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  • 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.

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    Billionaire George Soros reduced his holdings of exchange-traded products backed by gold prior to last month's freefall.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gas Prices Down From Last Year

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs says negative economic data from Europe put pressure on commodities overall. Prices at the pump are 12 cents below where they were a year ago.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: 'Swimming in Crude 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: Oil Lower on the Day

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was lower on the day, while gold dipped and came back later in the day.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Stocks, Not Commodities

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders appear more enamored with stocks than commodities, she says. Record crude supplies are pressuring prices downward. And gold is still under pressure.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Crude Imports Rise

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

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Inventories & China Trade

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Tomorrow, traders will be watching U.S. oil inventories as well as China trade data.

  • Gold Falters As Equities March On

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson is watching the metals now. Palladium is the worst performing commodity of the day.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Eye on Syria

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are watching the situation in the Middle East and whether violence could spread throughout the region, she says.

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    After years of on-off talks, Glencore's head Ivan Glasenberg gets to complete the $30 billion acquisition of Xstrata on Thursday, the mining industry's biggest takeover yet.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas, Gold

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson on what to watch in commodities -- particularly natural gas and gold -- in the day ahead.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Weekly Inventories Report

    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.