The sector remains one of the best-looking areas in the market right now. There's a lot to like here, but it's time to step away for a little while.
The bulls may still be winning, but some are now watching one out-of-favor market for bargains, and it looks like a bad idea technically.
After months in the doldrums, precious metals are gleaming again.
Shares sink after the president's re-election and the prospect of a nasty fight over the fiscal cliff. The market may be overreacting.
In a review of the gold sector, Standard & Poor's looks at 2 ETFs, 3 stocks and 5 reasons to invest in the precious metal.
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