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Commodities

Why people are freaking out about cheap oil

Feb 11 01:46 pm:

Cheap oil is great when it comes time to fill up at the pump. But the crash in energy prices is also rocking your retirement account, causing tons of job losses and raising the specter of a wave of bankruptcies in the oil patch.   More

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Energy
New York Mercantile
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Oil (Light Crude)
March 2016 contract
$ / barrel
27.51   +1.30 +4.96%
44.64
Today|||
58.23
4:18am ET
Heating Oil
March 2016 contract
$ / gallon
1.04   +0.0561 +5.73%
0.85
Today|||
2.06
4:18am ET
Natural Gas
March 2016 contract
$ / million BTUs
1.99   -0.004 -0.20%
1.68
Today|||
3.11
4:18am ET
Unleaded Gas
March 2016 contract
$ / gallon
.99   +0.0475 +5.04%
0.90
Today|||
2.19
4:18am ET
s = Floor trades settled
Metals
New York Mercantile
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Gold
April 2016 contract
$ / troy ounce
1,237.90   -9.90 -0.79%
1,045
Today|||
1,264
4:18am ET
Silver
March 2016 contract
$ / troy ounce
15.68   -0.114 -0.72%
13.62
Today|||
17.77
4:18am ET
Platinum
April 2016 contract
$ / troy ounce
954.40   -8.80 -0.91%
811.40
Today|||
1,218
4:18am ET
Copper
March 2016 contract
$ / pound
2.03   +0.02 +1.00%
1.94
Today|||
2.96
4:18am ET
s = Floor trades settled
Agriculture
Chicago Board of Trade
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Corn
March 2016 contract
¢ / bushel
360.50   +0.25 +0.07%
346.75
Today|||
454.25
4:37am ET
Soybeans
March 2016 contract
¢ / bushel
875.25   +1.75 +0.20%
844.25
Today|||
1,045
4:38am ET
Wheat
March 2016 contract
¢ / bushel
459.75   +1.50 +0.33%
455.00
Today|||
618.00
4:35am ET
s = Floor trades settled
Meat & Livestock
Chicago Mercantile
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Lean Hogs
April 2016 contract
¢ / pound
69.18   -0.275 -0.40%
51.80
Today|||
85.33
Feb 11
Live Cattle
April 2016 contract
¢ / pound
129.80   +0.275 +0.21%
121.98
Today|||
156.30
Feb 11
Feeder Cattle
March 2016 contract
¢ / pound
150.60   +0.35 +0.23%
143.20
Today|||
227.80
Feb 11
s = Floor trades settled
Consumer
New York Mercantile
Last Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Cocoa
March 2016 contract
$ / metric ton
2,783.00   +17.00 +0.61%
2,615
Today|||
3,678
Feb 11
Coffee
March 2016 contract
¢ / pound
114.10   +1.10 +0.97%
111.60
Today|||
166.10
Feb 11
Cotton
May 2016 contract
¢ / pound
59.23   +0.52 +0.89%
58.51
Today|||
67.98
Feb 11
Sugar #11
Oct. 2016 contract
¢ / pound
12.94   -0.28 -2.12%
11.28
Today|||
16.34
Feb 11
Previous day
Prior day's electronic settle
Commodity ETF Movers
Ticker Price Change % Change Volume
LD 39.25 +4.25 +12.15% 232
UBG 32.22 +1.42 +4.61% 4,495
IGT 16.74 +0.72 +4.49% 16,471
IAU 12.03 +0.49 +4.25% 31,456,577
SGOL 121.47 +4.73 +4.06% 94,235
JJN 8.94 -0.59 -6.19% 9,357
UBC 18.30 -0.88 -4.57% 945
CTNN 24.67 -0.83 -3.25% 700
UNG 7.30 -0.20 -2.67% 6,422,196
SGG 29.35 -0.76 -2.53% 11,265