U.S. Stock Futures Advance Before Bernanke Speech

U.S. stock-index futures advanced as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke for signs of whether the central bank will pursue a third round of bond purchases.

Vitol CEO: Iran Is Back in the Market and We’re Buying
43:18 - The world’s largest independent oil trader said it’s "business as normal" with Iran as Vitol Group BV confirmed it has already bought oil from the country after the end of economic sanctions. “We’ve bought some, yes we have,” Vitol Chief Executive Officer Ian Taylor told Bloomberg’s Ryan Chilcote in an interview at the company’s London headquarters. “We’ve bought a bit of everything really. Bit of products, bit of condensate. It’s very much business as normal.”
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