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Gold is 2016’s Most Beloved Asset

Gold bugs are among the only smiling investors these days. Prices have jumped 6% this year to $1,127 an ounce. That makes gold the best performing commodity and one of the only major assets to post a sizable gain in 2016. By comparison, stocks have had a dismal start to the year: The Dowis down…

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Gold Futures Book Best Settlement in 3 Months

Gold futures on Monday register their highest settlement in about three months, as a slide in oil and the U.S. stock market highlighted continued demand for assets perceived as havens amid jitters about the global economy. April gold GCJ6, -0.08% gained $11.60, or 1%, to settle at $1,128 an ounce. The settlement was the highest…