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Searching for gold in Southern California

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.
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Are falling prices of gold and oil good or bad?

Apr 18, 2013
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why commodity prices are falling and how the U.S. economy could benefit.
Posted In: Oil, gold, commodities

How does the falling price of gold affect you?

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?
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Gold prices fall 10% as need for 'safe haven' fades

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.
Posted In: gold, India, China, inflation

Gold prices sink as inflation stays at bay

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.
Posted In: gold, bitcoin, commodities, currency

Have change for a gold bar? Arizona moves toward making gold and silver legal tender

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?
Posted In: gold, currency, arizona

Indians go for gold despite government hiking import taxes

Mar 20, 2013
India is the world's largest gold importer. The government hiked import taxes on gold to control the outward flow of cash, but for weddings, the lure of the yellow metal is not fading.
Posted In: India, weddings, gold

German gold goes home -- Here's why

Jan 17, 2013
Germany announced this week that it's planning to repatriate much of the gold that its been keeping in reserves in the U.S. and France.
Posted In: gold, Germany

The golden business of gold vaults

Jan 10, 2013
Gold’s popularity has created growing demand for storage. Gold vaults are spreading from Switzerland to Singapore, as investors want their holdings closer to home.
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Gold bugs find the shine in precious metal

Nov 13, 2012
There are plenty of so-called "gold bugs" out there -- people who hoard big chunks of the precious metal, as in actual gold.
Posted In: gold, crisis

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