CNBC Utilities Page Gold Overview


  • Gold Prices Edge Higher on Fed Minutes Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 4:33 PM ET

    Gold ended slightly higher in choppy trade on Wednesday after the minutes of the Federal Reserve's June meeting showed many officials wanted more reassurance the job market was on solid ground before withdrawing economic stimulus.

  • Gold Settles Lower at $1,212 as the Dollar Rises Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    Gold settled nearly 3 percent lower on Friday as the dollar climbed after stronger-than-expected US jobs data which could tempt the Fed to start scaling back its monetary stimulus.

  • Gold Settles Higher Near $1,252 as Dollar Drops Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Gold settled nearly one percent higher on Wednesday near $1,252 as the dollar and equity markets remained under pressure after mixed US data.

  • Gold Settles Lower as Dollar Strengthens Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 5:24 PM ET

    Gold settled lower at $1,243 Tuesday as U.S. equities rose and the dollar strengthened and investors looked for indications that the Fed may soon end its stimulus program.

  • Gold Plunges 24 Percent in Worst Quarter on Record Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 2:23 PM ET

    Gold settled higher in today's trading, but it's been a disastrous three months for gold bulls.

  • Gold Settles Near Key Level at $1,211 an Ounce Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 3:31 PM ET

    Gold settled close to the psychologically key level of $1,200 an ounce amid a lingering debate about the Fed's intention to curtail quantitative easing

  • Gold Drops With a Thud, Slides to End at $1,229 Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 5:17 PM ET

    Gold tumbled 4 percent on Wednesday, taking it near a three-year low as a rallying U.S. equity markets further cut into demand for bullion as a hedge against economic uncertainty.

  • Gold Settles Down at $1,275 as US Data Lift Dollar Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Gold settled lower at $1,275 on Tuesday as positive housing and consumer confidence data boosted the dollar.

  • Gold Settles Above $1,277 as China Roils Markets Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    Gold settled lower at $1,277.10 on Monday, extending last week's 7 percent slide as fears of a cash crunch in China spooked investors.

  • Gold Recovers Some Ground to Settle at $1,292 Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Gold settled higher at $1,292 on Friday after hitting near three-year lows sustaining its biggest weekly drop in almost two years after the U.S. central bank signaled an end to QE.

  • Fears About Fed Exit Trounce Gold; Futures Down 6% Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:49 PM ET

    Gold settled down more than 6 percent Thursday as investors fled after the Federal Reserve gave a signal that it plans to end the era of easy money.

  • Gold Drops Near $1,286 as Fed Flags End to QE Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Gold hit its lowest in more than 2-1/2 years on Thursday, with investors exiting in droves after the Fed gave its most explicit signal yet that it plans to bring end QE.

  • Gold Turns Lower as Dollar Gains on Fed Statement Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    Gold prices erased earlier gains on Wednesday as investors digested the possibility of tapering and the US dollar rose.

  • Gold Settles Lower at $1366 as QE Fear Sets in Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    Gold futures settled lower at $1366 per ounce as U.S. equities rallied and bullion buyers took to the sidelines before the conclusion of a two-day Fed policy meeting.

  • Gold Ends Lower at $1,383 as Stocks Rally Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Gold settled lower at $1,383 on Monday as a Wall Street rally decreased the need for safe-haven buying, with investors awaiting this week's US Fed meeting.

  • Gold Ends Up at $1,387, Posts Weekly Gain Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    Gold settled higher at $1,387 an ounce on Friday, driven by resilient demand for coins and bars and a pullback in the US equities market lifted gold on the day and for the week.

  • Gold Settles Up at $1,392 as US Stock Markets Fall Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 4:19 PM ET

    Gold prices ended higher, as losses in US equities and a drop in the U.S. dollar prompted the metal to rebound from the previous session's three-week low.

  • Gold Settles Down on BoJ Stimulus Worries Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 3:53 PM ET

    Gold hit a near three-week low, ending lower as a lack of new economic stimulus from the Bank of Japan fueled worries that other central banks may also withdraw their support, denting bullion's inflation-hedge appeal.

  • Gold Ends Flat After S&P Raises US Credit Outlook Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 3:26 PM ET

    Gold ended the day almost unchanged, taking a breather after dropping the most in a month in the previous session.

  • Gold Falls 2% as US Jobs Data Dims Stimulus Hope Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    Gold fell around 2 percent, its biggest one-day drop in over three weeks, as funds dumped bullion after resilient U.S. jobs data suggested the Federal Reserve could begin to scale back its monetary stimulus later this year.