Small-business sentiment slips in January: NFIB

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Small-business sentiment slipped in January on a decline in optimism over sales growth and business conditions, according to a gauge released Tuesday. The National Fe...

Metals Stocks: Gold slips ahead of Fed statement

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Gold prices fell on Wednesday, losing ground as investors jumped back in to equities ahead of the key Federal Reserve statement later in the day. Gold for February deliver...

Currencies: Euro slips amid further QE speculation

Reuters The euro is still close to a nine-year low LONDON (MarketWatch) — The euro slumped and traded close to a nine-year low against the dollar on Monday after a report that the European Central Ba...

Metals Stocks: Gold slips into another holiday week

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold prices stagnated on Monday, drifting slightly higher after putting in some wide swings during Christmas week. At last check, gold for February delivery GCG5, +0.06%...