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  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil prices up $2

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports oil closed above $96 per barrel, the highest price since the end of October. And TransCanda's key pipeline will be operational by January 3rd.

  • Chinese gold demand is strong: Pro

    Bart Jaworski, equity analyst at Davy Research, says that there is a big demand for safe haven assets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: OPEC meets Wednesday

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up today, mostly due to manufacturing data and numbers out of China. OPEC nations meet in Vienna on Wednesday.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil hits 5-month low

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There's was a mixed trade for oil today, but a bullish day for nat gas, as the drawdown was bigger than expected. Oil hit a 5-month low after a bigger-than-expected build.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil steady after Iran agreement

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are looking ahead to inventory numbers after the deal with Iran. They expect a build of about 800,000 barrels, she says.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There was a muted reaction to the deal with Iran in the markets, she says. Still, gas prices could fall, depending on the situation at U.S refineries.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil seeks Santa rally

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude futures closed higher in spite of a potential December taper by the Fed.

  • Asteroid

    Two firms have announced plans to send missions to asteroids within the next three years in order to mine the ore and metals on the space rocks.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There was mixed price action in the energy pits today. Traders expect the downward momentum to continue, she says.

  • Why physical gold trumps futures

    Jim Sinclair, chairman of the Independent Advisory Board at the Singapore Precious Metals Exchange, explains why precious metals are an alternative to fiat currencies as the U.S. heads towards hyperinflation.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Pressure on oil

    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.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Copper weakness

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed the day lower after a strong inventory report. And gold was up on Yellen's testimony.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil rallies today

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Supply disruptions and doubts of an Iranian agreement drove prices higher today.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil down again, $90 next

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down more than $2 on the day. Signs of a taper could be the reason.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil up slightly

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up slightly today and gold hit a one-month low over fears of inflation in China and speculation of a Fed taper.

  • Gold prices plunge on jobs numbers

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports solid losses in gold prices following better-than-expected U.S jobs report.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Jobs & the dollar

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Friday is jobs day, and traders will look to see if the number has an impact on the dollar, which could effect gold and oil prices, she says.

  • Iranian crude headed to market?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at negotiations with Iran and what's likely to happen if sanctions are lifted and the country's crude comes back on the market.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil & gas futures up

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil rose more than a dollar on the day, due to lower-than-expected inventory numbers. Gas was higher, as well, after a bigger-than-expected inventory draw.

  • Commodities tomorrow: US oil prices below $94

    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.