Tuesday links: Gold gives up gains for the year

Euro, stocks, oil slump as Greek crisis deepens (Reuters)

US Stocks Decline Amid Greece Concerns (WSJ)

US Employers Posted 3.74 Million March Jobs (ABC)

Why Gold Could Be Setting Up For A Killer Comeback (Forbes)

Europe Worries Push Gold To 4-Month Low (WSJ)

Gold Gives Up Gains for Year—and Could Go Lower (CNBC)

Gold, other commodities fall as doubts about Europe’s economy prompt concerns about demand (Washington Post)

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Monday links: Gold ends lower on European elections

Gold ends lower on European elections (MarketWatch)

India Removes Excise Tax on Gold Jewelry (WSJ)

Warren Who? Gold Bugs Still Think They Have Right Idea (CNBC)

US consumers upped their borrowing in March (AP)

A post-elections reality check in the Eurozone (LA Times)

US Stocks Mixed After Post-Election Bounce (WSJ)

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Thursday Links: Gold falls 1 percent

Gold falls 1 percent, US nonfarm payrolls eyed (Reuters)

Gold falls after ECB offers little stimulus hope (AP)

Gold falls after ECB offers little hope of stimulus money for economy; other commodities mixed (Washington Post)

April retail sales worst since 2009 (AP)

OPEC says pumping hard to bring oil price down (Reuters)

US Stocks Decline On Eve Of Friday Jobs Report; Nonmanufacturing Activity Weak (WSJ)

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Wednesday links: Gold extends slump

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Gold Extends Its Slump To Third Day (WSJ)

Is Gold Today’s Safest Investment? (The Atlantic)

Gold and Silver Decline After Jobs Report (Fox Business)

What Do Americans Think About Gold? (Fox Business)

Gold Still Americans’ Top Pick Among Long-Term Investments (Gallup)


S&P 500 lower after private-sector jobs data (Reuters)

U.S. factory orders decline 1.5% in March (MarketWatch)

Dollar-Funding Costs Drop As Market Awaits Next ECB Move (WSJ)

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Tuesday Links: Gold Slips on Positive US Manufacturing Data

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Gold Slips On US Manufacturing Data (WSJ)

Gold trades lower after manufacturing data (MarketWatch)


US economy shows resilience as manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 10 months (Washington Post)

U.S. auto sales continue at strong pace (CNN)

Dow Jones average hits highest mark since ’07 (AP)

Dow Notches Four-Year Closing High (Fox Business)

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Monday links: Gold recovers from early loss today

Gold Shakes Off $1.24 Billion ‘Fat Finger’ (WSJ)

Gold edges slightly lower for session, month. Silver suffers more than 4% monthly percentage drop (MarketWatch)

Slowing economy drives S&P down in April (Reuters)

Spain in Recession, Braces for Protests (WSJ)

US consumer spending slowed in March, income rose (AP)

Home loan demand rises, but credit standards remain tight (LA Times)

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Friday links: Gold lower on China worries

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More cautious view emerges for gold in Q2: Reuters Poll (Firstpost)

Gold ends lower as China worries hit markets (MarketWatch)

Gold Falls On EU, China Concerns; Up 2% In Week (WSJ)


JP Morgan, Wells Fargo 1Q Results Suggest Mortgages Are On Mend (WSJ)

Their GDP Was What?! China’s Credibility Problem (Fox Business)

Bernanke defends Fed’s response to financial crisis (USA Today)


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