- Brent crude dips under $114, focus shifts to China
September 18 2012 4:07 AM
Brent crude slipped under $114 a barrel on Tuesday, adding to steep losses in the previous session, as investors weighed the impact of the Federal Reserve's open ended stimulus push on oil demand and eyed China's next step to boost its economy. Brent crude fell more than $5 a barrel late on Monday in a wave of late, high-volume selling that many traders said appeared to have stemmed from an automated computer trading program. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said it was lookin...
Richard Gere Talks About 'Arbitrage' & How He's Still Upset About 2003 Oscar Snub For 'Chicago'
September 17 2012 6:00 PM
Richard Gere's new movie "Arbitrage" reminds fans of the actor why he has become one of their Hollywood favorites. During interviews with the Huffington Post and on talk shows, Gere divulged some inside information about the movie and admitted that he was disappointed when he was snubbed at the 2003 Oscars.
Kate Middleton Photo Scandal: Lawyers Seek Injunction Against Photographer Over Topless Pics
September 17 2012 3:52 AM
Lawyers of Britain's royal family, who filed a lawsuit last week against the French magazine "Closer" for publishing paparazzi photos of topless Kate Middleton, will head to court again to file a criminal case against the photographer who took the pictures.
India's 'Big Bang Friday' Reforms Might Just Stick
September 17 2012 1:35 AM
There were quiet celebrations in the offices of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh late last week after he stunned the country with a slew of steps to revive the tanking economy.
Lewis Hamilton Not Distracted by Contract "Rubbish"
September 16 2012 3:11 PM
The Formula One star made his feelings clear about contract negotiations.
Chi Magazine Claims Possession Of 200 Kate Middleton Topless Photos; Prince William Hopes For Arrest
September 16 2012 11:11 AM
Not only will the Italian magazine Chi publish a 26-page spread of the now infamous Kate Middleton photos, the editors have announced that they?ll run fifty photos of the Duchess of Cambridge. Chi magazine also purports it?s in possession of over 200 photographs of Middleton topless. William reportedly told friends he wants to see the paparazzi arrested.
Super Typhoon Sanba Continues To Intensity, Threatening Okinawa And South Korea
September 14 2012 9:37 PM
Super Typhoon Sanba continues to pose grave danger to the Japanese island of Okinawa and the South Korean mainland. Sanba, with peak winds as high as 178 mph, is currently moving north toward Okinawa at 13 mph.
Photos After A Week Of Anti-American Protests At Embassies In Yemen, Cairo, Sudan And Libya
September 14 2012 3:54 PM
Protests in response at least in part to an anti-Islam film produced in the United States are continuing to pop up at embassies across the world on Friday.
Surprise! Who Owns The Mag That Published The Kate Middleton Topless Photos? Silvio Berlusconi
September 14 2012 2:43 PM
The former prime minister of Italy, media billionaire and notorious womanizer owns hundreds of publications. It turns out that the French mag that disgusted Britain by doing what nobody had yet dared to do is also one of Berlusconi's many properties.
Missing Woman Found Alive In Freezer [VIDEO]
September 14 2012 2:34 PM
A missing Tulsa, Oklahoma woman was found alive in a freezer, NBC station KJRH reported. Authorities believe the woman may have climbed into the freezer to take shelter from a storm, but the woman was unable to explain why she went into the freezer in the first place leading officials to believe she was disoriented in the first place.
- Pre-Opening Wheat Market Report 9/13
September 13 2012 10:05 AM
December Chicago wheat is trading 3 cents higher near 7:30 am CST. Kansas City and Minneapolis wheat are higher as well and gaining on Chicago. The November Matif Milling wheat contract is trading 2 Euros higher. There were 20 September Chicago wheat deliveries overnight bringing the month-to-date total to 905 contracts. Wheat is seeing marginal support this morning after Egypt tendered for wheat following the close yesterday. The US Dollar is trading slightly lower as traders anticipate more mo...
- The Energy Report - Will they are Won't they?
September 13 2012 8:50 AM
The bar has been raised and now it is up to the Federal Reserve to meet or exceed expectations. You see because many in the market place feel that some form of quantitative easing may be in the market to give the Fed's soon to be announced stimulus plan its best chance to work they are going to have to wow us!!!
Innocence Of Muslims: Protesters Storm US Embassy In Yemen
September 13 2012 5:51 AM
An angry mob protesting against a controversial anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Sanaa, Yemen's capital, on Thursday.
Tropical Storm Nadine Expected To Become Hurricane By Tomorrow As Kristy Forms In Pacific
September 12 2012 5:47 PM
Tropical Storm Nadine is expected to become a hurricane later Wednesday night or early Thursday morning as it churns in the Caribbean, according to the National Weather Service.
- Pre-Opening Wheat Market Report 9/12
September 12 2012 11:18 AM
December Chicago wheat is trading 1 cent higher near 7:00 am CST. Kansas City wheat is slightly lower while Minneapolis wheat is posting moderate gains. There were 67 September Chicago wheat deliveries overnight bringing the month-to-date total to 885 contracts. The November Matif Milling wheat contract is trading 1.50 Euros lower. Wheat is recovering following yesterday's losses just ahead of the USDA report.
- Pre-Opening Corn Market Report for 9/11/2012 9/11
September 11 2012 10:30 AM
December corn is trading 3 cents higher near 7:30 am CST and there were no September corn deliveries overnight. Dalian corn traded lower overnight. December corn saw a healthy bounce off yesterday's lows overnight on support from a lower US Dollar. European equity markets fell for the second straight day but "risk on" asset classes like energies and metals traded stronger in the US as investors look ahead to this week's FOMC meeting where it is widely expected a new stimulus program ...
- Pre-Opening Soy Complex Market Report 9/11
September 11 2012 10:28 AM
November soybeans are trading 2 cents lower near 7:30 am cst. Soybean meal is higher in early trade while oil is lower. Malaysian Palm Oil prices traded down to their lowest level in almost a month as traders turn cautious after the Malaysian Palm Oil Board reported stocks at a 10 month high. There were no soybean or soybean meal deliveries overnight but 534 deliveries of oil were made bringing the total for the month to 7,102. Asian equity markets were generally lower during overnight trading, ...
Britney Spears Learns The 'Gangnam Style' Dance As Psy Surprises Her On 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
September 11 2012 10:25 AM
Britney Spears tried her best to learn the moves of South Korean pop star Psy, on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" earlier this week.
- Oil prices trading either side of unchanged
September 11 2012 10:24 AM
This week is setting up much like last week in that stimulus or quantitative easing is by far the main item of focus by both traders and investors. The US Fed FOMC meeting is Wednesday and Thursday of this week with many participants expecting the Fed to act now to try to jump start the economy and try to put some life into the faltering jobs market as both are part of their mandate. The market became slightly more convinced that the Fed would act this week after Friday's weak nonfarm payroll...
- Andy Murray Makes History, Defeats Novak Djokovic for First Ever Grand Slam Win [2012 U.S. Open]
September 10 2012 9:11 PM
In a match that lasted four hours and 54 minutes, Murray became the first tennis player from the U.K. to win a title since Fred Perry in 1936.