Thursday links: Gold prices continue to rise

Precious Metals

Gold Rises to Three-Month High as Dollar Drops; Silver Gains (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Gold prices climb on concern about European economy; other commodities mostly higher (Washington Post)

Gold Prices Settle Higher as the Dollar Dips (The Street)

Markets

US STOCKS-Wall St rises, nearing 4-year highs (Reuters)

Economy

UPDATE 3-Euro zone economy set to shrink in 2012, deficits in focus (Reuters)

Jobless Claims in U.S. Hold at Four-Year Low: Economy (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)

Wednesday links: Gold prices jump

Precious Metals

Gold jumps to 3-month high on chart buying (Reuters)

PRECIOUS METALS: Platinum Ends At 5-Month High, Gold Rallies (WSJ)

Stocks Decline After Economic Reports; Gold Jumps, Yen Weakens (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Gold settles at three-month high, above $1,770/oz (Marketwatch)

Economy

Euro zone teetering on brink of recession (Reuters)

US home resales at 1-1/2 yr-high, supply falls (Reuters)

Markets

Stocks capped by growth worry, oil at 9-month high (Reuters)

Tuesday links: Gold & Silver Prices Head Higher Throughout the Day

Precious metals

Gold Steady In Asia After Greek Bailout Vote (WSJ)

Silver Stocks on the Upswing Despite Demand Uncertainty (Marketwatch)

India Silver Imports May Top 5,000 Tons in 2012 (WSJ)

World

Japan Refiners Said to Stall on Iran Crude Deals Amid U.S. Sanctions Talks (Bloomberg)

Egyptian equities: wishful thinking? (FT)

Economy

Stocks Plunge (Open-To-Close) As Commodities Outperform (Zerohedge)

Wednesday links: Pinning hopes on China

Quick roundup of news from around the world wide web

Precious Metals

  • Gold Rises as China’s Pledge to Aid Europe Boosts Commodities (BusinessWeek)
  • Gold Snaps Losing Streak On China Hopes (WSJ)

Markets

  • Dow’s Tumble Is Worst in 2012 (WSJ)
  • John Paulson misses on bank stocks, again (CNN)

Global

  • 5 Lessons From the Rise of the BRICs (The Atlantic)
  • Greece says has cleared hurdles to bailout (Reuters)
  • Greece is broken, and can’t be fixed (Felix Salmon)