Nervousness about Global Banking Giants Intensifies

An unsettling trend has emerged from the heavy selling that sent global markets tumbling this year: Investors are getting nervous about the world’s biggest banks. The concerns about the banks are clearly reflected in the stock markets, where shares in banking giants are plunging. But there are also ominous signs in markets that investors use…

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Gold’s Best Day in Seven Years Has Metal on Verge of Bull Market

As global stocks enter a bear market, gold is on the verge of bull status. Global stocks slumped Thursday as investors shunned risk worldwide amid concern that central-bank efforts to support economic growth are losing potency. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen yesterday told Congress that market turbulence may weigh on the outlook for the economy…

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Gold Eyes Longest Winning Run since 2011 as Safe Havens Rule

Gold edged up to near its highest since June on Tuesday, as uncertainty over global growth that has hammered stocks puts the precious metal on course for its longest rally since 2011. Tuesday would mark gold’s eighth straight day of gains as investors sought safe havens in the face of instability in other financial markets,…

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Gold Tops $1,200 as Risk-Off Mode Sweeps Through World Markets

Gold rallied for an eighth straight day after topping $1,200 an ounce for the first time since June as increased concern about the state of the global economy hurt equity markets and boosted demand for a haven. Producers’ shares rallied. Bullion for immediate delivery rose as much as 0.5 percent to $1,195.66 and traded at…

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Gold Hits 3.5-Month High; Bullish Momentum Building; Silver Bulls Also Come to Life

Gold prices are higher and hit a 3.5-month high in early U.S. trading Thursday. Add the slumping U.S. dollar index to the list of bullish elements helping to drive gold and silver prices north recently. Silver prices also scored a 3.5-month high Thursday. Safe-haven and technical buying continue to support the yellow metal amid volatile…

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