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CNNMoney: 'Au'-sterity for gold as prices plungeupdated: Mon May 14 2012 13:17:00

So much for gold being a safe investment in times of market volatility.

Fortune: Beware the tax bite of oil and gold ETFsupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 08:57:00

With the Federal Reserve pledging to keep interest rates ultralow and geopolitical risk running high, investors seeking inflation hedges continue to pour money into commodities such as gold and oil. And exchange-traded funds, which are highly liquid and easily accessible, are the vehicle of choice. The wildly popular SPDR Gold Trust, for instance, now holds about $70 billion in assets, making it second in size only to the SPDR S&P 500 among ETFs.

Money Magazine: Gold: No guaranteed returnsupdated: Fri Jan 20 2012 15:54:00

I invested in a gold ETF over the past three months and have suffered losses. Should I hold my positions and hope for better days ahead? Or should I cut my losses now? -- S.B.

CNNMoney: European debt crisis drives gold rushupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 10:52:00

Even near record high prices, gold hasn't lost its luster ... especially in Europe.

CNNMoney: Gold prices shining againupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 15:39:00

Gold seems to be regaining its luster. The precious metal has rallied more than $100 in less than a week as investors turn to the precious metal as a safe haven amid concerns about Europe and signs of slow global economic growth.

CNNMoney: Gold will stay glitteryupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 10:31:00

Gold officially lost its status as a safe haven last Friday, when the precious metal inked its sharpest drop since 1980.

Central banks return as gold buyersupdated: Sun Sep 18 2011 21:58:00

European central banks have become net buyers of gold for the first time in more than two decades, the latest sign of how the turbulence in the currency and debt markets has revolutionised the bullion market.

CNNMoney: Gold bounces back after big plungeupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 15:55:00

Gold prices recovered from earlier losses Thursday to close modestly higher after a major sell-off Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Gold tops $1,900, looking 'a bit bubbly'updated: Tue Aug 23 2011 07:44:00

Gold prices have been on a tear lately, topping a fresh record high above $1,900 an ounce early Tuesday-- just two weeks after rising above $1,800.

CNNMoney: Gold hits new record near $1,830 an ounceupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 14:27:00

Gold prices are again marching in record territory, nearing $1,830 an ounce, as the global economic picture gets uglier by the minute.

CNNMoney: The gold rush is onupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 14:26:00

Fear is high and investors are fleeing to gold.

CNNMoney: Pawning Rolexes to make payrollupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 15:07:00

Squeezed by tight credit and tempted by record high gold prices, small business owners are finding an alternative to the bank: the pawn shop.

CNNMoney: Selling gold: How much that old ring is worth nowupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 17:50:00

Yvette Shirey left a jewelry store near her home in Columbia, Md. Wednesday afternoon $1,000 richer.

CNNMoney: Gold prices top record $1,600updated: Mon Jul 18 2011 14:00:00

Gold prices broke a new record Monday, topping $1,600 an ounce, driven by concerns over mounting debt in the United States and Europe.

CNNMoney: Europe debt fears spark dollar, gold chatter on StockTwitsupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 12:14:00

The U.S. dollar index and gold miners are among the more popular themes of the day on StockTwits.

CNNMoney: George Soros dumps $800 million gold stakeupdated: Tue May 17 2011 15:37:00

Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros sold nearly $800 million of gold during the first quarter, as the precious metal surged to record highs.

CNNMoney: Gold tops $1,500 for first timeupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 11:10:00

Gold prices topped a record $1,500 for the first time ever on Tuesday, shattering an important psychological barrier as investors seek out investments thought to be safe during times of upheaval.

CNNMoney: Gold: 'This is the perfect storm'updated: Fri Apr 08 2011 12:14:00

Gold prices have hit a series of record highs this week, as a combination of inflation worries, a weaker U.S. dollar and geopolitical turmoil have weighed on investor confidence.

CNNMoney: Gold sets another record highupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 07:11:00

Gold prices rose to a record high Monday as the political turmoil in Libya boosted demand for tangible "safe-haven" assets such as precious metals.

CNNMoney: Gold hits record highupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 17:05:00

Gold prices settled at a new record high on Tuesday, as unrest in North Africa and the Middle East pushed the safe-haven commodity north of $1,430.

CNNMoney: Why gold is losing its lusterupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 09:29:00

Gold is looking a little less shiny lately.

