*Gold posts largest one-day pct gain in a month. NEW YORK, July 17- Gold prices jumped their most in a month on Thursday on geopolitical worries after a Malaysian jetliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, while other key commodities rose, too, on an improved demand outlook versus supply.» Read More
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Palladium raced ahead of all other metals in April. After climbing double digits in the first quarter, platinum and silver futures were down 4 and 5 percent, respectively. Both metals lost ground for the second consecutive month. Copper prices were flat, and gold seems to have lost its luster, posting its third straight monthly decline.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on which metal is outperforming the others.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says copper is likely to have a good run. He sees copper prices rising by 10-15% or higher.
Corn, energy and some industrial metals look particularly well positioned for gains in the year ahead, thanks to tight inventory levels and potential supply shocks.
In targeting the most promising subsectors or individual commodities, consider platinum, palladium, copper and corn.
Gold prices moved higher today along with the euro as investors cheered a tighter fiscal pact from the EU. Should you get in on the metal mania? Jeffrey Christian, CPM Group, and Jim Steel, HSBC, discuss.
ETF fund flows in 2011 showed that commodities saw outflows of $2.6 billion. Will Rhind, ETF Securities, discusses where the money is going into commodities right now, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Discussing rising oil prices today as Iran threatens to cut off the key oil shipping route through the Strait of Hormuz, with Dan Dicker, Merc Bloc.
Precious metals are being hit hard Wednesday—gold, silver, platinum and palladium all caught in the wave of selling.
From the popular precious metals gold and silver, to more niche plays like copper, palladium, and platinum, which metal will be the best investment going forward?
With the price of gold soaring to record levels, the precious metal has become that much more dear. Where and how should gold buyers store their bullion and coins?
The dollar is rising and gold has been gaining too. What's going on? The greenback and gold are usually inversely correlated, so when the dollar goes up, gold goes down and vice versa. But not today—and that highlights the gravity of sovereign debt concerns and worries about the value global currencies, not just the greenback.
Insight on the metals markets, with Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Mgmt., and Tom Lydon, ETFTrends.com.
With silver prices tumbling for a third straight session, traders are questioning if its record-breaking rally in recent months is finally over.
"Investors are looking at what the news is and they're reacting to it, and the reaction isn't necessarily a healthy one at all times," says one market pro.