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Commodities: Crude Oil Vulnerable, Gold Has Scope to Rebound

Crude oil prices are vulnerable as risk aversion grips financial markets anew while gold may find support as traders rethink the chances of an early end to Fed stimulus.

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  • Crude Oil and Copper Vulnerable as "Fiscal Cliff" Deal Optimism Dissipates
  • Gold, Silver May Find Support as Traders Rethink Early End to Fed Stimulus

Cycle-sensitive crude oil and copper prices are under pressure in European trade with risk appetite on the defensive to start the trading week. A short lull in big-ticket event risk this week opens the door for investors to digest last week's volatility. On the docket to be reconsidered are the last-minute deal avoiding the "fiscal cliff"and December's FOMC meeting minutes.

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