After a near-death experience, the eurozone economy roars ahead.
Equities just can't seem to find direction. The problem is risk aversion.
A rise in the red metal shows Wall Street is becoming more optimistic about the economy.
Concerns over financial-sector earnings might be overblown.
History shows that now could be a good time for optimism.
Stocks jumped more than 3% on Wednesday. That's a rare event that suggests more gains are ahead.
A drop in the greenback is helping to push stocks and commodities higher as traders become more confident about the economy.
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