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Can the Fed Keep Downplaying Inflation?

When a Federal Reserve committee meets Tuesday to consider the federal interest rate, it will likely revise its glum outlook into something brighter. But will it also acknowledge the U.S.'s growing inflation problem?

For Investors, Will Gold Gleam More -- or Turn to Lead?

With gold prices setting new highs recently, debate rages over whether it's a bubble likely to burst soon or if further gains lie ahead. Here are some charts on the metal's price movements that may help shed some light on the discussion.