CNNMoney: Gold rush resumes with another record highupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 14:33:00

Gold prices jumped back above $1,400 an ounce Friday to settle at a fresh record-high as the U.S. dollar slid following a surprisingly weak report on the nation's job market.

CNNMoney: Want to catch gold fever? Try an ETFupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 14:05:00

In case you haven't heard, gold has been on a record-breaking run recently. Want to get in on the action? Try an ETF.

CNNMoney: Gold rallies to another record highupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 14:05:00

Gold prices continued to push higher Tuesday, reaching another record high, amid ongoing concerns about the economy.

CNNMoney: Gold edges up to a new recordupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 14:31:00

Gold continues to break records, hitting its fourth new high in a week Monday, fueled by economic jitters.

CNNMoney: Gold hits another new highupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 15:42:00

Gold prices climbed to yet another record Friday, continuing a week-long rally fueled by uncertainty over the global economy.

CNNMoney: Gold hits record high ... againupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 15:17:00

Gold prices surged to new record highs on Thursday, continuing a rally started earlier in the week.

CNNMoney: Gold glitters at record highupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 15:22:00

Gold surged to a new record high Tuesday, as uncertainties about the global economy sent some investors flocking to the save-haven precious metal.

CNNMoney: Gold prices ease out of record territoryupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 14:28:00

The price of gold turned lower Monday after surging to a fresh intraday record, as investors digested China's decision to allow the yuan to appreciate against the dollar.

CNNMoney: Gold surges to all-time highupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 16:36:00

The price of gold surged to an all-time high for the second straight day Friday as economic anxiety continued to fuel a rally for the precious metal.

CNNMoney: Gold ends at a record highupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 15:07:00

Gold prices hit a record high settlement Thursday, driven by continued anxiety over the economy.

CNNMoney: Gold hits new record highupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 14:11:00

Gold prices climbed to a new record high Tuesday as Europe's debt troubles sparked demand for perceived safe havens, like the precious metal, and investors hedged against inflation.

CNNMoney: Gold-dispensing ATMs: Coming to a city near youupdated: Fri May 28 2010 09:07:00

As economic fears drive gold prices to new highs, the creator of a gold-dispensing ATM is attracting attention around the globe.

Fortune: The coming gold bustupdated: Wed May 19 2010 12:17:00

When gold prices turn skyward, like they did for the past two weeks before some recent flattening, some mix of greed, fear and uncertainty are likely ruling the market. What better time to remember what really drives prices over the long-term: market fundamentals. Through that lens, gold might not be such a hot investment.

CNNMoney: Gold backs off record highupdated: Thu May 13 2010 14:50:00

Gold prices retreated from a record high Thursday as investors took a slightly less pessimistic view of the European economy.

CNNMoney: Gold hits 5-month high above $1200updated: Thu May 06 2010 15:46:00

Gold surged past the psychologically significant $1,200 mark on Thursday as stock markets plummeted and investors sought a safe haven.

CNNMoney: Forget Goldman. Buy gold, man?updated: Fri Apr 30 2010 15:58:00

The financial story of the week was clearly the epic Goldman Sachs hearing in the Senate.

Fortune: Digging for opportunities in goldupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 10:27:00

Having lived through bubbles in technology stocks and real estate, many investors have grown nervous lately about gold. Its price quadrupled in the past decade to a record $1,227 an ounce in December, before falling back near $1,100. Hedge fund legend George Soros, for example, recently warned that "the ultimate asset bubble is gold." Others, by contrast, cling to it as the ultimate safe haven in a period of wrenching economic uncertainty.

Money Magazine: Coming down with gold feverupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 13:46:00

At Harrod's department store in London, you can pick up a South African Krugerrand or a 27-pound gold bar along with a sweater and bed linens. Gold is sold like candy out of train station vending machines in Germany. Indian households are borrowing against jewelry the way Americans did not so long ago against their homes. And U.S. investors poured $15 billion into gold funds in 2009, as they were pulling money out of stock portfolios.

CNNMoney: Gold slides more than $20 in two daysupdated: Tue Dec 22 2009 14:38:00

Gold prices have taken a dive this week as investors rekindle their faith in the stock market and the almighty dollar.

CNNMoney: Gold plummets as the dollar firmsupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 15:22:00

Gold prices plunged Thursday as the dollar surged against the euro amid concerns about the economic health of certain European nations.

