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Oil-042512_01Apr15.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a three-day loss to end over five percent higher Wednesday, on increased demand for gasoline with the U.S. Energy Information Administration weekly report showing a marked decline in gasoline stocks last week. Prices have also been impacted after Iran's nuclear program talks with...

Goldbars2-022513_01Apr15.jpg Gold futures snapped a three-day loss to end sharply higher Wednesday, on some soft economic data from the U.S. with private sector jobs rising less than expected in March. The precious metal also found support with the dollar weakening against a basket of major currencies. A weaker dollar tends to...

Gold prices were little changed for a second straight session, ahead of the pivotal U.S. jobs report coming later in the week. An upbeat jobs report for March could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates as early as July, according to some analysts. Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's...

Crude oil prices were steady Wednesday morning, having shown little direction over the course of the week so far. Talks on Iran's nuclear program have been extended after the sides failed to reach an agreement by Tuesday's deadline. Traders are waiting to see whether a deal means an influx of Iran's...

Oil-041812_31Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a third straight session on Tuesday, as investors await the outcome of Iran's talks with the West on its nuclear program, which is expected late in the day. Oil was also under pressure ahead of the weekly official supply data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration,...

Goldbars022513_31Mar15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a third straight session Tuesday, as the dollar continued to strengthen against a basket of major currencies even as global equity markets declined. For the month, gold futures shed about 2.5 percent. Investors anticipate an agreement between Iran and the West regarding...

Gold prices were flat Tuesday morning, holding monthly losses as the dollar continued to rebound versus the euro. The resumption of the dollar's uptrend has put pressure on most commodities, including precious metals. U.S. gold for May was little change at $1185 on the New York Mercantile Exchange,...

Crude oil prices were lower Tuesday morning, pressured by signs that Iran is about to reach a deal with the West that would lift sanctions on its oil Reports say Russia's foreign minister is en route to Switzerland to re-join talks between Iran and the West over Tehran's nuclear program. If an...

Crudeoil3-111914_30Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil rallied towards the close but still ended lower for a second straight session on Monday, amid renewed expectations of a nuclear deal with Iran which could see easing of sanctions against Tehran. Sanctions against Iranian oil may be lifted if Tehran reaches an agreement with the West...

Gold-121514_30Mar15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a second straight session Monday, as the dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies and global equity markets climbed as investors opted for the riskier assets after some dovish comments from Fed Chief Janet Yellen. Gold rallied last week, but comments from...

Gold prices fell Monday morning as the dollar consolidated gains against the euro, weighing on commodities in general. Gold rallied last week, but comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen late Friday may have set the precious metal up for weakness heading into April. An interest rate hike...

Crude oil prices were lower Monday morning, falling further below $50 a barrel on renewed hopes of a nuclear deal with Iran. Sanctions against Iranian oil may be lifted if Tehran can reach an agreement with the West on long-anticipated inspections. The deadline for such a deal is supposedly Tuesday. Tensions...

Crudeoil-112114_27Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a five-day gain to end sharply lower Friday, on speculation that concerns over the Yemen military operations may be overdone. Crude oil prices surged during the week amid concerns of disruption in oil shipment from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemen. Nevertheless,...

Gold-051612_27Mar15.jpg Gold futures snapped a seven-day winning streak to end lower on Friday, as investors opted for the riskier equity assets after some mixed economic data from the U.S., and notwithstanding a fluctuating dollar. Nonetheless, gold futures for the week gained about 1 percent. The precious metal continued...

Gold prices eased Friday morning after strong gains earlier in the week, as the dollar sprang back to life against the euro. Gold rallied earlier in the week as Comments from Federal Reserve officials indicated that U.S. interest rates will remain at zero at least until September. This morning...

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