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.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks wiht Frank Lesh, FuturePath Trading, about the way ETFs have changed the way investors trade the precious metal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Traders warn of more selling as the precious metal's short-term trend line falls below its longer-term trend line, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. (1:26)
CNBC's Matthew Taylor takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60 Seconds' segment and looks at shares of BHP Billiton to observe the impact of CEO Marius Klopper's resignation.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks ahead to key energy reports this week. Retail gasoline demand data released by MasterCard SpendingPulse on Wednesday will likely show impact of higher prices on U.S. consumers, she says. Traders and analysts are also anxiously awaiting this week's report on gasoline supplies and demand from US Energy Information Administration, scheduled for release at 11am ET on Thursday.
Rich Ilczyszyn, founder and chief market strategist of iiTrader, on what's troubling the yellow metal now.
Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist at ANZ Research says the recent labor unrest in South Africa will push prices higher on mining services. He predicts gold could reach the 1,890 level.
About 40 masked attackers raided a disputed gold-mining project in northern Greece early on Sunday, setting fire to machinery and lightly injuring four security guards, police said.
Gold bounced back from a drubbing that sent the precious metal to a six-month low late last week, however, analysts say further upside is dependent on whether gold can hold on to a key support level over the next few days.