Brent crude dropped below $103 a barrel on Monday, following fresh data suggesting a slower growth in China's factory activity.» Read More
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Today, commodities got crushed, following Ben Bernanke's remarks yesterday. Gold closed at a nearly three-year low. Oil was hit as well.
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Brent crude oil futures dropped to $102 in the biggest one-day decline since November as part of a cross-market rout sparked by the Fed plan to wind down monetary stimulus.
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CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Following the Fed's statement, oil and gold both sold off, as Bernanke struck a more upbeat tone on the economy, she says.
U.S. crude prices settled lower on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve rendered a widely-expected decision on interest rates.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil extended its run today, while metals took it on the chin. Traders are watching Bernanke for indications that he'll taper sooner rather than later.
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Oil prices ended slightly higher in sluggish trading as the market awaited the Federal Reserve's policy statement that is expected to show whether it will reduce monetary stimulus.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up to nearly $99/barrel before closing below $98. The situation in Syria and the week's Fed watch is having an impact.
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Brent crude rises to $107 and US oil strikes a nine-month high after news that US authorized sending U.S. weapons to Syrian rebels sparked concerns about Middle East supplies.
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