Futures & Commodities


Exxon mulls Pioneer deal, shares jump

Pioneer Natural Resources shares spiked on rumors Exxon Mobil is closing in on a deal to purchase the company in what could be a $60 billion deal, The Wall Street Journal reported.


Gold nears record on weaker economic data

The price of gold is nearing a record as the latest JOLTS report showed job openings are down as manufacturing activity slows, weakening the U.S. dollar against the euro and pound.