Precious Metals Trading Shifts as Exchange-Listed Futures Absorb Market Share

Precious Metals Trading Shifts as Exchange-Listed Futures Absorb Market Share

Market liquidity is largely responsible for the shift from OTC contracts, according to a CPM study.

Will the U.S. Shoot Itself in the Foot in a Race to the Bottom With China?

Will the U.S. Shoot Itself in the Foot in a Race to the Bottom With China?

For Trump to get what he wants, he will tariff nations and cause an economic shock just to get the Fed to further cut rates.

What Will the Fed Do With Interest Rates? Just Listen

What Will the Fed Do With Interest Rates? Just Listen

Jerome Powell is the Plain English Fed Chair.

Speculators Could Be 'Too Short' Natural Gas Futures: Reversal on the Way?

Speculators Could Be 'Too Short' Natural Gas Futures: Reversal on the Way?

Prices are approaching multi-year lows at a time in which the number of bearish market participants is at a multi-year high.

Citigroup Preparing to Slash Hundreds of Jobs: Report

Citigroup Preparing to Slash Hundreds of Jobs: Report

The layoffs are in Citi's trading business, Bloomberg reports. At least 100, or 10%, of the jobs in equities trading are to be cut.

Boo! It Looks Like Volatility Is Around the Corner

Boo! It Looks Like Volatility Is Around the Corner

I believe a sizable move is on the way, with higher volatility coming.

2 Big Threats Remain for This Record U.S. Economic Expansion

2 Big Threats Remain for This Record U.S. Economic Expansion

If the Fed is not going to be the culprit this time, these threats could be the trigger.

More Than a Beat: What Facebook Earnings Are Telling Investors

More Than a Beat: What Facebook Earnings Are Telling Investors

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's comment was key. See what she said.

Another Way to Approach Earnings Reports

Another Way to Approach Earnings Reports

Micro E-mini futures provide an earnings season alternative to headline stocks that can move the market.

Striking Options: Geopolitical Tensions and Eyes on the Fed

Striking Options: Geopolitical Tensions and Eyes on the Fed

As geopolitical tensions mount in the Mideast, oil markets remain muted. What's changed?