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Gold prices rise Thursday morning as benchmark U.S. Treasury yield slips to 1.60%

Gold futures on Thursday climb as benchmark U.S. bond yields pull back and as the dollar sees subdued action in early trade. 9:04 a.m. Today

Oil prices pull back slightly from highest close in a month

Oil futures edge back slightly Thursday from the highest levels since mid March, which had been powered by upbeat monthly oil demand forecasts and a decline in U.S. weekly inventories. 7:47 a.m. Today

Oil posts highest finish since mid-March on a stronger demand outlook and drop in U.S. supplies

Oil futures end sharply higher on Wednesday, as the International Energy Agency lifted its demand outlook for crude and a U.S. government report revealed a third-weekly drop in weekly inventories, prompting prices to post their highest finish since mid-March. 3:03 p.m. April 14, 2021

Gold settles lower on strength in Treasury yields, moves lower after the Beige Book report

Gold futures settle lower on Wednesday, pressured by strength in U.S. Treasury yields but showing little reaction to comments on monetary policy and the outlook for the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Prices then moved lower in electronic trading after the central bank's Beige Book report. 2:28 p.m. April 14, 2021

U.S. oil prices top $60 a barrel on hints of an uptick in demand

Oil futures climb on Tuesday, with U.S. prices topping $60 a barrel after OPEC raised demand forecasts and Chinese international trade provided further evidence that an economic rebound was taking hold in one of the biggest importers of crude and global commodities. 3:11 p.m. April 13, 2021

Gold prices gain after higher-than-expected reading on U.S. inflation

Gold futures end higher on Tuesday as data showing U.S. consumer prices in March rose for the fourth month in a row and the pace of inflation hit the highest level in 2½ years lifted the metal's appeal as a hedge against inflation. 2:04 p.m. April 13, 2021

Oil settles higher on vaccine progress and reports of attack on Saudi oil facilities

Oil futures finish higher on Monday, as reports that Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels attacked Saudi oil facilities lifted tensions in the oil-rich Middle East. Support from sizable progress in European efforts to vaccinate against COVID-19 also offset some pressure from a global rise in cases of the virus. 3:11 p.m. April 12, 2021

Gold prices post lowest finish in a week

Gold ends lower on Monday, with strength in U.S. Treasury yields dulling demand for the precious metal and helping to push prices to their lowest finish in a week. 2:18 p.m. April 12, 2021

Wheat prices end at a 3-week high; corn falls from its highest since 2013

Wheat futures climb on Friday, with prices ending at their highest in over three weeks, while corn futures ease back from their highest level in almost eight years after a monthly supply and demand report from U.S. Department of Agriculture. 3:31 p.m. April 9, 2021

Oil prices decline, with U.S. prices losing more than 3% for the week

Oil futures end lower on Friday, with concerns about growing supply and weakening appetite for energy, as global cases of COVID rise abroad, prompting prices to post a loss for the week. 3:12 p.m. April 9, 2021

Gold prices end lower, but tally a gain for the week

Gold futures on Friday retreat a day after the biggest daily gain of the month, weighed down by a rise in bond yields and a strengthening dollar. 2:14 p.m. April 9, 2021

Why gold’s biggest quarterly drop in 4 years doesn’t mark the end of its bull cycle

After suffering its biggest quarterly loss since 2016, gold stands as one of the few commodities trading lower this year, but prices still have room to run higher even if the global economy continues to recover and the pandemic moves closer to an end. 10:48 a.m. April 9, 2021

Oil ends mixed, with U.S. prices holding below $60 as demand concerns prevail

Oil prices ended on a mixed note Thursday, with the global crude benchmark slightly higher but U.S. prices down, as traders weighed the prospects for energy demand on the back of the rise in global cases of COVID-19. 3:12 p.m. April 8, 2021

Gold scores the biggest daily gain of the month to end at a 6-week high

Gold futures end higher on Thursday to score their biggest daily gain of the month so far and the highest finish in six weeks. 2:05 p.m. April 8, 2021

Oil prices end higher as traders weigh latest supply update, demand prospects

Oil prices ended higher on Wednesday, shaking off an earlier decline as traders parsed U.S. government data showing a more-than-3-million-barrel decline in crude inventories and a bigger-than-expected climb in gasoline inventories. 3:04 p.m. April 7, 2021

