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Gold prices plunged to a two-year low as investors fled from precious metals. It was the second day of decline for gold as the economy improves and fears of inflation in the U.S. ease. Gold is often purchased as a hedge against inflation. The price of...
Gold has lost some of its gleam among small investors who once saw it as a financial salvation. The precious metal suffered its sharpest price drop in three decades, as the frenzy that drove gold to fantastic heights in recent years reversed course with...
LEAD, S.D. — The scientists don hard hats, jumpsuits and steel-toed boots to pile into a metal cage for a rumbling 11-minute descent into an abandoned South Dakota gold mine. They step over old mine-cart rails, through rough-walled tunnels and...
John Livermore, an exploration geologist whose discovery of minuscule but highly valuable particles of "invisible gold" in Nevada in the early 1960s set off a modern-day gold rush in the state, has died. He was 94. Livermore died Feb. 7 at his Reno home...
The boom in logging and fur trapping triggered by Gold Rush settlement of the Sierra Nevada has long been blamed for the steep decline in California’s population of fishers. But a new study concludes that the small forest animal was in trouble...
Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
BERLIN -- Germany's central bank announced Wednesday that it would reverse a decades-old policy of storing gold abroad and reclaim $36 billion of bullion from New York and Paris to ensure that half of the country's reserves were on home soil by 2020....
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L.A. NOWThe Oakland Museum of California is offering a $12,000 reward for the safe recovery of a Gold Rush-era quartz- and gold-encrusted jewel box stolen from its permanent collection during a Monday burglary. The burglary was the second in as many......
L.A. NOWAdmirers of Huell Howser will gather at Griffith Observatory next Tuesday for a sunset memorial organized by City Councilman Tom LaBonge....
The noisy green room of Jimmy Kimmel's talk show in Hollywood was crawling with the show's thirtysomething writers, who stole occasional glances at the monitors as the 45-year-old comic joked with a woman in the studio audience. A few minutes later,...
YREKA, Calif. — Deep in Siskiyou County in far Northern California, high granite peaks and rocky streams have long incited gold miners, including my grandfather, who in the 1930s lived with his family — my grandmother, mother and aunt —...
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