Prices extend their early-year gains Wednesday as the dollar falls against the euro.
Prices rally as investors cheer a more binding fiscal agreement among 25 EU nations.
Prices drift lower as the greenback rises, but analysts see long-term support for the metal.
Prices drift higher Friday as investors digest the metal's 3.7% two-day surge.
Prices leap on the central bank's decision to leave interest rates low.
Prices rally as the Federal Reserve announces it will keep interest rates low until 2014.
Prices feel the pressure of a stronger US dollar, which was rallying against the euro after a Greece debt deal fell through.
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