Wall Street down after rollercoaster week

Wall Street down after rollercoaster week

Wall Street lurched from gains to losses in a rollercoaster ride this week, amid concerns about the eurozone, tensions on the Korean peninsula and amid a US holiday.

Metal prices hammer record highs

Copper and tin prices nailed historic highs this week, and gold smashed above $1,400 for the first time in history in a sustained record-breaking run fuelled by hopes of economic recovery.

Commodities smash records in historic week

LONDON, October 15, 2010 - Gold, tin, rubber and cotton hit record peaks this week, aided by keen demand, the tumbling dollar and strengthening hopes of new monetary easing measures from the US Federal Reserve, analysts said.

Gold, tin prices hit record highs

LONDON, October 8, 2010 (AFP) - Gold and tin hit record highs this week as the dollar slid on worries over the US economic recovery, with the weaker currency boosting demand, analysts said.
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