Demand for 0.1-ounce American Eagle coins spiked after a downturn in prices, depleting supplies and closing the door on entry-level bullion investors.
Gold in particular may be at a tipping point: It could either stage a rally or sink into further declines.
Once demand tapers off from warmer weather, we can expect the price of UNG to do the same.
The bubble will burst, so take some profits off the table now.
With investor sentiment running at extremely pessimistic levels, will a technical look at this sector reveal any bargains?
MSN Money's Charley Blaine discusses what caused recent fluctuations in the precious metal.
Energy prices are key to the outlook for inflation, even more so than central banks.
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US markets were able to rally hard and largely trim the day's losses. Meanwhile, a bounce in crude oil could be in the offing.
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