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  • Hunting For Gold In World's Deepest Mine Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    The deepest mine in the world. The Mponeng mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti, just one hour outside of Johannesburg.

    Gold is increasingly harder to find, forcing thousands of miners to drill deeper, at higher costs and greater danger.

  • Golden Age Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    What is it about gold that makes people so passionate, crazy, paranoid?  Our special report answers that question and more. We'll take you to mines in South Africa, gold bank vaults in London, trading pits in New York  and the shop floor of a huge gold-jewelry manufacturer in Louisiana.

  • CNBC Poll: Which Metal Play Is Best? Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    From the popular precious metals gold and silver, to more niche plays like copper, palladium, and platinum, which metal will be the best investment going forward?

  • Gold: A Brief History Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:35 PM ET
    An Apulian red-figure calyx crater depicting Jason bringing Pelias the Golden Fleece, circa 340 BC–330 BC.

    Gold has had a hold on mankind since it was first mined in the Copper Age.

  • Mother Lode Of ETFs Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:35 PM ET
    Cash and gold

    The SPDR Gold Trust, with over $60 billion in assets, is far and away the largest gold fund.

  • How To Tap The Market Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:34 PM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    From physical coins to futures, options, and ETFs -- reporter Bob Pisani breaks down  the how and where to invest in gold. 

  • Who's Buying Gold? Err, Everyone Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:33 PM ET

    As demand outpaces the constrained small supply of gold — who has the most?

  • A Gold Rush Without The Rush Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    A jeweller weighs gold jewellery at a shop in Ahmedabad on October 7, 2010. Gold surged to a record 1,356.50 USD an ounce in Hong Kong trade. Dealers are buying up the precious metal as the USD remains under pressure amid concerns over the global economy and as dealers look to invest in the safe haven in times of uncertainty. AFP PHOTO/ Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)

    These should be boom times for the mining business in California and Nevada.  There is no "rush" in the new gold rush.

  • If Gold Goes Under $1,600, Dollar Up 30%: Charts Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 6:29 AM ET
    Cash and gold

    If the price of gold falls below $1,600 an ounce, it could go down by nearly 30 percent from peak and the dollar could strengthen by a similar percentage, Ron William, a technical strategist at MIG Bank, told CNBC on Monday.

  • Gold Rush in Swiss Alps     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 1:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Schober discusses recreational gold panning in the Swiss Alps.

  • Off the Charts: Gold     Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 1:31 PM ET

    The precious metal taking a hit today but that's nothing compared to what it's gained in the past month. Paul Sacks, Aurum Options Principal, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson with a look at what's driving prices down.

  • WOTS Now: Gold Gets Slammed     Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Michael Block, Phoenix Partners Group provides insight on Bernanke's Friday speech, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on the drop in gold prices and how to play it.

  • "Worldwide stock markets over the last year have been moving opposite of gold. This suggests that to keep balance in your portfolio, you need to not to put everything in the same basket. Let's look at a possible allocation out of cash, stocks and bonds, and into precious metals," Michael Haynes, chief executive at American Precious Metals Exchange, told CNBC.

  • Traders Prepare for Chávez Gold Transfer Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 3:27 AM ET
    Gold bars

    Bullion traders are preparing for one of the largest transfers of physical gold in recent history after Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s president, ordered the country’s gold reserves to be returned to Caracas. The FT reports.

  • Gold Fever Gripping the Australian Outback Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 2:13 AM ET

    A growing number of people are giving up lucrative jobs in Australia for a chance at the quick riches and adventure of old-fashioned prospecting. The New York Times reports.

  • Newmont CEO's Predictions on Gold     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    A look at where gold is headed, with Richard O'Brien, Newmont Mining chief executive officer/president.

  • So Where Do You Keep Your Bullion? Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    With the price of gold soaring to record levels, the precious metal has become that much more dear. Where and how should gold buyers store their bullion and coins?

  • Kinross Gold Results Beat Street     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 4:47 PM ET

    This is the perfect storm in favor of gold price. Discussing investment opportunites in precious metal; earnings results, and where the miner expects to find further supplies, with Tye Burt, Kinross Gold CEO.

  • Good As Gold Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 9:58 AM ET

    Most investors these days play gold through mutual funds and exchange-traded funds but the investment strategy of these vehicles varies widely, as have their performance  relative to the metal's decade-long rally.

  • $5,000 Gold? Fund Manager's Idea Has Its Critics Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    The West is close the point where its paper currency system is insolvent, and as a result gold is heading to $5,000 an ounce, according to the manager of a gold fund.