A collapse in the Japanese markets is weighing on US stocks. Is it an opportunity or a warning sign?
What does the Nikkei's sudden plunge mean, especially after its recent strength?
As the stock market reaches new highs, Goldman Sachs sees more gains ahead. Fueling the market: An improving economy, growing dividends and low interest rates.
Bargain hunting gives silver a boost after a nasty dive in overnight markets. But worries about rising interest rates and a possible U.S. debt downgrade gives the metal a boost.
All hail the bull market, which ended the week with a big rally. But it also is starting to look a little like 1987, which suffered an epic blow-out.
Stocks are more overvalued and more overbought than a week ago but still without confirming a market top.
The metal is in danger of giving up all its gains since its mid-April low. Some talk has gold falling to $1,250 an ounce.
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