CNNMoney: Gold's luster continues to fadeupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 16:43:00

Gold prices fell for the third day in a row on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar continued to strengthen.

CNNMoney: Gold tarnished by dollar runupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 15:59:00

Gold prices extended their decline for a second straight session Monday as the dollar continued to rise.

CNNMoney: Gold prices fall 4%updated: Fri Dec 04 2009 15:03:00

Gold prices fell off their record highs on Friday, falling 4% after a better-than-expected report about the job market lifted investor confidence.

CNNMoney: Gold ends at record high above $1,200updated: Wed Dec 02 2009 15:58:00

Gold prices closed at a fresh record high above a $1,200 an ounce Wednesday, the first time it has settled above the milestone, as investors continued to build on the momentum of the precious metal.

CNNMoney: Gold hits $1,200 an ounceupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 13:50:00

Gold prices crossed $1,200 an ounce Tuesday and closed at a record high as dollar weakness and easing of Dubai debt fears pushed the precious metal higher.

CNNMoney: Gold's record run: No end in sightupdated: Mon Nov 16 2009 14:48:00

Gold prices surged to record highs yet again Monday, topping $1,139 an ounce, as investors continue to favor the precious metal over currencies like the U.S. dollar.

CNNMoney: Gold closes at record highupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 15:38:00

Gold prices rose Friday to a record high, recovering from earlier losses, as the U.S. dollar weakened against rival currencies.

CNNMoney: Can gold hit $1,500?updated: Sat Nov 07 2009 21:36:00

Gold investors are partying like it's 1849.

CNNMoney: Gold hits a record near $1,100updated: Wed Nov 04 2009 15:09:00

Gold pared gains Wednesday after hitting an all time high, but still settled at record levels after the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement came in as expected.

CNNMoney: Gold surges to an all-time highupdated: Tue Nov 03 2009 15:04:00

Gold prices surged to a record high Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund said it had sold 200 metric tons of the precious metal to India's central bank.

CNNMoney: Selling your gold? Don't get takenupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 10:16:00

With the price of gold as high as it's ever been, more people are rummaging through their dresser drawers, safe-deposit boxes and anywhere else they can to trade their forgotten bling for a thick wad of cash.

CNNMoney: Gold rally loses steamupdated: Wed Oct 14 2009 14:35:00

Gold closed slightly lower Wednesday, after surging above $1,070 an ounce, as investors positioned themselves just prior to the release of the Federal Reserve meeting minutes.

CNNMoney: Gold shines for investorsupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 16:06:00

Gold prices have gained luster as of late and many expect it to keep shining as investors look to hedge themselves against the threat of inflation and a weak U.S. dollar.

CNNMoney: Gold soars to record on dollar standard talkupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 15:24:00

Gold surged to a record high Tuesday after a news report sparked widespread talk about the U.S. dollar being unseated as the currency for trading oil.

CNNMoney: Gold still powering past $1,000updated: Wed Sep 16 2009 17:37:00

Gold prices settled Wednesday at their highest point as the dollar slumped and inflation concerns boosted demand for the metal as a hedge against rising prices.

CNNMoney: Gold hits record highupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 08:56:00

Gold prices settled at a new record high of $1,006.40 on Friday, rallying ahead of the $1,000-an-ounce mark for the third time this week.

CNNMoney: Uh oh. Gold's near $1,000updated: Thu Sep 03 2009 15:12:00

Are gold investors starting to sense something wrong that others are missing?

CNNMoney: Gold surges to near record territoryupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 16:02:00

Gold prices charged higher Thursday, with another run at $1,000 an ounce looking increasingly likely, as the dollar remains weak and concerns about inflation boost demand for the metal.

CNNMoney: Gold tops $1,000 an ounceupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 15:55:00

Gold prices rose to a record high above $1,007 an ounce Friday as stocks continued to fall and investors flocked to the metal to preserve capital.

CNNMoney: Gold jumps as economy faltersupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 14:50:00

The price of gold continued to climb Friday after a bout of grim economic news increased the precious metal's safe-haven appeal.

CNNMoney: Gold sinks to 2-week lowupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 15:10:00

The price of gold fell to a two-week low Monday as the U.S. dollar rallied on new details about President-elect Barack Obama's fiscal stimulus plan.

