Gold prices climbed Friday to tally a 1.2% gain for the week. U.S. and European stock indexes declined and the dollar softened for the week, providing a boost to prices of the yellow metal. December gold was up by $8, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,223 an ounce. Palladium futures, meanwhile, settled at another record […]

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Gold futures posted their first climb in four sessions on Wednesday, buoyed by a weaker dollar in the wake of midterm elections that will leave the U.S. with a divided Congress. I view the results as supportive of higher gold prices because the only thing that comes out of a gridlocked Congress is higher spending. […]

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Gold, the contrarian bet to stocks, continued its approach of $1,250 as a global selloff in equities gave new legs to the precious metal. A cocktail of geopolitical tensions, led by Saudi Arabia’s crisis over its alleged role in the murder of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, along with a weaker dollar, Italy’s budget woes and […]

Gold prices ended little changed on Friday after a choppy trading session, but still ended the week with a gain of 0.59%, its third straight weekly increase. December gold futures settled at $1,230.00 on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The dollar was broadly lower on Friday down 0.36% to 95.38 in […]

Gold futures settled up on Tuesday, hitting 3-month highs for a second day in a row as a sea of global troubles kept safe-haven demand churning. Traders also cited speculators’ attempts to steer the market toward $1,250 an ounce to cash out options bought at that level. But in post-settlement trade it gave back all […]