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Oil prices rise more than 1%, on course for weekly gain

Oil prices rose on Friday and were on track for their first weekly gain since early January as investors bet the economic impact of the coronavirus would be short-lived and hoped for further Chinese central bank stimulus to tackle any slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices lifted for 10th day as dollar softens

Crude prices gain Friday, helped by a weaker dollar, a move for oil that if it holds would mark a 10th straight firmer session and would secure the largest weekly rise for U.S. futures since December 2016......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold climbs Friday, on track for modest weekly gain as investors track fiscal stimulus talks in Washington

Gold futures rise early Friday, rebounding from a fall in the prior session, as bullion moves in step with hope for a U.S. coronavirus relief package that could provide a lift to buyers of bullion hedging against growing government deficits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2020

Metals Stocks: Gold posts highest finish in a month as U.S. dollar slips, but risks abound

Gold prices tally a third straight gain on Wednesday, with prices for the precious metal marking their highest finish in over a month, as a rise in bond yields was overshadowed by weakness in the U.S. dollar......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 21st, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil ends lower on demand concerns, but prices score a gain on the week

Oil futures slip lower Friday, as an accelerating rise in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and Europe heightens worries about demand for crude......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2020

Metals Stocks: Gold prices rise, but head for weekly fall

Gold prices trade higher on Friday, but remain on track for a weekly decline, as overall strength in U.S. currency weighs on dollar-pegged metals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2020

Metals Stocks: Gold prices rise, but head for weekly fall as dollar firms

Gold prices on Friday trade modestly higher but on track for a modest weekly decline, tracking moves in the strengthening U.S. currency which can weigh on dollar-pegged metals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. import prices rise 0.3% in September

U.S. import prices rose 0.3% in September to mark the smallest gain in five months, signaling that a rebound in inflation over the summer could be petering out......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2020

U.S. oil futures climb as U.S. supplies fall a third week, but prices end lower for the month

U.S. oil futures rose on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a third straight weekly decline in crude supplies. Prices, however, ended lower for the month and tallied a modest quarterly gain as COVID-19 continued to feed concern.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 30th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil scores partial rebound as traders bet on a second weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies

Oil settles higher Tuesday, finding support from expectations for a second weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies. Prices recoup a portion of the sharp decline a day earlier when the rise of COVID-19 cases fed a global equity selloff......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 22nd, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil futures log biggest weekly gain since June

Oil futures split paths for the session on Friday, with U.S. prices up modestly and global prices slightly lower but both benchmarks logging their biggest weekly gain since June after major oil producers pledged their full commitment to output cuts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2020

Metals Stocks: Gold futures tally a second straight weekly gain

Gold futures finish higher Friday to tally a second weekly gain in a row, though prices only scored a modest boost from Federal Reserve policy that signals a lower-for-longer path for interest rates for the next three to four years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices rise as U.S. crude supplies post a weekly decline and Hurricane Sally curtails production

Oil futures rise sharply on Wednesday, lifted by U.S. government that showed an unexpectedly large weekly drop in crude inventories, while Hurricane Sally curtails production in the Gulf of Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 16th, 2020

Oil prices higher, but remain on track for weekly losses as jitters grow over demand

Oil prices gain ground Friday, but remain on track to log losses for the week on concerns over prospects for demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices edge lower, but tally a weekly gain after Hurricane Laura spares refineries

Oil futures end modestly lower Friday, but tally a weekly gain a day after Hurricane Laura made landfall on the Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm but spared refineries from extensive damage......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 28th, 2020

London Markets: U.K. stocks rise as BT moves to fight off takeover threat and oil giants BP and Shell gain

Oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell helped the FTSE 100 higher on Monday as oil prices rose......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2020

Metals Stocks: Gold prices inch higher to halt skid, but mark first back-to-back weekly fall since March

Gold futures eke out a tiny gain on Friday to halt a third consecutive slide, but the precious metal’s advance for the day wasn’t sufficient to avoid its first back-to-back weekly declines since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2020

Oil ends lower, erases most of weekly rise

Oil futures ended lower Friday, with the U.S. benchmark nearly erasing its weekly gain a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2020

Gold prices end Friday 2% lower but book more than 2% weekly gain to hold well above $2,000 mark

Gold futures f.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2020

S&P 500 notches 1.7% weekly gain and logs 5.5% monthly rise

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2020

Commodities Corner: Silver: poor man’s gold no more?

Investors have focused on a rise in record prices for gold, but silver’s up nearly 25% in July—the metal’s second-biggest monthly gain on record—and it’s still undervalued compared with the yellow metal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2020