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  • Chilean Miner Antofagasta will continue to focus on controlling its costs, including power and labor charges, as falling demand from China could lead to a further drop in copper prices.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Closes Higher

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow. Oil was down for the better part of the day, but still closed higher. Gold squeezes out a gain.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Crude Closes at Month's Highs

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Nomura and Societe Generale are the latest banks to warn about gold, as several banks in recent days have cut their price forecasts and warnings about a correction for bullion have risen.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Muted Reaction to Chavez's Death

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Gold may be consolidating now, but top commodities trader Rich Ilczyszyn is looking for a breakout

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Metals Complex Shows Strength

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Pain For Paulson's Gold Fund

    The financial sector has dropped 50 percent since its 2007 highs, with the FMHR traders; and CNBC's Kate Kelly reports John Paulson's gold fund has faced redemptions in the new year as investors grew impatient.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Hit by China, Sequester

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports weak demand for oil and gasoline drove the price below $90/barrel before it closed slightly higher, as China moved to cool off its housing market and the U.S. dealt with the sequester. It was a quiet day in the metals markets, as gold moved up only pennies on the day.

  • Renewed unease about sovereign and regulatory risk in Mongolia - triggered by a dispute between the government and mining giant Rio Tinto over the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project - is on the rise but shouldn't erode confidence among longer term investors in the mineral-rich nation.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Up

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs looks at natural gas, which had a good day after the EIA announced a larger drawdown than expected. Fund managers continued to move out of commodities and into stocks, she says.

  • As the price of gold declines, pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at key levels for the precious metal.

  • The open pit mine at Molycorp's rare earths mining and processing facility stands in Mountain Pass, California, U.S.

    Molycorp is delaying its quarterly results and annual report as it has yet to determine the size of a goodwill impairment charge it will have to book in the fourth quarter, it said on Thursday.

  • Investment demand for gold in Vietnam could be a quarter less in 2013 than last year as the government tightens its grip on the bullion market to stabilize the country's currency.

  • Santelli:  ETFs and the Creation of 'Gold Paper'

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks wiht Frank Lesh, FuturePath Trading, about the way ETFs have changed the way investors trade the precious metal.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Outlook

    With U.S. oil prices at the lowest levels of the year, traders are looking ahead to the U.S. Energy Department's weekly gauge of oil inventories on Wednesday. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that analysts are expecting crude supplies to have risen by 2.6 million barrels in the past week.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Eyes on Iran

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, where a rising dollar hit oil today. Traders continue to watch Iran, what's happening in Europe, and look ahead to Ben Bernanke's testimony tomorrow. And investors leave gold ETFs.

  • Gold has found itself unable to extend its decade-long rally into 2013 – all the more curious given that central bank easing still continues to flow and global risks abound.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Down 6% This Year

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Heavy Selling Across the Board

    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.