Grains futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for March delivery rose 7.50 cents to $6.5275 a bushel; March corn rose 8.50 cents to $6.4650 a bushel; March oats rose 3.50 cents to $3.0950 …
Grain futures rise, livestock prices traded mixed
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The year of 2011 was a historical year by many measures. We witnessed a deficit ceiling fiasco of epic proportions, continued meddling by the Federal Reserve in the U.S. Treasury market, and an unparalleled …
Highlights (and lowlights) in 2011 Market Performance
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, Market Performance
The price of oil soared in 2011 and will finish about 19 percent higher, on average, after a volatile year dominated by concerns about global supplies.The surge in oil and gasoline prices will continue …
Oil price ending 2011 near $100 a barrel
Don’t expect the economic problems dogging Europe to be solved any time soon. Economists sure don’t.
European recovery? Wait till 2013 (at least)
Overseas stock markets closed a difficult year on a slightly positive note Friday, as markets in London and most of Asia closed slightly higher for the day while other European markets were also holding gains ahead of their close.
World markets end tough year on high note
The price of oil will finish 2011 about 8 percent higher, after concerns about tighter global supplies dominated energy markets throughout the year.Benchmark crude, which on Friday fell 30 cents to $99.35 …
Oil price to end 2011 near $100 a barrel
China’s manufacturing sector performed weaker than initially thought in December, according to a survey compiled by HSBC.
Chinese manufacturing slows in December
Europe’s never-ending debt crisis drove nervous investors into U.S. debt in 2011 as traditionally staid Treasury exchange traded funds were the performance leaders. PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury …
Treasury ETFs Lead the Way in 2011
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Coal names are looking really cheap, and option traders are getting interested in James River Coal with the stock near its lows for the year.optionMONSTER’s tracking systems detected a stream of buyers …
Bulls flow into James River near lows
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