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SIA Fall Tour 2007: Hotel Hamilton

As part of the Society for Industrial Archeology’s 2007 Fall Tour, we visited the ghost town of Hamilton, Nevada. Hamilton used to be one of the biggest cities in the state, but today, there is almost nothing. 43 more words

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Gold was hovering above a 2-1/2-week low on Friday as the dollar gave back some of its recent gains, but the metal was still headed for a second straight weekly decline on the prospect of higher U.S. 19 more words

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TREASURIES

Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields edged higher on profit-taking and new corporate supply, while short-dated yields fell after solid demand at a seven-year note auction indicated little concern about the eventual pace of Federal Reserve rate hikes. 52 more words

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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The dollar edged down in early Asian trading on Friday, taking a breather from this week’s rally that brought it to its highest levels against the yen since 2002 on growing expectations that the U.S. 56 more words

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Nikkei

Japan’s Nikkei share average edged up on Friday on hopes of better shareholder returns, looking set to extend its winning streak to 11 straight sessions and its fifth straight month of gains. 19 more words

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