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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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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 29, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the economy grew at a 4.2% annual pace in the June quarter, up from the "flash" estimate of 4% and above forecasts of 3. New claims for unemployment insurance fell by 1,000 to 298,000 in the latest week and below forecasts of a result near 300,000. (Aug 29)

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Real estate
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 27, 2014

By Comsec

n US economic data, the CaseShiller home price series fell 0.2% in June, weaker than expectations. But the FHFA home price series rose by 0.4% in June to stand 5.1% higher than a year ago. Durable good orders rose by 22.6% in July, but excluding aircraft, orders fell by 0.5%, below forecasts of a 0. (Aug 27)

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Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 26, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, new home sales fell by 2.4% in July to a four month low. New home sales are up 12.3% on a year ago. A lift in the stock of properties on the market and slower price gains should help stimulate demand in months ahead. The Markit Services Purchasing Managers Index dipped from 60. (Aug 26)

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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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