Here's a little gold puzzle for you to ponder as you're getting ready for the weekend. See if you can figure it out.
The DEC13 U.S. Dollar Index is down 8 ticks to 80.23. The USD has defied bulls’ predictions of a rally recently, as the taper has not come as soon as some had expected.
The Canadian dollar traded at almost a three-year low amid speculation Federal Reserve officials may signal the central bank will slow its monetary stimulus program as soon as next week.
Five U.S. agencies will finish the Volcker rule tomorrow after more than three years of Wall Street resistance.