CNNMoney: Gold slides on oil, strong dollarupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 07:51:00

The price of gold fell Tuesday amid a broad retreat in commodities led by oil, as the damage caused by Hurricane Gustav appeared less severe than expected.

CNNMoney: Gold: Don't count on $1,000updated: Fri Jun 20 2008 14:09:00

Don't look now but the price of gold is back above $900 an ounce.

CNNMoney: Gold plummets as dollar inches higherupdated: Wed Mar 19 2008 18:34:00

Gold prices tumbled Wednesday, as the dollar regained strength, to sink nearly $100 below its record high set Monday - leaving some traders wondering if this is the beginning of the end for gold's impressive run.

CNNMoney: Gold prices hit $1,000 milestoneupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 16:50:00

Gold prices touched the $1,000 milestone for the first time Thursday as the dollar plunged amid nagging fears about the health of the U.S. economy.

CNNMoney: Getting in on the gold rushupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 16:38:00

With gold prices recently crossing the $1,000 an ounce threshold, investors looking for ways to join in the gold rush will have to navigate volatile waters.

CNNMoney: Gold edges closer to $1,000updated: Wed Mar 05 2008 15:46:00

Gold prices surged to a record Wednesday, closing to within $5 of the $1,000 milestone, as a combination of record-high oil prices and the continued devaluation of the dollar brought buyers back into the market.

CNNMoney: Gold retreats as investors cash inupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 16:20:00

Gold prices retreated Tuesday afternoon, after reaching an all-time high last week, as investors locked in profits and showed signs of trepidation ahead of the psychologically important $1,000-an-ounce level.

CNNMoney: Gold surges on economic uncertaintyupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 17:40:00

Gold prices surged Friday as dollar weakness and a brutal selloff on Wall Street sent investors in search of a safe haven.

CNNMoney: Gold continues its strong runupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 15:56:00

Gold prices continued to skyrocket Thursday on the falling U.S. dollar, supply concerns and high world-wide demand.

CNNMoney: Antsy investors flock to a warm placeupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 17:39:00

Investors have bid up the price of bonds and gold in recent weeks as growing concerns about the economy have fueled demand for safe-haven investments.

CNNMoney: Gold rings in record highupdated: Wed Jan 02 2008 14:01:00

Gold prices surged into record territory Wednesday as lingering geopolitical concerns and a spike in oil prices fueled demand for the precious metal.

CNNMoney: Gold prices: Nowhere to go but upupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 02:17:00

Better buy your bling now. The price of gold is climbing.

Gold coins glint in investor's eyeupdated: Mon Aug 21 2006 02:09:00

There is gold you can hold and gold you can fold. Which one an investor chooses will likely come down to individual preference as well as the price outlook.

Jewelry demand helping gold priceupdated: Sun Aug 13 2006 23:42:00

Along with higher inflation and global instability, one important driver of the gold price this year is expected to be the increasing demand for jewelry in developing countries.

Money Magazine: Getting in on the gold rush - the smart wayupdated: Fri May 12 2006 11:01:00

When the price of gold shot past $600 last month for the first time in 25 years, I figured I'd missed a big opportunity. Now it has risen past $700. Will it go higher still? Is there a way for me to benefit?

Gold price reaches $700 markupdated: Wed May 10 2006 01:46:00

Gold rose to a 25-year high above $700 an ounce on Wednesday, prompting some investors to take profits on bullion's sharp rally this year, while platinum surged to a record high on speculative buying.

CNNMoney: $700 gold: Want in? Think twiceupdated: Tue May 09 2006 13:07:00

There was a time when investors didn't want gold bars anywhere near their portfolios, but it's long forgotten now.

CNNMoney: Investors' gold dilemma: Buy on a dip, or waitupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 14:01:00

A plunge in gold prices and stocks Thursday may have been just the start of a needed correction in a sector that has surged substantially of late, analysts said.

Business 2.0: A bullion-dollar bank accountupdated: Sat Feb 04 2006 07:59:00

High oil prices. Inflation fears. Ballooning deficits. Guerrilla war. Bad news? Not for gold. The asset that shines in bad times has been on a tear recently, surpassing $500 an ounce, a level not s...

CNNMoney: Gold smoke, economic fire?updated: Fri Sep 16 2005 11:29:00

When gold prices jump, it usually means trouble lurks.

