Comex

Manipulation or Not, Is Silver a Smart Investment?

Shares of silver are up about 40% so far this year, compared to just over 20% for gold. But a statement from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Tuesday could rattle prices as investors consider whether to add silver to their portfolios

Face-Off on Stocks: Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining, Goldcorp

With gold prices going gangbusters, there's no shortage of ways to play the precious metal. But if you're really looking for some action (as well as some potential downside protection), individual gold-mining picks have the best shot to outperform.

Gold Loses Its Luster in Thursday Trading

Gold prices suffered their biggest one-day drop since early February after the European Central Bank's emergency funding programs suggested the Continent's financial system may not be as wobbly as initially thought.