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  • *Palladium rises above $900 on supply worries. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 29- Palladium rose to a 13-1/ 2- year high on Friday on worries over uncertain supplies from Russia, the world's largest producer of the metal, while gold prices eased on a dollar rise and gains in U.S. equities.

  • *Palladium rises above $900 on supply worries. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 29- Palladium rose to a fresh 13-1/ 2- year high on Friday on worries over uncertain supplies from Russia, the world's largest producer of the metal, while gold prices eased on a dollar rise and gains in U.S. equities.

  • The crisis in eastern Ukraine has emboldened Europe and the United States to impose broad sanctions on Russia. But Europe finds itself in a precarious position, with almost a third of the natural gas the continent consumed in 2013 flowing from Russia, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 01 or. 3 percent, to $3.06. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 53 or 1.4 percent, to $40.06. Peabody Energy rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $15.69.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 18 or 1.0 percent, to $18.40. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 25 or. 9 percent, to $27.11.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 5 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.1 percent, to $14.37. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.2 percent, to $9.45.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Copper edged higher on Friday as the euro steadied, but prices were still on track for their biggest monthly loss since March on worries that rising tensions in Ukraine could set back global growth and hit metals demand.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $18.14. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $26.77.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 01 or. 3 percent, to $3.23. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 12 or. 8 percent, to $14.10. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 10 or 1.1 percent, to $9.23.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 02 or. 7 percent, to $3.07. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 21 or. 5 percent, to $39.74. Peabody Energy fell$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $15.57.

  • SYDNEY/ LONDON, Aug 29- Copper edged higher on Friday as the euro strengthened, but prices were still on track for their biggest monthly loss since March on worries that rising tensions in Ukraine could set back global growth and hit metals demand.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- For the world's hard-pressed aluminum producers the current outlook is the rosiest in many years. That's largely thanks to the combination of a robust London Metal Exchange price, currently trading around $2,100 per tonne, its highest level since early 2013, and historically elevated physical premiums.

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 29- Half of India's thermal power stations have less than a week's supply of coal on hand, according to weekly data, the lowest level since mid-2012 when millions of people were left without power in one of the world's worst blackouts.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Gold was little changed on Friday but was on track to post a monthly gain, as growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine stoked safe-haven demand for the precious metal. Gold was trading flat at $1,289.20 an ounce by 0306 GMT.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.24. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.1 percent, to $14.22. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.33.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 13 or 4.1 percent, to $3.05. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 61 or 1.5 percent, to $39.53. Peabody Energy fell$. 31 or 1.9 percent, to $15.66.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $18.22. Gold Fields rose$. 15 or 3.3 percent, to $4.63. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 34 or 1.3 percent, to $26.86.

  • The delays have been perpetuated also by a surge in rail deliveries of crude oil and grain, leaving power producers such as FirstEnergy Corp scrambling for transport alternatives before winter sets in, potentially adding to costs.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 10 or. 5 percent, to $18.22. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 40 or 1.5 percent, to $26.92.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 5 percent, to $3.24. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.0 percent, to $14.21. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.33.