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crudeoil-111314_03Sep15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher for a second straight session on Thursday, tracking the continued uptick in global stock markets despite the dollar strengthening, and notwithstanding the more than expected increase in the weekly crude stockpiles report from the Energy Information Administration. Crude...

Goldbars022513_03Sep15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a second straight session Thursday, as the continued uptick in global stock markets lured investors to the riskier assets, limiting the safe haven appeal of the precious metal with little support from a strengthening U.S. dollar. Gold prices also reacted to some upbeat...

Gold prices were lower Thursday morning, as upbeat U.S. data may tempt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates despite headwinds from China. There was little reaction as the European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged, with U.S. gold for December down $7 at $1127 an ounce. The Labor...

Crude oil prices were flat Thursday morning, after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged. Futures rose yesterday even data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have increased 4.7 million barrels in the week ended August 28. Analysts...

Oil2-041912_02Sep15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher on Wednesday, despite official data from the Energy Information Administration that showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have increased more than expected last week. Early Wednesday, data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles in the U.S....

gold01_05Apr12_02Sep15.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, with investors turning to the riskier equity assets after global stock markets rebounded as the dollar trended higher on some upbeat economic data from the U.S. Concerns over China and a possibly ill-timed U.S. interest rate hike in the offing have been making...

Gold prices were flat Wednesday as U.S. stocks looked to stabilized after Tuesday's brutal sell-off. Concerns about China and a possibly ill-timed U.S. interest rate hike have put most markets in a jittery mood for the past month. Gold rallied in August thanks in part to its safe haven appeal. Futures...

Crude oil prices were down sharply for a second day Wednesday, trimming huge gains from the previous few sessions amid speculation that OPEC will maintain production. Reports suggest that Saudi Arabia is digging in its heels, refusing to cut output despite pleas from other OPEC members like Venezuela,...

Oil3-041912_01Sep15.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end sharply lower on Tuesday, surrendering most of the massive gains made yesterday on concerns over demand growth outlook, after some disappointing economic data from China. Crude oil prices turned lower after a stunning rally over the previous few sessions. Talk of discord...

Goldbars2-022513_01Sep15.jpg Gold futures rebounded to end higher on Tuesday, with investors seeking the safe haven appeal of the metal after some some disappointing economic data from the China and the U.S. The sharp sell-off in global equity markets, also prompted investors to turn to the precious metal. Global equity markets...

Gold prices nudged higher Tuesday morning amid risk aversion as global stocks looked set to start September with further declines. Weak Chinese factory data and concerns about a possible interest rate hike in the U.S. have rattled investors. U.S. gold for December was up 10 dollars at $1142 an...

Crude oil prices turned lower Tuesday after a stunning rally over the previous few sessions. Talk of discord between OPEC nations has prompted oil's big upmove. The Wall Street Jouraal reports that Venezuela is impatient with cheap oil and wants to call an emergency meeting, hoping to get its OPEC...

Oil-041812_31Aug15.jpg U.S. crude oil surged to end a near 9 percent high on Monday, after official data showed domestic output in the U.S. to have declined significantly, even as reports indicate concerns of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries over the steep fall in prices. Oil prices found support after...

Gold-051612_31Aug15.jpg Gold futures ended lower on Monday, on investor concerns over the outlook for U.S. interest rates, although the loss was limited with the dollar weakening against a basket of some major currencies. However, gold prices gained about 3.4 percent for the month. Investors also weighed some hawkish...

Gold prices were flat Monday morning as traders remained unsure about the outlook for U.S. interest rates. The U.S. jobs report for August due at the end of the week will help determine whether the Federal Reserve hikes rates this year. Gold for December was down 5 dollars at $1129 an ounce. MNI...

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