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Goldbars2-111814_17Dec14.jpg Gold futures snapped a five-day loss to end a tad higher on Wednesday, after having fallen sharply in the previous session amid renewed doubts to whether the Federal Reserve will signal tighter monetary policy later this afternoon. Nevertheless, the gains were very limited as the dollar strengthened...

Gold prices inched higher Wednesday morning after falling sharply in the previous session amid renewed doubts about whether the Federal Reserve will signal tighter monetary policy this afternoon. It once seemed a foregone conclusion that the Fed would remove its "considerable time" pledge from this...

Crude oil prices resumed their epic slide Wednesday morning, unable to sustain a brief rally due to weak projections for global demand during a supply glut. U.S. crude oil for January was down $1.41 at $54.54 a barrel in electronic dealing on the NYMEX. Crude has plunged to its lowest since 2009...

crudeoil-121514_16Dec14.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a four-day losing streak to end a tad higher on Tuesday, after fluctuating for much of the day as the dollar weakened against a basket of major currencies on some soft data from the U.S. and China, and ahead of the official weekly oil report from the Energy Information Administration. Fluctuating...

gold-112414_16Dec14.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a fifth straight session on Tuesday, tracking rising global equity markets with investors focused on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy outcome on Wednesday. Gold prices edged higher earlier in the morning, with weak global equity markets prompting traders to...

Gold prices are edging higher Tuesday morning, bouncing back after four successive days of losses, with weak global equity markets prompting traders to seek the safe haven of the yellow metal. Traders await the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting due tomorrow. Gold has pushed...

Crude oil prices are plunging sharply Tuesday morning, extending recent steep losses, amid mounting worries about oversupply and waning global demand. Meanwhile, traders are looking ahead to the weekly oil reports. While the American Petroleum Institute will come out with its oil status report for...

Crudeoil3-111914_15Dec14.jpg U.S. crude oil plummeted over 3 percent at close on Monday, as oversupply concerns and worries over global demand continued to weigh down oil. The OPEC is in no hurry to cut oil production even as oil prices continue their epic collapse, a top official from member nation United Arab Emirates said. The...

Gold-121514_15Dec14.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a fourth straight session on Friday, tracking sharply declining global equity markets with investors focused on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy due Wednesday. Markets expect the Fed to provide some clues regarding timing of interest rate hikes at the conclusion...

Opecministers-121514.jpg OPEC will be in no hurry to cut oil production if oil prices continue their epic collapse, a top official from member nation United Arab Emirates said over the weekend. The UAE stands with Saudi Arabia among OPEC nations seemingly unworried about an epic drop in prices that has left crude oil at its...

Gold prices are lower Monday morning, extending losses to a fourth straight session, as traders look ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy, due Wednesday. Markets expect the Fed to give some clues regarding timing of imminent interest rate hikes at the conclusion of its monetary policy...

Crude oil prices are higher Monday morning, steadying after last week's steep losses. A likely drop in crude oil output amid reports about clashes in major Libyan ports Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, and a strike by Nigerian oil workers lifted crude oil prices. Some bargain hunting after recent losses...

crudeoil-112414_12Dec14.jpg U.S. crude oil plummeted over 3.6 percent to end at a fresh 5-year low Friday, on falling demand and oversupply concerns after the International Energy Agency triggered yet another collapse as it slashed the demand growth forecast for 2015, even as the dollar weakened against some major currencies. Barely...

gold-112114_12Dec14.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a third straight session on Friday, on some upbeat economic data from the U.S. with the Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index rising more than expected in December. Nevertheless, the losses were limited as the dollar weakened against some...

Gold prices are lower Friday morning, moving further away from six-week highs, hurt by the dollar's strength against some major currencies. Gold futures for February delivery are down $2.60 or percent at $1,223.10 an ounce. On Thursday, gold futures ended down $3.80 or 0.3 percent at $1,225.60...