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Oil-041812_31Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end lower for a fourth straight session Thursday, on demand growth concerns after some dismal economic data from the U.S. with initial claims for unemployment benefits rising and slower growth in manufacturing activity in the Chicago area. Investors also continued to mull...

Goldbars2-022513_31Jul14.jpg Gold futures ended sharply lower on Thursday, on some disappointing data from the U.S. with initial claims for unemployment benefits rising more than expected last week. With the U.S. gross domestic product growing more than expected in the second quarter, gold found little support as a safe haven, even...

U.S. Crude oil futures continued to fall Thursday morning, amid demand concerns and data showing a glut of U.S. supplies. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light sweet crude futures for September were down 58 cents at $99.67 a barrel. U.S. oil stockpiles fell by 3.7 million barrels in the week...

Oil3-041912_30Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a third straight session on Wednesday, after an official weekly oil report from the Energy Information Administration showed U.S. crude stockpiles to have declined more than expected last week, although supplies of gasoline and distillates increased. Reports of additional...

Goldbars022513_30Jul14.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, on some upbeat U.S. economic data with the country's gross domestic product jumped more than expected in the second quarter. Investors also look ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement later today. A Commerce Department report on Wednesday showed...

Gold prices are little changed Wednesday morning as traders look ahead to the U.S. GDP data and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. With the focus on Fed's impending statement, traders are treading cautiously, refraining from significant moves. The Fed is widely expected to reduce its...

Crude oil prices are higher Wednesday morning, ahead of the release of official weekly inventory data. The U.S. Energy Information Administration will release its oil report for the week ended July 25th, at 10:30 am ET. According to data released by the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday evening,...

Oil-051612_29Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a second straight session on Tuesday, ahead of the Federal Reserve's rate decision and the official U.S. crude oil inventory data. The Federal Reserve, which concludes it two-day monetary policy meeting tomorrow, is widely expected to reduce its quantitative easing by...

Gold-051612_29Jul14.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Tuesday, as investors remained focused on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement, due Wednesday. The Fed is widely expected to slash its asset purchases by another $10 billion, cutting the size of the program down to $25 billion per month. Although the...

Crude oil prices are lower Tuesday morning, ahead of the Federal Reserve's rate decision and official U.S. inventory data. The Federal Reserve, which concludes it two-day monetary policy meeting tomorrow, is widely expected to reduce its quantitative easing by $10 billion, cutting the size of the...

Gold prices are modestly higher Tuesday morning with traders looking ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement, due on Wednesday. The Fed is widely expected to cut its asset purchases by another $10 billion, dropping the size of the program down to $25 billion per month. Although...

Oil-042512_28Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower on Monday, after some disappointing pending home sales data from the U.S. and waning demand from Europe and Asia, even as investors await the Federal Reserve's monetary policy details later in the week. Weak demand for crude oil in Europe and Asia, coupled with excess supply...

gold01_05Apr12_28Jul14.jpg Gold futures ended flat on Monday, as investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy later this week, while continuing to monitor the escalating violence in Libya, and the uncertainties in Gaza and Ukraine. Investors await the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement later in the...

Gold prices are slightly higher Monday morning as investors gear up the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement later in the week. With traders on edge waiting for the latest clues on when the Fed might raise interest rates, slight weakness in global equity markets due to geopolitical concerns...

Oil2-041912_25Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended a tad higher on Friday, after some upbeat data with some better than expected orders for durable goods from the U.S., with investors continued focus on the developments in the Middle East and Ukraine. Investors continued to monitor the developments in Ukraine and the Middle East,...