More than a quarter of Americans now view gold as the best long-term investment
Gold is holding above $2,000 an ounce, but it's not making any new significant gains. And silver is down more than 6% in the last five days.
Weaker economic data has reignited recession fears, keeping gold and silver on the sidelines because of lower demand expectations.
Here's a look at Kitco's top three stories of the week: