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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
29.36   +3.15 +12.02%
44.64
Today|||
58.23
1:18pm ET
Heating Oil
March 2016 contract
$ / gallon
1.07   +0.0869 +8.88%
0.85
Today|||
2.06
1:18pm ET
Natural Gas
March 2016 contract
$ / million BTUs
1.96   -0.036 -1.81%
1.68
Today|||
3.11
1:18pm ET
Unleaded Gas
March 2016 contract
$ / gallon
1.03   +0.0864 +9.17%
0.90
Today|||
2.19
1:18pm ET
s = Floor trades settled
Metals
New York Mercantile
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Gold
April 2016 contract
$ / troy ounce
1,237.80   -10.00 -0.80%
1,045
Today|||
1,264
1:18pm ET
Silver
March 2016 contract
$ / troy ounce
15.77   -0.024 -0.15%
13.62
Today|||
17.77
1:18pm ET
Platinum
April 2016 contract
$ / troy ounce
957.40   -0.70 -0.07%
811.40
Today|||
1,218
1:18pm ET
Copper
March 2016 contract
$ / pound
2.03   +0.0015 +0.07%
1.94
Today|||
2.96
1:18pm ET
s = Floor trades settled
Agriculture
Chicago Board of Trade
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Corn
March 2016 contract
¢ / bushel
359.00   -1.25 -0.35%
346.75
Today|||
454.25
1:38pm ET
Soybeans
March 2016 contract
¢ / bushel
873.50   0.00 0.00%
844.25
Today|||
1,045
1:38pm ET
Wheat
March 2016 contract
¢ / bushel
457.75   -0.50 -0.11%
455.00
Today|||
618.00
1:38pm ET
s = Floor trades settled
Meat & Livestock
Chicago Mercantile
Last   Change % Change 52-week price range Last Update
Lean Hogs
April 2016 contract
¢ / pound
70.25   +0.80 +1.15%
51.80
Today|||
85.33
1:38pm ET
Live Cattle
April 2016 contract
¢ / pound
129.15   -0.375 -0.29%
121.98
Today|||
156.30
1:38pm ET
Feeder Cattle
March 2016 contract
¢ / pound
150.28   +0.025 +0.02%
143.20
Today|||
227.80
1:38pm ET
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
UHN 11.58 +0.68 +6.24% 2,199
OLO 5.54 +0.30 +5.72% 6,486
OLEM 12.59 +0.65 +5.48% 8,240
UGA 23.04 +1.08 +4.91% 110,999
UBN 5.19 +0.24 +4.86% 2,000
TAGS 24.52 -1.38 -5.33% 116
UNG 7.18 -0.12 -1.64% 2,640,874
UNL 8.71 -0.10 -1.14% 4,325
IGT 16.55 -0.19 -1.14% 12,146
LSTK 42.05 -0.39 -0.92% 12,000