Prices maintain record highs as central banks increasingly hold on to reserves.
In a big week for the economy, reports are due on home prices, economic growth, manufacturing and auto sales. Apple may top $300; look for gold to close above $1,300.
After a steady push upward, prices break through the psychological barrier to set yet another intraday record.
A morning recovery falls apart as a weak report on jobless claims disappoints investors. Wall Street cheers Nike earnings. Gold moves higher, and Starbucks raises prices.
Despite some selling and a stronger US dollar, gold prices inched higher after a jump in initial jobless claims.
Unease about the economy fuels gold buying, but oil drops. Adobe weigh on techs. Microsoft sells $4.75 billion in debt. Sears will partner with Forever 21 chain, hoping for 'pizzazz.'
It might not make sense, but there is no denying the attraction of the yellow metal.
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