More bad news about that state of the real estate sector has investors even more nervous about the pace, strength and longevity of the economic recovery. Precious metals exchange traded funds (ETFs), particularly those aimed at gold and silver, are trading higher as a result. Here are more stories on the metals that may interest you:

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