Overstock has employees stocked for the End of Days

Nov 16, 2015 has a food supply for employees in the event of apocalypse.
Posted In: overstock, apocalypse, gold, silver
Tying U.S. currency to gold was a policy dismantled in the early 70s.

Why the gold standard is hardly the gold standard

Nov 11, 2015
The idea plays well with some Republican politicians, but not with most economists.
Posted In: gold, gold standard, GOP debates
Gold bars are seen at the Czech Central Bank in Prague.

Why gold is losing its luster for investors

Jul 21, 2015
Gold is in the tank. Why? Because people simply aren't afraid anymore.
Posted In: gold, price drop, miners
Gold demand hit its highest in months.

Europeans take refuge in gold

Jun 29, 2015
Greece's financial situation has helped drive up demand.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, gold

Your Wallet: Invisible money

Apr 17, 2015
Tell us: where do you hide your money?
Posted In: Money, gold, hidden, your wallet

The long arms of a U.S. law reach Congo

Dec 11, 2014
Most of the miners in Congo are self-employed, equipped with a spade and a dream.
Posted In: Congo, gold, conflict minerals, Dodd-Frank law
The new ISIS currency.

It won't be easy for ISIS to create its own currency

Nov 14, 2014
Establishing a gold-and-silver system creates problems in a modern global economy.
Posted In: coins, gold, isis, currency

Fixing the fix: Price-setting precious metals in London

Aug 8, 2014
After a series of benchmark rigging scandals, London's gold fix looks tarnished.
Posted In: gold, silver, price fixing, precious metals, London

Coffee beans are cheaper, so why isn't my Starbucks?

Dec 31, 2013
From coffee to copper to corn, the price of commodities has fallen over the past year.
Posted In: commodities, gold, copper

Mercury: "The quixotic bad boy of the periodic table"

Dec 26, 2013
Our journey through the economics of elements checks out mercury.
Posted In: metals, elementals, gold, bbc world service