Gold Gets Its Groove Back, Hits 5-Month High

By Myra P. Saefong, Carla MozeeCommoditiesMarketWatch

Gold, silver and prices for other metals leapt Thursday, bolstered as the U.S. dollar was shoved lower after U.S. President Donald Trump said the currency has been trading at “too strong” of a level.

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Gold is nearing the $1,300 level and has gained nearly 11% this year. Silver is up even more, nearly 15% this year, sitting at the $18 level.