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  • 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.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Retail gas prices drop

    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: Gold declines post-Fed

    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: Another strong inventory report

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down today on a rise in inventories and a status quo statement from the Fed. Gold dropped after a dollar spike.

  • Commodities tomorrow: All depends on Fed

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. It's going to be all about the Fed tomorrow, she reports. The oil market will also be watching crude inventories, Wednesday morning. Investors are looking for another rise in supply.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil up slightly

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up slightly on the day, as there was a little buying at the end of the day. Natural gas was hit on a milder-than-expected weather forecast.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil prices under pressure

    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: Expecting nat gas increase

    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.