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Crudeoil-112114_27Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a five-day gain to end sharply lower Friday, on speculation that concerns over the Yemen military operations may be overdone. Crude oil prices surged during the week amid concerns of disruption in oil shipment from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemen. Nevertheless,...

Gold-051612_27Mar15.jpg Gold futures snapped a seven-day winning streak to end lower on Friday, as investors opted for the riskier equity assets after some mixed economic data from the U.S., and notwithstanding a fluctuating dollar. Nonetheless, gold futures for the week gained about 1 percent. The precious metal continued...

Gold prices eased Friday morning after strong gains earlier in the week, as the dollar sprang back to life against the euro. Gold rallied earlier in the week as Comments from Federal Reserve officials indicated that U.S. interest rates will remain at zero at least until September. This morning...

Crude oil prices turned a bit lower Friday morning, trimming this week's gains even as tensions in the Middle East continued to rise. Saudi Arabia and Iran are seen fighting a proxy battle for control of Yemen, where fighting has raged between rebels and government forces. An escalation of the...

Oil-051612_26Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil soared to ended higher for a fifth straight session on Thursday, amid increased concerns of supply disruption from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemeni rebels. The increased tensions in Yemen has pushed oil prices higher despite an official weekly oil report...

Gold-012315_26Mar15.jpg Gold futures moved up a seventh straight session to end at more than three-week high on Thursday, tracking declining global equity markets with investors seeking the safe haven while staying off the riskier assets, due mainly to increased tensions in the Middle East. Gold prices pushed higher through...

Gold prices continued to rise Thursday morning on increased risk aversion and a stable euro. Conflict in the Middle East, weaker stocks and signs that the dollar has topped out at 12-year highs have boosted gold's appeal this week. U.S. gold for May was up $10 at $1210 an ounce, rising further...

Crude oil prices rallied above $50 a barrel Thursday morning after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen. The Saudis and others are aiming to stabilize Yemen, where rebels are on the verge of deposing president Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Fearing supplies from the Middle East may be interrupted...

oilRig2-041213_25Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, despite the official weekly oil report from the Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles to have risen more than expected last week. It for an eleventh straight week oil stockpiles have increased in the U.S. Oil...

Goldbars2-111814_25Mar15.jpg Gold futures moved up a sixth straight session to end at a three-week high on Tuesday, as investors sought the safe haven of the precious metal after most global equity markets declined. The precious metal was also supported by a weak dollar after some soft durable goods data from the U.S. In some...

Crude oil prices were flat Wednesday morning, pausing after recent gains despite signs the dollar has topped out. A run to 12-year highs for the dollar weighed on commodities for the past few months, but prices have risen this week as the buck relented versus the euro. Hopes for increased demand...

OilRig-041213_24Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher for a third straight session Tuesday, on some upbeat economic news from the U.S. and Europe, even as the dollar continued to fluctuate against a basket of major currencies. Investors also await the official weekly oil data on Wednesday, with the American Petroleum Institute...

Gold-121114_24Mar15.jpg Gold futures moved up a fifth straight session to end at a near three-week high on Tuesday, with investors opting for the safe haven appeal of the precious metal as equity markets in the U.S. ticked lower amid continued worries over Greece's financial woes. Nevertheless, the gains were limited as the...

Gold prices rose further Tuesday morning, extending strong gains from the previous few sessions on the back of a weaker U.S. dollar. The dollar has slipped from 12-year highs, giving gold and other metals a chance to claw back steep losses from earlier in the year. Gold for May was up $5 at $1193...

Crude oil prices continued to move higher Tuesday morning, helped by a weaker U.S. dollar ahead of weekly inventories data from the American Petroleum Institute. Expectations that U.S. shale companies will reduce output later this year have also helped crude snap back from recent 6-year lows. May...

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