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Why gold still has a shot to reach a record high this year

Investors tried and failed earlier this month to lift gold prices to a fresh record high --- and even the risk of a U.S. debt default has been unable to keep prices for the precious metal above the key $2,000 level.

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Oil prices score a weekly gain as traders assess potential for more OPEC+ production cuts

Oil futures settle higher on Friday, contributing to a gain for the week, as investors weigh prospects for more output cuts from OPEC+.

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Gold tallies a third straight weekly decline on overall strength in the U.S. dollar

Gold prices finish higher on Friday, after the most-active contract settled at its lowest level in about nine weeks a day earlier, but still tally a third-straight weekly loss.

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Oil ends lower as Russia plays down prospect for additional OPEC+ production cuts

Oil futures finish lower on Thursday after Russia's deputy prime minister plays down prospects for additional output cuts by OPEC+.

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Gold and silver settle at their lowest prices in about 9 weeks

Gold and silver futures end lower Thursday for a fourth consecutive session, with prices settling their lowest since late March as Fitch Ratings' decision to put the U.S.'s AAA credit rating on notice helped boost the U.S....

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Futures Movers | Metals Stocks

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
CL00 Crude Oil Continuous Contract $72.38 -0.29 -0.40%
GC00 Gold Continuous Contract $1,940.50 -3.80 -0.20%
SI00 Silver Continuous Contract $23.185 -0.175 -0.75%
NG00 Natural Gas Continuous Contract $2.353 -0.064 -2.65%
RB00 RBOB Gasoline Continuous Contract $2.5680 -0.0233 -0.90%
HG00 Copper Continuous Contract $3.6445 -0.0375 -1.02%
C00 Corn Continuous Contract 602.25¢ -1.75 -0.29%
W00 Wheat Continuous Contract 608.00¢ -8.00 -1.30%

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Oil prices end at a more than 3-week high after this year’s largest weekly drop in U.S. inventories

Oil futures finish at their highest in more than three weeks on Wednesday, finding support after U.S. government data show a more than 12 million-barrel weekly drop in crude inventories.

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Gold down a third straight session on dollar strength, despite U.S. debt-ceiling impasse

Gold prices gave up early gains Wednesday after the impasse over the U.S. debt-ceiling in Washington boosted demand for safe havens following the yellow metal's worst weekly selloff since February last week.

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Goldman Sachs sees potential for strong commodity performance after largest ‘de-stocking’ ever witnessed

Commodity prices have suffered an overall decline so far this year, with a recent "de-stocking," or decline in physical inventories potentially giving way to strong gains in the sector if the economy avoids a recession.

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Natural-gas prices have dropped by nearly half this year, despite output risks and higher demand prospects

Risks to U.S. production and an expected spike in demand have failed to rally prices for natural gas, which have dropped by nearly half so far this year.

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Oil gets a lift from gasoline demand expectations, warning by Saudi energy minister

Oil futures settle higher Tuesday, finding support as Saudi Arabia's energy minister warns short sellers of pain ahead.

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Gold futures decline, settle below $2,000 for a sixth straight session

Gold prices decline on Tuesday, settling below the key $2,000 mark for a sixth consecutive session as a recovering U.S. dollar takes its toll.

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Natural-gas futures drop more than 7%; oil prices end higher

Natural-gas futures fall by more than 7% on Monday, pulling back after a hefty gain last week, while oil prices finish a higher as investors tracked U.S. debt-ceiling talks.

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Gold ends lower, extending losses after worst week since February

Traders wait to see how the debt-ceiling debate in Washington will shake out, as a stronger U.S. dollar has eaten away at some of the yellow metal's gains.

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Oil prices settle lower, but notch first weekly gain in a month

Oil futures settle with a loss on Friday, though prices tally their first weekly gain in five weeks.

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Gold ends session higher, posts biggest weekly loss since February

Gold prices finish higher on Friday after a three-session decline pulled prices to their lowest in more than seven weeks.