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December 11, 2014
By Phil Flynn | December 10, 2014
A big spike in gold prices and continued weakness in crude oil is sending warning signs about the health of the global economy.
December 9, 2014
Gold futures rose to the highest in more than five weeks as declines in equity markets revived demand for the metal as a haven.
By Phil Flynn | December 9, 2014
This is becoming a word wide oil price war. Crude oil prices accelerated losses to a 5-year low after Iraq slashed prices for its oil.
By Mark Shenk, Bloomberg | December 2, 2014
West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes fell after the Iraqi government and Kurdish authorities reached an agreement that paves the way for increased oil exports.
By Bernardo Mariano | December 2, 2014
The margin for new positions on futures for U.S. West Texas Intermediate oil will rise 16% to $4,895 for speculators, the highest since the exchange set it at $4,950 on January 29, 2013.
By Phil Flynn | December 2, 2014
Rumored Russian intervention in the ruble and central bankers rushing out to put a positive spin on plunging crude oil prices helped stabilize a market that was in a dangerous freefall.
November 26, 2014
Chicago Mercantile Exchange defended its efforts at pursuing market manipulation, with its spokeswoman Laurie Bischel stating that it “has a clear record of prosecuting spoofing as well as disruptive trading activity.”
By Bernardo Mariano | November 20, 2014
Exchange shorts for Thursday, November 20, 2014.
By Phil Flynn | November 18, 2014
Goldman Sachs has raised its 2013 U.S. natural gas price forecast by 17%, citing cold weather in March and a tightening market