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Gold prices rose Friday despite chatter from the Federal Reserve indicating that a rate hike may still be on the table for September. Earlier in the week, NY Fed President William Dudley said a rate hike was less compelling given recent market volatility. However, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman...

Gold was up slightly Friday morning following modest losses in the previous few sessions. Traders will be paying attention to U.S. economic data for clues about when the Federal Reserve will finally raise interest rates. Personal income and spending data are due at 8:30 a.m. ET and the Michigan...

Crude oil prices were flat Friday morning, after rising the most in six years during the previous session. Futures skyrocketed yesterday when the Wall Street Journal reported Venezuela wants an emergency OPEC meeting to discuss cutting production. Crude oil jumped 10 percent on the news, bouncing...

Crude oil prices surged Thursday amid speculation that Venezuela is growing impatient with OPEC's policy of keeping markets oversupplied. Saudi Arabia and some of the big oil producers in the Middle East are content with keeping production high and prices low in an effort to stifle non-OPEC competitors. Venezuela...

Gold futures edged lower for a fourth day, as a blockbuster U.S. GDP report eased fears about markets and the global economy. With stocks snapping back and the economy on solid footing, the Federal Reserve may raise rates as early as September. U.S. gold for December slipped $2 to $1,122.60 an...

Gold prices were little changed Thursday morning ahead of a pivotal session on Wall Street. Traders will be paying close attention to whether stocks can sustain yesterday's strong gains. It's been a volatile week in the markets, with stocks and commodities plunging earlier in the week then making...

Crude oil prices rallied Thursday morning, as European and Asian stocks recovered from brutal losses earlier in the week. Markets appear to have calmed for now despite concerns that China's economy has hit a real rough patch. Crude oil dropped sharply along with other commodities, but has steadied...

Oilrig3-022513_26Aug15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower on Wednesday, mostly on demand growth concerns, even as the official weekly crude oil inventory data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed stockpiles to have declined more than expected last week. Investors continued to worry over demand growth for crude...

Goldbar-041213_26Aug15.jpg Gold futures dropped for a third straight session to end at a one-week low Wednesday, as investors opted for the rising U.S. equities amid some upbeat factory orders data, and with the dollar trending higher against some major currencies. In some upbeat economic news from the U.S., manufactured durable...

Gold prices turned lower Wednesday morning as stocks rose, easing fears about a global market meltdown. U.S. gold for December was down 20 dollars at $1,119 an ounce. The precious metal has lost some of its appeal after strong recent gains. Upbeat economic news from the U.S. helped allay concerns...

Crude oil prices were flat Wednesday morning as U.S. stocks attempted to rebound from brutal losses earlier in the week. Crude oil for October was down 3 cents at $39.29 a barrel, having touched a 6-year low of $37.75 on Monday. OPEC shows no signs of cutting production despite waning demand from...

Oil-051612_25Aug15.jpg U.S. crude oil rebounded to end higher on Tuesday, as China lowered its benchmark interest rates to boost its economy with most global equity markets recovering from the brutal losses in the previous session following the massive sell-off on China worries. The uptick came with China slashing its benchmark...

gold01_05Apr12_25Aug15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a second straight session on Tuesday, amid easing anxiety of a possible stock market meltdown after China cut its benchmark interest rates to boost a faltering economy. The move encouraged investors back to equities with some bargain hunting evident in the process. The...

Gold prices fell Tuesday morning amid easing anxiety about a possible stock market meltdown. Equities snapped back this morning after brutal losses in the previous session. Chinese authorities lowered interest rates overnight, hoping to jump start what was the world's fastest growing global economy. Gold...

Crude oil prices rallied Tuesday along with U.S. stocks following brutal losses in the previous session. US WTI crude oil for September was up more than a dollar at $39.10 a barrel, having dropped to a 6-year low below $38. China's central bank cut its key interest rates and reserve ratio in a...

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