investing in gold

Has the Gold Rush Come to An End?

Gold, often touted as the most trustworthy of investments, has looked wild over the past month, plunging $200 in April. Where is it headed next?

Even at These Prices, Consider Buying Gold

Gold was out when the seventies ended, but the loss of confidence in paper money has sent it soaring once more. Investors who missed the metal's recent rise should not despair: There's still plenty time to get in on the action. Here's how.

Market Snapshot: What's Thriving in Battered Economy

The economy has had more than its share of trouble lately: Japan's earthquake comes on top of rising oil and food prices, political turmoil in the Middle East and a crop of government austerity measures. But investor opportunities lie hidden among the bad news.

Will Silver Outshine Gold
Again in 2011?

Everybody knows gold had a great year in 2010, rising 27% and beating most other investments. But silver actually did much better, climbing a breathtaking 83%. Can the "poor man's gold" continue to beat its more expensive big brother? Many analysts think so.

Gold at $2,500 an Ounce Looks More Likely Than Ever

Gold hit $1,226 an ounce Tuesday and although it's still well off its all-time high, you don't have to be a member of the build-a-bunker-in-Montana crowd to believe gold could hit $2,500 an ounce in the next couple of years.

Gold's Pullback Offers Investors Opportunities

The economic turmoil rocking Europe has been fueling the price of gold. The shiny metal, considered a safe haven investment, could be on track to hit $1,200. During Tuesday trading,gold fell from its five-month high as the dollar strengthened, creating an opportunity for bullish gold investors.