Gold Vs. Beer Chart Shows Gold’s Spending Power Increasing

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Just how much does a dollar buy, anyway? Each day, inflation makes the green pictures of dead presidents in your wallet worth less and less, while speculation and demand makes a dollar’s worth of gold increase in value over time. The value of a dollar’s worth of gold, furthermore, fluctuates relative to the cost of other commodities,… Read more »

Price of Gold Weekly Recap: July 13 – July 17, 2015

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If ever you hoped for good news on the gold market, last week was not the time to find it. Gold has hit the absolute skids in a full-blown bear market, with fewer and fewer investors looking to put their money in precious metals as the dollar rises further. Gold hit a two-year low last week, indicating… Read more »

How Much Gold Is In The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy?

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While there’s no way to calculate the exact number of soccer fans worldwide, one can point to the unrivaled draw of the World Cup as an indication of what is by far the most popular sport on the planet. Every four years, the World Cup brings soccer fans together and generates around four to five billion… Read more »

Gold and Electronics: A Modern Marriage

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Since ancient times, gold has been one of the most prized of all earthly materials. The lustrous metal has served as a store of value in many cultures and is commonly used to make treasured items of jewelry. While gold is still coveted for these reasons, the modern age has introduced a new source of… Read more »

Price of Gold Weekly Recap: July 6 – July 10, 2015

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Gold investors may not have had much to root for in 2015, especially after a dismal 2014, but on the exchange-traded fund securities market, gold has been one of the best performers of all. Mike McGlone of ETF Securities notes that gold is in a “re-acceleration pattern” and has performed better than most other commodities on… Read more »

The Drama in Greece: How It Is Playing Out in the Gold Markets

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While the price of gold remained steady when markets opened this past Monday and spot gold dipped a bit on Tuesday, the turmoil caused by the Greek default continues to roil the financial world. While the world’s financial attention is momentarily focused on the ongoing tragedy that is the Greek economy, most gold market watchers… Read more »