Tyler Broda, European Precious Metals and Mining analyst at Nomura warns that rising Treasury yields will hurt investors' demand for gold.
The financial sector has dropped 50 percent since its 2007 highs, with the FMHR traders; and CNBC's Kate Kelly reports John Paulson's gold fund has faced redemptions in the new year as investors grew impatient.
Renewed unease about sovereign and regulatory risk in Mongolia - triggered by a dispute between the government and mining giant Rio Tinto over the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project - is on the rise but shouldn't erode confidence among longer term investors in the mineral-rich nation.
Investment demand for gold in Vietnam could be a quarter less in 2013 than last year as the government tightens its grip on the bullion market to stabilize the country's currency.
Fund managers' short gold bets hit record levels, with the Fast Money traders. Trader Tim Seymour says gold "no longer a crowded trade."
The markets are looking for more stimulus and traders are looking to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's latest position on QE, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks it's time to rotate out of gold into other asset classes.
About 40 masked attackers raided a disputed gold-mining project in northern Greece early on Sunday, setting fire to machinery and lightly injuring four security guards, police said.
Greg Hawkins, CEO of African Barrick Gold, tells CNBC they have recognized the challenging environment and launched an operational review to get the business back into a better financial performance.
Tito Mboweni, chairman of AngloGold Ashanti, tells CNBC that Africa is emerging as an important growth market, but the continent must continue to deal with constraints of growth.
Rio Tinto, the mining giant, was in turmoil Thursday morning after the abrupt departure of its chief executive and the announcement of a $14 billion writedown.
HSBC, which had forecasted gold prices would hit $2000 per ounce in the second-half of 2012, is now paring back its forecasts for 2013.
Conflict in the West African state of Mali -- the continent's third-largest gold producer -- poses "manageable" risks for miners active in the country's south as Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels remain confined to strongholds in the north while former colonial power France continues its offensive against militant bases.
Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says platinum, palladium and silver will do well this year amid loose monetary policies and a recovery in the global economy.
Gold, more than any other commodity, has been tied the question of whether we will see a resolution to avert the "fiscal cliff."
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" star Todd Hoffman, discusses the rebound in gold. "Investors will shift to gold after the fiscal cliff resolution," he says.
Scott Evans, co-head of equity sales at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, explains to CNBC the recent volatility of gold and whether this means anything for mining-related stocks.
David McAlvany, CEO, McAlvany Financial Group says that gold needs another six to seven weeks of consolidation before moving higher.
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CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold is taking a breather after Friday's rally.