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Gold benefits when interest rates remain low even as there are signs inflation is rising. That is precisely what’s been happening this spring.Federal Reserve governors have clearly stated they are...

When officials of the French town of Morez agreed to purchase and renovate an old building last year they never imagined they were also acquiring a treasure trove. But as they cleaned out the...

Two cargo handlers at Los Angeles International Airport have been charged with stealing gold bars that a Canadian bank was sending from Australia to New York.During a stopover in Los Angeles, a box...

We’ve heard of many a gold heist. But this one may top them all because rather than a cache of gold bullion, the heist in this case involves an entire gold mine.The mine is one of the largest in...

After losing one-third of its value in a single week, and nearly half its value over the course of five weeks, the digital currency Bitcoin appeared to be a financial emperor with no...

The Internal Revenue Service offers us a route to substantial tax savings on gold investments.  So it makes sense to take advantage of one of the few breaks the IRS is willing to give...

The U.S. Mint is winding down production of American Eagle gold bullion coins as it prepares to introduce a new version of the coin. Through the first four months of the year the Mint has...

Stockholders’ obsession with quick profits is undermining the gold industry’s ability to grow, complains the chief executive of Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s second-largest miner of...

Billionaire investor Sam Zell, one of the wealthiest men in America, has never bought gold in his career. Until now. Zell, 79, says he’s snapping up gold because he sees inflation rising...

The leader of the Bank of England has a warning for investors in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin: “They have no intrinsic value.” When asked at a press conference on May 6 about rising prices of...

The history and institution of ancient Roman coins take us back to before the beginning of the 3rd century BC. During this era, coins were just starting to circulate as a means to simplify and escape...

It is known that gold is heavy; but specifically, how much does a gold bar weigh? While it seems there would be a straightforward answer, gold bars are available in a wide range of weights. Most...