BONANZA, Nicaragua— Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day. Authorities said 20 of the miners had been located and had communicated with rescuers at the El Comal gold and silver mine in the community of Bonanza in northern Nicaragua.» Read More
CNBC's Carolin Schober discusses recreational gold panning in the Swiss Alps.
The precious metal is down more than 5 percent on Wednesday but is there still room for a trade? Scott Nations, NationsShares weighs in.
A look at investment opportunities in gold, ETFs, and the banking sector, with Dan McMahon, Raymond James, and Bruno del Ama, Global X Funds.
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.
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%.
How long can gold keep making new highs? Insight with Paul Sacks, Aurum Options Strategies principal gold trader.
An update on today's rally in the precious metal and how to trade it, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading.
CNBC's Mary Thompson with a look at ETFs for diamonds.
Weighing in on whether the precious metal is cheap, with John Bridges, JP Morgan, and Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading.
A look at where the commodity is headed, with Mihir Dange, Arbitrage gold options trader.
"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.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
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.
"The ETFs are predominately following the physical market [rather than driving prices]. I think price driving is taking place more in the short-term in the futures market," Marcus Grubb, MD of investment, World Gold Council, told CNBC.