Americans' Net Worth Up For 2nd Straight Quarter

Americans' net worth up for 2nd straight quarter

Americans got wealthier for a second straight quarter in the fall, as the economic recovery again boosted home values and investments.

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  • MARCH 10//GOLD UP $4.70 TO $1723.50//SILVER DOWN 3 CENTS ...
    GOLD:$1723.50 UP $4.70 The quote is London spot price Silver:$26.10. DOWN $0.03 London spot price ( cash market) PLATINIUM $1175.40 UP $23.10 PALLADIUM: 2292.00 DOWN 220 PER OZ Closing access prices: London spot//GOLD AND SILVER i)Gold : $1726.20 LONDON SPOT 4:30 pm ii)SILVER: $26.21//LONDON SPOT 4:30 pm Editorial of The New York Sun…
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