Questions asked of bull run as gold bullion, stocks fall
Some commentators are beginning to fear that the end of the gold bull market is on its way
Posted: Thursday , 05 Apr 2012
CHICAGO SUN TIMES -
The price of gold, which has climbed for years like a blood pressure reading for anxious investors, plunged Wednesday to its lowest level in three months.
Gold fell almost $58 to $1,614 per ounce. It has declined 15 percent since September, when it hit a peak of $1,907. It had more than doubled since the financial crisis three years earlier.
Surprisingly, the fall came on an ugly day in the stock market - the Dow Jones industrial average lost 125 points. Last year, a day like Wednesday would have caused fearful investors to buy gold as a protective investment.
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