All the Top Market-Moving Stories of the Week You Must Know Now

Here is your Cheat Sheet to this week’s top stories:

Markets are at 5-year highs! Discover the best stocks to own. Click here for our fresh Feature Stock Pick now!


The markets closed down Monday on Wall Street. Selling pressure was assisted by an unexpected slide in homebuilder confidence.

At the close: DJIA: -0.43%, S&P 500: -0.55%, NASDAQ: -0.35%.

Dow Jones Industrial Average Index Chart - Yahoo! Finance

Gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) futures for April delivery, the most active contract, increased $12.00 to close at $1,604.60 per ounce, while silver (NYSEARCA:SLV) futures for May edged 2 cents higher to finish at $28.87. It was gold’s first close above $1,600 since February.

Is Apple now a once-in-a-decade buying opportunity? Click here to get your 24-page Ultimate Cheat Sheet to Apple’s Stock now!

Both precious metals received support as the euro sank to 3-month lows. Over the weekend, it was made public that depositors in Cyprus will have between 6.75 percent and 9.9 percent of their savings confiscated to rescue the country’s banking system. The move is part of a 10-billion-euro bailout plan from the International Monetary Fund and the euro zone. Bondholders were spared from the unprecedented strategy.