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Gold tallies first gain in 3 sessions as coronavirus infections extend rise

Gold tallies its first gain in three sessions on Monday, with analysts tying support to a global rise in the number of COVID-19 cases.

by William Watts
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Why gold has become a ‘weapon of choice’ for investors

Gold prices have climbed to their highest levels in nearly nine years, with the precious metal seen as a ‘weapon of choice’ for investors dealing with pandemic-related uncertainty in the stock market, clearing the path to ...

by Myra P. Saefong
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Why ‘safe haven’ gold and the stock market are now moving the same direction

Gold is traditionally thought of as a haven asset — a safe port in a storm. But that hasn’t stopped it from rising to a near nine-year high, and within striking distance of its record, even as equities and other assets tra...

by William Watts

IEA slightly improves oil demand forecast for 2020, but says much hinges on Covid-19

The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday predicted slightly improved global oil demand for 2020, but said much hinges on the progression of the pandemic. "The recent increase in Covid-19 cases and the introduction o...

by Barbara Kollmeyer
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This commodity escaped first half of 2020 drop in the energy sector

A benchmark commodities index lost about 20% in the first half of 2020, with the energy sector leading the decline as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged demand for petroleum. Uranium, though, stands out as a resilient perfor...

by Myra P. Saefong