Mixed data out of China drove oil prices down today. The metals were down across the board during the trading day, but settled slightly higher.
There was a mysterious move in gold just before the jobs report release. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil continued its climb. Nat gas prices plummeted on a 111bcf build. And gold rose on the weak dollar.
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.
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.
Despite the precious metal's trek into bear territory, there is record demand for gold coins, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Jason Toussaint, World Gold Council, offers insight into where investors are seeking golden opportunities in emerging markets.
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.
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.
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."
Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, takes a closer look at the precious metal and what investors can expect in the coming months.
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.
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.
Fast Money traders Stephen Weiss and Jon Najarian debate the play on the mining company after it lowers its guidance.
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.
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.
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.
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.