Gold Hits 4-Month High Ahead Of Bernanke Speech

08/27/2012 04:39 pm ET | Updated Oct 27, 2012

GOLDEN GAIN: Gold is at its highest level in four months as anticipation builds ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech this week in Wyoming.

FED WATCH: Bernanke's remarks at the Fed's annual conference are scrutinized for hints about what action the central bank may take to help economic growth.

ISAAC: Oil fell as concerns eased about supply disruptions in the Gulf of Mexico from Tropical Storm Isaac. Traders also questioned whether the government would release oil from U.S. reserves.