Stocks soar after the Federal Reserve chairman says the economy still needs help, and the Fed expects to keep rates low.
After its largest drop in 45 years, investors are wondering if it's time to jump off the yellow metal bandwagon. The answer may surprise you.
Randgold Resources is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Mead Johnson is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
Chipotle is upgraded to 'buy,' and Alcoa is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The first half of 2013 packed a memorable rally. After a rough couple of months, we could see another rise, but that will depend on several things going right.
The Dow is up 114 as traders buy on hopes interest rates won't rise quickly. Gold is off for a 4th straight day and may have more to drop.
They each take a radically different approach to the yellow metal but offer a unique opportunity to profit.
Worries about China and rising interest rates batter investors for much of the day, with the Dow falling as many as 248 points. Then the bargain hunters played their hands.
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