Global events can drive US stock and commodity prices. As a result, many US commodity investors keep an eye on futures prices such as gold futures to track gold after hours as well as gold premarket. For gold’s long-term trend plus seasonality chart, try Gold Chart Today.
The following chart presents gold futures live for today. A 5-day and 21-day (there are typically 21 trading days in one calendar month) version are also included for perspective. The charts use one minute data (two minute data is used for the 21 trading day chart) and provides prices as long as gold futures contract is open for trading. Trading opens Sunday through Thursday at 6:00 p.m. EST and closes Monday through Friday at 5:00 p.m. EST with a 1 hour trading halt from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST. To get the very latest data throughout the day (and night), click the update icon at the top right of the chart.