Striking Options: Tremendous Volatility, Energy, and Equities

Striking Options: Tremendous Volatility, Energy, and Equities

Is a Santa Claus Rally Happening This Year?

3 Geopolitical Risks Traders Will Watch in 2019

3 Geopolitical Risks Traders Will Watch in 2019

The new year will bring some familiar stories to a head, and traders will be watching.

Economist Perspective: Can U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum in 2019?

Economist Perspective: Can U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum in 2019?

Any halt to rate hikes could weaken the U.S. dollar and rally gold.

Long-Term Rates, Not the Fed, Influence Stocks

Long-Term Rates, Not the Fed, Influence Stocks

The Fed finds itself in an unusual position when it comes to managing inflation.

Oil Surges After 'OPEC+' Agrees to 1.2 Million Barrel Production Cut

Oil Surges After 'OPEC+' Agrees to 1.2 Million Barrel Production Cut

Global oil prices surged Friday, taking Brent crude higher, after OPEC member states and their allies agreed to cut production for at least six months following a contentious three-day meeting in Vienna.

Economist Perspective: Post-G20 Market Implications

Economist Perspective: Post-G20 Market Implications

Could the U.S. and China strike a comprehensive trade deal in Q1 2019?

Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report

Big picture: Does the unemployment number matter to the Fed this month?

FX Futures: How Currency Trading Revolutionized Finance

FX Futures: How Currency Trading Revolutionized Finance

Since launching 46 years ago, currency futures have grown to nearly 90 FX futures and options contracts today.

Jim Cramer: Making Sense of the Awkward Situation the Fed and Markets Are In Now

Jim Cramer: Making Sense of the Awkward Situation the Fed and Markets Are In Now

Here's the context you need to be a little more clear-headed and a little less scared than you are.

Oil Prices Tumble as Saudi Energy Minister Tames OPEC Production Cut Talks

Oil Prices Tumble as Saudi Energy Minister Tames OPEC Production Cut Talks

Global oil markets plunged Thursday after Saudi Arabia's powerful energy minister dampened hopes for steep production cuts at today's OPEC meeting in Vienna amid speculation that non-member allies such as Russia many not follow the cartel's lead despite a glut in global crude that has prices more than 30% lower over the past two months.