Oil, Gold Prices Zoom While Stocks Trade Down on the Clark Howard Show March 7, 2011 Oil hits 2-1/2-year high, then pulls back on Qaddafi rumor; Gold hits record peak, silver at 31-year high on Libya; U.S., European stocks turn lower on rising oil prices. Stock market is down. Housewares show update. 10 ways to cut back on your food bill. Rent your child’s toys instead of buying them with a new site, Toygaroo.com. Get more information and links at Ilyce’s blog.