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Gold rose as the dollar held steady near a three-month high and with Asian stocks subdued, staying on track for a second straight weekly gain.
Oil prices dipped, weighed down by doubts over whether OPEC can coordinate a crude production cut big enough to rein in oversupply.
It will be difficult to push oil prices much higher even if OPEC reaches an agreement to limit crude output, Dennis Gartman said.
While the European banks struggle to keep their share price stable, their counterparts at the Wall Street seem to be doing a much better job.
The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that it could decide by year-end whether to participate in a new Greek loan program with IMF funding.
Belgium lifted its opposition to a trade deal between the EU and Canada on Thursday, allowing EU parliaments to vote on it.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength and firming economic growth.
Durable goods orders unexpectedly fell, which could temper expectations for an acceleration in business spending in the fourth quarter.
Uncertainty about economic policy is at an all-time high.