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U.S. stocks rose, erasing earlier losses, after Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the central bank should continue its bond buying to boost growth that is slower than expected.
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.
In the Dow-to-gold ratio chart, we see an important breakout above the declining long-term resistance line. This has bearish implications for gold.