Global Oil Prices Gain as US Sanctions Venezuela Crude Sales to Pressure Maduro

Global Oil Prices Gain as US Sanctions Venezuela Crude Sales to Pressure Maduro

Global oil prices turned higher Tuesday as investors reacted to a move by the U.S. State Department to sanction the sale of Venezuelan crude to the United States in an effort to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to rival Juan Guaidó, whom international observers deem the rightful winner of that country's disputed elections.

Do Oil Prices Really Predict Gasoline Prices?

Do Oil Prices Really Predict Gasoline Prices?

OPEC's production cuts will affect global crude oil. Could gasoline prices follow?

Once the Fed Starts Cutting, They Are Not Going to Stop

Once the Fed Starts Cutting, They Are Not Going to Stop

There is strong precedent for aggressive rate cuts once the Fed gets started.

Economist Perspective: Is Gold Set to Shine in 2019?

Economist Perspective: Is Gold Set to Shine in 2019?

After a lackluster 2018, is gold on track for a bull run?

Will Gold Rebound in 2019?

Will Gold Rebound in 2019?

A changing picture for interest rates, the U.S. dollar and market volatility could be a catalyst for gold.

Market of the Week: Silver

Market of the Week: Silver

Are silver markets looking for a fundamental spark?

How Rate Changes Could Affect Consumers in 2019

How Rate Changes Could Affect Consumers in 2019

While good for savers, higher interest rates could drag on consumer spending in the year ahead.

Market Movers: January FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: January FOMC Meeting

Has the Fed been spooked by stock market volatility?

This Is Not Your Grandpa's Covered Call Strategy

This Is Not Your Grandpa's Covered Call Strategy

Dabbling in the futures markets shouldn't be off limits for those with a certain amount of sophistication and financial means.

Can the U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum?

Can the U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum?

Dollar strength defined currency trading in 2018. Will new headwinds have traders reassessing its position?