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Crude oil futures edged higher Friday, but posted a third straight weekly loss amid further signs of robust U.S. production. Baker Hughes said the number of active U.S. rigs drilling for oil rose by 21 to 652 rigs this week, having surged higher just about every week this winter. U.S. crude oil...

Gold futures inched higher Friday, adding to weekly gains amid concerns about gridlock in Washington, DC, geopolitical tensions, and slumping equities. Renewed speculation that the Federal Reserve will be very cautious in raising interest rates has also given the precious metal a boost. Speaking...

Crude oil futures inched back near $48 a barrel Friday morning despite lingering concerns the global supply glut will last throughout the year. U.S. crude oil stockpiles have surged to a record high as domestic production has ramped up significantly over the winter. TransCanada Corp. announced...

Gold futures were flat again Friday morning as U.S. stocks were steady, limiting gold's safe haven appeal. Markets have reacted with relative calm since Wednesday's terror attack in London, while a stronger dollar has weighed on most commodities. Gold for May was down $1.30 at $1248.80 an ounce. The...

Crude oil futures were lower Thursday as the dollar firmed on rate hike chatter and upbeat economic news. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams told Wall Street Journal he expects the central bank to raise rates three or four times this year. Meanwhile, new home sales in...

Gold futures inched lower Thursday, ending a five-day win streak after a Federal Reserve official hinted at three more rate hikes in 2017. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams told Wall Street Journal he expects the central bank to raise rates three or four times this year. Meanwhile,...

Crude oil futures were steady Thursday morning, as a big drop in U.S. gasoline inventories suggested brimming crude oil stockpiles will dwindle in the coming weeks. While crude oil inventories are at record highs, it is thought demand from crude oil will rise as domestics look to replenish gasoline...

Gold futures were little changed Thursday morning ahead of speeches from a litany of Federal Reserve officials, including Chair Janet Yellen. Traders will be looking for clues about how many times the Fed will raise interest rates this year. Their so-called dot plot still sees two more rate hikes,...

Crude oil futures were a bit lower Wednesday, recovering from steep early losses after government data showed gasoline stockpiles continued to fall last week. The Energy Information Administration reported crude oil futures jumped another 4.5 million barrels, but falling gasoline stockpiles signals...

Gold futures nudged higher Wednesday, touching its best levels in three weeks amid geopolitical tensions and dovish hints from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Violence outside the UK parliament in London renewed concerns about anti-EU sentiment and/or Muslim hostilities around the region. House of Commons...

Gold futures inched lower Wednesday, pausing after strong gains over the past week. A pullback in U.S. stocks and the dollar, as well as numerous geopolitical uncertainties, has raised gold's safe haven appeal in March. The dollar is experiencing its worst weekly stretch in some time, due in part...

Crude oil price continued to fall Wednesday morning ahead of expectations the government will again report record high U.S. inventories for this time of year. In a key prelude to this morning's Energy Information Administration report, industry group the American Petroleum Institute said U.S. inventories...

Crude oil futures continued to fall Tuesday, reversing early gains amid expectations U.S. oil stockpiles are brimming. Prices tumbled to their lowest level since November. The American Petroleum Institute (API) report is due this afternoon at 4:30 pm ET, followed by the Energy Information Administration...

Gold futures rose Tuesday, bolstered by increased safe haven demand as U.S. stocks took a turn for the worse. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 200 points at lunchtime, triggering concerns about a correction after all-time highs in February. Markets have been spooked by valuations, as well...

Crude oil futures rose Tuesday morning ahead of closely-watched U.S. inventories data. The American Petroleum Institute (API) report is due this afternoon at 4:30 pm ET, followed by the Energy Information Administration figures tomorrow morning. Robust U.S. production saw inventories skyrocket...

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