April 23- The disagreements around the spin-out of certain assets that had snagged merger talks between Barrick Gold Corp and its rival, Newmont Mining Corp, have been resolved but talks are at a standstill for now, said three sources familiar with the matter on Wednesday.» Read More
"The political climate continues to make our markets jittery. You are also seeing a big push from investors right now for gold. For the long-term part of the portfolio, we really feel like gold is a good hedge," Rick Gardner, CEO of Rick Gardner & Associates, told CNBC.
Gold prices may reach $6,200 per ounce in a bull run which will “end all major bull markets,” Urs Gmuer, asset manager at Dolefin, a Swiss investment advice firm, told CNBC.
Mining stocks will continue this summer's volatility, Evy Hambro, CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock, told CNBC Friday. But strong fundamentals and expected commodities growth are not reflected in the share prices.
"The strong underlying fundamentals these metal and mining companies are enjoying today, the strong metal prices, the high margins, the great margin growth we have see year on year, and the growth we are going to continue to see in commodities over the next few years, is totally unreflected in the share prices," Evy Hambro, CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock, told CNBC.
Straight from the mines, rough gold goes through a highly complex process, and often travels around the world before it ever makes it to the consumer.
Gold mining shares have underperformed the big rally in gold prices. So when will the miners start to shine? Charles Jeannes, Goldcorp president/CEO, weighs in on gold production and prices.
A look inside South Africa's Rand Refinery, where the world's gold is refined, then delivered all over the globe to: banks, mints, industrial manufacturers and jewelry makers.
Gold is increasingly harder to find, forcing thousands of miners to drill deeper, at higher costs and greater danger.
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.
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 has had a hold on mankind since it was first mined in the Copper Age.
The SPDR Gold Trust, with over $60 billion in assets, is far and away the largest gold fund.
From physical coins to futures, options, and ETFs -- reporter Bob Pisani breaks down the how and where to invest in gold.
As demand outpaces the constrained small supply of gold — who has the most?
These should be boom times for the mining business in California and Nevada. There is no "rush" in the new gold rush.
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.
CNBC's Carolin Schober discusses recreational gold panning in the Swiss Alps.
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.
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.