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Gold prices are edging higher, rebounding after five successive days of losses, ahead of speeches from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and ECB President Mario Draghi, due later this morning. Some bargain hunting after recent losses and slightly weak European markets are contributing to the...

Crude oil futures are lower Friday morning, as traders look ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium. Despite recent upbeat economic data out of the U.S., and a bigger than expected decline in U.S. crude oil stockpiles last week, concerns over a slowdown...

Oil2-041912_21Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher on Thursday, supported by a slew of positive economic data from the U.S. and on the bullish supply data yesterday. Economic data out of the U.S. showed initial claims for unemployment benefits declined more than expected with existing home sales also rising beyond expectations. Nevertheless,...

Goldbars2-022513_21Aug14.jpg Gold futures slipped for a fifth day to end at a two-month low on Wednesday, giving rise to fears of an early tightening of the monetary policy after a slew of upbeat economic data out of the U.S. with initial claims for unemployment benefits declining more than expected and existing home sales also...

Gold futures were lower Thursday morning as the minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting hinted at fierce debate over when to raise U.S. interest rates. Some Fed voters want to hike rates sooner than forecast thanks to improvements in the jobs market and risks associated with ultra-easy...

Crude oil futures are notably lower Thursday morning, ahead of a slew of U.S. economic data, including reports on jobless claims and existing home sales. Commodities were also weighed down by concerns over a global slowdown after a weak reading on Chinese manufacturing activity in August. Traders...

Oil-041812_20Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil rebounded from an 8-month low to end sharply higher Wednesday, after a weekly official oil report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed crude oil stockpiles in the U.S. to have dropped much more than expected last week. Earlier today, a report from the U.S. Energy...

gold01_05Apr12_20Aug14.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a fourth straight session Wednesday, ahead of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July policy meeting, with the dollar trending higher against a basket of select currencies. Investors await for clues to the Fed's interest rate outlook in the wake of recent mixed...

Gold prices are little changed Wednesday morning, ahead of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July policy meeting. Traders await for clues to the Fed's interest rate outlook in the wake of recent mixed batch of economic data. The Fed minutes will be out at 2 pm ET. Markets are awaiting...

Crude oil prices are higher Wednesday morning, snapping back from 8-month lows ahead of official U.S. crude oil inventory data. The Energy Information Administration will release its weekly report on oil inventories at 10:30 am ET. According to a report released late Tuesday by the American Petroleum...

Oil-051612_19Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end sharply lower Tuesday on demand growth concerns, ahead of the weekly official oil report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, with easing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, Iraq and Libya. Oil prices continued to be weighed down on reports that global demand for...

Goldbars022513_19Aug14.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a third straight session Tuesday, as investors sought riskier assets while tracking rising global equity markets on some positive economic data from the U.S. The dollar continued to trend higher with reports of a rebound in U.S. housing starts for July and U.S. consumer prices...

Gold prices are up slightly amid cautious moves Tuesday morning, ahead of the release of U.S. consumer price inflation data. Traders are also looking ahead to the minutes from U.S. Federal Reserve's July monetary policy meeting, due Wednesday. Gold futures for December delivery are up $3.60 or...

Crude oil prices are higher Tuesday morning, bouncing back after yesterday's sharp decline. However, with recent reports suggesting a likely fall in global oil demand, oil's upside is somewhat limited. Traders are looking ahead to the official crude inventory data from the U.S. Energy Information...

Oilbarrel-072512_18Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower Monday, ahead of the weekly official oil report from the Energy Information Administration, weighed down on reports that global demand for oil is likely to decline. Investors largely ignored some positive economic data, with homebuilder confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly...