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Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.
Strong buying of physical bullion helped pare losses from an earlier gold decline caused by a dollar rise and technical selling, but the metal continued to feel pressure.
Christian Gattiker, head of research at Julius Bär, head of research at Julius Bär, says that "the trend is your friend" and that investors should stick to the equity market as there is "not much of an alternative".
Gold rose on Monday, extending its gains after its strongest week in a month, as the dollar slipped and European stock markets steadied.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on how the metals closed for the day, saying the volume was thin ahead of the Memorial Day holiday.
This pro explains what levels will matter for gold trading, and reveals the one factor that could lead to a gold recovery.
Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings says the recent sell-off in commodities is a short term reaction that presents long term buying opportunities. He explains why he sees a resurgence in the commodities boom.
Gold turned modestly lower on Friday as some players exited positions ahead of a long U.S. weekend, but registered its biggest weekly percentage gain in a month.
Pandora reported Q1 earnings, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis; Larry McDonald of Newedge sees signs of a liquidity bubble ahead; and investors are flocking to gold as a safehaven, with Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The hurricane forecast is for 7 to 11 hurricanes this season, which could be bullish for the energy markets. Nat gas was up on the day because storage levels rose less than expected.
Gold has gained ground as investors sell stocks in Japan, Europe and the U.S., reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Dennis Gartman, founder and editor of The Gartman Letter, says tapering is still up for debate following Bernanke's Congress address and adds that as the underlying economy gets stronger, capital will come out of the equity market.
Gold settled higher as the dollar remained under pressure and as a senior Federal Reserve official said the central bank is in no hurry to start winding down its economic stimulus.
The gold rally gave back gains today on the back of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke comments about the economy, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
With all eyes on the Federal Reserve, this trader reveals the levels that gold traders will be watching closely.
Gold settled lower on Wednesday, giving up earlier gains after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned of the risks of holding interest rates too low for too long, which boosted the dollar.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders remain focused firmly on tomorrow's testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. And expectations for this week's oil inventories.
Bargain hunters are returning to the metals, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
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Gold, down in seven of its last eight sessions extended earlier losses on Tuesday on a firm dollar, weak technical signals and speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve might rein in its stimulus program.