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.
Over the past week crude oil prices have been rocked by conflicting macroeconomic data and a suspected price-fixing scandal, leaving many investors questioning the validity of current price levels. Tap into that volatility with a put spread.
Energy price-reporting agencies said they ordered independent reviews to safeguard against market manipulation.