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U.S. oil prices hover at $11 as steep selloff continues

U.S. oil prices tumbled anew on Tuesday, on the heels of the second-lowest settlement on record for the June contract as a glut of supply and lack of storage continued to dog the market.

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U.S. oil price drops nearly 25% to finish below $13 a barrel

U.S. oil futures post a loss of almost 25% on Monday as reignited concerns about a scarcity of places to put an overflow of crude sent the June contract to its second-lowest settlement on record.

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Gold prices end lower as easing coronavirus lockdowns spark optimism

Gold prices end lower Monday, with a cautiously optimistic tone for stocks denting haven-related demand for the yellow metal.

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Oil futures mark a third straight gain, but post a record 32% weekly drop

Oil futures on Friday end higher for a third straight session, but U.S. prices post a record weekly loss of more than 32%, as commodity investors attempt to take stock of a historic collapse in prices that cast a global sp...

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Gold ends lower, but tallies a gain of more than 2% for the week

Gold futures end lower on Friday, but tally a gain for the week—their fourth weekly advance in five.

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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract 11.25 -1.53 -11.97%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract 1724.40 0.60 0.03%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract 15.19 -0.025 -0.16%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract 1.91 -0.007 -0.37%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract 0.70 0.0179 2.61%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract 2.35 -0.0010 -0.04%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 315.50 2.25 0.72%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 527.00 2.25 0.43%

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Coronavirus pandemic knocks palladium and rhodium off the rally track

Record prices for palladium and rhodium have come to a screeching halt. The coronavirus pandemic slammed demand for the two rare metals, which are both used for car parts, thanks to plunging vehicle sales.

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U.S. oil prices surge by nearly 20% as traders point to escalating Middle East tensions

Oil futures on Thursday end sharply higher, with the threat of conflict between the U.S. and Iran lifting U.S. benchmark prices by almost 20%.

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Sinking oil demand, drop in prices put U.S. fracking activity on track for a record monthly decline: report

Signs of a further drop in U.S. crude-oil production are everywhere, from a slowdown in fracking activity and sharp weekly declines in the active oil-rig count, to expectations of a May decline for all seven major shale-oi...

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Gold prices post a second day of gains

Gold futures finish higher Thursday, with tightening supplies for the commodity, worries about the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and rising tensions in the Middle East lifting bullion prices for a second sessio...

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Oil prices rebound from 21-year low; gasoline futures rally on smaller U.S. stock climb

Oil ends sharply higher on Wednesday as a rise in U.S.-Iran tensions and declines in U.S. crude output prompt a rebound from a 21-year low, and as a smaller-than-expected weekly climb in U.S. gasoline stockpiles lifts futu...

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Gold prices settle at 1-week high as BofA forecasts the metal will surge to $3,000

Gold futures settle at their highest in a week on Wednesday, as nagging concerns about the global economy helped support a rally in the precious metal, a day after prices settled at a nearly two-week low.

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The oil market is running out of storage space and production cuts loom

The world is rapidly running out of space to store crude oil and producers may finally have to admit defeat and cut output after prices fell below zero this week with supply overwhelming demand as economies slump in the w...

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U.S. oil’s June contract drops over 43% to 21-year low as May contract expires at $10 a barrel

Oil futures see volatile trading on Tuesday, with the most-active June contract for the U.S. benchmark marking the lowest finish in 21 years, a day after the May contract made history by settling in negative territory for ...

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Gold prices end near 2-week low as the U.S. dollar strengthens

Gold futures on Tuesday settle below $1,700 an ounce, at their lowest in nearly two weeks, as the dollar strengthens, pressuring the commodity priced in the currency after modest gains in the previous session.

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U.S. oil benchmark crashes below $0 a barrel to mark historic plunge

The soon-to-expire May contract for the U.S. oil benchmark marks history on Monday, finishing deeply in negative territory and implying that investors will need to pay buyers to take delivery of crude oil, reflecting a gro...