Data released over the weekend spooked investors and sent shares down.
A month-long surge halts with Wednesday’s rout among shares of gold mining companies.
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.
Expect an exciting, but not necessarily good, set of earnings reports ahead for gold mining stocks.
Stocks soar after the Federal Reserve chairman says the economy still needs help, and the Fed expects to keep rates low.
Gold stocks are downgraded at Jefferies, and Yelp is initiated with an 'outperform.'
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