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Crude oil futures were flat Tuesday morning ahead of U.S. inventories data. The American Petroleum Institute offers its industry survey this afternoon, while the Energy Deparment is out with official numbers tomorrow morning. Both agencies have reported significant increase in stockpiles over the...

Gold futures were steady Tuesday morning after losing ground in the previous session. Gold was up $2 at $1278 an ounce. Traders continue to weigh news that Fed Chair Janet Yellen will leave the central bank altogher when she is replaced at the top by Jerome Powell after January. On the economic...

Crude oil prices fell Monday as a stronger dollar hurt most commodities. The greenback rallied on political turmoil in Germany and upbeat U.S. economic news. Oil has come under pressure of late due to speculation that global supplies will continue to outpace demand. OPEC meets next week to determine...

Gold futures tumbled Monday as stocks rebounded to dent the precious metal's safe haven appeal. Traders expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December, further diminishing gold's shine. Gold was down $20.10 at $1276.40 an ounce, a decline of 1.5%. Silver plunged 48 cents, or...

Crude oil futures fell Monday as the dollar rallied on political turmoil in Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel's fragile leadership position is risked by her inability to form a coaltion over the weekend. Meanwhile, officials reportedly think the horrible Keystone pipeline spill could take months...

Gold futures were slightly lower Monday morning, giving back early gains despite lingering geopolitical tensions and uncertainties in Germany. Gold was down $4 at $1292 an ounce, having risen sharply in the previous session. German government coaltion talks broke down over the weekend, putting...

Crude oil futures rose Friday morning as the U.S. dollar weakened on political upheaval related to the Trump Administration. Reports say investigators are linking Trump's successful to Russia, a potential hurdle to the president's pro-growth economic agenda that includes major tax reforms. WTI...

Gold futures continued to crawl higher Friday morning ahead of economic data related to U.S. housing and manufacturing. Gold was up $5 at $1283 an ounce, moving back toward multi-month highs seen earlier in November. Housing Starts for October will be issued at 8.30 am ET. The economists are looking...

Crude oil futures continued to fall Thursday amid a flurry of U.S. economic data. Dec. WTI oil declined by 19 cents, or 0.3%, to settle at $55.14/bbl, sliding further from recent 2-year highs near $58. A large build in U.S. oil inventories has weighed on prices. Homebuilder confidence in the...

Gold futures were little changed Thursday as traders weighed positive U.S. economic data. Dec. gold was up 50 cents to settle at $1,278.20/oz. Gold has slipped since yesterday morning when U.S. inflation cemented expectations for an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. Homebuilder confidence...

Crude oil futures were slightly lower Thursday, having lost ground this week amid expectations that global supplies will outpace demand. The Energy Information Administration said that U.S. shale output will continue to surge in the coming years. More recently, U.S. oil stockpiles rose sharply...

Gold futures were steady Thursday morning as stocks looked to snap out of a recent funk. The DJIA futures edged up 60 points after yesterday's 138 point decline, limiting gold's safe haven appeal. Gold was also dented by renewed expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December....

Crude oil futures fell Wednesday, but steadied after government data showed a more modest build in U.S. oil stockpiles. The Energy Information Administration said domestic inventories rose by about 1 million barrels. While significant, the increase was far short of yesterday's industry survey. On...

Gold futures edged lower Wednesday as U.S. inflation data cemented expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Gold was down $5.30 at $1277.50/oz, easing from multi-week highs seen early in the session. The Labor Department said its consumer price index inched up by...

Crude oil futures were lower for a second session Wednesday as traders assessed a pair of crucial U.S. economic reports. Consumer price inflation minus food and energy rose slightly in October while retail sales were a bit higher, according to government data. Meanwhile, the American Petroleum...

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