With Shutdown, Fears of a Nightmare on Wall Street
Bob Doll calls the political crisis "noise" that could stop the S&P’s bullish run, while Bank of America refers to a possible "market correction."
Is Silver as ‘Good as Gold?’
An ETF Securities analyst explains his outlook for the precious metal, saying it may add shine to a portfolio.
Time for Silver to Outshine Gold?
Mike McGlone of ETF Securities says there are several reasons the humbler precious metal could be back in favor.
Gold: Glittering Yet Again?
Global gold demand by consumers and investors rose in the second quarter, and prices in mid-August are rising.
What’s Behind Gold’s Sudden Turnaround?
Two new analyses argue for a revival in gold, one based on technical indicators tracing the ‘smart money’ and the other adducing the broad economic factors at work, such as an increasingly dovish Fed.
Gold’s Decline Is International Concern
All that glitters isn’t paying off as it did only a couple of years ago.
Are Diamonds the New Gold?
Tight supply, growing demand, a coming ETF and a new exchange for investment-grade diamonds may add sparkle to a gem that has resisted commoditization.
7 Reasons Gold Is Falling: Currency Manager Merk
A gold brick is still a brick, and hurts just as much when it falls on your foot, Axel Merk says.
Precious Metals and Taxes: What to Expect With Transactions
The experts at Tax Facts Online on how sales of precious metals are taxed.
Precious Metal Taxation
Precious metals can be used to better diversify a portfolio but can be volatile. The tax implications of investing in these types of assets vary depending upon the situation.