Gold prices settle with a loss for the first time in 5 sessions

Gold futures settle with a modest decline on Wednesday, after posting gains over the past four trading sessions, but some experts forecast some recovery for bullion prices as questions about the state of the economy and lofty stock-market valuations persist. 2:24 p.m. April 7, 2021

Oil end higher, lifted by upbeat economic data and little progress toward an Iran nuclear deal

Oil futures end higher on Tuesday, finding support as prospects for an immediate breakthrough in talks aimed at reviving the Iranian nuclear deal appeared dim. 3:07 p.m. April 6, 2021

Gold prices up a fourth session to mark highest finish in over 5 weeks

Gold futures climb on Tuesday, with the International Monetary Fund raising its global economic growth outlook and a decline in yields for U.S. benchmark bonds pushing prices up for a fourth consecutive gain. 2:02 p.m. April 6, 2021

Oil prices drop 4% on bets for higher supplies and weaker energy demand

Oil futures settle with a loss of more than 4% on Monday, with the sharp decline attributed to concerns over the decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies to ease output curbs and indications of more supply from Iran making its way to market. 3:31 p.m. April 5, 2021

Gold posts a slight gain, but stock market strength limits the rise

Gold futures post a slight gain on Monday, with a rise in the U.S. stock market undercutting some appetite for the haven metal after a report on Good Friday showed a seasonally adjusted 916,000 jobs added in March, marking the best gain since August. 2:09 p.m. April 5, 2021

U.S. stock futures shoot higher after strong jobs report

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up more than 200 points Sunday evening, or 0.6%, while S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures also showed solid gains. 11:00 p.m. April 4, 2021

Why rhodium has stretched a rally that saw prices for the metal nearly triple last year

There’s one commodity that’s seen a phenomenal gain in prices this year that may have been missed by some investors: rhodium’s value has climbed by more than 50%, extending a rally that saw prices for the metal nearly triple in 2020. 11:20 a.m. April 2, 2021

Oil settles over 3% higher as OPEC+ officially announces plan to gradually lift output

Oil futures gain more than 3% on Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies officially announced an agreement to gradually lift output starting in May. 3:11 p.m. April 1, 2021

Why oil prices rallied after OPEC+ said it will gradually raise production

The decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and their allies, together known as OPEC+, to gradually raise crude production from May through July leads to a somewhat surprising rally in oil prices Thursday. 2:43 p.m. April 1, 2021

Gold prices score a second day of gains after sharpest quarterly drop in 4 years

Gold futures settle higher Thursday, supported by a retreat in bond yields and a weakness in the U.S. dollar, a day after the precious metal posted the worst quarterly loss since 2016. 2:16 p.m. April 1, 2021

Oil prices finish lower, but score a more than 20% quarterly gain

Oil futures finish lower Wednesday as a "challenging" economic environment fed demand uncertainty, but prices score a quarterly gain of more than 20%, with traders betting that OPEC and its allies will agree to extend production curbs. 3:13 p.m. March 31, 2021

Gold posts biggest quarterly loss since 2016

Gold futures end higher on Wednesday, with prices recovering recent losses that dragged prices to a more than three-week low, but the precious metal still suffers the biggest quarterly loss since the fourth quarter of 2016. 2:22 p.m. March 31, 2021

Oil prices settle lower as Suez Canal reopens; focus shifts to OPEC+

Oil futures settled lower on Tuesday, as ships resumed moving through the Suez Canal and traders turn their attention to a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies this week. 3:03 p.m. March 30, 2021

Cocoa logs lowest finish since November; coffee loses over 3%

Cocoa and coffee futures suffer declines of more than 3% on Tuesday, with concerns surrounding demand for the commodities sending prices for cocoa to their lowest settlement since early November. 2:35 p.m. March 30, 2021

Gold suffers back-to-back declines on bond yield surge, dollar strength

Gold futures are hit Tuesday by rising bond yields and strength in the U.S. dollar, with coronavirus vaccine rollouts lifting expectations for higher inflation as economies recover, particularly in the U.S. 2:03 p.m. March 30, 2021

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