U.S. equity markets have been in a solid uptrend, while gold has been in a relative range to lower.
All the major indices are in the green and approaching new all-time highs in 2015.
Manhattan real estate prices continue to rise, even as the market remains challenged by the lack of inventory, according to an industry report.
Commercial real estate strength transcends across all markets and asset classes said Bruce Batkin, CEO of Terra Capital partners.
Investors kick off a fresh month of trading in the week ahead, and traders will be busy with key manufacturing and jobs data, vehicle sales and the commodity trade.
Prices at the pump have inched higher, while crude moves lower.
President Barack Obama directed the Department of Labor to move ahead with a proposal that would raise investment-advice standards for brokers handling retirement accounts.
EIA data shows a build in crude, but a draw down in the products.
Fed Chair Janet Yelled gave her biannual monetary policy update and gold's reaction was relatively muted.
The S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and Dow are all flirting with new all-time highs.