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Gold prices slipped to a three-week low Thursday morning, as the Federal Reserve ended its asset buying program and signaled a possible interest rate hike ahead of market forecasts. Gold futures for December delivery are down $20.30 or 1.66 percent at $1,204.60 an ounce, after declining to $1,201.60,...

Crude oil prices tumbled Thursday morning, after official data showed oil production to have risen to nearly 9 million barrels a day, the most in over three decades. U.S. crude stockpiles increased by less than expected 2.1 million barrels last week, according to data from the Energy Department. Still,...

Oil-041812_29Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil surrendered gains but still closed higher on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve ended its quantitative easing program while appearing upbeat on the economy, a cue that interest rates may be hiked sooner than markets anticipate. Meanwhile, oil prices were also supported by a report...

Gold-051612_29Oct14.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, ahead of the outcome from the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meet due later today, with investors expecting the Fed may not hike rates any time soon. While the dollar's weakness against major currencies supported gold, a positive trend in global equity...

Gold prices are slightly lower Wednesday morning, ahead of the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting. While the dollar's weakness against major currencies is supporting gold, a positive trend in global equity markets is weighing on it. It is widely expected that the Fed...

Oil-051612_28Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher on Tuesday, tracking rising global equity markets with the dollar trending lower against some major currencies. Investors also look ahead to the official inventories data due Wednesday, while awaiting the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. The U.S. Energy Information...

gold01_05Apr12_28Oct14.jpg Gold futures ended a tad higher on Tuesday, with the dollar weakening against some major currencies and ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision later this week. Investors expect the Fed may not hike rates any time soon. For the second day in a row, speculation that the low interest...

Gold prices are slightly lower Tuesday morning, with traders looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy. For the second day in a row, speculation that the low interest regime in the U.S. will have an extended run and a recovery in European markets are dragging down gold prices. Gold...

Crude oil prices are higher Tuesday morning, as traders look ahead to weekly U.S. inventory reports and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. The American Petroleum Institute will release its weekly oil status report later today. The U.S. Energy Information Administration is scheduled to...

Oil-042512_27Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil rallied to end flat on Monday, after the dollar trended lower against a band of select currencies on some weaker than expected pending home sales data from the U.S. Earlier in the day, crude oil surrendered over $1.5 a barrel after Goldman Sachs Group lowered its oil price forecast...

Goldbars2-022513_27Oct14.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Monday, ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's upcoming monetary policy decision later this week, with speculations gaining ground that the central bank may not hike rates any time soon. A better-than-expected outcome of the stress test for banks in Europe also weighed on gold...

Gold prices are slightly lower Monday morning, as concerns about the health of eurozone banking industry have eased with none of the major banks failing the stress test by the European Central Bank. According to results announced Sunday, out of a total of 130 banks in the euro area, 25 banks were...

Crude oil prices fell Monday morning, as Goldman Sachs Group lowered its oil price forecasts for next year, saying excess supply from non-OPEC producers will outpace global demand. The bank expects U.S. West Texas crude to fall to as low as $70 a barrel and London's Brent to $80 a barrel during the...

Oil2-041912_24Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended sharply lower on Friday, on demand growth concerns after news of strong supply from the Middle East, with markets discounting reports that Saudi Arabia has cut its crude output. News that Saudi Arabia shipped lesser crude last month was dismissed by markets, indicating higher...

Goldbars022513_24Oct14.jpg Gold futures snapped a two-day loss to end higher Friday, on lingering concerns over the health of the eurozone economy, notwithstanding an unexpected improvement in German consumer sentiment in November. However, for the week, gold prices dropped about 0.6 percent. Nevertheless, the uptick today...