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  • Commodities Tomorrow: Big Drawdown from Cushing

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are unsure of the economy and the Fed's intent. The big question is, how soon will the Fed start talking about raising rates.

  • Business of Minting Gold Coins

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides a first-hand look at the minting process for collectible precious metal coins, from the West Point Mint, where all American Eagle coins are produced.

  • Business of Minting Coins Thrives

    Despite the precious metal's trek into bear territory, there is record demand for gold coins, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Global Appetite for Gold Gets Physical

    Jason Toussaint, World Gold Council, offers insight into where investors are seeking golden opportunities in emerging markets.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Standard Ended 80 Years Ago

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil inventory numbers come in tomorrow and it's the 80th anniversary of the end of the gold standard in the U.S., while the precious metal continues to see downward pressure.

  • Retail investors remained positive on gold in May, despite a sharp fall in demand, said BullionVault, an online trading platform for gold and silver.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Outage in the North Sea

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A major oil outage in the North Sea could impact oil prices. And a lot of shorts in the gold market are causing prices to rise.

  • Gold Bull's Bold Call

    The Fast Money traders provide their plays on Merck, Microsoft and Best Buy. And Rick Rule, Sprout Asset Management, explains why he thinks gold prices are due for a "technical recovery."

  • Gold Futures Forecast

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, takes a closer look at the precious metal and what investors can expect in the coming months.

  • An employee holds the 100-Carat perfect diamond at Sotheby's auction house.

    Resource funds have had a tough run so far this year, but diamond miners have managed to emerge relatively unscathed, with many stocks surging this year.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Passes $1,400

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold passed $1,400 today in light of weak economic data and could continue higher. The draw on gasoline inventories helped push prices higher, and natural gas hovered around the $4 mark.

  • Bear vs Bull: Joy Global

    Fast Money traders Stephen Weiss and Jon Najarian debate the play on the mining company after it lowers its guidance.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Can Gold Keep its Momentum?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, largely due to the increasing tensions in the Middle East. Gold has climbed above $1,400, but can it stay there?

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.

  • Are Diamonds an Investor's Best Friend?

    Jan Maarten Asscher, managing director at Pink Iguana, explains why investors are turning to diamonds as an alternative to equities and what the industry's biggest trends are at the moment.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Hurricane Forecast & Energy

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The hurricane forecast is for 7 to 11 hurricanes this season, which could be bullish for the energy markets. Nat gas was up on the day because storage levels rose less than expected.

  • Trading Buzz Before the Bell

    John Lynch, Wells Fargo Private Bank, and Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, discuss what's likely driving the recent rally, and what they hope to hear from the Fed's Bernanke when he testifies later this morning on Capitol Hill.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: All About the Fed

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders remain focused firmly on tomorrow's testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. And expectations for this week's oil inventories.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Reading the Reversal in Metals

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look factors that contributed to the major reversal in precious metals on Monday and what sent oil prices to a 7-week high. She also discusses events in the the coming days that could impact the price action in energy and metals.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Up Slightly

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. After the dollar slipped, oil and gasoline futures climbed a bit. Nat gas was down on a bigger-than-expected build. A mixed picture in the metals markets, as well.