After Slight Gains, Markets Post Losses for the Week

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After slight gains last week U.S., European and Asian markets fell back to post losses for the second week of December. Oil continued its slide, at one point hitting a six-year low, on concerns about persistent oversupply. By contrast, gold prices rose for the week. The yield on the ten-year U.S. Treasury note fell from 2.27% to end at 2.13% by Friday’s close.

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