The critical point is that gold is a currency and its price strength is therefore a function of the weakness of other currencies.
But Patrick stock was likely to suffer weakness after analysts downgraded earnings outlooks for Virgin Blue last week.
A weakness in the book is an almost complete neglect of social and political philosophy.
This can be seen both as a strength and a weakness.
Faced with continued market weakness, President Barack Obama's administration is to unveil a plan to bolster the US financial regulatory system.