Prices settle lower as the US reports lackluster job growth in October.
Prices climb as Greece nixes plans for a nationwide referendum and as the European Central Bank eases monetary policy.
Prices rally on a weaker US currency despite the Fed's reluctance to pump more money into the system.
Prices sink for a second straight day as investors rush into cash.
Prices slip as the greenback rallies on Japan's latest attempt to devalue the yen.
A positive report on US manufacturing, along with fading fiscal fears in Europe, boosts demand for riskier securities.
Prices suffer on news that George Soros has dumped gold.
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