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Gold prices are flat Wednesday morning, with the dollar's slight decline and weak European markets helping bullion level off after recent losses. Gold futures for December delivery are up $1.30 or 0.1 percent at $1,286.50 an ounce. On Tuesday, gold futures ended up $6.30 or 0.5 percent at $1,285.20...

Crude oil prices are higher Wednesday morning, extending previous session's gains, ahead of official inventory data. The U.S. Energy Information Administration will release the petroleum status report for the week ended August 22 at 10:30 am ET. According to a report released by the American Petroleum...

Oil-051612_26Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a two-day loss to end higher on Tuesday, ahead of the official weekly crude oil report on concerns over the escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine. Some strong data out the U.S. also contributed to crude oil's uptick, although worries of global supply outweighing...

Goldbars022513_26Aug14.jpg Gold futures ended higher on Tuesday, notwithstanding rising global equity markets amid some upbeat durable goods and consumer confidence data from the U.S., even as the dollar trended higher against a select basket of major currencies. In some upbeat economic news, orders for U.S. durable goods surged...

Gold prices are moving up Tuesday morning, amid slightly subdued global equity markets. Geopolitical worries due to the ongoing unrest in Ukraine and Libya are also contributing to the bullion's rise. Besides looking ahead to some crucial economic data out of the U.S., traders are awaiting the...

Crude oil prices are higher Tuesday morning, ahead of weekly inventories data and a slew of U.S. economic reports. The American Petroleum Institute will come out with its oil report later today. The U.S. Energy Information Administration will release its weekly crude inventory data on Wednesday....

Oil3-041912_25Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a second straight session Monday, on demand growth concerns despite geopolitical tensions escalating in the Middle East and Ukraine. Some weak data out the U.S. and Europe also contributed to crude oil's slide, adding to worries over global supply outweighing demand. Investors...

Gold-051612_25Aug14.jpg Gold futures ended a tad lower on Monday, tracking rising global equity markets amid uncertainty over rate hikes after Fed Chair Janet Yellen provided little clarity as to when a rate hike would happen in her address at the Jackson Hole Symposium last week. Appetite for the precious metal waned after...

Gold prices are little changed Monday morning with after a rally in European equity markets demonstrated appetite for riskier assets. Gold futures for December are down $0.40 or 0.03 percent at $1,279.80 an ounce, still hovering around a 9-week low, on a strong dollar and amid speculation the U.S....

Crude oil prices are slightly higher Monday morning, as traders continue to weigh demand prospects amid recent weak economic data out of China. Traders are closely watching the situation in Ukraine. Russian has stated that it will send another convoy with humanitarian aid into Ukraine this week. Meanwhile,...

Oil-042512_22Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower Friday on demand growth concerns, despite some recent upbeat economic data out of the U.S. and a bigger than expected decline in U.S. crude oil stockpiles last week. Renewed concerns of a slowdown in China and the resumption of oil shipments from Libya weighed on crude oil,...

Goldbar-041213_22Aug14.jpg Gold futures snapped a five-day losing streak to end higher on Friday, after Fed Chair Janet Yellen's address to fellow central bankers showed little clarity as to when a rate hike could be expected. With little or no significant economic release for the day, gold prices benefited from some bargain...

Gold prices are edging higher, rebounding after five successive days of losses, ahead of speeches from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and ECB President Mario Draghi, due later this morning. Some bargain hunting after recent losses and slightly weak European markets are contributing to the...

Crude oil futures are lower Friday morning, as traders look ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium. Despite recent upbeat economic data out of the U.S., and a bigger than expected decline in U.S. crude oil stockpiles last week, concerns over a slowdown...

Oil2-041912_21Aug14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher on Thursday, supported by a slew of positive economic data from the U.S. and on the bullish supply data yesterday. Economic data out of the U.S. showed initial claims for unemployment benefits declined more than expected with existing home sales also rising beyond expectations. Nevertheless,...