Gold Takes Breather after Biggest Monthly Rise in 3 Years

Gold futures were flat on Monday after rallying to their biggest monthly gain in three years last week but the precious metal is poised to strengthen with U.S. stocks under pressure. Gold for April delivery on Comex GCJ5, -0.23%  settled at $1,279.20 an ounce, unchanged from Friday, while March silver SIH5, -1.70%  climbed 43 cents, or 2.6%, to $17.21 an ounce.…

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Precious Metals Coveted Once More as Draghi Acts: Commodities

Investors’ desire for precious metals is deepening after Mario Draghi’s $1.2 trillion pledge drove gold to a five-month high and silver to the brink of a bull market. Their buying helped boost the value of exchange-traded products backed by gold and silver by $8.2 billion this month, the most since September 2012, data compiled by…

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Gaza Truce Collapses, Israel Orders Negotiators Home

A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing rockets into Israel, prompting Israeli airstrikes that health officials said killed a woman and a young girl. Accusing Gaza Islamists of breaking the truce, Israel promptly recalled its negotiators from talks in Cairo, leaving the fate of Egyptian-brokered efforts to secure a lasting peace hanging in the balance.…

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