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Oil-041812_31Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a third straight session on Tuesday, as investors await the outcome of Iran's talks with the West on its nuclear program, which is expected late in the day. Oil was also under pressure ahead of the weekly official supply data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration,...

Goldbars022513_31Mar15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a third straight session Tuesday, as the dollar continued to strengthen against a basket of major currencies even as global equity markets declined. For the month, gold futures shed about 2.5 percent. Investors anticipate an agreement between Iran and the West regarding...

Gold prices were flat Tuesday morning, holding monthly losses as the dollar continued to rebound versus the euro. The resumption of the dollar's uptrend has put pressure on most commodities, including precious metals. U.S. gold for May was little change at $1185 on the New York Mercantile Exchange,...

Crude oil prices were lower Tuesday morning, pressured by signs that Iran is about to reach a deal with the West that would lift sanctions on its oil Reports say Russia's foreign minister is en route to Switzerland to re-join talks between Iran and the West over Tehran's nuclear program. If an...

Crudeoil3-111914_30Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil rallied towards the close but still ended lower for a second straight session on Monday, amid renewed expectations of a nuclear deal with Iran which could see easing of sanctions against Tehran. Sanctions against Iranian oil may be lifted if Tehran reaches an agreement with the West...

Gold-121514_30Mar15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a second straight session Monday, as the dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies and global equity markets climbed as investors opted for the riskier assets after some dovish comments from Fed Chief Janet Yellen. Gold rallied last week, but comments from...

Gold prices fell Monday morning as the dollar consolidated gains against the euro, weighing on commodities in general. Gold rallied last week, but comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen late Friday may have set the precious metal up for weakness heading into April. An interest rate hike...

Crude oil prices were lower Monday morning, falling further below $50 a barrel on renewed hopes of a nuclear deal with Iran. Sanctions against Iranian oil may be lifted if Tehran can reach an agreement with the West on long-anticipated inspections. The deadline for such a deal is supposedly Tuesday. Tensions...

Crudeoil-112114_27Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil snapped a five-day gain to end sharply lower Friday, on speculation that concerns over the Yemen military operations may be overdone. Crude oil prices surged during the week amid concerns of disruption in oil shipment from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemen. Nevertheless,...

Gold-051612_27Mar15.jpg Gold futures snapped a seven-day winning streak to end lower on Friday, as investors opted for the riskier equity assets after some mixed economic data from the U.S., and notwithstanding a fluctuating dollar. Nonetheless, gold futures for the week gained about 1 percent. The precious metal continued...

Gold prices eased Friday morning after strong gains earlier in the week, as the dollar sprang back to life against the euro. Gold rallied earlier in the week as Comments from Federal Reserve officials indicated that U.S. interest rates will remain at zero at least until September. This morning...

Crude oil prices turned a bit lower Friday morning, trimming this week's gains even as tensions in the Middle East continued to rise. Saudi Arabia and Iran are seen fighting a proxy battle for control of Yemen, where fighting has raged between rebels and government forces. An escalation of the...

Oil-051612_26Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil soared to ended higher for a fifth straight session on Thursday, amid increased concerns of supply disruption from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemeni rebels. The increased tensions in Yemen has pushed oil prices higher despite an official weekly oil report...

Gold-012315_26Mar15.jpg Gold futures moved up a seventh straight session to end at more than three-week high on Thursday, tracking declining global equity markets with investors seeking the safe haven while staying off the riskier assets, due mainly to increased tensions in the Middle East. Gold prices pushed higher through...

Gold prices continued to rise Thursday morning on increased risk aversion and a stable euro. Conflict in the Middle East, weaker stocks and signs that the dollar has topped out at 12-year highs have boosted gold's appeal this week. U.S. gold for May was up $10 at $1210 an ounce, rising further...

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