With broad geographical diversification and an attractive yield, this fund is a relatively safe way to add an international element to your portfolio.
Prices drift lower as fears of an impending Greek default diminish and investors turn to stocks.
Encouraging trade data from China offer some hope for investors weighed down by European market fears.
Even stocks with good fundamentals are getting hurt as investors turn against the European banking sector.
Prices slide as ugly headlines drag world markets lower, prompting investors to sell the metal to cover losses elsewhere.
Let's get this over with soon so we can see what things look like when the smoke clears.
A promising CPI number in China is being tossed aside by bad data out of Greece.
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