BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Gold stocks, Sarepta, Groupon, Mylan
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday as markets rallied globally after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its own package of U.S. economic incentives. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.80 percent at 17,332.94, the S&P 500 was up 0.83 percent at 2,011.26 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.27 percent at 4,624.041.
** BARRICK GOLD CORP, $11.63, -5.37 pct
** ELDORADO GOLD CORP,$5.46, -9.90 pct
** YAMANA GOLD INC, $3.92, -12.11 pct
** ENDEAVOUR SILVER CORP, $2.93, -6.98 pct
** ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD,$8.2, -3.19 pct
Gold and silver slumped to their lowest since 2010 as the dollar and stock markets soared following a new round of quantitative easing by the Bank of Japan and U.S. data showing a robust economy.
Spot gold down 2.5 pct at $1,168.66 an ounce. Continued...