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Oilrig3-022513_22May15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended snapped a two-day gain to end lower on Friday, as the dollar strengthened against a select band of currencies with investors weighing the Federal Reserve stand on holding interest rates at zero for the time being. For the week, oil futures gained about 3 cents. This is the tenth...

Gold-122214_22May15.jpg Gold futures ended a tad lower on Thursday, as the dollar trended higher against a basket of major currencies with U.S. consumer inflation rising strongly, even as investors mulled over the Federal Reserve's minutes of its April meeting related to interest rate hikes. For the week, gold futures dropped...

Gold prices were slightly higher Friday morning ahead of crucial inflation data from the US. A tame inflation report could cement expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at zero all summer. Gold for June was up 7 dollars at $1212 an ounce, having topped out near $1230 earlier...

Crude oil futures held above $60 a barrel Friday morning amid tensions in the Middle East and speculation that Federal Reserve will delay raising interest rates. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in July traded at $60.59 a barrel, down $0.20 in the Globex...

CrudeOil-112614_21May15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended sharply higher for a second straight session on Thursday, as the dollar weakened against a select band of currencies amid signs the Federal Reserve will hold interest rates at zero for the time being. Crude prices were also impacted after official data from the Energy Information...

Gold-121814_21May15.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Thursday, with investors continuing to mull over the Federal Reserve's minutes for its April meeting, amid a slew of disappointing economic data from the U.S. and Europe. Gold prices were under pressure after failing to get any lift from yesterday's dovish Federal Reserve...

Gold was flat Thursday morning, failing to get much of a lift from yesterday's dovish Federal Reserve minutes. U.S. monetary policy makers are reluctant to raise interest rates in June due to concerns about the pace of the economic recovery, the minute showed. Incoming data since that meeting on...

Crude oil prices rose Thursday morning as the dollar weakened against the euro amid signs the Federal Reserve will hold interest rates at zero for the time being. Minutes from the April meeting of the Fed released yesterday afternoon showed only a few policy makers want to consider a June rate hike. The...

Crudeoil-111814_20May15.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a five-day losing streak to end higher on Wednesday, after official data from the Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have declined more than expected last week, although production continued to remain firm. Earlier today, a weekly report...

Gold-121114_20May15.jpg Gold futures ended higher on Wednesday, ahead of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's April meeting due later today. Investors look forward to potential clues as to when an interest rate hike would be made by the Fed. However, the gains were somewhat limited as the dollar continued to strengthen...

Gold prices were flat Wednesday morning ahead of potential clues on interest rates by the Federal Reserve. The Fed is out with minutes of its April meeting this afternoon at around 2 p.m. Markets may downplay the report, given that the meeting occurred before a game-changing retail sales report...

Crude oil prices rose Wednesday morning, trimming this week's losses amid an escalation of fighting in Yemen. A civil war in Yemen has become a proxy conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia. An Iranian ship supposedly containing humanitarian supplies is set to dock in Yemen without the inspecttion...

Crudeoil-112114_19May15.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end sharply lower for a fifth straight session on Tuesday, as the dollar soared against some major currencies, rebounding on comments from European Central Bank officials. This is the lowest close for the month. ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure said the central bank...

Gold-112514_19May15.jpg Gold futures snapped a five-day gain to end at a one-week low on Tuesday, after the dollar trended sharply higher against a basket of select currencies after some upbeat economic news from the U.S. The precious metal dropped further after a Commerce Department report showed new residential construction...

Crude oil prices were lower Tuesday morning as the dollar rebounded on comments from European Central Ban officials. ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure said the central bank will "frontload" its asset purchases in May and June to offset a lack of liquidity in the summer months. Crude oil...

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