Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 44 or 2.2 percent, to $19.91. Gold Fields fell$. 09 or 2.3 percent, to $3.77. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 33 or 1.3 percent, to $24.60.» Read More
China's biggest jewelry chain plans to list soon on the Hong Kong stock exchange, leading analysts and investors to speculate over what kind of valuations it would bring and whether it would be oversubscribed.
Fast trader Patty Edwards has spotted a possible landmine that could do serious damage to precious metals traders.
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.
The age-old idea is attracting new fans, amid growing investor concern that enormous government borrowing is weakening the dollar and spark hyper-inflation.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on how many investors actually own the precious metal, and a look at the best way to invest in gold, with Tom Lydon, ETF Trends, and John Doody, "Gold Stock Analyst" founder.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on how the savvy hedge fund players are cashing in on the gold rush.
Gold prices have stalled in recent days as investors have turned away from safe-havens and towards risk assets.
A look at where gold prices are headed and who are the largest buyers of the precious metal, with Jason Toussaint, World Gold Council, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
CNBC's Bob Pisani recently got an exclusive inside look at the HSBC gold vaults in London, where the gold for the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) is stored. One section of the vault contains gold allocated specifically to the GLD, but there are other clients that store their gold in other parts of the vault as well.
Almost no one outside the sponsor (the World Gold Council) has ever seen the gold in the world's largest vault — until now.
Gold Bullion International's CEO explains the advantages. "When you own a real asset, there's no counterparty risk between you and the real asset," he says
Chinese companies and investors are stepping up their purchases of industrial commodities such as copper, in a show of confidence in the global economy that stands in contrast to the turmoil in western markets. The FT reports.
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.
Have record gold prices had any effect on America's jewelers? CNBC's Bob Pisani with an inside look at the wholesale jewelry industry.
What happens to gold once it's been refined and how is the precious metal priced? A look at the middlemen of the gold world, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
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.