NEW YORK (AP) - Precious metals advanced Friday, with silver and gold both reaching one-month highs, as a slump in the dollar made them more attractive to hold as investments.
Palladium for December delivery led the gains, rising $16.30, or 2.5 percent, to $667.60 an ounce.
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
Making a killing on initial public offerings used to be easy.
At the peak of the technology boom, little more than a decade ago, a plentiful supply of companies vied to sell stock on the exchanges, and investors were assured mouthwatering returns.
These days, th
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices climbed Friday after Israeli troops fired on crowds in Gaza surging toward the border fence, killing one Palestinian.
Benchmark crude ended the trading day up 90 cents to $88.28 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A garment salesman accused of systematically shooting three shopkeepers to death as they worked alone in their clothing stores was held without bail Thursday.
Salvatore Perrone, who was held after his initial Brooklyn court appearance on murder charges,
By JOSE OSORIO and MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
SAN PEDRO, Belize (AP) - Software company founder John McAfee says he's hiding in plain sight, wearing a disguise as he watches police and reporters stake out his home - and blogging about it all.
In the latest twist in the highly-publicized ca
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian authorities arrested more than 300 children during protests in Cairo over the past year, beating and torturing some and trying many as adults, a leading international rights group said Tuesday.
Human Rights Watch said in a report that the arr
By JOHN MILLER and REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into the Boise zoo has encountered run-ins with the law in the last three years that include a pair of drug arrests and a conviction for driving drunk.
A day after M