CONAKRY, March 3- Guinea's economy is likely to take a $2 billion hit from a regional Ebola outbreak that has killed nearly 10,000 people, and the country is relying on mining to drive growth once the virus is contained, the finance minister said. Guinea is the world's top exporter of the aluminium ore bauxite and produces diamonds and gold but its economy,...» Read More
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Gold prices have plunged $25 this session as conciliatory sounds on the debt ceiling debate have prompted cautious traders and investors to take profits.
As gold prices continue to break new record highs, analysts are reviewing their targets with many predicting further gains. But not everyone’s bullish on the precious metal.
Gold jumped to a record $1,600 an ounce Monday, a psychologically important level that may also provide motivation for those looking to sell gold jewelry and coins.
Although most of the Fast traders expect stocks to drift lower in the near term – they do think pockets of the market could provide some catalysts. Here’s what they’re watching.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says it's not too late for investors to get in on the precious metal.
The Mongolian mining industry, which is to benefit from China's huge appetite for resources, is a sector to bet on. One fund manager suggests investing in mining plays that are listed internationally, but have assets in Mongolia.
Get into gold, art and jewelry, Scott Minerd, chief strategist at Guggenheim Partners, told CNBC Wednesday. "We're in a 'beggar thy neighbor' era. Paper money is garbage at the end," he said. "It's a matter of relative values, about which garbage do you own."
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Gold and oil are surging today on a raised forecast for next year. Weighing in on commodities action from the trading pits, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading of New York City president.
The Arab Spring helped boost diamond prices as the region's wealthy individuals moved their cash from stocks and bonds to safe haven investments and tangible assets , a London-based fund manager told CNBC Tuesday.
The price of corn is the latest of a series of signals that remind investors about 2008, the year the financial crisis spread across the globe and Lehman Brothers collapsed, Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at Bank of New York Mellon, wrote in a note Monday.
As Greece stands on the cusp of another bailout, one analyst says the fix is likely to be only temporary and he expects other Euro-zone countries to also require new rounds of funding. He believes the region's economic uncertainty will further weaken the Euro and boost gold prices.
A risk adjusted trade on the volatile metals market, with John Lekas, Leader Capital CEO, and Chris Kichurchak, Strategic Wealth Partners.
Discussing whether your money is safe in the China trade, with David Riedel, Riedel Research, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on precious metal trades.
Are the gold bars in Fort Knox really made of the precious metal? Or has the U.S. government secretly sold off the nation's stockpile and replaced it with metal bars that are only painted gold? Ron Paul wants to find out.
On Tuesday, chatter on the trading floor had everything to do with the market’s bounce and whether the S&P had found support, at least in the near-term.
Many traders are choosing gold and silver as a refuge over stocks right now. Are these precious metals really that much more valuable?
Markets are heading back to the "bad old days of 2010", with investors trading off headlines, rather than fundamentals and correlations between asset classes strengthening, according to research by ConvergEx.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where gold, oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.