World Stock Markets Weaker, Gold Up, As Trump Still Making Waves
February 02, 2017 at 08:09 AM EST
(Kitco News) - World stock markets were mostly weaker Thursday, on corrective pullbacks from recent gains that put many stock indexes at record, multi-year or multi-month highs. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. The marketplace is buzzing about a reportedly contentious conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull, regarding refugees in Australia that were to be headed for the U.S. The uncertainty regarding the new U.S. president and his administration are being blamed by some for jittery world stock markets the past couple weeks. Gold prices are solidly higher and hit a 2.5-month high Thursday amid the recent weakness in the U.S. dollar index and on some safe-haven demand To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2017 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post World Stock Markets Weaker, Gold Up, As Trump Still Making Waves appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .