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  • Silver and gold rally again as buyers return

     
    Silver prices rose for a second straight day Tuesday, and gold for a third consecutive day, as commodities continued to regroup after last week’s drubbing. Spot silver prices in the New York futures market rallied $1.37, or 3.7%, to $38.48......
  • Oil tumbles as U.S. supplies rise and demand falls

     
    Energy prices led a renewed plunge in commodities Wednesday after government data showed rising U.S. crude oil and gasoline inventories -- and weaker demand. A fresh surge in the dollar also knocked many raw materials prices for a loop by......
  • Commodities try to stabilize after recent plunge, but dollar's rebound weighs

     
    Silver closed higher and gold closed lower on Friday as prices of commodities in general diverged, despite another jump in the dollar that typically would be expected to batter all or most raw materials. Capping another wild trading week, near-term......
  • Consumer Confidential: Confidence slides, BofA's site sputters, game sales drop

     
    Here's your figure-it-out Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Now that the holidays are behind us, consumers are getting a bit more sober-minded about the economy. Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in January as gas prices...
  • Pimco bond fund sees first cash outflow in two years

     
    Investors’ shift away from bonds is hitting even the bond fund industry’s biggest star. The Newport Beach-based Pimco Total Return fund, the world’s largest mutual fund, saw a net cash outflow of $1.9 billion in November, marking the first time........
  • Gas prices push consumer confidence down from a 1-year high

    Gas prices push consumer confidence down from a 1-year high
    Gas that costs nearly $4 a gallon seems to be a consumer confidence-killer, pushing one measure of how Americans feel in March down off a 1-year high. The monthly index compiled by the Conference Board slipped to 70.2 from 71.6 in February. The small...
  • Venture-capital fundraising plunges 35% in first quarter

    Venture-capital fundraising plunges 35% in first quarter
    Venture-capital fundraising in the U.S. plummeted 35% in the first quarter of 2012 – but the industry is hoping investors are just taking a breather before they begin pledging more funds in earnest. The total pot at the end of the quarter was $4....
  • Yahoo reports first-quarter earnings that beat expectations

    Yahoo reports first-quarter earnings that beat expectations
    Troubled Yahoo Inc. had a bit of good news Tuesday, reporting first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s estimates despite revenue that was essentially flat. For the three months ended March 31, the online search company said profit rose 28% to...
  • Obama administration plans to move Guantanamo Bay detainees to Illinois state prison

     
    The federal government will house up to 100 of the detainees currently being held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a nearly empty Illinois state prison. The Obama administration plans to announce today that the government......