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Oil-042512_28Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower on Monday, after some disappointing pending home sales data from the U.S. and waning demand from Europe and Asia, even as investors await the Federal Reserve's monetary policy details later in the week. Weak demand for crude oil in Europe and Asia, coupled with excess supply...

gold01_05Apr12_28Jul14.jpg Gold futures ended flat on Monday, as investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy later this week, while continuing to monitor the escalating violence in Libya, and the uncertainties in Gaza and Ukraine. Investors await the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement later in the...

Gold prices are slightly higher Monday morning as investors gear up the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement later in the week. With traders on edge waiting for the latest clues on when the Fed might raise interest rates, slight weakness in global equity markets due to geopolitical concerns...

Oil2-041912_25Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended a tad higher on Friday, after some upbeat data with some better than expected orders for durable goods from the U.S., with investors continued focus on the developments in the Middle East and Ukraine. Investors continued to monitor the developments in Ukraine and the Middle East,...

Goldbar-041213_25Jul14.jpg Gold futures snapped a three-day loss to end higher on Friday, tracking some largely declining global equity markets with investors seeking the precious metal's safe haven appeal, even as the situation in Ukraine continued to escalate. Although weak global equity markets and short-covering after...

Gold prices are modestly higher Friday morning, bouncing back after three days of losses. Weak global equity markets and short-covering after three days of decline appear to be lifting the yellow metal. However, Thursday's upbeat U.S. jobs data is limiting gold's upside. Gold futures for August...

Crude oil prices are little changed Friday morning ahead of data on U.S. durable goods orders. Meanwhile, traders continue to monitor the developments in Ukraine and the Middle East. Nine people were killed and several wounded as Libyan government forces and militants were engaged in intense clashes....

Oil-041812_24Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended sharply lower Thursday with prices pushing the $102 mark, on some soft new homes sales and manufacturing activity data from the U.S., largely offsetting an upbeat reading on first-time claims for unemployment benefits. New home sales in the U.S. plunged over 8 percent in June,...

Goldbars2-022513_24Jul14.jpg Gold futures slipped for a third straight session to end sharply lower on Thursday, after some strong earnings results and upbeat first-time claims for unemployment benefits data from U.S. prompted investors to opt for riskier assets. Initial jobless claims in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped to their...

Gold prices are drifting lower Thursday morning with strong global equity markets taking some sheen off the yellow metal. Meanwhile, investors are looking ahead to some crucial U.S. economic data including a report on jobless claims and the results of a survey on manufacturing activity. Gold futures...

Crude oil prices are slightly lower Thursday morning, as traders await some crucial U.S. economic data including a report on weekly jobless claims. Despite a better than expected reading on Chinese factory activity in July and an improvement in eurozone private sector activity, crude oil futures are...

Goldbars022513_23Jul14.jpg Gold futures slipped for a second straight session to end slightly lower on Wednesday, with investors opting for riskier assets tracking rising global equity markets. Nonetheless, the losses were limited due mainly to the escalating tensions in Gaza where fighting between Israel and Hamas rages on unabated....

Oil3-041912_23Jul14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher Wednesday, after an official weekly report from the Energy Information Administration showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have dropped more than expected last week. Meanwhile, reports from Ukraine say pro-Russian rebels have shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets, close...

Gold prices are little changed Wednesday morning, with traders continuing to look for riskier assets thanks to strong equity markets. While persisting worries about the situation in Gaza and Ukraine support the yellow metal, optimism about strong corporate earnings appears to be limiting its upside. Gold...

Crude oil prices are slightly higher Wednesday morning ahead of the latest official U.S. weekly oil inventory data. The U.S. Energy Information Administration will release its weekly oil report at 10:30 am ET. A report released by the American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday evening showed U.S. crude...