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Gold Prices

Gold is a highly sought-after precious metal for coinage, jewelry, and other arts since the beginning of recorded history.  Gold is one of the coinage metals and has served as a symbol of wealth and a store of value throughout history. Gold standards have provided a basis for monetary policies. It also has been linked to a variety of symbolisms and ideologies.

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Retailer
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 20, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, both headline and core measures of consumer prices rose just 0.1% in July, just below forecasts. Housing starts rose by 15.7% to a 1.093 million annual rate in July, well above forecasts centred on a result near 969,000. And weekly chain store sales were up 3. (Aug 20)

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Senior refinery technician Vincente Sandoval puts a gold "button" into a furnace to be further refined to form gold dore bars at Newmont Mining's Carlin gold mine operation near Elko, Nevada May 21, 2014. The dore bars contain approximately
Worldwide Appetite for Gold Slumps 16% in 2Q 2014 – WGC

By IBTimes AU

The world's appetite for the safe haven yellow metal gold has dropped in the second quarter of 2014 by as much as 16 per cent compared a year ago, the World Gold Council said on Thursday. (Aug 14)

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File photo shows a labourer working on gold bars at a plant of a gold refiner in Istanbul
Goldman Sachs Adds Barrick Gold to Conviction Buy List

By IBTimes AU

American investment bank Goldman Sachs added Barrick Gold, the biggest gold mining company in the world, to its Conviction Buy List. Goldman had previously recommended Barrick as a Buy stock. (Aug 11)

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A worker weighs a collection of field coagula near a plantation at Bukit Chandang in the district of Batangkali, outside Kuala Lumpur May 26, 2014. A slump in natural rubber prices to multi-year lows is spurring Southeast Asian farmers to turn to other cr
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 11, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, labour costs rose at a 0.6% annual rate in the June quarter while productivity rose by 2. Economists had tipped a 1.4% lift in labour costs and 1.5% rise in productivity. Wholesale inventories rose by 0.3% in June with sales up 0.2%, both short of forecasts. (Aug 11)

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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 8, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, consumer credit rose by a less than expected $17.26 billion to $3.21 trillion in June. Revolving credit, which mostly measures credit-card use, increased only $941.54 million after a downwardly revised $1.74 billion in May- it was still the fourth consecutive monthly increase. (Aug 08)

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China exports
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 7, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the trade deficit narrowed by 7% to $41.5 billion in June. The smaller deficit was driven by a fall in petroleum imports to a 3 year low. Analysts had expected the trade deficit to widen. (Aug 07)

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Four thousand U.S. dollars are counted out by a banker
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 30, 2014

By Comsec

Major currencies were softer against the US dollar on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve decision. The Euro fell from highs near US$1.3445 to US$1.3405, before ending US trade near US$1.3410. The Aussie dollar fell from highs near US94.05c to lows near US93. (Jul 30)

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Housing in Venezuela
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 29, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the "flash" services index was unchanged at 61.0 in July, above forecasts centred on a result near 59.8. The pending home sales index fell by 1.1% to 102.7 in June, below forecasts centred on a 0.5% gain. And the Dallas Federal Reserve index rose from 11.4 to 12. (Jul 29)

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Dow Jones
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 25, 2014

By Comsec

After a quiet night of trading on overseas market, where the Dow Jones index closed 3 points weaker and the NASDAQ composite ended down 2 points - the Aussie market closed slightly lower today. At the close of trade the ASX 200 ended down 0.08% or 4. (Jul 25)

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Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report –Midday July 25, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is falling for the first time in eight trading days, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.3 per cent. The falls are still only modest due to a lack of major drivers overnight. Shares in the U.S. (Jul 25)

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