gold rush

In the New Gold Rush, Equipment Suppliers May Strike It Rich

The uncertain economy, high unemployment, and near record high prices for gold are luring droves of dreamers to the gold fields. But while some prospectors may find their fortunes, the biggest beneficiaries of the new gold rush will probably be the suppliers who support the intrepid ore-hunters.

For Recession Victims, Gold Mining Pans Out

It's not hard to see why Gold Rush: Alaska, the Discovery Channel's new series on present-day gold prospectors has hit pay dirt. More than just a part of American history, panning for gold in the field can be a reasonable option for some unemployed.

California gold rush: Redux

People in California are really desperate for cash.

KNBC reports (see video below) that the sagging economy has out of work Hollywood technicians and...