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Commodities & Futures News

Crude oil futures gain ground on U.S. optimism
Crude oil futures gain ground on U.S. optimism
By Investing.com - Aug 28, 2014

Investing.com - Crude oil futures gained ground on Thursday, as upbeat U.S. data fuelled optimism over the strength of the economic recovery and amid mounting tensions between Russia and Ukraine. On ...

U.S. soybeans rebound ahead of USDA export sales data
U.S. soybeans rebound ahead of USDA export sales data
By Investing.com - Aug 28, 2014

Investing.com - U.S. soybean futures regained strength on Thursday, as investors returned to the market to seek cheap valuations after prices fell to a four-year low earlier in the week. On the ...

WTI oil futures edge lower on U.S. demand concerns
WTI oil futures edge lower on U.S. demand concerns
By Investing.com - Aug 28, 2014

Investing.com - West Texas Intermediate oil futures edged lower on Thursday, as concerns over U.S. demand for oil and fuel products like gasoline drove prices lower. On the New York Mercantile ...

Gold rallies to 1-week high before U.S. GDP report
Gold rallies to 1-week high before U.S. GDP report
By Investing.com - Aug 28, 2014

Investing.com - Gold futures rallied to a one-week high on Thursday, as investors awaited the release of key U.S. data later in the session for further indications on the strength of the economy and ...

Copper fluctuates ahead of U.S. GDP data
Copper fluctuates ahead of U.S. GDP data
By Investing.com - Aug 28, 2014

Investing.com - Copper futures swung between small gains and losses on Thursday, as market players looked ahead to the release of key U.S. data later in the session for further indications on the ...

Gold dips ahead of key U.S. data
Gold dips ahead of key U.S. data
By Investing.com - Aug 27, 2014

Investing.com - Gold prices edged lower in listless trading on Wednesday ahead of a flurry of economic indicators due for release on Thursday. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile ...

Thefts Drive Foreign Oil Companies Out Of Nigeria
Thefts Drive Foreign Oil Companies Out Of Nigeria
By International Business Times - Aug 27, 2014

By Kathleen Caulderwood - Royal Dutch Shell PLC AMS:RDSA is one of a handful of foreign oil companies selling their assets in Nigeria, as local companies gain ground amid increasing problems with ...

Crude falls as stockpiles rise at key U.S. delivery point
Crude falls as stockpiles rise at key U.S. delivery point
By Investing.com - Aug 27, 2014

Investing.com - Crude prices slipped on Wednesday despite a bullish weekly supply report, as the data revealed that inventories rose at a key U.S. delivery point. In the New York Mercantile Exchange,...

Natural gas gains on weather forecasts, supply uncertainty
Natural gas gains on weather forecasts, supply uncertainty
By Investing.com - Aug 27, 2014

Investing.com - Natural gas prices rose on Wednesday amid expectations that seasonably warm temperatures will hike demand for the commodity at the nation's thermal power plants as households crank up ...

Climate Change: Global Clothing Firms Seek Cotton Alternatives
Climate Change: Global Clothing Firms Seek Cotton Alternatives
By International Business Times - Aug 27, 2014

By Maria Gallucci - Climate change is threatening to damage the cotton crops we need to make jeans, T-shirts, sweaters and other comfy clothing. So the world’s apparel companies are finding ...

WTI oil futures off the highs after U.S. supply report
WTI oil futures off the highs after U.S. supply report
By Investing.com - Aug 27, 2014

Investing.com - West Texas Intermediate oil futures trimmed gains on Wednesday, after data showed that oil supplies in the U.S. fell more than expected, while gasoline stockpiles declined less than ...

Gold futures little changed in lackluster trade
Gold futures little changed in lackluster trade
By Investing.com - Aug 27, 2014

Investing.com - Gold futures were little changed on Wednesday, as market players looked ahead to the release of key U.S. data later in the week for further indications on the strength of the economy ...