Bullish positions in gold and volatility and short bets on China and emerging markets were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds on Friday. » Read More
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
Beaten down metals prices may find some support as China's raw-materials dependent sectors begin to show some modest improvement, Goldman Sachs said.
Gold fell on Friday as hints of monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank weighed on the euro and pushed stocks higher.
Gold output has peaked in this commodities cycle, according to mining industry leaders and analysts, the Financial Times reports.
Following a sharp sell-off this week, the market could see a relief rally in the days ahead.
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UK-listed gold miners were spared the worst of the stock market slump last week. But they still face a precarious situation, the Financial Times reports.
Gold steadied on Wednesday off the previous session's two-week low as the dollar retreated after its biggest daily rise in two years.
Gold held just above a three-week low following its biggest drop in over a month, as the dollar rose following strong U.S. housing data.q
Gold rose for a second straight session to trade near a three-week high on Monday, after U.S. jobs posted the slowest growth in more than a year.
Gold edged down, but managed to hold above $1,200 an ounce on a weaker dollar after poor economic data raised doubts over the US growth outlook.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Gold erased earlier losses after the ECB launched a multi-billion euro bond-buying program aimed at reviving a sagging euro zone economy.
Gold's New Year's rally offers a respite for the sector, but it masks problems of bloated debt, weak growth prospects and overvalued assets.