A weaker dollar gives sluggish commodities a late-day boost and helps the metals recover from early losses.
In a broad commodity sell-off, investors cash out after a 2-day rally.
Prices continue their modest rebound as sovereign debt fears and currency drama spark interest in the haven assets.
Prices rally on a weaker US dollar after a tough week in which gold fell 4% and silver tanked 27%.
The yellow metal bounces back, but silver extends its slump.
Prices continue to tumble as the CME again increases the amount of upfront money required to trade the precious metals.
The precious metals continue their downward slide on reports that large hedge funds are selling off gold and silver positions.
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