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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.
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.
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.
A look at where gold is headed, with Richard O'Brien, Newmont Mining chief executive officer/president.
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?
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.
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.
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.
And how the "Mad Money" host recommends playing it.
CNBC’s Analytics Team compiled a list of the 10 best and worst performing commodities in the CRB index. Click ahead to learn about the hot and the not-so-hot commodities of 2011.
Markets could rebound after Thursday's global sell-off, but investors should see any bounce as a selling opportunity, as the world economy rolls towards total collapse, Mark Faber, editor and publisher of the Boom, Doom and Gloom Report told CNBC Friday.
Australia cannot bank on China to fuel its resources boom for more than the next 15 years, says an expert.
Mining CEOs criticized the imposition of the mining and carbon tax even as they face a surging dollar and labor shortgages.
Analysts say a shortfall in copper supply this year could boost one of Australia's smaller copper miners, Sandfire Resources.
Edward Dowling, CEO of Alacer Gold, is forecasting about a 20% increase in gold production by 2015.
Gary Halverson, Australia-Pacific Regional President at Barrick Gold, believes that hedging their production and operation costs against the Australian dollar will continue to help the company remain profitable.