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The price of gold rallied Wednesday, extending its recovery to two days after stocks plunged over dismal economic data. Gold Rallies; Silver Follows Bullion shot above $1,500 a troy ounce, reaching a high of $1,511.30 on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The December futures contract was last up $16.50, or 1.1%,…

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U.S. government debt yields declined on Friday, extending their weeklong slide as investors continued to assess monetary policy and upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing. Treasury Yields Fall The price of U.S. government bonds rose Friday, pushing yields down. The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury reached a session low of 1.73%, having…

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U.S. stocks are approaching record highs again, but Wall Street’s fear index suggests now is not the time to be complacent. | Image: AP Photo/Richard DrewThe CBOE Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, is supposed to be one of the most reliable indicators of investor sentiment on Wall Street. The number, which can range…

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The stock market’s “fear gauge” – the CBOE VIX – spiked nearly 20% on Friday as a series of Trump tweets ignited Wall Street panic. | Source: Scott Olson / Getty Images / AFPBy CCN Markets: Friday was one of those days where headline news scared the heck out of investors, and the stock market’s…

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The Dow crashed nearly 900 points as stock market volatility broached its most feverish level since the Eurozone debt crisis. | Source: REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton The Dow and broader U.S. stock market hastened their declines Monday, with intraday volatility reaching its highest level in nearly eight years after the People’s Bank of China effectively…

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