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Dovish Yellen, Softer Dollar Support Gold Near $1,240

Some analysts say gold could be subject to downside risks as focus now shifts to key US jobs data due this week

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Fed's Yellen Urges Caution Given Global Risks To US Economy

Yellen again pointed to threats to the world's biggest economy including low oil prices and concerns over China's economy

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Consumers Prop Up US Economy, But Corporate Profits Under Pressure

There was some bad news in the GDP report, with corporate profits falling for a second straight quarter as a strong dollar and cheap oil undercut the earnings of multinational and energy companies

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Yellen: Fed Not Likely To Reverse Course On Rates Despite Risks

'There is always a risk of a recession...and global financial developments could produce a slowing in the economy,' Fed Chair Janet Yellen says

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How Indonesian Fires Are Affecting Global Climate

The fires are expected to triple Indonesia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions, and increase global emissions for 2015 by 3 per cent

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Fed's Yellen Faces Battle In 2016 After Getting All Clear For December Hike

The Fed has appeared gun shy on tightening policy twice already this year, in June and September. Its key policy rate has been 0-0.25 per cent since the depths of the financial crisis in late 2008

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