US Crude Tops $62, Taking 2019 Gas Prices 20% Higher, Amid Iran Sanctions Talk

US Crude Tops $62, Taking 2019 Gas Prices 20% Higher, Amid Iran Sanctions Talk

Global oil prices extended gain again Tuesday, taking U.S. crude past the $62 mark for the first time in nearly five months, following stronger-than-expected factory output data from the U.S. and China and reports that Washington may revoke waivers for the purchase of Iranian exports.

Oil Extends Gains From Best Quarter Since 2009 as China Factory Output Rumbles

Oil Extends Gains From Best Quarter Since 2009 as China Factory Output Rumbles

Global oil prices traded firmly higher Monday, extending gains from the strongest quarter in a decade, after stronger-than-expected factory output data from China and ongoing production cuts from OPEC member and its allies raised the prospect of increasing demand into the summer months.

After Crude Oil's Roaring Rip, It May Pay to Be Cautious For Now

After Crude Oil's Roaring Rip, It May Pay to Be Cautious For Now

The oil rally may be running out of steam, according to a little-watched chart indicator. But things could heat up again later this year.

UK Lawmakers Face Yet Another Make-or-Break Vote as May Rolls Final Brexit Dice

UK Lawmakers Face Yet Another Make-or-Break Vote as May Rolls Final Brexit Dice

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will bring a watered-down version of her twice-defeated Withdrawal Agreement to Parliament Friday in what could be the final attempt to break the nation's crippling Brexit stalemate on the very day Britain had been scheduled to leave the European Union .

Oil Prices Slide After Trump Urges OPEC to 'Increase the Flow' of Global Crude

Oil Prices Slide After Trump Urges OPEC to 'Increase the Flow' of Global Crude

Global oil markets extended declines Thursday after President Donald Trump resumed his attack on OPEC producers, urging them to "increase the flow" of crude as prices remain close to four-month highs.

Economist Perspective: Debt Ceiling Back in Play

Economist Perspective: Debt Ceiling Back in Play

U.S. debt ceiling and a potential government shutdown could be back in play later this year.

Why Central Bank Gold Demand Is Reaching New Highs

Why Central Bank Gold Demand Is Reaching New Highs

A reticence to increase U.S. dollar exposure in 2018 resulted in highest central bank gold demand since the end of Bretton Woods.

Market Movers: U.S. GDP

Market Movers: U.S. GDP

The yield curve has inverted. Are U.S. stocks fixated?

Palladium's Spectacular Rally Isn't Over Yet

Palladium's Spectacular Rally Isn't Over Yet

The recent Russian export ban for the metal is something of a red herring, but prices for palladium could still rally 14% to hit $1,800 an ounce soon.

Market Movers: March Prospective Plantings

Market Movers: March Prospective Plantings

U.S. farmers are waiting on weather and trade policy outcomes.