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.» Read More
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold bounced today, but could go as low as $1,275/ounce, she says. And brent crude is below $100/barrel for the first time in 9 months.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, believes the recent drop in gold prices is a blip and that prices will rise to around $1,900 by August.
MacNeil Curry, head of fx and rates technical strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the long-term trend for gold remains bullish despite downside risks to the near and medium-term.
After the biggest one-day plunge in gold prices since 1980, CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at the factors that may cause the gold rout to continue.
Though the near-term ride could get bumpy, history suggests the sharp selloff in gold is unlikely to have a pronounced impact across other markets.
Michael Harris, Campbell & Co. president, manages $3 billion in assets for private and institutional clients. He says gold has departed from the safe haven bucket.
Thomas Vitiello, Aurum Options Strategies, shares his metal strategy as the sell-off continues in gold, silver, and platium this morning.
*China Q1 GDP, industrial output undershoot forecasts. *Gold, silver slump, lead declines in broader risk markets. Gold took a series of metals with it as plunged to a two-year low, Oil fell towards $100 a barrel, while commodity-linked currencies including the Aussie and Kiwi dollars were also hit hard.
LONDON/ SINGAPORE, April 15- Gold's hefty losses picked up pace on Monday, dropping to its lowest since March 2011, and investors slashed exposure to commodities for a second day after underwhelming Chinese data signalled a setback for the global economy.
*China Q1 GDP, industrial output undershoot forecasts. *Gold, silver slump, lead declines in broader risk markets. LONDON, April 15- Commodities led a sharp, broad decline in risk assets on Monday as weaker-than-expected Chinese data added to concerns raised by U.S. numbers about the global economic outlook.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including a big gold sell off, a down day for oil, and another good day for natural gas.
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CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including the drop in global oil demand. Natural gas, on the other hand, remains strong due to cold-weather drawdowns. And the bearish market for gold continues.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold tumbled more than $25, and Goldman says it's time to short. Nat gas prices rallied after an above average hurricane forecast--there's a 72 percent chance a major hurricane will hit the U.S.
Phil Silverman, Managing Partner of Kingsview Capital, explains why to wait on gold and silver plays as equities hit all-time highs.
*Silver, copper, corn among the biggest gainers. NEW YORK, April 9- Most commodities rallied on Tuesday as the dollar fell and China released data showing tame inflation, suggesting Beijing could maintain an easy monetary policy. Silver jumped 2.7 percent and copper surged 2.1 percent, making the two metals the day's biggest climbers.
NEW YORK, April 9- Gold rose on Tuesday as volatility in the currency market triggered by Japan's aggressive monetary easing plan lifted bullion's appeal as a hedge against inflation and currency fluctuations. Silver, often more volatile and speculative than gold, rose 2.5 percent for its biggest one-day gain in five months.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson previews the U.S. Energy Department's weekly petroleum report and impact it may have on oil trading on Wednesday.
Gold prices rallied alongside the euro, which traded at its highest level in more than 3 weeks, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at what's in store for the energy trade in the day ahead and the reason why gasoline may continue to lead the oil market's gains.