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Gold prices were lower Tuesday morning, having dropped sharply this month on the stronger U.S. dollar and increased risk appetite. Also, with the Federal Reserve expected to raise interest rates this year, gold's appeal as an inflation hedge is very limited. Gold for August was down $4 at $1093.50...

Crude oil prices continued to tumble Tuesday morning amid concerns about Chinese demand and rising supplies. Chinese stocks have plunged this summer, meaning less demand from one of the world's largest consumers of energy products. Meanwhile, easing geopolitical tensions could see even more oil...

crudeoil-112514_27Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a fourth straight session Monday, on supply glut worries and demand growth concerns after global equity markets deeply in the red, with the Shanghai stock market plummeting over 8 percent. The drop comes even as the U.S. dollar slipped against most major currencies,...

Gold-121814_27Jul15.jpg Gold futures rebounded to end higher on Monday, as the dollar trended lower against a basket of major currencies and on safe haven demand as world wide equity markets continued to decline, led by a sharp sell-off on the Shanghai market. Gold prices climbed after the U.S. dollar slipped against most...

Crude oil prices were lower Monday morning after falling more than 5 percent last week. U.S. Crude oil for September was down 50 cents at 47.62 a barrel amid speculation that Iran oil will come to market during a global supply glut. In the meantime, U.S. supplies are also expected to rise. The...

crudeoil-112414_24Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a third straight session on Friday, as supply glut worries continued to plague markets with Iranian crude also expected to further deluge the already burgeoning supplies. Crude oil was also impacted by demand growth concerns after some disappointing economic data from China. For...

Gold-121514_24Jul15.jpg Gold futures ended at a fresh five-year low on Friday, as the dollar strengthened against some major currencies with continued investor concerns over the timing of the imminent Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year. For the week, gold futures shed about 4.1 percent. The precious metal was...

Gold prices, mired in their worst slump since 1996, are down yet again Friday morning. Prices have fallen to their lowest in more than five years as the dollar continues to strengthen on expectations the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates. Gold for August was down $17 at $1077 an ounce...

Crudeoil-111814_23Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end at a near four-month low on Thursday, on concerns of a supply glut after official data from the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday showed a more than anticipated jump in U.S. crude stockpiles last week. After the historic nuclear agreement between Iran and...

Gold-121114_23Jul15.jpg Gold futures snapped 10 days of straight losses to end higher on Thursday, as the dollar weakened against some major currencies with bargain hunters swooping in after the precious metal's the longest losing streak in two decades. Nonetheless, the gains were limited on the prospect of a rate hike from...

Crude oil prices were flat Thursday morning after falling sharply in the previous session. Prices settled below $50 for the first time in three months Wednesday. Crude oil for September was unchanged at $49.19 a barrel, near a yearly low of $49.04. U.S. crude oil stocks rose 2.5 million barrels,...

Gold prices nudged higher Thursday morning after big losses in the previous few sessions. Gold for August was up 9 dollars at $1100 an ounce, rebounding from Wednesday's 5 1/2-year low. Bargain hunters swooped in after ten straight days of losses, the longest losing streak in two decades. The...

Oilrig3-022513_22Jul15.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end at a 3-1/2-month low Wednesday, on renewed concerns over a supply glut after official data from the Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have increased more than expected last week. Earlier today, a weekly report from the U.S. Energy...

Gold-112514_22Jul15.jpg Gold futures dropped for a tenth straight session to end at a 5-1/2-year low on Wednesday, as the dollar strengthened against some major currencies and with investors convinced the Federal Reserve will finally raise interest rates by the year end, diminishing gold's appeal as a hedge against inflation. The...

Crude oil prices crept higher Wednesday morning ahead of official crude inventories data from the Energy Information Administration. The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported that crude supplies climbed by 2.3 million barrels for the week ended July 17. The EIA's figures are due out...

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