Commodities

Oil jumps one percent on weaker dollar, but rise in U.S. drilling drags

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices rose more than 1 percent early on Monday on a weaker dollar, but another rise in U.S. drilling activity stoked worries …

Oil

Gold / Silver / Copper futures - weekly outlook: June 26 - 30

Investing.com - Gold prices rose to one-week highs on Friday, boosted by the weaker dollar which fell amid persistent fears over prospects for …

Financial Markets

Crude Oil Futures - Weekly Outlook: June 26 - 30

Investing.com - Oil futures settled a bit higher on Friday, but prices still suffered their fifth straight weekly loss as the market weighed rising …

Oil

Turkish exports to Qatar triple during Gulf crisis: trade minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish exports to Qatar have tripled from their normal levels to $32.5 million since four Arab countries began boycotting the …

Middle East

China, India, Japan hamper Asia oil demand growth, efforts to balance market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - As the global oil market frets about a stubborn supply glut, faltering demand growth in key Asian crude importers is further …

Oil

The Free Fall In Commodities

Crude oil has experienced a price collapse.<p>Grains fall as the Midwest looks cooler and wetter, for now.<p>Are renewable energy stocks and ETFs a better …

Oil

If Baghdadi is dead, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Gold prices higher but remain on track to end week unchanged

Investing.com – Gold prices rose to their highest level this week, buoyed by renewed investor demand for safe havens, after geopolitical tension …

gold

Gold gains in Asia on safe-have demand from China

Investing.com - Gold held gains in Asia on Friday on safe-have demand from China as borrowing by some major private firms to buy assets overseas …

Financial Markets

Big Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling

(Reuters) - In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and …

Big Data

Brazil surprised by U.S. move on beef, hopes to revert ban

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Agriculture Ministry expressed surprise at the United States Department of Agriculture decision banning imports of …

Financial Markets

DBRS downgrades Cenovus after ConocoPhillips deal

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Ratings agency DBRS on Friday downgraded Cenovus Energy Inc, saying the Canadian oil company's acquisition of …

Oil

Trump, new Saudi crown prince share hardline views on Iran but risks abound

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's new crown prince and likely next king shares U.S. President Donald Trump's hawkish view of Iran, but a more …

Middle East

U.S. natural gas trims gains after weekly storage data

Investing.com - U.S. natural gas futures were higher on Thursday, but came off the strongest levels of the session after data showed that supplies in …

Oil

Oil bounces off 10-month lows; crude glut still weighs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil rose on Thursday, a day after hitting 10-month lows, but market sentiment remained negative because the global crude glut …

Oil

Crude holds slight gain in Asia after sharp losses overnight

Investing.com - Crude prices gave up early gains in Asia on Thursday, but stayed in the black with sentiment focused on the pain point for U.S. shale …

Oil

Top 5 Things to Know In the Market on Wednesday

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, June 21:<p><b>1. Oil slips further into bear market ahead</b> …

Markets

Oil falls as bulls discount OPEC cuts, set for worst H1 since 1997

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier losses, but was set for its largest price slide in the first half of any year for the …

Oil

'A lot of inconsistencies' are driving oil prices through the floor

Crude oil has fallen back into a bear market.<p>The US benchmark of prices — West Texas Intermediate crude — on Tuesday logged a greater than 20% …

Oil

Gold gains in Asia on views for 3rd Fed hike this year

Investing.com - Gold rose in Asia on Wednesday with Fed views on rate hikes for the rest of the year in focus with some expectations that inflation …

gold

U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer says no deadline set for NAFTA deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday there was no deadline for completing NAFTA trade talks between …

Financial Markets

China calls on domestic investors to boost commodity presence

Biggest consumer of raw materials seeks greater say over global pricing

China

Zinc hits 2-wk high as stocks fall

Zinc prices have touched a two-week high as expectations of stronger demand from steelmakers rose and inventories of the metal on the London Metal …

Financial Markets

Are Bonds And Commodities Signaling Deflation Forever?

We had some major central bank meetings last week, and more political turmoil. But the outcome continues to be higher stocks and a world that’s pricing in little inflation risk (commodities are weak, interest rates are soft).<p>While stocks are up 10% year-to-date, the broad commodities index is <b>down</b> …

Stocks

Oil prices hold near seven-month lows, glut keeps dragging

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil markets held around seven-month lows on Tuesday as investors focused on persistent signs of rising supply that are undermining …

Oil

API estimates show crude down 2.720 mln barrels, more than seen

Investing.com - U.S. crude oil inventories fell 2.720 million barrels, the American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday, more than expected …

Financial Markets

Gold stays near lowest in 5 weeks on Fed rate hike bets

Investing.com - Gold prices held near their lowest level in around five weeks in North American trade on Tuesday, amid expectations for more U.S. …

Financial Markets

OPEC mulls deeper output cuts: Iran oil minister

Investing.com - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is considering deepening agreed cuts in output due to increasing U.S. production, …

Oil

Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached: report

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil giants including Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSa) risk spending more than a third of their budgets by …

Climate

Commodities and Futures News

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada will not publicly complain about agriculture trade irritants with the United States, ahead of North American …

Oil