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Commodities

Coal prices are on course for their biggest annual fall in more than a decade, hurting producers of the fossil fuel but cutting raw-material costs for struggling steelmakers.

Commodities

Gold prices rose to their highest level in more than six weeks, as investors remain cautious about the world economy and geopolitics despite record highs in the U.S. stock market.

Commodities

Bond yields around the world have rallied, posing a threat to precious metals like gold and silver that traditionally serve as haven assets for investors.

Commodities

Oil prices swung between small gains and losses after government data showed that stockpiles last week fell less than some analysts had expected.

Commodities

Improving economic data in China are fueling hopes that global growth will accelerate in 2020, supporting a host of commodities from oil to copper.

Commodities

Copper prices rose last week to their highest level in seven months, highlighting how a brighter view of the world economy is supporting riskier corners of the market.

Commodities

Commodity investors are closely watching trade developments between the U.S. and China, hoping that a resolution to their trade war will relieve pressure on a host of materials.

Commodities

Prices for a rare metal used to filter emissions in gasoline car engines continue rising, defying predictions that substitution of a cheaper alternative by auto makers would halt a yearslong rally.

Gas Markets

Futures climbed after some models predicted a sweep of cold weather across the Midwest and eastern two-thirds of the U.S.

Commodities

Oil prices rose, lifted by the prospect of longer production cuts by OPEC and its allies as well as evidence of improving economic conditions in China.

Commodities

A group of companies that is amassing mineral rights beneath oil fields is paying out enticing dividends, with yields upward of 10%, even as shares of the companies drilling the wells are having a miserable year.