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Crude oil futures fell sharply Tuesday, dropping further from recent yearly highs amid speculation the rally was way overdone. The global supply glut shows no sign of abating, while U.S. crude oil inventories remain near record highs. OPEC nations and Russia are expected to keep pumping vast amounts...

Gold futures edged lower for the first time in a week Tuesday, as the dollar steadied versus major rivals. Trading was subdued ahead of a crucial U.S. jobs report due on Friday. June gold finished $4, or 0.3%, lower at $1,291.80 an ounce, easing from a 15-month high above $1300. Silver dropped...

Crude oil prices were lower Tuesday morning, extending losses from the previous session amid lingering concerns about a global supply glut. Industry watchers say OPEC will continue pumping oil at a furious pace, offsetting a drop in production from the U.S. and Canada. Crude oil for June was down...

Gold futures held just below $1300 an ounce Tuesday morning as attention shifts to a crucial U.S. jobs report due at the end of the week. A strong April jobs report could renew speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates a few times in 2016, but for now most traders are betting on status...

Crude oil futures tumbled Monday as traders booked profits from April's significant advance. WTI oil settled at $44.78/bbl on Nymex, down $1.14, or 2.5%. Oil last week touched a yearly peak near $46. The rally in crude oil prices ran out of steam amid speculation that U.S. inventories will continue...

Gold futures rose Monday, jumping above $1300 an ounce before trimming early gains. June gold gained $5.30, or 0.4%, to finish at $1,295.80/oz, the highest settlement price since January 2015. Gold and silver have rallied due to a weak dollar and expecations the Federal Reserve will hold interest...

Crude oil futures inched lower Monday morning after furious gains to end last month. There was profit taking after a report showed OPEC countries are still producing oil at a record pace despite relatively low prices. Crude production by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries rose...

Gold prices pushed past $1,300 an ounce Monday morning, adding to yearly highs amid speculation the Federal Reserve will keep ultra-low interest rates intact this year. June gold was up $13, or 1 pecent, to $1303 an ounce, having surged sharply higher in the final days of last month. A weaker dollar...

Crude oil futures were slightly lower Friday, trimming this month's huge gains. June WTI crude fell 11 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at $45.92 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday. Crude oil was up nearly 20% in April as the dollar tumbled. Expectations that U.S. shale oil output...

Gold futures surged to their highest in more than a year Friday, bolstered by a weak dollar and China's currency manipulation. June gold settled at $1,290.50/oz, up $24.10, or 1.9%. Gold was up 4.4% for the month of April. July silver soared 23.1 cents, or 1.3%, to settle at $17.819/oz, for a gain...

Crude oil prices continued to surge Thursday, and are now $20 from 13-year lows set back in March. With the dollar weakening and the global supply glut expected to be alleviated by year's end, crude oil prices have surged to their highest in 2016. WTI oil for June was up 70 cents, or 1.5%, to end...

Gold futures jumped to their highest since early March, as traders bet the Federal Reserve will delay raising interest rates until the economy picks up again. The Fed offered no guidance on interest rates in the statement accompanying Wednesday's monetary policy decision, which means June is likely...

Gold futures rose Thursday mornings, boosted by the precious metal's safe haven appeal. Apparently out of ammunition for now, the Bank of Japan elected not to inject cash into its struggling economy. The BoJ also kept its negative interest rate unchanged, defying expectations for some actions....

Crude oil futures were slightly lower Thursday morning after surging to yearly highs in the previous session. WTI oil for June was down 11 cents at $45.21 a barrel. Oil was able to withstand a surpise decision from the Bank of Japan not to announce additional stimulus. Prices also rose yesterday...

Crude oil prices continued to surge Wednesday, jumping to their highest of the year despite another build in U.S. stockpiles. June WTI oil climbed $1.29, or 2.9%, to settle at $45.33/bbl, rallying late in the day as the Federal Reserve gave no sign it would soon raise interest rates. "Economic...

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