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Crude oil futures continued to rise Thursday, adding to strong weekly gains in a move away from yearly lows. Oil prices have rebounded since collapsing into bear market territory last week. WTI light sweet crude oil was up 56 cents at $45.30 a barrel, a ten-day peak. Still, traders remain unconvinced...

Gold futures were slightly lower Thursday morning as rising stocks reflected increased appetite, lessening gold's safe haven appeal. August gold was down $4 at $1244 an ounce, unable to break out of a recent trading range. Gold has been lacking direction due to uncertainty about the timeline of the...

Gold futures were little changed for a third session Wednesday, as traders weighed U.S. housing data and remarks from central bankers. A report from the National Association of Realtors showed pending home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased for the third consecutive month in May. NAR said...

Gold futures were higher Wednesday morning, continuing to bounce back and forth around the $1250 an ounce mark amid uncertainty about the global economy. A recent spate of downbeat U.S. economic data has markets questioning whether the Federal Reserve will follow through with its pledge to raise interest...

Crude oil futures were lower Wednesday morning, after an industry report showed a surprise build in U.S. oil inventories. The American Petroleum Institute reported a build of 851,000 barrels in U.S. crude oil supplies for the week ending June 23, compared to last week's draw of 2.72M barrels. Analysts...

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Crude oil futures rose for a fourth consecutive session Tuesday, moving further from a yearly low set last week. A mid-June collapse drove oil into bear market territory, but this week's rebound reflects speculation those losses were overdone. August WTI oil climbed 86 cents, or 2%, to settle at $44.24/bbl. Traders...

Gold futures were little changed Tuesday, as a pair of speeches from Federal Reserve officials offered little insight on the outlook for interest rates. Giving back early gains, August gold settled at $1,246.90/oz, up 50 cents. Chair Janet Yellen discussed global economic issues in London, but...

Crude oil futures were higher Tuesday morning, keeping away from recent yearly lows ahead of U.S. inventories data. The American Petroleum Institute is out with its weekly report this afternoon, followed Wednesday morning by the Energy Information Administration's data. WTI light sweet crude oil...

Gold futures nudged higher Tuesday morning, staying away from monthly lows ahead of a deluge of economic data and key speeches from Federal Reserve officials. Traders are desperate for clues about when the Fed will next raise interest rates. While the central bank's official outlook calls for numerous...

Crude oil futures nudged higher Monday, improving from 10-month lows as buyers found value after the recent collapse. August WTI oil settled at $43.38/bbl on Nymex, up 37 cents, or 0.9%. Prices plunged 20 percent over the past few weeks to the lowest since mid-2016. The stubborn global supply...

Gold futures fell Monday, giving back gains from the previous three sessions. Prices fell very early in the day and were little changed through lunch hour, as traders ignored economic data. August gold was down $10, or 0.8%, to settle at $1,246.40/oz New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods...

Crude oil futures crept higher Monday, stemming steep recent losses on talk of OPEC's resolve to re-balance oil markets. It is thought that numerous OPEC members cannot cope with low oil prices much longer without risking domestic issues. Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, and others are showing signs of strain. However,...

Gold futures fell sharply Monday morning amid increased risk appetite, as traders bet on stocks and a rebound in oil prices. A stronger dollar also dented the precious metal. The Commerce Department's Durable Goods Orders for May will be announced at 8.30 am ET. Economists are looking for a decline...

Crude oil futures trimmed steep recent losses with a modest daily gain Friday, as another rise in the U.S. rig count prevented a sustained rally. Baker Hughes said U.S. drillers added 11 oil rigs this week, the biggest increase in three weeks. The rig count has risen 23 weeks in a row, the longest...

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