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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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How much gold and silver should you own?

How much gold and silver should you own?

New York (CNN Business)For someone like me that can’t afford to buy an ounce of gold, would it be just as good owning several ounces of silver vs. a half ounce of gold? Great question. Gold, trading for more than $1,300 an ounce, is a much pricier investment than...

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