*Fed Chair Janet Yellen speech awaited. LONDON, May 22- Gold rose on Friday as the dollar's rally stalled ahead of U.S. inflation data, but the precious metal was still on course for its biggest weekly decline in four weeks. "We get inflation data from the U.S. economy and comments from Yellen later today, which will impact short-term price direction," Danske Bank senior...» Read More
Miners have started to protect themselves against a fall in the price of copper as the metal’s rally, which only a few months ago looked unstoppable, has hit a wall, the Financial Times reports.
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Despite mankind's ability to adapt and invent new materials and make use of new resources, humans seem "hopelessly incapable of learning past wisdom and apparently doomed to repeat past follies," according to Dylan Grice, a research analyst at Societe Generale.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nat gas was down on the day, but remained above $5. Oil was up slightly on the day. And gold was up, as well.