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Oil3-041912_31Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower on Friday, after the dollar continued to strengthen on some upbeat data from the U.S. and the Bank of Japan's decision to extend its monetary stimulus, drove up demand for the greenback. A strong dollar makes it less attractive for buyers of dollar-priced commodities such...

Goldbars022513_31Oct14.jpg Gold futures slipped to end at a more than four-year low on Friday, as the dollar continued to strengthen on some upbeat data from the U.S. and the Bank of Japan's decision to extend its monetary stimulus. The dollar also got a boost after some upbeat U.S. GDP data yesterday, amid signs the Federal...

Gold prices slid to a four-year low Friday morning, as the resurgent dollar was boosted by upbeat U.S. GDP and signs the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates early next year. Also, the Bank of Japan's surprise decision to extend monetary stimulus has prompted traders to seek riskier assets. Gold...

Crude oil prices are lower Friday morning, extending the previous session's steep decline. Crude oil futures for December delivery are down $0.54 or 0.78 percent at $80.50 a barrel, after declining to $80.32, the lowest level this week. A move below $79.10 would take crude to a new 2-year low. On...

Oilrig2-022513_30Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended sharply lower on Thursday, as the dollar strengthened after some upbeat data showed gross domestic product in the U.S. to have risen more than expected, even as official data showed oil production to have risen to nearly 9 million barrels a day -- the most in over three decades....

Goldbar-041213_30Oct14.jpg Gold futures slipped to end at a near four-week low Thursday, on some upbeat data from the U.S. that showed the gross domestic product to have increased more than expected in the third quarter. The precious metal was also impacted by the Federal Reserve's move to end its asset buying program that also...

Gold prices slipped to a three-week low Thursday morning, as the Federal Reserve ended its asset buying program and signaled a possible interest rate hike ahead of market forecasts. Gold futures for December delivery are down $20.30 or 1.66 percent at $1,204.60 an ounce, after declining to $1,201.60,...

Crude oil prices tumbled Thursday morning, after official data showed oil production to have risen to nearly 9 million barrels a day, the most in over three decades. U.S. crude stockpiles increased by less than expected 2.1 million barrels last week, according to data from the Energy Department. Still,...

Oil-041812_29Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil surrendered gains but still closed higher on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve ended its quantitative easing program while appearing upbeat on the economy, a cue that interest rates may be hiked sooner than markets anticipate. Meanwhile, oil prices were also supported by a report...

Gold-051612_29Oct14.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, ahead of the outcome from the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meet due later today, with investors expecting the Fed may not hike rates any time soon. While the dollar's weakness against major currencies supported gold, a positive trend in global equity...

Gold prices are slightly lower Wednesday morning, ahead of the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting. While the dollar's weakness against major currencies is supporting gold, a positive trend in global equity markets is weighing on it. It is widely expected that the Fed...

Oil-051612_28Oct14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher on Tuesday, tracking rising global equity markets with the dollar trending lower against some major currencies. Investors also look ahead to the official inventories data due Wednesday, while awaiting the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. The U.S. Energy Information...

gold01_05Apr12_28Oct14.jpg Gold futures ended a tad higher on Tuesday, with the dollar weakening against some major currencies and ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision later this week. Investors expect the Fed may not hike rates any time soon. For the second day in a row, speculation that the low interest...

Gold prices are slightly lower Tuesday morning, with traders looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy. For the second day in a row, speculation that the low interest regime in the U.S. will have an extended run and a recovery in European markets are dragging down gold prices. Gold...

Crude oil prices are higher Tuesday morning, as traders look ahead to weekly U.S. inventory reports and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. The American Petroleum Institute will release its weekly oil status report later today. The U.S. Energy Information Administration is scheduled to...