SINGAPORE, Oct 23- Gold steadied above $1,240 an ounce on Thursday after dipping overnight on a stronger dollar, but caution prevailed ahead of a host of global economic data and on further outflows from bullion funds. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,241.60 an ounce by 0045 GMT, after losing 0.7 percent in the previous session. *Investors will be eyeing data from...» Read More
Rare earth prices are reaching rarefied heights. World prices have doubled in the last four months for rare earths — metallic elements needed for many of the most sophisticated civilian and military technologies, whether smartphones or smart bombs.
CNBC's Brian Shactman talks to industry insiders to find out the next great rare earth investments.
With the Teflon market refusing the take fright from the wall of worry facing investors, one analyst told CNBC the world is beginning to look like a bad horror movie from the 1980s.
With silver prices tumbling for a third straight session, traders are questioning if its record-breaking rally in recent months is finally over.
Is the silver trade over? That was a question for Fast Money Traders Tuesday morning as silver futures continued to weaken, falling below $44 per ounce intra day.
The global uranium industry, crippled by the March 11 earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, is now beginning to come out of the shock. Investors, who were earlier sitting on the sidelines, have re-entered the market to look for bargains.
On Friday Street chatter had everything to do with Ralcorp, the company behind Post cereals, as potentially being on the auction block.
Bullish weak dollar trades? Jon Najarian says big money is betting that the dollar will stabalize.
Silver jumped 6 percent Thursday on the back of dollar weakness after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's dovish remarks Wednesday, but some analysts doubt the price can hit and stay above the $50 mark.
Silver and gold are flashing inflation warnings, even as the Fed chairman tried to allay concerns about rising prices.
Shortly after the start of overnight trading at 12:10 a.m. on Monday, silver futures surged to a multi-year high of $49.82 per ounce. Nine hours later, by the start of stock market trading in the U.S., the May Silver contract was down eight percent.
Is silver the new safe-haven currency? That was a question for Fast Money traders Monday morning as silver surged to an all-time high.
Oil prices are likely to hit $150 while gold may go above $2,000 longer term, Nick Bullman, a managing partner at research-based risk assessment service firm CheckRisk, told CNBC Tuesday.
I'm reporting from the largest coin show on the west coast Friday. Hundreds of dealers are expected at the Santa Clara Convention Center for a show put on by Collectors Universe.
And here's how market pros recommend cashing in on the rising inflation trade.
Backed by its resource-rich landscape of world class deposits, Mongolia has been coined the “Saudi Arabia of Coal” with strong parallels to previous natural resource booms around the world.
A 10.09-carat cushion-cut purple-pink diamond ring is hitting the auction block Tuesday, being sold at Christie’s in New York for an estimated $12 million to $15 million as part of the auction house's Magnificent Jewel Sale.
Expect higher gold prices and increased investment demand. That’s the message from the GFMS Gold Survey 2011, an annual report looking at global supply and demand for the yellow metal.
The market went into ‘sell first and ask questions later’ mode on March 11th when the first Japan quake hit. Does that suggest you should go bottom fishing, now?
Now as the slow process of recovery continues, the price tag of the precious metal shows little sign of retreating.