From ancient Rome to Robinson Crusoe's desert island, human civilization continues to prove that gold is the only real currency.
Gold has been declining for nearly three months, which has discouraged some gold investors. But putting this weakness into perspective, things still look bullish for the metal.
The real reason for Britain's push to sell central bank gold has nothing to do with helping poor countries. It's all about political power.
Interest rates may head higher on slowed foreign buying of American debt.
After weathering the storm of developing world politics, Nevsun Resources appears to be back on track at one of the world's most promising new deposits. Some readers will remember the bizarre chain of events that stopped work at Bisha early last September...
Multi-metal ores offer a natural way to hedge your investment bets.
The current simultaneous oil boom and run-up in metals prices sounds like a dream come true for commodities investors. But are higher fuel prices making miners less profitable?