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  • Commodities Tomorrow: How Low Could Gold Go?

    After the biggest one-day plunge in gold prices since 1980, CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at the factors that may cause the gold rout to continue.

  • Gold Prices Head Into Bear Territory

    Frank Holmes, CEO & Chief Investment Officer at U.S. Global Investors, discusses whether investors should be buying up gold on the dip.

  • Santelli: Is Gold Rumor Sparking Widespread Selling?

    Rick Santelli's analysis of the major sell-off for gold. (3:40)

  • Gold Freefall and the Hedge Fund Effect

    CNBC's Kate Kelly breaks down the impact on hedge funds holding large amounts of gold. (Correction: This video has been modified due to an error in the percentage of gold held by BlueMountain.)

  • Gartman: Major Sell Off in Oil & Gold

    Investor Dennis Gartman is stunned by the rapid drop in the price of gold. (6:00)

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Tumbles

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including the drop in global oil demand. Natural gas, on the other hand, remains strong due to cold-weather drawdowns. And the bearish market for gold continues.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Not Golden

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold tumbled more than $25, and Goldman says it's time to short. Nat gas prices rallied after an above average hurricane forecast--there's a 72 percent chance a major hurricane will hit the U.S.

  • Goldman Sachs downgraded its 2013 price target for gold and advised investors to short the precious metal, in a commodities report out on Wednesday.

  • Time to Go For the Gold?

    Phil Silverman, Managing Partner of Kingsview Capital, explains why to wait on gold and silver plays as equities hit all-time highs.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Energy Report Preview

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson previews the U.S. Energy Department's weekly petroleum report and impact it may have on oil trading on Wednesday.

  • Iron ore mine in Africa

    Shares in Australia's Sundance Resources plunged 53 percent to a four-year low after the Africa-focused miner terminated a $1.4 billion takeover by private Chinese firm Hanlong Group.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Mixed Day for Energy

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at what's in store for the energy trade in the day ahead and the reason why gasoline may continue to lead the oil market's gains.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Stonger Dollar Pushes Oil Lower

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Moves by the Bank of Japan sent the dollar higher and oil lower, but nat gas inventory draw downs pushed natural gas higher.

  • Oil, Natural Gas Tomorrow

    U.S. oil prices posted the biggest one-day slide of the year in the midst of a broad commodities sell off. Natural gas prices also declined ahead of data on U.S. storage levels, due out tomorrow. CNBC's Sharon Epperson on what traders will be watching in the coming session.

  • Pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at key levels for the precious metal.

  • The gold rally might be over, at least in the short-term, according to some pro traders.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Further Pressure on Oil Prices?

    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: Gas Prices Coming Down

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The national average price of regular gasoline was $3.63/gallon Monday, according to AAA. That's 13 cents lower than the average price on March 1 and 30 cents cheaper than April 1, 2012.

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    As gold ETFs celebrate their tenth birthday this month, investors are heading for the exit doors as speculation about an end to the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy curb the precious metal's rally.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas on a Tear

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Natural gas has more than doubled since April of last year and is at a 19-month high, she reports. Tomorrow's report could show a draw down of 83-87bcf, which would likely drive prices higher.