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Oil end higher as traders weigh uncertainty over next move for OPEC+

Oil futures gave up earlier losses to end higher on Tuesday, as traders weigh uncertainty over the next move for OPEC+ on production levels and a forecast for weekly decline in U.S. supplies. Mounting tensions between the ...

by William Watts
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Gold ends with a modest loss, holding ground above $1,800 an ounce

Gold futures edge down on Tuesday, but pare much of their earlier losses to settle above the psychologically important $1,800-an-ounce level.

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Why silver is trading at a nearly 4-year high

Silver futures on Monday mark their highest settlement in nearly four years, buoyed by a sharp climb in investment demand as the metal continues to play catch up to the gains in sister metal gold.

by Myra P. Saefong
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Oil prices end lower with OPEC+ seen preparing to ease production curbs

Oil futures end lower on Monday as major oil producing countries are said to consider easing production curbs as global crude demand rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract 40.62 0.33 0.82%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract 1810.20 -3.20 -0.18%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract 19.68 0.150 0.77%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract 1.76 0.012 0.69%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract 1.26 0.0174 1.39%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract 2.93 -0.0060 -0.20%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 328.25 2.25 0.69%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 530.00 3.25 0.62%

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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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Oil climbs, but U.S. benchmark ends lower for the week as IEA warns of coronavirus risk

Oil futures climb on Friday, but U.S. prices finish lower for the week as a report from the International Energy Agency cautioned that weaker demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic will linger, even if the worst of the ...

by Mark DeCambre
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Gold prices end lower, but tally a 5th straight weekly gain

Gold futures end lower on Friday, but hold ground above $1,800 an ounce to score a fifth weekly gain in a row as the spread of coronavirus continued to feed expectations for an economic slowdown, boosting the metal’s inves...

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Why lumber prices defied pandemic-related pressure to score a nearly 60% quarterly gain

Lumber prices made a big comeback in the second quarter, with a nearly 60% jump for the period more than making up for a loss in the first three months of the year, as 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home builders rebounded from the initial effects of th...

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Oil falls, with U.S. benchmark settling back under $40 as coronavirus concerns swirl

Oil futures fall on Thursday, with U.S. prices settling back below $40 a barrel, as commodity traders contended with rising cases of coronavirus in the U.S. and some other countries that may unsettle demand for crude.

by Mark DeCambre
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Gold futures pull back from a fresh 9-year peak, but hold above $1,800 an ounce

Gold futures end lower on Thursday, pulling back a day after scoring another settlement at the highest since September 2011, but the haven metal holds ground above $1,800 an ounce after data showed weekly U.S. jobless clai...

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Oil prices at 4-month high as rise in U.S. crude imports and a fall in gasoline supplies point to improving energy demand

Oil futures gain on Wednesday, lifting prices to their highest finish since March, with a rise in U.S. crude imports and weekly fall in gasoline supplies suggesting an improvement in energy demand, even as domestic crude ...

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Gold up for a 4th session to log another 9-year high as traders see few limits to central-bank stimulus

Gold prices climb for a fourth straight session on Wednesday to score another settlement at their highest since September 2011, supported by the prospect of a lengthy period of government and central bank stimulus to suppo...

by Mark DeCambre
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Oil slips as traders eye demand amid rise in coronavirus cases but U.S. supplies seen falling

Oil futures end with a modest loss on Tuesday, with the increase in coronavirus cases in parts of the world continuing to pressure prospects for energy demand. Expectations for a decline in U.S. crude inventories for a sec...

by Mark DeCambre
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Gold futures settle at nearly 9-year high

Gold futures end higher on Tuesday, with investors encouraged by a climb back above the $1,800-an-ounce mark to their highest settlement since September 2011.

by Mark DeCambre