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  Shamrocks for Mercy Boys & Girls Home! PRICE Futures Group’s Senior Analyst Phil Flynn takes a moment away from futures to talk with Patrick Zamkin about the good work being done at Mercy Home Chicago. [PRICE Links Video] Recorded 2/27/2015 Past performance is not indicative of futures results. Futures and options trading involves substantial [...]

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Why oil prices move up and down so much

On February 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM By

By Dan Weissmann | MarketPlace Economy | On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that oil inventories are at historic highs — we’re running out of places to put the stuff. So, why, did oil prices… rise? And then, why did they fall again the next day? A lot of factors can move the price of oil [...]

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Oil Prices Gain on Demand Expectations

On February 25, 2015 - 12:07 PM By

By NICOLE FRIEDMAN | The Wall Street Journal | Oil futures turned higher Wednesday, as traders overlooked record-high U.S. inventories to focus on signs of improving demand. Light, sweet oil for April delivery traded up 42 cents, or 0.9%, at $49.70 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. U.S. crude-oil stockpiles rose for the [...]

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Crude Oil Falls More Ahead Of Supplies Report

On February 25, 2015 - 10:27 AM By

By Bloomberg News Via Investor’s Business Daily | Oil slid for a fifth day in New York, the longest losing streak since August, before U.S. government data forecast to show crude inventories expanded from a record high. Crude stockpiles probably increased by 4 million barrels last week, a Bloomberg News survey showed before an Energy Information Administration [...]

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Oil Prices Slip on Unexpected Supply Increase

On February 24, 2015 - 5:04 PM By

Reuters Via Fox Business | Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as traders fretted about the unrelenting growth in U.S. crude stockpiles. Analysts expect inventories to rise for a seventh straight week, extending their already record level. U.S. oil supplies likely rose by 4.7 million barrels last week, according to the consensus average forecast of 11 [...]

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Debate On Crude-Oil Price Direction Continues

On February 24, 2015 - 5:02 PM By

By Debbie Carlson | OptionsCity | Debate regarding whether or not crude-oil prices have bottomed continues in the market, but the one thing is certain, prices are volatile. Oil prices sharp slide through the end of 2014 continued into 2015, touching a low of just under $44 a barrel for Nymex West Texas Intermediate in [...]

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Traders Bet Oil Price Will Rise, or Fall

On February 23, 2015 - 11:25 AM By

By Randy Leonard | Roll Call Blog |  As they have been since oil prices started falling in the summer, Wall Street speculators are looking for the bottom of the market. Following several weeks of generally higher spot prices for U.S. crude and more announcements of plans to curtail drilling, traders are again wagering that [...]

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End of an era at CME

On February 21, 2015 - 12:26 PM By

Fox Business Video | The Price Futures Group’s Phil Flynn on the CME’s decision to close most floor-based trading in Chicago and NYC. Watch the latest video at

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BusinessWorld Online | Via Bloomberg OIL headed for the first weekly decline in a month as U.S. crude stockpiles expanded to a record, adding to a global glut that drove prices lower in the last year. Futures were little changed in New York and poised to drop 2.9 percent this week. Crude inventories rose by [...]

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Profiting off pig & pulp [CNBC Video]

On February 19, 2015 - 2:13 PM By

CNBC | PowerLunch | Jeff Kilburg, Founder & CEO, KKM Financial, and Jack Scoville, Price Futures Group, discuss how the weather is impacting the orange crop and what’s going on with hog futures.

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  Fed Up? With The Average Joe Todd Horwitz PRICE Futures Group’s Senior Analyst Phil Flynn discusses yesterday’s Fed Meeting with Todd Horwitz. [PRICE Links Video] Recorded 2/18/2015 Past performance is not indicative of futures results. Futures and options trading involves substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for everyone. Learn More about [...]

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Jen Wieczner | Fortune | The price of lean hogs—a term referring to butchered pigs regardless of paunch—has sunk 51.3% since the end of June. Pity the pig farmer. Over the past seven months, since oil began its precipitous decline, lean hogs were the one major benchmark commodity to fall even further, according to the [...]

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