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Gold prices were flat Tuesday morning, holding near the lowest in more than five years. Prices have steadied since late last week amid uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. US gold for December was up 2 dollars at $1091 an ounce. On the economic front, the Commerce...

Crude oil prices nudged higher Tuesday morning, trimming steep recent losses after hitting a 4-month low. U.S. crude oil for September was up 70 cents at $45.87 a barrel. Prices have plunged this summer amid evidence of rising global supplies and speculation even more oil will come to market when...

Gold prices remained steady Monday morning after big losses in July. The precious metal begins the month below $1100 for the first time in five years, hurt by a stronger dollar and diminished appeal as a hedge against inflation. The Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates this year. Gold...

Crude oil prices continued to fall Monday morning amid renewed concerns about demand from China. Emergency measures from the Chinese government have failed to prop up stocks, as Beijing resumed its slide today. Rising global supplies and a stronger dollar have also hurt oil prices. Crude oil...

Oil-041812_31Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end sharply lower for a second straight session Friday, on supply glut fears with rig counts in the U.S. rising and over concerns of a slowing Chinese economy denting demand growth, even as the dollar weakened against some major currencies. For the month, crude oil plunged...

Goldbars2-022513_31Jul15.jpg Gold futures snapped a three-day loss to end higher on Friday, as the dollar trended lower against some major currencies after some disappointing economic data from the U.S. with a weaker than expected increase in labor costs and consumer sentiment pulling back more than previously estimated in July. Gold...

Gold prices fell Friday morning, moving near 5 1/2-year lows from earlier this month, as the dollar continued to strengthen against major rivals. U.S. gold for December was down 8 dollars at $1180 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold was especially out of favor in July, but Silver,...

Crude oil prices fell Friday morning and are on track for their worst month of the year. A combination of a strong dollar and rising supplies have dented oil prices badly in July. U.S. crude oil for September was down 80 cents at $47.69 a barrel, near Tuesday's 4-month lows. Prices are down about...

OilRig-041213_30Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a two-day gain to end lower on Thursday, as the dollar trended higher on some encouraging second-quarter economic activity data from the U.S. and on renewed concerns of a supply glut in the near future. Earlier in the day, oil futures found support following reports that Saudi...

gold01_05Apr12_30Jul15.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Thursday, as the dollar strengthened after a slightly dovish Federal Reserve statement failed to give gold any momentum. Yesterday's Fed statement gave little indication as to whether the central bank will raise rates in September. Some uncertainty continue to persist over...

Gold's modest rally was short-lived as prices fell back near 5-year lows Thursday morning. A slightly dovish Federal Reserve statement failed to give gold any momentum. Gold for August dropped 8 dollars to $1085 an ounce. Yesterday's Fed statement gave little indication as to whether the central...

Crude oil prices were higher Thursday morning following a report that Saudi Arabia will be cutting production for the rest of the year. Meanwhile, U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 4.2 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial crude inventory of 459.7 million barrels. The...

crudeoil-121114_29Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher for a second straight session on Wednesday, after official data from the Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have declined much more than expected last week. Nevertheless, the gains were somewhat capped as the dollar strengthened further...

Gold-122214_29Jul15.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, as the dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies and ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee's monetary policy statement, with the meet scheduled to conclude later today. Gold recently suffered its worst losing streak in two decades and with...

Gold prices remained lower Wednesday morning, having recently suffered their worst losing streak in two decades. A stronger dollar and expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike have dented demand for the precious metal. U.S. gold for August was down 1 dollar at $1096 an ounce, not far from last...

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