CNNMoney: A gold-plated inflation scareupdated: Fri Jun 24 2005 07:07:00

Gold rising along with the dollar -- and with oil jumping to record highs near $60 a barrel -- may signal a pickup in inflation ahead.

CNNMoney: If G7 balks, will gold glitter?updated: Thu Feb 05 2004 10:43:00

Winter has dulled gold's sparkle.

Money Magazine: Going For Gold Gold has a reputation for security in times of economic and political stress. But is now a golden updated: Thu May 01 2003 00:01:00

War jitters, terror alerts, stagnant stock prices, a fragile economy and a weak job market.... Hey, with news items like these topping the headlines, it's no wonder nervous investors have been grav...

Fortune: The Great Gold Price 'Conspiracy' READ THIS BEFORE YOU INVEST IN GOLDupdated: Mon Aug 02 1999 00:01:00

The ideology of fanatic gold investors--and that means most gold investors--has always been a blend of libertarian and reactionary elements. They talk about Fed conspiracies. They loathe government...

Fortune: Burned By Gold Gold's painful decline over the past 18 years has singed investors, halved the market value of mining companies, updated: Mon Mar 16 1998 00:01:00

As soon as the news flashed over the wire, UBS gold analyst Andy Smith got a sick feeling in his stomach. It was last Oct. 24, and though the wire report was sketchy, it appeared that a group of ex...

Fortune: The Force That Wasn't Demand from Asian jewelry buyers was supposed to lift gold prices.updated: Mon Mar 16 1998 00:01:00

In the minds of the bulls, Asia was the force that would pull gold out of its long decline. Asians are famously fond of gold jewelry, which they regard both as a status symbol and a hedge against h...

Money Magazine: Is This A Golden Opportunity? With the precious metal near 18-year lows, nervy investors have a chance to turn big profits if prupdated: Sun Mar 01 1998 00:01:00

Few investments have ever experienced the total meltdown that gold has suffered lately. The precious metal has dropped nearly $75 an ounce over the past year to trade in January at $278, its lowest...

Fortune: WAITING FOR GOLDupdated: Mon May 12 1997 00:01:00

In the old days, when fear of inflation haunted the market, the soothsayers said, Buy gold. Try telling that to leery investors today. The price of gold seems to be on an endless spiral down. Gold ...

Fortune: A GOLD RUSH IS UNDER WAY -- EVEN LATECOMERS CAN PLAYupdated: Mon Jan 29 1990 00:01:00

Oh, the mysteries of gold. It is interest-rate sensitive, like bonds, and an inflation hedge, like real estate. It is also a commodity, and a currency, and it makes a swell watch. So how can you te...

Fortune: GOING FOR THE GOLD The ore is inferior, with mere specks of the stuff, but U.S. and Canadian companies will make bagfuls of moneupdated: Mon Nov 09 1987 00:01:00

ANXIETY WAS RIFE. The Soviet Union had just invaded Afghanistan, the Ayatollah Khomeini was consolidating control in Iran, and U.S. inflation was in double digits. It was January 1980 and the price...

Money Magazine: The Right and Wrong Ways to Buy Gold Instead of panning for fast profits, most people should buy gold as inflation insurance. Youpdated: Sat Aug 01 1987 00:01:00

If all the gold that has been taken from the earth in all of recorded history could be molded into one cube, it would measure only 18 yards to a side -- small enough to fit in a modest suburban bac...

Fortune: HOW GOOD A HEDGE IS GOLD? Despite the gleam of the recent price rise, in the long run investors could be better off elsewhere.updated: Mon Jun 22 1987 00:01:00

Gold's glamour is back. After a long bear market that drove its price from more than $850 an ounce in 1980 to a low of $284 early in 1985, bullion has bounded ahead more than 60%. The specter of hi...

Money Magazine: INVESTING '87 How to Get the Most from Gold This Yearupdated: Thu Jan 01 1987 00:01:00

Okay. You are sure there won't be a nuclear war before Easter. You are certain inflation will lay low, and Uncle Sam will not default on his bonds. So why invest even a dime of your money in gold, ...

Fortune: PROMISING INDUSTRIES FOR INVESTORS New products and services, and old ones with new luster, should help some lines of business oupdated: Mon Nov 24 1986 00:01:00

THE stock market may head up or head down or just muddle along, but at any given moment some industry groups are outperforming the market averages. Putting together interviews with Wall Street econ...

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