Stocks and Bonds Won't Be the Only Assets Reacting to the Fed: Watch Commodities

Stocks and Bonds Won't Be the Only Assets Reacting to the Fed: Watch Commodities

Commodity prices are highly influenced by action in the currency markets which will undoubtedly have something to say about the Federal Reserve meeting.

Economist Perspective: Will Fed Rate Cuts Work?

Economist Perspective: Will Fed Rate Cuts Work?

Would Fed rate cuts be enough to mitigate the fallout from an escalating trade war?

The U.S. Is Setting the Price for Natural Gas Around the World

The U.S. Is Setting the Price for Natural Gas Around the World

U.S.-based Henry Hub pricing represents 86 percent of global gas futures trading.

Oil Posts Weekly Decline Even as Trump Says 'Iran Written All Over' Gulf Attacks

Oil Posts Weekly Decline Even as Trump Says 'Iran Written All Over' Gulf Attacks

Global oil prices declined this week, even as tensions in the Gulf region threatened to disrupt supplies and President Donald Trump blamed Iran for a series of attacks on tankers in one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

Oil Surges as Tankers Report Violent Attacks in Gulf of Oman; U.S. Navy Responds

Oil Surges as Tankers Report Violent Attacks in Gulf of Oman; U.S. Navy Responds

Global oil prices rebounded from five-month lows Thursday amid two attacks on shipping tankers near the Gulf of Oman in what could be a renewed attempt to disrupt crude exports in one of the world's busiest sea transport lanes.

Market Movers: June FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: June FOMC Meeting

Is the Fed swayed by market action?

Plot Thickens: While Fed Unlikely to Cut Now, July May Be Different Story

Plot Thickens: While Fed Unlikely to Cut Now, July May Be Different Story

The longer the Fed waits to cut, the lower rates will ultimately go, but so far there's little hint of action to come.

U.S. Crude Hits Five-Month Low After EIA Reports Surprise Inventory Increase

U.S. Crude Hits Five-Month Low After EIA Reports Surprise Inventory Increase

Global oil prices extended declines Wednesday after the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported a much larger-than-expected increase in domestic crude inventories.

Oil Extends Gains as Saudi Energy Minister Hints at Russia-OPEC Output Cut Deal

Oil Extends Gains as Saudi Energy Minister Hints at Russia-OPEC Output Cut Deal

Global oil prices extended gains for a third consecutive session Friday, pulling U.S. crude out of bear market territory, amid suggestions from Saudi Arabia's powerful energy minister that both OPEC and Russia are prepared to extend production cuts well into the second half of the year.

These Are the Forces Driving the Bond Rally

These Are the Forces Driving the Bond Rally

The unusual shape of the yield curve is sending mixed signals.