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CNBC's Sharon Epperson says gold traders are awaiting jobs data.
Gold settled lower on Thursday as investor sentiment was dogged by persistent speculation about the future of U.S. monetary stimulus.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold jumped $25 today, mostly on "position squaring," she reports. All eyes are now on tomorrow's jobs number and what that means to the taper.
Momentum is across the board in the metals complex, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, and Sean Hyman, Ultimate Wealth Report, provide their outlooks on currencies and precious metals.
Despite precipitous drops in the price of gold since 1978, private investor sentiment towards the commodity remains strong.
Adrian Ash, head of research at BullionVault, says investors are still buying gold on dips and that confidence, and not the dollar, is what is really hurting gold at the moment.
Gold pared earlier losses after US economic data but stayed close to a 5-month low on uncertainty over when the Fed will exit its stimulus.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports oil closed above $96 per barrel, the highest price since the end of October. And TransCanda's key pipeline will be operational by January 3rd.
Mark Konyn, CEO of Cathay Conning Asset Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks gold is a poor investment at the moment.
Gold settled lower and near a five-month low as strong U.S. economic data stoked fears of an early end to the Federal Reserve's stimulus.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up today, mostly due to manufacturing data and numbers out of China. OPEC nations meet in Vienna on Wednesday.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the latest trading action on precious metal.
While China has been a key source of gold demand this year, the country's bullion imports may slow in 2014, according to ANZ.
Gold settled more than 2 percent lower on Monday after better-than-expected U.S. manufacturing data prompted bearish bets on bullion.
The results of CNBC's gold survey reveals that 73 percent of respondents are bearish on the yellow metal for the week ahead.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down for the third straight month due to overproduction and soft demand.
The spot gold price took its worst monthly tumble in November for 35 years, continuing the precious metal's steady decline in 2013.
Gold settled higher, but suffered its biggest monthly drop in five months.
Miguel Perez-Santalla, VP of Bullion Vault, says China's growing economy allows it to have a stronger position on gold.