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Commodities & Futures News

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For The Sake Of Oil, China Enters South Sudan Fray
By 
International Business Times
 - Apr 09, 2014

By Jacey Fortin - GAMBELA, Ethiopia -- Rebel fighters in South Sudan have set their sights on a new target: oil. Their tactics are putting the interests of the world's second-largest economy at ...

 
Crude Oil
Crude oil little changed after U.S. supply data
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 09, 2014

Investing.com - Crude oil futures little changed on Wednesday after U.S. inventories data showed that crude stockpiles rose far more-than-expected last week, as ongoing tensions over Ukraine supported...

 
Gas
Natural gas ticks lower, inventory data in focus
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 09, 2014

Investing.com - Natural gas futures slipped lower on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to upcoming U.S. inventories data, but losses were checked as forecasts for cooler spring weather continued to ...

 
Wheat
The State Of Ukraine's And Russia's Grain Markets
By 
International Business Times
 - Apr 09, 2014

By Connor Adams Sheets - As the crisis between Ukraine and Russia drags on with no resolution in sight, both nations’ grain sectors seem to be weathering the storm without major disruptions. Corn and...

 
Gold
Gold prices holding near 2-week highs
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 09, 2014

Investing.com - Gold prices were holding close to their highest level in two weeks on Wednesday, as heightened tensions over Ukraine underpinned safe haven demand for the precious metal. On the Comex...

 
Oil
Crude oil lower, U.S. inventory data in focus
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 09, 2014

Investing.com - Crude oil futures were lower on Wednesday after industry data showed that U.S. crude stockpiles rose far more than expected last week, but losses were checked amid ongoing tensions ...

 
Gold
Gold prices hold slightly higher in Asia ahead of U.S. Fed minutes
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 09, 2014

Investing.com - Gold prices in Asia Wednesday held gains as investors expressed geopolitical jitters and eyed the U.S. Federal Reserve for clues on the direction of the dollar On the Comex division ...

 
Oil
NYMEX crude oil prices ease in Asia on profit taking, API data
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 09, 2014

Investing.com - Crude oil prices eased in Asia on Wednesday in a bout of profit-taking after a report U.S. output this year and next may be less than expected initially boosted the commodity, but ...

 
Gold
Gold gains as dollar softens on Fed expectations
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 08, 2014

Investing.com - Gold prices rose on Tuesday as expectations that the minutes from the Federal Reserve's March policy meeting to be released Wednesday will reveal dovish language and a ...

 
Oil
Crude gains as Ukraine crisis heats up anew
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 08, 2014

Investing.com - Crude futures shot up on Tuesday on fears the Russian standoff in Ukraine may escalate, which could disrupt supply from oil-rich Russia. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West ...

 
Gas
Natural gas prices firm as spring storm brings cool weather to U.S.
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 08, 2014

Investing.com - Natural gas prices jumped up on Tuesday as updated weather-forecasting models called for cool temperatures to settle in as a spring storm treks across the central and eastern U.S. On ...

 
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Natural gas rises on forecasts for cooler spring weather
By 
Investing.com
 - Apr 08, 2014

Investing.com - Natural gas futures were higher on Tuesday, rising for a second session, as forecasts for cooler spring weather boosted the demand outlook. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, ...

 
Natural Gas
Why EU, Ukraine Natgas Talks Are At Fever Pitch
By 
International Business Times
 - Apr 08, 2014

By Reuters - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine's energy minister, EU officials and industry representatives held talks on Tuesday on cutting reliance on Russian gas as tension with Moscow drove home the ...

 
Oil
Iran: We're Not Waiting For US Permission To Boost Oil Exports
By 
International Business Times
 - Apr 08, 2014

By Meagan Clark - Iran plans to boost its crude production and exports this year despite agreeing to U.S.-led sanctions against the country's energy sector.  "Iran will use every possibility to ...