Stocks rise for a fourth straight day after private-sector jobs grow more than expected, but unemployment hits 9.6%. Apple is seen doubling iPad production. Markets are closed Monday for Labor Day.
Prices give up early gains as rallying stocks take center stage.
The indexes end down more than 4% in August. Traders continue to be skeptical about the economy. Home prices rose in July, and consumer confidence gains slightly. Gold jumps above $1,250.
Yes, I'm talking about gold, starting with an established Canadian producer.
A precious-metals company plunks down $4 million for the 220-pounder.
Stay away from those rare coins sold at a premium that some website is offering.
With prices of the yellow metal at a two-week low, this gold fund will deliver big profits if the slide continues
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