Gold: As dull as it is shiny

Dec 17, 2013
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt explains why gold became the precious metal pick of the litter

What do tanking gold prices say about the economy?

Dec 9, 2013
Gold investors are abandoning ship, as the economy continues to improve slowly.

London Gold Fix under scrutiny

Nov 26, 2013
Since 1919, bankers have come together every day to determine the price of gold around the world. But now the process -- the London Gold Fix – is under scrutiny by British regulators.

Gold goes down

Aug 6, 2013
After a long winning streak, the price of gold has been going down.

Gold buyers, Wall Street both hate Bernanke right now

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Jun 20, 2013
The markets take a hit in the wake of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s “good” news about the economy.

Gold prices are falling, but global demand is expected to grow

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.

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.

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?
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.
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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.