Prices claw their way higher as a weaker US dollar and haven buying boost the metal.
Prices rally on a weaker US currency despite the Fed's reluctance to pump more money into the system.
Prices slip as the greenback rallies on Japan's latest attempt to devalue the yen.
Prices continue on a downtrend as investors wonder whether a eurozone solution will help or hurt the metal.
Prices stall out ahead of Friday's monthly report on the US jobs market as a stronger dollar weighs on the metal.
Despite Steve Jobs' appearance, Apple falls 1.6%. Banks slide after analyst Dick Bove downgrades Wells Fargo. Harley Davidson gets an upgrade. Crude oil slips; gold and silver rise. Temple-Inland shares soar on International Paper's $3.4 billion bid.
As debt worries weigh on the euro, the yellow metal's relative strength amid a surging dollar may cheer bulls.
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