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  • Week Ahead: Markets Rock On Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 5:41 PM ET

    Wild volatility has become such a norm in the stock market that it's impossible to imagine anything but another rocking week ahead.

  • Gold Hits New Record, Topping $900 Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 9:28 AM ET

    Gold hit a record high above $900 an ounce on Monday as turmoil in financial markets and expectations of aggressive U.S. rate cuts helped raise the metal the metal's safe-haven appeal.

  • Gold Eases from Record Highs Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 7:04 AM ET

    Gold drifted lower on Friday as investors took profits from record highs, but sentiment remained bullish on firm oil and expectations of further dollar weakness.

  • Gold Hits Record High of $870 an Ounce Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 12:14 PM ET

    Gold and platinum soared to historic highs on Thursday as speculators and investors snapped them up on the back of strong oil prices and expectations for further U.S. interest rate cuts, analysts said.

  • Futures Looking Up On Good Economic Numbers Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 9:07 AM ET

    Futures up on several economic reports that are better than expected: 1) ADP report of gain of 65,000 jobs for December ( 40,000 private sector jobs in December + 25,000 government jobs = 65,000 total).

  • Oil Prices Likely to Keep Moving Higher Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 12:18 PM ET
    Oil Pump

    For oil, passing $100 a barrel could be just another milestone as it continues its unprecedented climb.

  • Gold Hits One-Month High on Pakistani Tensions Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 9:20 AM ET
    Gold Bricks

    Gold rose to a one-month high in thin trade on Friday, bolstered by stronger oil prices, dollar weakness and worries over geo-political risks in Pakistan and northern Iraq.

  • Gold Jumps After Bhutto Death; Platinum Hits Record Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 9:56 AM ET
    Gold Bricks

    Gold hit a one-month high on Thursday with buying accelerating after news that Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was killed in an attack

  • Wheat Tops $10 a Bushel for First Time Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 8:56 AM ET

    U.S. wheat futures surged more than 3 percent on Monday, surpassing $10 a bushel for the first time and sparking fears that food price inflation is more than just a temporary blip.

  • Wheat Tops $10 a Bushel for First Time Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    U.S. wheat futures surged more than 3 percent on Monday and surpassed $10 a bushel for the first time as strong U.S. export numbers amid dwindling world supplies prompted funds and investors to rush to cover positions.

  • Don't Quit on NYSE Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 11:37 AM ET

    The stock may have floundered, but the company is even better than it was last year.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Gold Drops Toward $800 as Oil Falls, Dollar Rises Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 4:27 PM ET
    Gold Bars

    Gold fell more than 3.5 percent to a one-week low on Monday, as sliding oil prices and a rising dollar prompted investors to cash in on bullion's recent lightning rally to 28-year highs.

  • Oil Likely to Hit $100 Soon--And Then Keep Going Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 2:13 PM ET
    Oil Pump

    For oil, passing $100 a barrel could be just another milestone as it continues its unprecedented climb.

  • Gold Hits 28-Year High as Dollar Plunges Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 1:22 PM ET
    Gold Bricks

    A tumbling dollar and strong oil prices prompted investors and speculators to buy gold heavily.

  • Rate Cut Could Help Push Oil Prices Over $100 Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 2:45 PM ET
    Oil Barrels

    The Federal Reserve's latest cut in interest rates, combined with an unexpected drop in crude supplies last week, could finally send oil prices over $100 a barrel.

  • Gold Slides 2.6% But Is Seen Hitting $800 Soon Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 2:56 PM ET

    Gold skidded 2.6% after matching 28-year highs as worries about the U.S. economy and fears over bank credit triggered a heavy sell-off in financial and commodities markets.

  • Pickens: $100-a-Barrel Oil on the Way Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 7:52 PM ET

    There's no end in sight for the rise in crude oil prices, according to BP Capital CEO Boone Pickens.

  • Gold Hits 28-Year Peak on Geopolitical Stress Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 12:13 PM ET

    Gold hit a 28-year high on Tuesday, underpinned by record-high oil prices and geopolitical tension that raised the precious metal's profile.

  • Bonds Fall on Stock Futures, Lower Jobless Claims Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 9:31 AM ET

    US Treasuries fell Thursday after lower-than-expected weekly jobless claims bolstered views of a healthy labor market, lowering expectations of a near-term interest rate cut.

  • Gold Tops $750 an Ounce, Highest Level Since 1980 Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 12:27 PM ET

    Gold rose on Friday to the highest level since 1980 as the U.S. dollar scavenged new lows against the euro and oil prices headed near record territory.

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Commodities

  • Gold fell to its lowest level as a stronger dollar outweighed any safe-haven demand from lower equities and heightened tensions over Ukraine.

  • Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, Calif.

    Brent crude held below $103 with unrest in Libya balanced by concerns of slowing oil demand growth due to weak economic recoveries.

  • The gold rush begins at the beach for Folkestone Triennial Public Art Project

    Hundreds of treasure hunters descended on the U.K's seaside town of Folkestone over the weekend in search of gold bullion.