Wall Street stages a late day comeback, while the strength of the US dollar in recent days is helping keep a lid on gold prices. Mark Lasseigne fills you in.

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    • French oil services group Technip SA will broaden its business in the subsea market by buying U.S.-based Global Industries for $8 a share.  Global shares soaed 51%
     
    • Gold closed lower at $1,813/ounce.
     
    • Crude oil settled higher at $88.19 a barrel after OPEC hinted at production cuts.