Prices soar 3% as the Fed's plan to buy $600 billion in Treasurys pressures the dollar and sparks inflation concerns. Silver gains 6.5%.
Prices settled lower ahead of the Fed's statement announcing $600 billion of further quantitative easing.
Prices make up lost ground as uncertainty over quantitative easing pushes the US dollar down.
Prices continued to fall on worries that the Federal Reserve may not inject as much money into the economy as expected.
The large-cap gold stocks get a lot of attention, but some penny-stock picks in the sector are worth noting.
The metal's price slumps as the greenback strengthens and consumer confidence and home prices rise.
GLTR is the first exchange-traded fund with exposure to gold, silver, platinum and palladium.
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