Central banks increased the amount of gold they lent for the first time in a decade in 2011, as they used their bullion reserves to help commercial banks raise US dollars. The Financial Times reports.
Gold is investors' favorite asset for 2012, and developed markets are preferred over emerging markets when it comes to putting money in stocks or bonds, according to a poll carried out by Japanese investment bank Nomura.
What kind of surprises are in store for 2012? If Byron Wien is correct, Italy and Greece will voluntarily default and the S&P 500 will top 1400. Plus, who will win the presidential election and more predictions for 2012.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer turns a technical eye on GLD to get a read on what the charts indicate for gold, as interpreted by Caroline Boroden, FibonacciQueen.com, and to figure out if the precious metal is ready to bottom.
Positive U.S. economic data offset continued euro zone woes, but will fear or fundamentals rule the markets in the new year? Analyzing strategies for playing the current market, with Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Mgmt. president/CEO and Doug Cote, ING Investment Mgmt. chief market strategist.
Concerns over higher gold mining costs have caused gold stocks to fall 20%. Sharing perspective on the catalyst for the gold market or whether a turnaround could take place, with John Hathaway, Tocqueville Asset Mgmt. portfolio manager.
Breaking down the current state of the gold market as it precious metal declines for the sixth straight session today, with Rich Ilczyszyn, iiTrader founder and chief market strategist.
Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings discusses why he is shorting stocks and investing in commodities. Also, Mosaic announces it plans to cut phosphate production by 250,000 tonnes in the next three months.
Gold mining stocks have been one of the biggest disappointments on Wall Street this year, so what can investors expect in 2012? Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.
CNBC's Mary Thompson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Gold prices have dipped to a one-week low today. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter shares perspective, with, "I think you're better off being long with the equities market than being long with gold."
Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, discusses his outlook for gold.
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.
Insight into the backdoor bazooka for Europe and his neutral call on gold, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.
The Fast Money traders with the trade on Red Hat. Also, the play on gold, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, who says he remains neutral on the precious metal. And the trade on Sprint and whether it was worth it for AT&T to take the hit.
In just three months, gold has gone from the trade that works in every kind of market to the trade that doesn’t work in any market.
Jonathan Barratt, Managing Director at Commodity Broking Services talks about why there have been sharp falls in gold even though there are still buyers.
Precious metals are being hit hard Wednesday—gold, silver, platinum and palladium all caught in the wave of selling.
Calling the death of gold's bull run, and the beginning of a gold bear market, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.
A look at how the slump in emerging market is causing a drop in commodities, and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders.