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Oil inches higher after erasing rally scored after OPEC+ rate cuts

Oil futures tick up slightly Thursday, a day after erasing the rally scored earlier this month after OPEC+ announced an unexpected round of production cuts.

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Gold prices decline after a weaker-than-expected U.S. GDP reading

Gold futures trade lower Thursday after a reading on first-quarter U.S. GDP came in lower than expected, raising some concerns that a potential recession could hurt consumer demand for precious metals.

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Oil prices turn lower for the month on recession fears

Oil futures fall Wednesday to turn lower for the month, as recession worries continued to shadow the market.

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Gold prices fall back below $2,000, but ‘destined for record price highs’

Gold futures fall back below $2,000 an ounce Wednesday, sticking to a tight trading range.

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Oil prices end more than 2% lower after back-to-back gains

Oil futures end lower Tuesday, with prices down by more than 2%, with traders focused on the prospects for energy demand.

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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract $74.29 -0.01 -0.01%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract $1,993.90 -2.10 -0.11%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract $24.880 0.004 0.02%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract $2.509 0.392 18.52%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract $2.4860 -0.0265 -1.05%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract $3.8640 0.0025 0.06%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 585.75¢ -15.25 -2.54%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 631.75¢ -10.25 -1.60%

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Gold prices finish back above $2,000 an ounce

Gold futures give up early losses Tuesday to finish back above $2,000 an ounce after settling below that key mark for the past two trading sessions.

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Oil ends higher, takes back some ground lost in last week’s selloff

Oil futures finish higher on Monday, finding support from some signs of demand strength and tighter inventories after losses of more than 5% last week.

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Gold prices finish higher but hold below $2,000 an ounce

Gold futures settled with a gain on Monday after a rebound in the U.S. dollar and higher bond yields last week took the steam out of a 2023 rally, pulling prices below the key $2,000 mark for the first time this month.

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Gasoline prices may have already reached a summer-season peak

Gasoline prices at the pump marked a modest weekly decline on Sunday, their first in four weeks --- and may have already reached their summer season peak, according to GasBuddy.

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Here’s what the U.S. plan for EV sales means for critical metals such as copper and lithium

The U.S. government’s plan to have electric vehicles make up the majority of new vehicles sales in less than a decade will have ripple effects across markets for so-called “green” metals, those used to achieve cleaner ener...

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Oil ends higher, but posts a more than 5% weekly tumble on demand worries

Oil futures end higher on Friday, but post a weekly loss for the first time since mid-March as worries about the economic outlook stoke demand worries.

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Gold logs first finish this month under $2,000 as Fed officials back another rate hike

Gold prices drop back below $2,000 per ounce on Friday, settling at their lowest in three weeks, as senior Federal Reserve officials assess the likelihood of more interest-rate hikes to come.

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U.S. oil benchmark settles at nearly a 3-week low, below $80 on recession fears

Oil futures on Thursday extend a retreat that's seen the U.S. benchmark slip back below $80 a barrel.

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Oil prices crashed below zero 3 years ago, with the spotlight back on demand and volatility

Three years to the day, U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled at a negative price for the first time on record. The oil market is again struggling with signs of a slowdown in the global economy that ...

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Gold prices finish higher and hold onto tight range above $2,000 an ounce

Gold ends higher on Thursday, with prices holding onto a tight range above the key $2,000 mark.