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Crudeoil-112114_21Nov14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher for a second straight session Friday, as China moved to prop up its sagging economy with an unexpected interest rate cut and on comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on additional stimulus, notwithstanding a strong dollar. The People's Bank of China today...

Goldbars2-111814_21Nov14.jpg Gold futures snapped a two-day loss to end higher on Friday, after China's central bank unexpectedly slashed its key interest rates for the first time in more than two years in a bid to boost sagging growth momentum. Nevertheless, a strong dollar and rising global equity markets amid expectations...

Gold prices are edging higher Friday morning, lifted by a surprise interest rate cut announcement from the Chinese central bank. The People's Bank of China today cut its key lending rate by 0.4 percent to 5.6 percent, to spur economic growth. The deposit rate has been reduced by 0.25 percent to 2.75...

Crude oil prices are rising sharply Friday morning, extending previous session's gains, as the Chinese central bank cut its key interest rates for the first time since 2012. The People's Bank of China today cut its key lending and deposit rates by 0.4 percent and 0.25 percent to 5.6 percent and 2.75...

Crudeoil1-111714_20Nov14.jpg U.S. crude oil rebounded to end sharply higher Thursday, on some upbeat economic data from the U.S., amid mounting speculation the OPEC may cut production to keep a check on prices at its meeting in Vienna next week. Nevertheless, some OPEC members have indicated they would rather keep production high...

Gold-111414_20Nov14.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a second straight session on Thursday, after a slew of mostly encouraging economic data from the U.S., including weakly jobless claims and a report on consumer price inflation. A weak reading on Chinese manufacturing activity in November and data showing eurozone private...

Gold prices are slightly lower Thursday morning, ahead of a slew of U.S. economic data, including weakly jobless claims and a report on consumer price inflation. A weak reading on Chinese manufacturing activity in November and data showing eurozone private sector growth to have unexpectedly slowed...

Crude oil prices are little changed Thursday morning, ahead of a slew of U.S. economic data. Data from Markit Economics showing euro zone private sector growth to have unexpectedly slowed to a 16-month low in November hurt sentiment. Crude oil futures for January delivery are up $0.10 or 0.13 percent...

Crudeoil3-111914_19Nov14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower on Wednesday, after the official weekly crude inventory data from the Energy Information Administration showed U.S. crude oil stockpiles to have risen more than expected last week. Nonetheless, oil prices trended higher during the day amid speculation the OPEC may agree...

Goldbars3-111914_19Nov14.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, ahead of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's October policy meeting and on reports of waning interest in the upcoming Swiss referendum to hike the country's gold reserves to 20 percent. News reports that the referendum in Switzerland to hike the country's...

Gold prices are slightly lower Wednesday morning, ahead of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's October policy meeting. While announcing the decision to end its monthly asset buying program at the meeting, the Fed had said that interest rates will remain at historic lows for "considerable time"....

Crude oil prices are modestly higher Wednesday morning, ahead of official inventory data. The U.S. Energy Information Administration will release crude oil status report for the week ended November 14, at 10:30 am ET. According to a report from the American Petroleum Institute released late Tuesday,...

Crudeoil-111814_18Nov14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended sharply lower Tuesday, ahead of the official weekly crude inventory data from the Energy Information Administration and with investors focused on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meet due later this month. The American Petroleum Institute will release its...

Gold1-111714_18Nov14.jpg Gold futures ended higher Tuesday, on some bargain buying with the dollar trending lower against some major currencies after the Japanese economy slipped into recession. Improvement in Germany's economic sentiment and the Japanese government's decision to delay sales tax hike by 18 months have driven...

Gold prices are up sharply Tuesday morning, with dollar weakening against a basket of major currencies ahead of closely watched U.S. inflation data. An improvement in Germany's economic sentiment and the Japanese government's decision to delay sales tax hike by 18 months have driven the dollar from...