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Gold hits session lows after robust U.S. jobless claims data
By Investing.com - Jul 24, 2014

Investing.com - Gold futures fell to the lowest levels of the session on Thursday, after data showed that the number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. last week fell to the ...

Crude oil futures decline despite upbeat China PMI data
By Investing.com - Jul 24, 2014

Investing.com - Crude oil futures edged lower on Thursday, despite data showing that manufacturing activity in China expanded at the fastest pace in 18 months in July. On the ICE Futures Exchange in ...

Copper jumps 1% after China PMI hits 18-month high
By Investing.com - Jul 24, 2014

Investing.com - Copper futures rallied to a more than one-week high on Thursday, as investors cheered better than expected manufacturing data out of China, the world’s largest consumer of the ...

Gold prices dip in Asia, but global tensions offer support
By Investing.com - Jul 23, 2014

Investing.com - Gold prices dipped slightly in Asia on Thursday, but remained well supported on global tensions. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for August ...

Gold falls as stocks rise on U.S. data, earnings
By Investing.com - Jul 23, 2014

Investing.com - Gold prices slipped in U.S. trading on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. data and earnings sent investors flocking to stock markets and out of safe-haven positions in the yellow metal. On the ...

Crude gains on upbeat U.S. inventory report
By Investing.com - Jul 23, 2014

Investing.com - Crude futures rose on Wednesday after data revealed that oil stockpiles in the U.S. fell more than expected last week. In the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate ...

Natural gas prices rise as investors price in cool snap
By Investing.com - Jul 23, 2014

Investing.com - Natural gas rose on Wednesday, coming up off 8-month lows after investors priced in unseasonably mild temperatures in the eastern half of the U.S. and bet that hotter temperatures will...

Japan Boosts Support For Overseas Coal Plants
By International Business Times - Jul 23, 2014

By Maria Gallucci - Japan is boosting its financial support for coal-fired power plants built overseas, an official said Wednesday, shrugging off calls from the Obama administration and global ...

Natural gas futures bounce off 8-month low in early trade
By Investing.com - Jul 23, 2014

Investing.com - U.S. natural gas futures regained strength on Wednesday, as investors returned to the market to seek cheap valuations after prices fell to the lowest level since November on ...