Gold is Back in Fashion after a $15 Trillion Global Selloff

The $15 trillion rout in global equity markets since May is reawakening the lure of gold for investors seeking safety. Hedge funds and other large speculators more than doubled their net-long position in bullion last week, just three weeks after they were the most-bearish ever. Investor holdings of gold through exchange-traded products are expanding at…

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Late Selloff Puts Stock Indexes in Correction

The late-day selloff came despite earlier gains sparked by better-than-expected trade data from China and an early bounce in oil prices from recent lows. But the two-day bounce faded as the mood shifted on Wall Street from the once-winning buy-the-dip mentality to a “sell the rally” strategy, says Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank. By the…

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