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Alex Breitinger column: Gold, silver prices fall on stimulus talks

5:54 PM, Jun. 21, 2013
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The U.S. Federal Reserve this week continued indicating that it was going to end its stimulus program. Although a definite timeline has not been set, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has begun talking about an end to the $85 billion per month stimulus program.

Investors had previously piled into the gold and silver markets on the expectation that Fed stimulus would cause inflation, pushing prices to record high levels. Over the last year, as inflation remained low and stimulus' end was in sight, prices have dropped sharply.

Wednesday's announcement caused another plunge in the ...

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