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Gold prices settled lower on Friday as stock markets wavered on both sides of the Atlantic, but the metal managed to log weekly and monthly gains.
Gold settled higher on Thursday as tensions over Ukraine increased and equity markets retreated, but analysts said the rebound could be short-lived.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude continues to head south, even though geopolitical events keep a floor around the low $90s.
Spot gold edged up on Wednesday as a lower dollar and lingering geopolitical tensions helped offset selling pressure from a record rally in equities.
Gold rose on Tuesday after a pause in the dollar rally prompted a break above $1,280 an ounce that triggered chart-based buying.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Brent was up and WTI was down on the day, as headlines out of Libya spooked some traders.
Gold settled near its lowest in two months on Monday, pressured by a stronger U.S. dollar and a rally in global financial markets.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
Analysts are weighing up the many factors that have been causing the commodity gold to trade in a tight range in recent months.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, discusses gold ahead of Jackson Hole key speeches and says prices are "heading south for now" but that the metal has had a good year so far.
Matthew Turner, precious metals analyst at Macquarie Securities, expects more downward pressures to impact gold prices over the next few months.
Gold settled higher on Friday as U.S. equities slipped, but gains were limited by fears over deflation.
Gold settled at its lowest level in two months on Thursday as fears about an early interest rate hike by the Fed sparked a technical sell-off.
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Spot gold prices fell after the minutes from the Fed's latest policy meeting showed the it was surprised by how quickly the labor market is healing.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The U.S. is awash in oil, even though geopolitical volatility is the rule of the day.
Gold ended lower on buoyant equities and as the dollar strengthened after upbeat US data, while the market continued to eye geopolitical tensions.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Gold settled lower around $1,300 an ounce on Monday as European and U.S. shares rebounded on an easing of tensions in Ukraine.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Increased tensions in Ukraine spiked oil prices today. Corn and wheat also spiked on geopolitical concerns.