Sweet Futures Market Blog

Ice Futures U.S Energy Update


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


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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