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Oil prices finish higher to score a 4th-straight monthly gain

Oil futures settle higher Friday, with U.S. and global benchmark prices up a fourth month in a row.

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Gold prices decline, but tally a rise for the month

Gold futures finish lower on Friday, capping a strong week and month for bullion that recently saw prices touch a six-week high.

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Copper’s run to record highs may not be over yet

Copper has had an impressive run so far this year and after a recent pullback from its record highs, tight supplies and rising demand for the industrial metal suggest prices may climb even higher.

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Oil prices extend rise to highest finish in over 2 weeks

Oil futures rise Thursday to mark another settlement at the highest in over two weeks, a day after the U.S. government revealed a weekly drawdown in domestic crude, gasoline and distillate inventories.

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Gold rallies to a more than 6-week high after Fed policy update and weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data

Gold futures rally on Thursday, buoyed by weaker-than-expected economic data, even though the Federal Reserve indicated Wednesday that the central bank may taper its bond-buying programs in coming months and demand for gol...

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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract 73.81 0.19 0.26%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract 1816.90 -14.30 -0.78%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract 25.55 -0.232 -0.90%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract 3.91 -0.146 -3.60%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract 2.33 0.0027 0.12%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract 4.48 -0.0430 -0.95%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 544.50 -12.00 -2.16%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 703.50 -1.75 -0.25%

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Where gold stands a year after hitting a record-high price

Nearly a year since gold marked its highest price on record, the precious metal has little to show for it. Here's what's led to the metal's price retreat in 2021 and what it'll take to bring prices up to fresh all-time hig...

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Global gold investment down 60% in first half of 2021, report finds

Global gold demand declined in the first half of the year from the same period in 2020, as investment in the precious metal dropped by 60%, according to a report from the World Gold Council released Thursday.

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Oil prices settle at 2-week high as U.S. crude supplies fall and gasoline demand stays strong

Oil futures post their highest finish in two weeks on Wednesday, buoyed by a weekly decline U.S. crude inventories and ongoing strength in implied demand for gasoline. However, concerns that renewed restrictions tied to th...

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Gold prices end slightly lower, extends decline after Fed policy statement

Gold futures end slightly lower on Wednesday, then extend that decline into the post settlement session after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy has made progress toward its standards for tapering its bond-buying pr...

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Oil prices end lower on demand risks tied to spread of coronavirus delta variant

Oil futures settle lower Tuesday as traders weigh worries over the delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and its impact on the economy, and energy demand.

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Gold prices notch a slight gain, but end below $1,800 for a second session

Gold futures log a slight gain on Tuesday, but end below $1,800 an ounce for a second-straight session.

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U.S. oil futures suffer first loss in 5 sessions as demand worries prevail

U.S. benchmark oil futures suffer their first loss in five sessions on Monday, but global benchmark crude prices end with a gain, as traders weigh prospects for demand amid the spread of the delta variant of the coronaviru...

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Gold ends below $1,800, lowest in almost 3 weeks

Gold futures on Monday fall below the key $1,800 mark to finish at the lowest price in nearly three weeks, as investors prepare for this week's meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers.

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Oil prices move up to end the volatile week with a modest gain

Oil futures move up on Friday, with gains for a fourth-straight session allowing prices to rebound from the lowest settlements since May after a sharp drop on Monday.

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Gold prices end lower to log first weekly loss in 5 weeks

Gold futures end lower on Friday to post their first weekly loss in five weeks as Treasury yields bounced and the U.S. dollar edged higher.