No Need to Fear, New Less-Scary Futures Contracts Are Almost Here

No Need to Fear, New Less-Scary Futures Contracts Are Almost Here

The CME is launching futures contracts to trade stock indices that make futures trading more accessible to retail traders.

Economist Perspective: FX Leadership

Economist Perspective: FX Leadership

Can the U.S. dollar maintain its leadership among global currencies?

Market Movers: March U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: March U.S. Jobs Report

Can another U.S. jobs disappointment reignite recession fears?

Bitcoin Comeback? Cryptocurrency Briefly Tops $5,000 in Mystery Overnight Surge

Bitcoin Comeback? Cryptocurrency Briefly Tops $5,000 in Mystery Overnight Surge

Bitcoin prices spiked higher Tuesday, briefly topping the $5,000 mark for the first time in nearly five months, in a move that has left market watchers bewildered by the mysterious surge.

3 Factors That May Impact the S&P 500 in Q2

3 Factors That May Impact the S&P 500 in Q2

The world's most popular equity market benchmark may continue to reflect the dovish stance from the Fed and U.S.-China trade tensions.

US Crude Tops $62, Taking 2019 Gas Prices 20% Higher, Amid Iran Sanctions Talk

US Crude Tops $62, Taking 2019 Gas Prices 20% Higher, Amid Iran Sanctions Talk

Global oil prices extended gain again Tuesday, taking U.S. crude past the $62 mark for the first time in nearly five months, following stronger-than-expected factory output data from the U.S. and China and reports that Washington may revoke waivers for the purchase of Iranian exports.

Oil Extends Gains From Best Quarter Since 2009 as China Factory Output Rumbles

Oil Extends Gains From Best Quarter Since 2009 as China Factory Output Rumbles

Global oil prices traded firmly higher Monday, extending gains from the strongest quarter in a decade, after stronger-than-expected factory output data from China and ongoing production cuts from OPEC member and its allies raised the prospect of increasing demand into the summer months.

After Crude Oil's Roaring Rip, It May Pay to Be Cautious For Now

After Crude Oil's Roaring Rip, It May Pay to Be Cautious For Now

The oil rally may be running out of steam, according to a little-watched chart indicator. But things could heat up again later this year.

UK Lawmakers Face Yet Another Make-or-Break Vote as May Rolls Final Brexit Dice

UK Lawmakers Face Yet Another Make-or-Break Vote as May Rolls Final Brexit Dice

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will bring a watered-down version of her twice-defeated Withdrawal Agreement to Parliament Friday in what could be the final attempt to break the nation's crippling Brexit stalemate on the very day Britain had been scheduled to leave the European Union .

Oil Prices Slide After Trump Urges OPEC to 'Increase the Flow' of Global Crude

Oil Prices Slide After Trump Urges OPEC to 'Increase the Flow' of Global Crude

Global oil markets extended declines Thursday after President Donald Trump resumed his attack on OPEC producers, urging them to "increase the flow" of crude as prices remain close to four-month highs.