Tag: commodities

Energy, Industries

Oil edges lower as traders weigh global demand plunge versus stimulus

March 27, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures edged lower Friday, as traders continued to balance optimism over a $2 trillion U.S. fiscal stimulus package against a huge drop in demand as result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery CLK20, […]

Energy, Industries

Oil pulls back from 2-month high, but on track for weekly gain

November 22, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures pulled back modestly Friday from a two-month high, but remained on track for a weekly rise on growing expectations the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies will agree to extend production cuts when they meet […]

Energy, Finance Tech, Industries, Trading, Uncategorized

Oil prices climb as upbeat economic data raise demand expectations

December 11, 2017

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices edged higher Monday as upbeat economic data helped to raise expectations for crude demand, offsetting some pressure from concerns over growing U.S. production. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, January West Texas Intermediate crude CLF8, +0.63% tacked on […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Why the gold price might be set for a rebound

January 26, 2017


Gold prices have been under pressure ever since the rally in global stocks and dollar following Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. elections. But a report from UBS says that investors are scaling back optimism that emerged shortly after the […]

Energy, Industries

4 Reasons Why Oil Won’t Rise Over the Short Term

September 13, 2016

Via: U.S. News

Since June 2014, oil has plummeted from a high more than $100 per barrel, dragging energy sector revenues and stock prices along with it. The commodity has tried to bounce back, but there are a number of headwinds that will […]

Energy, Industries

Futures Movers: Oil futures fall on fears about demand

July 1, 2016

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices edged lower in volatile trade on Friday amid continued uncertainty about the impact of the Brexit referendum on crude demand. Brent crude LCOU6, -0.60%  , the global oil benchmark, fell 0.6% to $49.41 a barrel on London’s ICE […]

Energy, Industries

5 reasons oil is on track for biggest monthly gain in nearly a year

March 28, 2016

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures are set to score their largest monthly gain in almost a year, even though U.S. crude supplies climbed in each of the last six weeks and major oil producers have yet for formalize a plan to stabilize output. […]


7 underlying issues causing problems for commodities

October 8, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo Fanfares of trumpets do not announce turning points in securities markets. Since mid-year, financial markets have been volatile. Moves of plus or minus 1% to 2% a day and even larger intraday moves have been common. Equity markets […]


Glencore shares jump as Europe gets commodities boost

October 5, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo European shares climbed higher on Monday, with a surge in Glencore lifting the mining sector and firmer oil prices giving energy stocks a boost. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 1.7 percent while the euro zone’s blue-chip Euro […]


Commodity prices just slumped to their lowest level since 1999

August 24, 2015

Via: itCurated

Commodity prices just slumped to their lowest level since the end of the 20th century, according to a widely-used Bloomberg index. The index is made up of 22 major traded commodities and has been sliding recently, but the chaos in […]