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  • Gold Is Laughing at Us Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Foster Kamer of The New York Observer has a good piece on gold. We spoke for quite some time recently about the eye-popping run gold has had and how this has many people worried that it is a bubble.

  • Gold on Fire! Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Gold on Fire!

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson with details on gold's new high and what's driving up the precious metal.

  • When Stock Picking, Cash Is King: Analysts Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    Two analysts told CNBC Monday that in Wall Street's current tough environment, investors have to look to large companies for a safe haven, particularly if those companies have a lot of cash on their balance sheets.

  • Newmont Mining CEO Sees Gold at $1,750 in 2012 Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 12:59 PM ET

    Newmont Mining Chief Executive Richard O'Brien said gold will go up to $1,750 an ounce in 2012, due to inflationary pressures and continued uncertainty in U.S. and European economies.

  • Anglo Warns of Tight Commodities Supply Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 4:01 AM ET

    Commodities supplies may not be able to keep pace with demand in the future mining giant Anglo American wanred on Friday as it reported first half profits which smashed expectations.

  • Gold Could Go Much Higher: Investor Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 8:21 AM ET

    The price of gold could beat the record high of $1,609.51 an ounce it hit earlier this week, a fund manager told CNBC Thursday.

  • Commodities Tomorrow Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities Tomorrow

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Worried about the health of the global economy? Dennis Gartman thinks doctor copper is making a critical prognosis.

  • Gold Plummets as Obama Praises 'Gang of Six' Debt Plan Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 4:20 PM ET
    Gold Bars

    Gold prices have plunged $25 this session as conciliatory sounds on the debt ceiling debate have prompted cautious traders and investors to take profits.

  • Some Analysts Turn Bearish as Gold Hits New Records Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 11:51 PM ET

    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 bars

    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.

  • Apple, IBM, Netflix: Will They Defy the Market? Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:38 PM ET

    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.

  • Cramer's One Big Thing: Gold Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 9:25 AM ET
    Cramer's One Big Thing: Gold

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says it's not too late for investors to get in on the precious metal.

  • Buy Mining Plays with Assets In Mongolia: Pro Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:36 AM ET

    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."

  • Your First Move For Wednesday July 6th Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 6:27 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Commodities On the Rise Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Commodities On the Rise

    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.

  • Diamonds

    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.

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    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.

  • Culture of Bailouts to Boost Gold Stocks: Analyst Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 1:22 AM ET
    Jay Taylor of Taylor Hard Money Advisors is bullish on smaller gold mining firms as he expects gold prices to rise on Euro-zone debt worries.

    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.