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Commodities Corner: Here’s why hog futures jumped more than 10% this week

Lean hog futures rally on Friday to build up a gain of around 10% for the week, buoyed by strong Chinese purchases of pork despite the country’s hefty tariffs on imports of the commodity from the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2019

Commodities Corner: Gasoline prices ‘really starting to surge,’ could near $3 a gallon by spring: analyst

Retail U.S. gasoline prices are poised to climb for a sixth straight week, and may climb close to $3 a gallon on average before they peak this spring, according to fuel-price tracker GasBuddy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2019

Commodities Corner: Coffee futures may jump over 20% by year-end with global surplus expected to turn into a deficit

Coffee has fallen below a dollar a pound to trade close to its lowest level in more than a decade, but a global glut that pushed prices down for the past two years may finally come to an end in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2019

Commodities Corner: Palladium hits another record, inches closer to the price of gold

Palladium futures rally Friday to their highest settlement on record, extending last year’s advance and narrowing their price spread with gold to the smallest in roughly 16 years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 4th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil ends lower for the week; natural gas sees biggest weekly plunge since 2016

Oil prices fell on Friday, locking in a weekly decline, as a stronger dollar cuts global demand for U.S.-priced commodities and a skidding stock market sullies the risk-taking mood, factors that offset mostly bullish figures in the latest supply snapshot......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2018

Commodities Corner: Palladium at record high, with prices at their closest to gold in 16 years

Palladium futures are poised to notch a record settlement Tuesday, narrowing their price discount to an ounce of gold to the lowest in about 16 years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

Futures jump on temporary trade detente

U.S. stock index futures jumped around 2 percent on Monday, set to add to last week's strong gains, after the United States and China declared a temporary trade truce......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 3rd, 2018

U.S. stock futures jump after Trump-Xi trade armistice

U.S. stock index futures jumped on Sunday, suggesting Wall Street was set rise further after its biggest weekly gain last week in nearly seven years as China and the United States agreed to shelve any new tariffs and reset discussions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2018

Commodities Corner: Here’s what’s at stake in the oil market when OPEC and Russia meet next week

Achieving a balance in the oil markets is proving to be a challenge for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, and they face their stiffest test yet when they meet in Vienna next week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 1st, 2018

Commodities Corner: Natural-gas prices just booked the largest daily percentage gain in 14 years, up 18%

Natural-gas futures rocket higher Wednesday, settling at their highest price since February 2014 and logging one of the best days in years, according to Dow Jones Market Data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Commodities Corner: Natural gas rallies to highest finish in nearly 2 years

Natural-gas futures rally on Friday to their highest finish in nearly two years, with cold weather expected to boost demand for a commodity that is running tight on supplies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

Commodities Corner: Natural-gas rallies, heads for highest finish in nearly 2 years

Natural-gas futures rally on Friday, headed for their highest finish in nearly two years, with cold weather expected to boost demand for a commodity that is running tight on supplies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

Commodities Corner: Here’s what U.S. waivers on Iran oil sanctions mean for the global crude market

U.S. sanctions on the Iranian energy sector begin next week, but the U.S. announced Friday that it plans to issue waivers on the sanctions, allowing some countries to continuing buying oil from Iran, feeds anxiety over a potential over supply......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

Commodities Corner: Here’s what U.S. waivers on Iran oil sanctions would mean for the global crude market

U.S. sanctions on the Iranian energy sector begin next week, but speculation Friday that the U.S. plans to issue waivers on the sanctions, allowing some countries to continuing buying oil from Iran, feeds anxiety over a potential over supply......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

Asian shares jump, yuan firms as Trump report fuels hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

Asian shares jumped to three-week highs on Friday and U.S. equity futures rebounded on a report that U.S. President Donald Trump has asked officials to draft terms for a potential trade deal with China following a phone call with leader Xi Jinping......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Commodities Corner: Palladium settles at a record above $1,100 an ounce

Palladium futures settle at a record on Tuesday, as concerns surrounding supplies from Russia lifting prices for a third straight session......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2018

Gold Higher, USD Higher, Stocks Lower + Commodities

Gold Higher, USD Higher, Stocks Lower + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT Gold strengthens on risk-off trade China’s growth slows US Dollar (.DXY) Index up on the week Crude Oil futures fall again on su.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 19th, 2018

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures rebounded at week’s end on 6 July, thanks to bargain buying amid escalating trade .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 9th, 2018

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower on week ended 29 June, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 4% as gr.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 2nd, 2018

Commodities Corner: Corn, wheat prices jump as USDA pencils in tighter supplies

Corn futures climb by nearly 3% Tuesday and wheat futures mark their highest finish in two weeks after data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed forecasts for tighter supplies of the commodities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities closed lower on the week ended 1 June, with Corn futures dropping over .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 4th, 2018