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Gold Jumps to 14-Month High

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High

Gold prices climbed Friday as mounting concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East pushed investors into haven assets. Gold futures for August delivery, the most-actively traded U.S. contract, jumped 1.2% to...

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Five Charts Show Platinum Markets Coming to Life

Five Charts Show Platinum Markets Coming to Life

After months of being ignored in favor of market darling palladium, platinum is finally getting some attention from investors. The metal, which is mostly used to make jewelry and reduce emissions from car exhausts, is trading near the highest since May and money is...

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How gold quietly shapes our world

How gold quietly shapes our world

No longer just the element of mythology and wealth, gold is now important to pharmaceutical research, nanotechnology and more. The periodic table of chemical elements turns 150 this year. The anniversary is a chance to shine a light on particular elements – some of...

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