Prices rally on a weaker US currency despite the Fed's reluctance to pump more money into the system.
Prices sink for a second straight day as investors rush into cash.
Prices slip as the greenback rallies on Japan's latest attempt to devalue the yen.
Prices remain at the mercy of currency volatility, slipping slightly Wednesday as the greenback staged a late rally.
Prices suffer on news that George Soros has dumped gold.
Prices settle modestly higher after an electric morning rally sent silver soaring near its all-time high of $50 an ounce.
The yellow metal touches a new record and silver surges to 31-year highs as investors continue to seek safety.
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