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Soaring Oil Sends Stocks Sliding and Gold to a Record

The first trading day of the month is usually good to equities, but after a two-day respite, stocks went back back to suffering broad-based declines. The sharp rise in oil prices overshadowed some encouraging corporate and economic news.

Face-Off on Stocks: Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining, Goldcorp

With gold prices going gangbusters, there's no shortage of ways to play the precious metal. But if you're really looking for some action (as well as some potential downside protection), individual gold-mining picks have the best shot to outperform.

Dow Ends Strong Week
With Wee Gains

Stocks closed ever-so-slightly higher Friday as traders weighed some better-than-expected earnings news and inflation data against slumping consumer sentiment.

Gold Takes a Breather After Record High

Gold is wavering Wednesday after closing at a record high in the previous session. Prices have risen sharply over the past three weeks as the euro has come under pressure.