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Crude oil futures turned sharply lower Tuesday, as traders bet the recent rally was overdone. Doubt remain about whether OPEC's deal with Russia to curb supplies will prevent a global supply glut in 2017. Saudi Arabia's state oil company slashed its prices for Asian customers to the lowest in four...

Gold prices remained depressed Tuesday, as traders moved to the sidelines ahead of next week's Federal Reserve decision. The Fed is expected to raise interest rates next Wednesday, but markets will also be looking for clues that further tightening is imminent. Fed speakers will be mum until the...

Gold futures were slightly lower Tuesday morning, holding near recent 10-month lows amid speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. Economists say the Fed may also signal subsequent ratae hikes early next year if Pres-elect Donald Trump gooses the economy with stimulus spending...

The rally in crude oil prices sputtered Tuesday morning amid lingering doubts about the impact of OPEC's plan to curb supplies. Analysts say non-OPEC producers like the US and Canada may pick up the slack if Saudi Arabia and Russia cut output. In fact, Russia and Saudi Arabia may flood the markets...

Crude oil futures were slightly higher Monday, holding strong recent gains amid hopes the global supply glut will soon dwindle. OPEC members along with Russia said they would cut production next year in hopes of stabilizing oil prices. Meanwhile, the controversial Dakota Pipeline project was denied...

Gold futures fell slightly Monday amid continued expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. Markets took political upheaval in Italy in stride today, leaving Fed officials with few reasons to delay tightening. Chicago Fed President told reporters today that the US is...

Gold futures fell Monday morning, as U.S. stocks were poised to withstand a significant political shakeup in Europe. In a move that threatens the euro, Italian voters rejected constitutional changes backed by their government. Still, the Dow was set to open near record highs, limiting gold's safe...

Crude oil futures edged above $52 a barrel Monday morning, fueled by OPEC's deal with Russia to cut supplies. Analysts say the move could end the global supply glut that has kept oil prices below $50 much of the past two years. Meanwhile, the controversial Dakota Pipeline project was denied federal...

Crude oil futures rose Friday, extending strong weekly gains after a relatively upbeat U.S. jobs report. Jan. WTI oil gains 62 cents, or 1.2%, to settle at $51.68/bbl. Prices surged 12% this week, mostly after OPEC's deal with Russia to curb supplies, a move intended to keep oil prices above...

Gold steadied after hitting 9-month lows Friday, as traders bet the recent sell-off was overdone. Feb. gold settled at $1,177.80/oz, up $8.40, or 0.7%. Gold was down 0.1% for the week. There was little reaction to a somewhat upbeat jobs report that may cement expectations for a Federal Reserve...

Crude oil futures edged lower Friday morning as the furious mid-week rally fizzled amid lingering doubts about OPEC's deal with Russia. Analysts say the agreement to curb supplies may take a long time to whittle away at a global supply glut that has weighed on oil prices. WTI light sweet crude...

Gold futures steadied Friday morning as U.S. unemployment dropped to 4.6%, the lowest since 2007. Employment in the U.S. increased by a little more than economists had been anticipating in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. Non-farm payroll...

Crude oil futures skyrocketed Thursday, after OPEC surprisingly announced a deal to curb supplies. Although the cartel had foreshadowed the agreement, traders were skeptical OPEC would go through with it. Russia joined the deal, the first of its kind between the Kremlin and OPEC in fifteen years. January...

Gold futures fell further Thursday, hitting new 9-month lows as traders sifted through a pile of US economic data. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates in December, barring a major disappointment in tomorrow's November jobs report. Employment is expected to increase by 170,000...

Crude oil futures continued to rise Thursday morning after OPEC reached a deal to curb supplies. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries late Wednesday agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels a day. The move will help alleviate a global supply glut unless the U.S. and other...

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