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Crude oil futures were little changed Tuesday as traders await further clues about the pace of U.S. production. The American Petroleum Institute reports weekly inventories this afternoon, followed tomorrow by the Energy Information Administration. The EIA last week reported a large build in U.S....

Gold futures were lower Tuesday morning, trimming strong gains from the previous session. A murky rate hike outlook and concerns about U.S. trade relations drove gold to the highest in ten weeks Monday, but traders are waiting on a slew of second-tier economic data this morning. March gold was...

Gold futures rose Monday, keeping early gains after President Donald Trump formally pulled out of the Obama Administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership with Asia. In addition, Trump struck a protectionist tone over the weekend, vowing the renegotiate NAFTA. He has scheduled meetings with Mexican...

Gold futures were higher Monday morning amid safe haven demand for the precious metal. President Donald Trump struck a protectionist tone over the weekend, vowing the renegotiate NAFTA. Trump said he has scheduled meetings with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin...

Crude oil futures were lower Monday morning, unable to hold Friday's gains amid speculation that U.S. production will surge in 2017. U.S. energy companies last week added the most oil rigs in nearly four years, Baker Hughes said Friday afternoon. WTI light sweet crude oil was down 62 cents at $52.57...

Crude oil futures rallied Friday for a small weekly gain, despite further signs that U.S. production will skyrocket. U.S. energy companies this week added the most oil rigs since 2013, as big oil looks to take advantage of plus-$50 oil prices. Baker Hughes reported the number of active U.S. rigs...

Gold futures were slightly higher Friday in muted reaction to President Trump's inaugural address. Trump struck a populist tone but offered no real specifics on policies. The was no mention of the proposed border wall with Mexico, but the new president hammered on the "America First" theme. Feb....

Crude oil futures were higher Friday morning, unable to sustain any direction in recent weeks as markets look for assurance that OPEC is indeed cutting supplies. The cartel says that key members Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE have already cut production in agreement with Russia. However, U.S....

Gold was little changed for a second day Friday morning, as Donald Trump was set to become the 45th president of the U.S. Trump's inauguration will take place in Washington, DC today, but markets are more concerned about his Day One executive actions, which may include changes to immigration and trade...

Crude oil futures edged higher Thursday after several members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said they've already made their pledged reductions. OPEC and Russia have promised to cut supplies in order to re-balance energy markets and keep oil prices above $50 a barrel. If...

Gold futures fell Thursday as the dollar strengthened ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration. Also stung by yesterday's hawkish comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen, gold settled at $1,201.50/oz, down $10.60, or 0.9 percent. Traders reacted to a slew of economic data and a key interest rate decision...

Gold futures were lower Thursday as the US dollar strengthened and the European Central Bank left interest rates on hold, as expected. Traders also considered yesterday's remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who says she expects rates to rise 'a few times a year' until end of 2019. She...

Crude oil futures inched higher Thursday morning, even after the International Energy Agency warned that OPEC's supply cuts may not re-balance oil markets anytime soon. "It is far too soon to see what level of compliance has been achieved," said the IEA, which advises advanced industrial economies...

Crude oil futures plunged Wednesday amid the continued tug of war between OPEC and the U.S. regarding production. OPEC says member nations have complied with planned supply cuts, but analysts say that rising U.S. production will offset quotas elsewhere. Yesterday on Bloomberg, IEA Executive Director...

Gold futures were flat Wednesday, settling with a very modest loss before the 2pm ET release of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book. With the dollar steadying, Feb. gold was down 80 cents, or less than 0.1 percent, to settle at $1,212.10/oz. Gold touched a 2-month high in the previous session. Traders...

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