There's no reason to own gold in U.S. dollar terms, commodities trader Dennis Gartman said Monday.» Read More
Palladium tumbled to a one-month low as investors awaited confirmation that South Africa's longest mining strike would end soon.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Iraq makes traders nervous and drives oil prices higher. Gold was up on the day and nat gas spiked on weak inventory numbers.
Gold settled at its highest level in nearly three weeks on Thursday after US retail sales and jobless claims came in below expectations.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A mixed session today, as stocks were down. Oil was up slightly on the day, as inventories were down. Gold was flat on the day, as were copper prices.
According to some strategists, bitcoin's appealing status as a means of payment and store of value make it an appealing new alternative to gold.
Gold settled higher as palladium prices hovered near their highest level since early 2001, benefiting from a five-month strike in South Africa.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was lower on the day, as traders watched political instability in Iraq. Metals were up -- gold surprised some, but traders differ in their opinions on where it goes from here.
Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, says investors are rotating from gold ETFs into more cyclical commodities as they are less concerned about global risks.
Gold settled higher on Tuesday as palladium jumped to its highest level in nearly 3-1/2 years.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold was up slightly on the day, even though the dollar was stronger. Oil was up due to strong economic data, while nat gas was down a bit.
Gold held above $1,250 an ounce on Monday after U.S. jobs data matched expectations, while a rally in stocks curbed the metal's appeal.
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Gold fell as the dollar swung into positive territory, after the U.S. jobs report came in almost exactly in line with expectations.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The day's focus was on the ECB. Stocks were up and so were bonds. Gold rallied on the news, up $10. WTI closed down, but brent was slightly higher. Nat gas was up even though there was a big build in inventories.
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Gold logged it biggest one day gain in about three weeks on Thursday after the ECB cut interest rates to record lows.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A bigger drawdown in crude, a bigger build in gasoline today. Tomorrow, traders will be watching the ECB.
Gold settled modestly lower on Wednesday as investors remained cautious ahead of a European Central Bank meeting and a payrolls report.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There was limited trading and low volume ahead of Friday's jobs number. Crude was slightly higher, nat gas was up, and gold was up just a bit, although it's still technically bearish.