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Oil prices decline, but post a 4th straight weekly gain

Oil prices decline on Friday as crude production in the Gulf of Mexico makes a slow comeback from Hurricane Ida, but both the U.S. and global benchmarks score solid weekly gains for a fourth week in a row.

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Gold futures fall a third straight session to lose over 2% for the week

Gold futures end lower on Friday, with prices tallying a third consecutive session loss and a second weekly decline in a row, as the U.S. dollar strengthened ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting next week.

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U.S. oil futures end flat; Brent oil prices eke out a fresh 7-week high

Oil futures shake off early losses Thursday, with U.S. prices settling unchanged for the session and the global crude benchmark eking out a fresh finish at its highest in about seven weeks.

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Gold posts sharpest daily drop in nearly six weeks as dollar, Treasury yields edge up

Gold futures suffer back-to-back losses on Thursday and the sharpest daily decline in bullion in almost six weeks as the U.S. dollar and yields for government debt popped higher.

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What’s next for natural gas with prices at their highest in over 7 years

Natural-gas prices reach their highest levels in more than seven years thanks to a slow recovery in Gulf of Mexico production after an August hurricane, and strong U.S. exports and tight supplies.

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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract 71.96 -0.65 -0.90%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract 1753.90 -2.80 -0.16%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract 22.36 -0.434 -1.90%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract 5.05 -0.281 -5.27%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract 2.18 -0.0054 -0.25%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract 4.24 -0.0415 -0.97%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 527.75 0.50 0.09%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 707.25 -1.50 -0.21%

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Oil prices end at highest since July as U.S. crude supplies fall a 6th-straight week

Oil futures climb on Wednesday to their highest settlement since late July, after U.S. government data show a more than six million-barrel weekly drop in domestic crude supplies --- marking a sixth-consecutive weekly decli...

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Gold prices end lower after back-to-back session gains

Gold futures post their first loss in three sessions on Wednesday, as prices retreat from the highest settlement in nearly two weeks.

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Why some benchmark aluminum prices have soared to a record

Aluminum prices have more than doubled in the U.S. Midwest this year to their highest on record, and climbed to a 13-year high on the London Metal Exchange. That follows disruptions to global supplies of the metal brought ...

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Oil settles little changed, holding at a 6-week high as output concerns tied to Nicholas fade

Oil futures settle little changed on Tuesday, holding ground at their highest level in about six weeks, as crude and natural-gas production concerns tied to Nicholas, which made landfall on the Texas coast as a hurricane, ...

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Palladium prices drop to their lowest finish in more than a year

Palladium suffers a sixth decline in a row on Tuesday, with prices trading under $2,000 an ounce and posting their lowest finish in over 14 months as global computer chip shortages hurt demand for the metal in car manufact...

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Gold settles back above $1,800 as dollar weakens after U.S. inflation report

Gold futures end higher Tuesday, finding support as the U.S. dollar weakened after a report showing the cost of living in the U.S. rose in August at the slowest pace in seven months.

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U.S. oil benchmark tops $70 a barrel, natural-gas futures jump nearly 6% as U.S. production worries linger

Oil futures climb Monday, with U.S. benchmark prices settling above $70 a barrel at their highest in nearly six weeks, and natural-gas futures rallies by almost 6%, supported by concerns about a slow recovery in Gulf of Me...

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Gold ends higher, but strength in the dollar keeps prices below $1,800 an ounce

Gold futures end higher Monday, but fail to reclaim the $1,800-an-ounce threshold as the dollar gains ground.

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Corn futures posts first gain in 5 sessions, wheat prices fall after USDA report

Corn futures end higher Friday, finding support a day after settling at the lowest since January, as USDA lifted its U.S. production forecast, but also raised demand expectations for the commodity.

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Oil prices settle higher to post a gain for the week

Oil futures settle higher Friday to tally a gain for the week as investors assess China's decision to release crude from its strategic reserve and continue to monitor the slow return of production in the Gulf of Mexico fol...