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Bank of England Speeds Through Bond Buys

Two weeks after buying its first corporate bond, the Bank of England has already spent over 10% of the funds allocated to its 18 month asset-buying program.

Mario Draghi’s ECB News Conference—Live Blog

The ECB’s news conference will be closely watched for signs as to whether the central bank is likely to take fresh measures to prop up stubbornly low inflation, and what form they might take.

Puerto Rico Power Deal With Creditors Lifts Stocks Exposed to Island

Puerto Rico’s power authority sent a jolt through a corner of the U.S. stock market Wednesday as shares in financial stocks exposed to the commonwealth soared after the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority agreed to a debt-restructuring plan with a group of bondholders.

Private Gas Imports Won’t Resolve Egypt’s Energy Woes, Analysts Say

Egypt’s move to allow private-sector firms to import natural gas using the government’s network is unlikely to help bridge the country's energy shortfall, analysts and industry sources say.

Blue Hill the Mystery Restaurant in Third Point’s Sotheby’s Letter

By Sara Germano and David Benoit The restaurant that Dan Loeb said Sotheby’s management wined and dined at to a bill that was in the “multiple hundreds of thousands of dollars,” was the famed Blue Hill, according to people familiar with the matter.

Energy Journal: Investors to Big Oil: We Need to Talk

Now the Big Oil earnings season has been and gone, serious questions are being asked about whether the future of exploration and production will involve the super majors in their current form.

Energy Journal: EU-China Solar Battle Escalates

By James Herron Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: ben.winkley@wsj.com and james.herron@wsj.com Click here to receive this morning email newsletter SOLAR WARS The usually tranquil world of European renewable energy just got exciting, as a plucky band of rebels led by [...]

Outflows in Gold ETFs Surge as Traders Bolt

Investors in gold exchange-traded funds have been rushing to the exits as gold prices plunge.

Ugly Day Gets Even Worse Ahead of the Close

On the heels of a huge tumble in gold and silver prices, the stock market's slide is steepening in the final trading hour.

Despite Gold Selloff, Options Traders Bank on Rebound

So gold notched its biggest one-day drop in 30 years. What’s next? Despite the heavy losses, broken technical levels and waves of margin calls, the options market for the yellow metal is beaming with optimism.

FX FRENZY: Global Championship Is on the Line

It is all on the line for the two finalists in the DJ FX Frenzy championship: the pride and glory of being named the first global winner of this bracket-style foreign-exchange competition.

Why Gold’s Tumble Won’t Save You Any Money at the Jewelry Store

Gold futures have plunged 13% since Thursday, but don't expect that gold necklace you've been eyeing to go on sale.

Goldman Sachs No Longer Betting Higher Brent Oil Prices

Brent crude oil is poised to fall below $100 a barrel for the first time in more than two years, and that’s flushing some bulls out of the market. Including Goldman Sachs.

Gold Selloff Hits Australian Currency

While gold prices are sinking to their lowest levels since 2011, another asset is selling off due to its heavy reliance on China and metals prices: the Australian dollar.

Gold’s Two-Day Plunge One for the Record Books

Gold's massive selloff has turned into a plunge of historic proportions. The precious metal is on pace for its biggest two-day decline since 1980.

Gold VIX: Bugs Turn Fearful

The CBOE Gold VIX is up 57% on Monday. It is on pace to blow past Friday's 39% surge, which at the time was the biggest-ever increase in percentage terms, according to the exchange.

Gold Selloff on Tax Day Perhaps No Coincidence

Here's a theory: Maybe it's no coincidence gold's massive selloff is taking place on the same day U.S. tax returns are due.

Gold Selloff New Ground for 40-Year Veteran

"These usually don't end very quickly," George Gero says of gold's plunge. "Buyers may take a wait-and-see attitude" as gold futures crumble nearly $200 a troy ounce in the space of two trading days.

Stocks to Watch: Sprint, Citigroup, Life Technologies

Among the companies with shares expected to actively trade in Monday's session are Sprint Nextel, Citigroup and Life Technologies.

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