As the third quarter winds down, prices hang on to record highs.
After an early drop, prices settled at a new record high as traders adjusted their portfolios ahead of the third quarter's close.
Exchange-traded funds in real estate, agriculture and emerging markets are worth watching..
Prices maintain record highs as central banks increasingly hold on to reserves.
In a big week for the economy, reports are due on home prices, economic growth, manufacturing and auto sales. Apple may top $300; look for gold to close above $1,300.
After a steady push upward, prices break through the psychological barrier to set yet another intraday record.
A morning recovery falls apart as a weak report on jobless claims disappoints investors. Wall Street cheers Nike earnings. Gold moves higher, and Starbucks raises prices.
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