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Why the Future of Energy Could Be U.S. Natural Gas

Why the Future of Energy Could Be U.S. Natural Gas

Louisiana-based Henry Hub has emerged as the world's natural gas pricing benchmark. (Sponsored)

David Axelrod: How The Election Map Will Play A Role in Midterms

David Axelrod: How The Election Map Will Play A Role in Midterms

"More than several" suburban swing districts could shift the balance to Democrats this fall, says former Obama adviser. (Sponsored)

Market of the Week

Market of the Week

Can the equity bulls keep control?

3 Currencies to Watch in a Bear Market for Gold

3 Currencies to Watch in a Bear Market for Gold

Gold is down almost 9 percent in 2018, and these currencies are dropping with it.

Your Need to Know - Forward Look

Your Need to Know - Forward Look

Key market moving events to watch for in the upcoming week.

The Trade War Cost to Consumers, Companies and Nations

The Trade War Cost to Consumers, Companies and Nations

A U.S.-China trade war could trim company profit margins in both nations. (Sponsored)

Farmers Remain Concerned About Trade Conflicts: Ag Barometer

Farmers Remain Concerned About Trade Conflicts: Ag Barometer

U.S. Ag Producer Sentiment Rebounded in August, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading. (Sponsored)

Economist Perspective: Agriculture Markets

Economist Perspective: Agriculture Markets

Three divergent forces are driving U.S. agriculture markets.

Fed to Go on Hold in 2019 or Push Fed Funds Above 3%?

Fed to Go on Hold in 2019 or Push Fed Funds Above 3%?

There are two competing scenarios for the Fed in 2019. (Sponsored)

Market Movers: Central Bank Meetings

Market Movers: Central Bank Meetings

Will the ECB and BOE maintain their interest rate path?