A day after the spot price spurted 3% higher and took out overhead resistance, investors wonder if this move is the real deal.
Several corporate earnings are on tap, including Dow component McDonald's, and could shape trading.
Gold stocks are downgraded at Jefferies, and Yelp is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Eight of the precious metal mining stocks set new multi-year lows on Monday, another sign of a popped bubble.
The overly battered sector is slowly lumbering toward a turnaround.
With investor sentiment running at extremely pessimistic levels, will a technical look at this sector reveal any bargains?
Markets are set to recover some losses as gold prices bounce.
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