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Commodity Markets

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  • Retail gasoline remains at record mid-January levels

     
    Gasoline pump prices continued their slow creep higher over the last week while oil prices drifted lower in spite of higher demand in China and other places overseas. Nationally, the average price of a gallon of retail gasoline moved up......
  • Oil slides to two-month low as supplies rise

     
    In a break for consumers, the threat of $100-a-barrel oil is quickly receding. U.S. crude prices slid again Thursday, ending below $86 a barrel, as domestic inventories rose and a Kuwaiti oil executive warned about the run-up in prices since......
  • Energy stocks surge with oil; Exxon's earnings rocket

     
    Hunting for opportunity in crisis, some investors are flooding back into energy stocks on Monday amid another jump in oil prices sparked by Middle East social unrest. It also helped that Exxon Mobil Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were well above...
  • Middle East unrest leads to surging oil prices

     
    Oil prices surged Friday as concerns mounted that anti-government protests in Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon and Yemen could spread to some of the Middle East's biggest oil producers. Analysts said that the protests could push oil prices to $130 a barrel......
  • Financial markets react calmly to turmoil sweeping Egypt

     
    Crude oil prices rose but so did stock prices Monday as world financial markets reacted calmly overall to the anti-government protests roiling Egypt. Oil prices surged to a fresh two-year high, with near-term crude oil futures in New York jumping......
  • Dow tops 12,000 as economy's strength stokes bulls

     
    Wall Street’s bulls drove the stock market to new multiyear highs Tuesday, emboldened by fresh signs that the economy’s momentum in the fourth quarter spilled into January. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above the 12,000 level for the first.....
  • Retail gas prices rise in spite of supply glut and reduced Middle East tensions

     
    Retail gasoline prices have continued to rise in California and around the rest of the U.S., in spite of falling oil prices, mounting optimism about Middle East unrest, and U.S. fuel supplies so plentiful that their like has not been......
  • Obama on his embattled budget: Let's talk, but....

     
    Obama full text of news conference as he defends his budget and talks of Egypt....
  • Stocks end sharply lower as oil hits two-year high

     
    U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday, with major market indexes suffering their biggest losses in months, as fears of spreading unrest in the Middle East drove crude oil prices higher for a second day. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 178.46 points,......
  • Middle East turmoil fuels sell-off in some food prices

     
    The surge in crude oil prices is getting the headlines, but it’s masking a more consumer-friendly shift within commodity markets: sinking prices for some of what’s in your food pantry. Wheat, corn and soybean prices all tumbled on Tuesday,...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Oil prices hit stocks. Foreclosing on your bank.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,400 per ounce, up 0.8% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,330.90, down 0.5% from Friday. Oil prices hit stocks. The Italian stock market was halted after stocks there fell sharply, one of......