Prices slide as the greenback rallies, making the metal more expensive in other currencies.
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.
This fund adjusts its exposure to twists and turns.
Total assets in exchange-traded funds and notes fell below $1 trillion for the first time since January.
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