The gold standard is often mentioned, but rarely explained. Here's a brief overview of its history and possible future.
Dundee's Ned Goodman sees China's recent gold buying as a means for the country to eliminate the US dollar as the reserve currency.
Brazil Resources in known primarily for its gold assets, but it also provides exposure to the uranium market.
A draft research paper states that unusual trading patterns around 3:00 p.m. in London show that the London gold fix may have been manipulated for the past decade.
The Philippines may not be a top gold producer, but several companies there are mining the precious metal.
Osisko Mining is currently the subject of a hostile $2.6-billion takeover bid from Goldcorp, but at the moment, the company has something else on its mind.
Gold prices bounced back on Thursday after hitting reverse and pulling back from highs seen earlier this week.
Demand for gold jewelry, bars and coins hit a record high last year, according to the World Gold Council's latest Gold Demand Trends report. The report also confirms that last year Chinese gold demand surpassed that of India for the first time.
It was a good day for gold, which finally managed to pass the $1,300-per-ounce mark.
With the games in Sochi underway, people around the world are tuned in to watch the competition heat up in their favorite cold-weather sports, including cross-country skiing, snowboarding and hockey.