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Oil prices drop over 5% on rise in coronavirus cases and a third straight weekly climb in U.S. supplies

Oil prices lost more than 5% on Wednesday as evidence of rising coronavirus cases in many countries raise questions about efforts to restart economies and U.S. government data reveal a third straight weekly climb in domest...

by Mark DeCambre
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Gold marks first loss in 4 sessions as prices pull back from highest finish in nearly 8 years

Gold futures finish lower Wednesday, pulling back a day after their highest finish 2012, pressured as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but a retreat in equities amid reports of rising coronavirus cases in many U.S. states hel...

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Oil futures end lower as U.S.-China trade tensions, rise in COVID-19 cases feed demand uncertainty

Oil prices give up earlier gains to finish lower Tuesday, with conflicting U.S. government statements on the status of U.S.-China trade deal and a rise in COVID-19 cases feeding uncertainty over the outlook for energy dema...

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Gold prices climb to highest finish since 2012 on softer dollar, trade jitters

Gold futures climb to their highest settlement in more than seven years Tuesday as low interest rates, U.S.-China trade tensions, and a weakening U.S. dollar provide a runway higher for bullion.

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Oil ends higher as long-term demand outlook improves, but rise in global coronavirus cases limits gains

Oil prices ended higher on Monday, marking the expiration of the July contract for U.S. benchmark crude futures, as an improvement in the longer-term outlook prompted one major investment bank to raise its price targets fo...

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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract 38.41 0.40 1.05%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract 1774.10 -1.00 -0.06%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract 17.63 -0.040 -0.23%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract 1.66 -0.006 -0.36%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract 1.20 -0.0022 -0.18%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract 2.65 -0.0050 -0.19%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 323.50 -0.75 -0.23%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 484.00 -1.75 -0.36%

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Gold futures climb to highest finish since mid-April as cases of COVID-19 rise

Gold futures climb on Monday to their highest finish in nearly 10 weeks, as investors closely watch infections across the world pick up, with South Korea declaring a second wave of the deadly pandemic and the World Health ...

by Mark DeCambre
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Why gasoline is set to lead a bumpy rebound in transportation fuels

Demand and prices for transportation fuels took a hit when it became apparent that Covid-19 would slow down travel, but gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel are set to establish their own paths toward recovery.

by Myra P. Saefong
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Goldman raises 12-month gold forecast by 11% to $2,000 an ounce

Gold prices are likely to reach $2,000 an ounce in 12 months on the back of low real interest rates and concerns over currency debasement, even as developed markets emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns, lifting risk-on sentiment...

by Myra P. Saefong
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Oil tallies a nearly 10% weekly gain as OPEC+ tightens reins on output cuts, global demand outlook improves

Oil futures settled higher Friday for the day, with U.S. prices up nearly 10% for the week as OPEC members and allies tightened the reins on output cuts and some signs of improvement in the outlook for the global economy b...

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Gold ends higher to tally a second straight weekly gain

Gold futures end higher on Friday, building a gain for a second week in a row, with haven demand for the precious metal getting a boost as investors grow wary of the rise in COVID-19 cases in China and the U.S., even as st...

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Oil prices finish higher as OPEC+ looks to make up for missed output-cut targets

Crude-oil prices finish higher on Thursday after major producers at an OPEC-led meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee, or JMMC, stressed the importance of full compliance with pledged production cuts and ma...

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Gold prices end lower, building a week-to-date loss

Gold futures decline on Thursday, contributing to a loss in prices on the week to date.

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Oil prices finish lower as U.S. crude supplies edge higher, but product stocks decline

Oil futures end lower on Wednesday, but off the day’s lows as the U.S. government reported that domestic crude supplies edged higher in the latest week, while oil stockpiles at the nation’s storage hub and inventories of g...

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Gold ends with a loss as the U.S. dollar strengthens, global stocks rise

Gold prices retreat on Wednesday to post a modest loss as the dollar strengthens and stocks across the globe mostly advanced, suggesting some waning appetite for bullion.

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Oil prices gain more than 3% as IEA report points to record rise in crude appetite next year

Oil futures finish more than 3% higher on Tuesday as a monthly report from the International Energy Agency forecast a record rise in demand for crude and its byproducts next year, but only after first dropping significantl...

by Mark DeCambre