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.» Read More
The commodities market witnessed a volatile five days last week with silver a major loser. Some analysts were predicting the losses for silver would lead losses in other commodities like oil, which saw the WTI contract drop below $100 a barrel.
On April 25, half a dozen officials from the CME Group, met via videophone to discuss the eye-popping rise in the price of silver, which had doubled in just six months to about $47 a troy ounce, the New York Times reports.
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CNBC's Sharon Epperson with latest activity in the commodity markets.
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