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Ice Futures U.S Energy Update

02-02-2015

ICE to Launch   New Natural Gas, Power and Environmental Contracts ICE Futures U.S. will introduce 30   new energy futures contracts available for trading starting February 16 2015, subject   to the completion of relevant regulatory processes.Natural Gas ContractS … Continued






First Notice Day and Last Trading Day

02-02-2015

Good Afternoon All, February 3rd 2015 is First Notice Day for Feb 2015 NY RBOB   February 3rd 2015 is  Last Trading Day for January 2015 Butter and Milk   If you have any questions Please email Aysheh Sweet at … Continued






Sweet Futures – Squawk Trader (10-08-14)

10-08-2014

China’s Economy Just Overtook The U.S. In One Key Measure. This was inevitable, but it still feels momentous. By one important measure, China’s economy is now the biggest in the world, topping the United States. China’s gross domestic product is … Continued

Squawk Trader – Mike Kuta (10-01-14)

10-01-2014

Fed Scrutiny of Leveraged Loans Grows Along With Bubble Concern. The Federal Reserve is stepping up its oversight of high-risk leveraged loans, shifting to a deal-by-deal review after its previous industry-wide guidelines were largely ignored by banks. The Fed is … Continued






Mike Kuta – Sweet Futures (09-30-14)

09-30-2014

Fed’s Powell rejects Treasury. Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell said today he feared any move for the Fed and the U.S. Treasury to cooperate on debt management and other issues would undermine the central bank’s independence and should be … Continued






Sweet Futures – Squawk Trader (09-29-14)

09-29-2014

U.S. pending home sales fall more than expected in August. Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes fell more than expected in August, pointing to a still shaky housing sector. The National Association of Realtors said today its Pending Home … Continued






Mike Kuta – Sweet Futures (09-25-14)

09-25-2014

Consumer Comfort in U.S. Falls to Lowest Since Early June. Consumer confidence fell last week to an almost four-month low as Americans’ views of the economy and their finances deteriorated. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index declined to 35.5 in the … Continued






Squawk Trader – Sweet Futures (09-24-14)

09-24-2014

Mortgage-dependent home buyers aren’t moving. After a surge in refinances in the previous week, the volume of mortgage applications continued to slide as interest rates rose to their highest level in several months.  Total mortgage applications for the week ending … Continued