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  • Mining stocks have fallen out of favor, but just when things could have turned from bad to worse it appears that the sector is the new contrarian play for 2014.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas hit, gold up

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Ukraine keeps oil up, and a bearish DOE report drove down nat gas. Gold was up slightly at $1287.70.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Traders don't trust Putin

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude ended the day up, again because of the situation in Ukraine and a drawdown in supplies. Gold was down today on positive comments from Putin.

  • Freeport-McMoRan is selling its Eagle Ford Shale assets in Texas to an Encana subsidiary for $3.1 billion.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas up 2%

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold was down on the day, but still above the $1,300 mark. The weaker dollar didn't help crude, which settled below $100. Nat gas, on the other hand, was up more than 2 percent, as traders compared supplies to yearly averages.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold safe haven buying

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Downward pressure 'technical'

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: U.S. awash in oil

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Tensions in Ukraine seem to be abating and the focus has turned to domestic data. Crude dropped under $100 on a build in supplies.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil & nat gas up

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, while nat gas was also higher.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas up ... again

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The prospect of more supply drove the price of brent crude down, but the situation in Ukraine pushed up WTI. Nat gas was up again today, with inventories at an 11-year low. And gold sold off as home sales looked good.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Ukraine pushes gold higher

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. All the noise in Ukraine pushed up gold prices today. Oil was up on the day, as was palladium, which comes from Russia.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil inventories drive down price

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Downward pressure on stocks drove down oil prices today. Nat gas was up slightly on the day, albeit in a tight range. And gold was up slightly on the day, closing at $1,284.60.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Selling pressure in crude

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude oil prices were under pressure; traders are eying tomorrow's Department of Energy report; natural gas got a small bump up, closing at $4.74, and traders are looking for a catalyst to get back on the long side of gold.

  • Commodities tomorrow: See-saw session

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude closed higher at the end of the day, after an up-and-down session. Ukraine is still key. Nat gas was down on the day, but still above the key $4.50 technical level. And gold was down below $1,300 on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold under $1,300

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil inventories way up, prices up too

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up slightly on the day in spite of a 10 million barrel build. Nat gas remained over $4.50, and gold was up a bit at the close.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold's worst drop this year

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A volatile day for stocks, but commodities were not. Crude was down slightly, but could be ready to break out because of Ukraine. Gold closed down $27 on the day, it's worst drop for the year. And nat gas

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil & gold up on the day

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on strong volume and fears from Ukraine. Gold saw some buying in spite of a stronger dollar. And platinum was higher on a possible mine workers strike in South Africa.

  • Gold will see 'modest' uptick this year: Pro

    Martin Arnold, director and research analyst at ETF Securities, says the gold price will see a modest rise this year, but other precious metals could be a more attractive investment.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold a winner today

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Stocks sold off but gold was a big winner as traders moved to bullion. Nat gas was up on a smaller-than-expected build, and crude was down on the day.