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Oil overcame early selling pressure, inching above $110 a barrel on Thursday, as investors reacted to mixed U.S. economic data and the ongoing stalemate on U.S. budget talks.
On CNBC.com's "Futures Now" webcast, widely followed Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital and Pan American Silver CEO Geoffrey A. Burns discuss bullish factors coming for gold and silver. (1:44)
At a 3-week low, this metal may be a better bet than precious plays.
Considering global economy uncertainties and monetary policies, Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital.
Pan American Silver CEO Geoffrey A. Burns discusses where silver's headed after hitting a four-month low. A look at what's behind the selloff, with Euro Pacific Capital's Peter Schiff, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Should you buy gold or get out of the way? Gold gets gutted as it drops below a key technical level, with Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
"Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at key technical levels for oil and how to trade it.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday as expectations a battle over the U.S. budget will be resolved spurred optimism about crude demand in the U.S.
From the futures pits, the "Futures Now" traders look at where the gas futures market is headed.
Is crude going back over $90? Profiting from black gold's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Louise Yamada, a top-ranked technical analyst and 25-year veteran at Smith Barney, details where gold could be going next.
Why hasn't the "fiscal cliff" helped gold, which is stuck at $1,700? Renowned chartist Louise Yamada weighs in on the precious metal's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
The market has been able to brush off negative news recently, Futures Now's Rich Ilcyszyn says. He believes a year-end rally is possible.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss the trade on oil prices.
MacNeil Curry, BofA Merrill Lynch, explains why gold is falling post Fed. He believes gold is in a secular bull market, and says it's going much higher. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Although gold fails to sustain gains, Bank of America’s MacNeil Curry tells CNBC.com's "Futures Now" the precious metal could push higher. (3:23)
Trading the market's next move, as the pros shift their focus from the Fed to the "fiscal cliff." How to trade post Fed, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
The "Futures Now" team discusses whether the precious metal has found a bottom, and how to play it.
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Guy Wolf, Marex Spectron, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss the impact of the Fed's new stimulus measures on commodity prices.
With reports due from Apple, McDonald's and IBM, earnings could finally dictate trading this week. And that's a good thing.
After surprisingly dovish comments by St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard, is it safe to buy back into the market?
Has the market bottomed? Jim Iuorio and Brian Stutland say yes. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Gold rose to a one-month high on Tuesday as the dollar edged down slightly and on worries over a slowdown in the global economy.
Brent held above $85 as China oil demand supported prices, although gains were capped by oversupply and fears of a weak global economy.
Hopes that winter rains would help ease California's severe drought appear to be going by the wayside.