Gold fell for a third day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke hinted at scaling back stimulus.
Three U.K. business lobby groups told the European Union its proposed financial transaction tax will harm the economic recovery.
A financial crisis is almost certainly in the cards for Japan, and it is just a question of timing. Unfortunately, the government may have fast forwarded that date.
Energy price-reporting agencies said they ordered independent reviews to safeguard against market manipulation.