and it looks like that pattern is going to change. " "Soybeans are seeing a continued pullback in selling from the $10 a bushel level we reached after the USDA cut its forecast of U.S. crop yields last week," said Matt Ammermann, commodity risk...

  • *U.S.- Iran tension helps raise global risk premium for oil. Brent crude futures gained 6 cents, or 0.1 percent, to settle at $57.88 per barrel, while U.S. crude gained 1 cent to settle at $51.88. The Baghdad government recaptured territory across northern Iraq from Kurds on Tuesday, widening a campaign that has shifted the balance of power in the country.

  • Vertical Research Partners’ Michael Dudas tells investors what’s next for one metal on a tear.

  • Gold slides

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on gold's worst day in a month.

  • *U.S.- Iran tension helps raise global risk premium for oil. Brent crude futures were down 60 cents, or 1 percent, at $57.22 a barrel by 11:44 a.m. EDT. The Baghdad government recaptured territory across northern Iraq from Kurds on Tuesday, widening a campaign that has shifted the balance of power in the country.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- Bank capital rules are concentrating risk inside the clearing system and making clearing houses increasingly systemically important, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Brian Quintenz said on Tuesday. Speaking at a conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Republican commissioner warned that capital...

  • Oct 17- U.S. stock index futures were steady on Tuesday as investors assessed earnings reports from big corporates, including investment bank Morgan Stanley and healthcare major Johnson& Johnson. *Goldman Sachs, last of the big Wall Street banks to report, was down half a percent ahead of its report. President Donald Trump might pick Stanford University...

  • *Spot gold may drop to $1,281/ oz- Technicals. Oct 17- Gold prices fell on Tuesday, pressured by a firmer dollar but worries over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula kept further losses in check. Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,289.20 an ounce, as of 0706 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for December.

  • *Spot gold may drop to $1,281/ oz- technicals. Oct 17- Gold prices were mostly steady on Tuesday, pressured by a firmer dollar but supported by worries over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula. Spot gold was little changed at $1,293.24 an ounce at 0344 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery.

  • LONDON, Oct 16- The wave of investor bullishness towards oil that started back in July and August may have peaked at the end of September, according to the latest position records published by regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their net long position in the five major futures and options contracts linked to petroleum by a total of...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 16- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures eased on Monday, dipping below the $10- per-bushel threshold the market hit for the first time in 2-1/ 2 months last week. At 10:11 a.m. CDT, CBOT November soybean futures were down 4-3/ 4 cents at $9.95-1/ 2 a bushel. "The U.S. market has been a key driver of soybean prices as the USDA reduced its yield forecast," said...

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