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Commodities & Futures News

Mixed data weighs on oil futures
By Investing.com - May 24, 2013

Investing.com - Oil futures traded slightly lower during Friday’s Asian session as traders continued to evaluate economic data points from some of the world’s largest economies. On the New...

Gold inches down on profit-taking
By Investing.com - May 24, 2013

Investing.com - Gold futures traded modestly lower during Friday’s Asian session as traders booked profits in the yellow metal following a solid showing Thursday’s U.S. session. On the ...

Gold shoots up on sentiments Fed will keep stimulus in place
By Investing.com - May 23, 2013

Investing.com - Gold prices rose in U.S. trading on Thursday after a high-ranking Federal Reserve official suggested stimulus policies will stay in place for now.On the Comex division of the New York ...

Crude oil plunges to 3-week low on U.S., China PMI data
By Investing.com - May 23, 2013

Investing.com - Crude oil futures tumbled sharply on Thursday, falling to a three-week low after U.S. and Chinese data pointed to slower growth in the world's two biggest economies.Market sentiment ...

Soft futures mixed; Coffee extends losses to hit 3-year low
By Investing.com - May 23, 2013

Investing.com - U.S. soft futures were mixed during U.S. morning trade on Thursday, with coffee prices extending recent losses to hit a three-year low as traders continued to worry over ample global ...

Grain futures mixed; Soybeans trade at 11-week high
By Investing.com - May 23, 2013

Investing.com - U.S. grain futures were mixed on Thursday, with front-month soybean prices climbing to the highest level in nearly three-months amid ongoing concerns over U.S. crop prospects and ...

Copper plunges more than 2% on weak China factory data, Fed
By Investing.com - May 23, 2013

Investing.com - Copper futures rose sharply to hit a two-week high on Wednesday, as market sentiment weakened after disappointing manufacturing data from China sparked fresh concerns over the outlook ...