Gold mining names show early strength, as gold futures gain nearly $40/oz. following weak jobs...

|By:, SA News Editor

Gold mining names show early strength, as gold futures gain nearly $40/oz. following weak jobs data: ABX +4.8%, AUY +5%, IAG +6.2%, NEM +5.3%, GFI +3.4%, GOLD +5.1%. For today at least, gold resumes its safe-haven status: Comex gold +2.4% to $1601.90.