Category: Markets

Gold prices fall for sixth-straight week

Gold prices fell to fresh five-year lows on Friday, with the precious metal posting its sixth consecutive weekly loss, as the strengthening dollar continues to encourage selling. Gold futures for December delivery  settled down...

Stocks struggle for gains; Disney falls 3.5%

U.S. stocks traded mostly lower Friday, weighed by a decline in Disney stock and lower oil prices, as investors eyed preliminary Black Friday shopping results. “It looks like retail sales got off to a...

S&P 500 posts its biggest weekly gain this year

U.S. stocks advanced, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping its best weekly gain this year, as Nike Inc. paced a rally in consumer companies andEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at...