iOS app Android app More

New Summary: Gold ends higher for 12th year

stumbleupon: New Summary: Gold ends higher for 12th year   digg: US Works With Sudan Government Suspected Of Aiding Genocide   reddit: New Summary: Gold ends higher for 12th year   del.icio.us: New Summary: Gold ends higher for 12th year

The Associated Press | December 31, 2012 06:00 PM EST | AP


NEARLY THERE: Gold edged higher as crucial budget talks appeared to near an end. President Barack Obama said an agreement to avoid the U.S. going over the "fiscal cliff" next year was in sight, if not yet complete.

WINNING STREAK: Gold ended 2012 higher and has advanced for 12 straight years. Investors have been buying the metal as a safe haven and a hedge against inflation.

DECEMBER LOSSES: Wheat edged lower, ending the month down almost 10 percent, its worst monthly loss since September last year.