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Thursday Sector Laggards: Precious Metals, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Stocks

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In trading on Thursday, precious metals shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 4.4%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Platinum Group Metals ( PLG ), off about 14.7% and shares of Golden Minerals Company ( AUMN ) down about 11.7% on the day.

Also lagging the market Thursday are oil & gas exploration & production shares, down on the day by about 3.1% as a group, led down by Energy XXI ( EXXI ), trading lower by about 70.1% and Breitburn Energy Partners ( BBEP ), trading lower by about 32.6%.

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