Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 36 or 2.8 percent, to $12.43. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 26 or 4.6 percent, to $5.37. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 14 or. 6 percent, to $24.15.» Read More
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.
With fiscal instability plaguing the U.S. and Europe, some want a return to the past and a restraint on money supply.
Like commodities in general, metals help investors diversify as their performance bears little resemblance to that of stocks.
Gold has had a hold on mankind since it was first mined in the Copper Age.
From physical coins to futures, options, and ETFs -- reporter Bob Pisani breaks down the how and where to invest in gold.
Stocks are on the rise as gold heads lower, with CNBC's Seema Mody and Sharon Epperson.
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.
If the price of gold falls below $1,600 and investors pull back from risky assets, the US dollar could appreciate by as much as 30 percent, Ron William, a technical strategist at MIG Bank, told CNBC
The gold rush is back! As the price of gold reaches new record highs, recreational prospecting for gold has turned into an ever more popular pastime. Not just in the US or Australia, but also across parts of the Alps in Switzerland.
A look at investment opportunities in gold, ETFs, and the banking sector, with Dan McMahon, Raymond James, and Bruno del Ama, Global X Funds.
Art Cashin told CNBC Wednesday that he has a feeling there could be a big surprise from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke by him saying nothing Friday, and that could catch the markets off base.
The price of gold hit a fresh all time high of $1,900 an ounce on Tuesday as investors continued to fret over the sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone and its impact on the global banking industry.
In what could be a precursor to much higher margins at the CME, MF Global today has raised its margins on one contract of silver from $14,513 to $25,397, or an increase of 75%.
A look at where the commodity is headed, with Mihir Dange, Arbitrage gold options trader.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on the impact of higher margins on the precious metal but says it will go dramatically higher because it is a currency, and Art Cashin, UBS with an outlook on European banks.
With gold on the rise again, Wells Fargo says this precious metal is in a bubble that’s about to burst.
When the markets spook investors, one of the first flights to safety is gold. It's the woobie blanket of investing.
Central bankers are in the business of "currency manipulation," James Grant, editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, told CNBC Thursday. He wants a "modernized, 21st century gold standard that checks the capacity of central banks to print money."
As gold topped a record $1800, traders that are long bullion began to get nervous that they were behind a trade that may not have any potential new buyers left.
The Swiss franc, a stalwart against market turbulence, fell like a rock Thursday, in part on speculation that it could be temporarily anchored to the euro.