Here are the stock and precious metals charts updated as of about 3:15 EDT.
There was some information about the precious metals trusts and funds earlier today.
I am a little bit distracted and keep misplacing my wallet and my book of parking coupons for hospital etc. My son gets a kick out of that. So please forgive any typos as I am on the run as they say. Things are improving and I am making plans for the rehab center hopefully in a few days.
The economic news this morning, both PPI and Retail Sales was lousy.