May 20, 2013 As an investment and inflation hedge, gold still looks overvalued, at nearly 30 percent below its peak. But demand for gold is growing in India and China.
May 14, 2013 Housing seems to be in recovery mode in places like Phoenix, Arizona. But it may be tough for homebuilders to lure back construction workers.
May 13, 2013 That 'new' 20-spot isn't so new anymore.
May 6, 2013 California played host to the first gold rush in the mid-1800s. But in 2013, panning for gold isn't so much a way to make money as it is a way to get back to basics.
Apr 18, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why commodity prices are falling and how the U.S. economy could benefit.
Apr 17, 2013 Gold prices are down again this morning, after falling by more than 10 percent since Friday. Oil prices are also lower. But how do these drops in commodity prices affect your wallet?
Apr 15, 2013 After a dazzling rise to more than $1,900 an ounce, the yellow metal has clearly lost its luster. The price of bullion has slumped by 10 percent since the end of last week, down to $1,420 an ounce.
Apr 11, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the drop off in gold prices and whether there is such a thing as a safe haven anymore.
Apr 11, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona, was hit hard during the housing crash. Now the housing market is recovering quickly and home buyers are frustrated. But one expert says that doesn't make a housing bubble.
Apr 9, 2013 Arizona is deciding whether to start making gold and silver legal tender, just after Utah made the move. You won't be paying for groceries in gold coins, but how will it work?