Home / CRONKITE (page 1199)


Closing Prices on Commodities

NYMEX Energy Closing Prices

Crude oil settled lower by $4.01 to $97.18, natural gas gained 2.9 cents to close at $3.943, heating oil dropped 11 cents to end at $2.9538 while RBOB gasoline shed 15.53 cents to finish at $2.805 (all April contracts)

CBOT Agriculture and Ethanol and ICE Exchange Sugar Closing Prices; corn and soybeans decline the exchange limit, sugar falls 7.7%

May corn finished down 30 cents (or 4.5%) to $6.36, May wheat fell 54.25 (or 7.5%) cents to close at $6.665, May soybeans lost 70 cents (or 5.2%) to close at $12.70, April ethanol closed higher by 0.122 cents at $2.34, while May world sugar futures closed down 2.14 cents (or 7.7%) to 25.65 cents.

COMEX Metals Closing Prices

April gold ended lower by $32.00 to $1392.90, May silver shed $1.66 cents to close at $34.18, while May copper finished down 4.75 cents to $4.139

Comments »

American Express Reports Write Off Rate of 3.8%

American Express reports Feb U.S. card metrics (43.29 -0.61)

Co reports Feb U.S. Managed Net write-off rate of 3.8% vs 3.8% in Jan. Co reports Feb loans 30 days past due was 2.0% vs 2.1% in Jan

Comments »

Quick Headlines In Tech, Media, and Business

MSFT Internet Explorer 9,

MSFT kills the ZUNE

iPad 2 ships in 4-5 weeks

Google Refreshes Street View Application

More consumers getting news from IBC and or online outlets

Full Article

Comments »

Sectors Outperforming The S&P This Morning

Sectors outperforming the S&P as the indices extend the morning rebound include: Silver SLV, Steel SLX, Materials XLB, Ag/Chem MOO, Networking IGN, Housing XHB, Retail XRT, Casino BJK

Minor new rebound highs for Dow -220 and S&P -25 — Nasdaq Comp -59 has not yet confirmed the new high -Update

initial intraday resistance noted earlier for the S&P is in the 1271/1275 area.

Comments »