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  • Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Gold mine scam alleged –- The presidents of two companies have been indicted, accused of fleecing investors out of millions of dollars through two schemes,...
  • How do producers cast reality shows when everyone wants to be the next Snooki?

     
    It's getting harder to cast real people for reality TV. Meet the reality TV recruiter....
  • Gold slumps as investors run out of reasons to buy

     
    The shine keeps coming off precious metals. Gold and silver prices continued their new year’s slide Thursday in a sell-off blamed in part on expectations that China soon will raise interest rates further to cool its roaring economy. Higher rates......
  • Gold drops to 8-week low as money goes elsewhere

     
    Gold slumped to an eight-week low on Friday, ending just above $1,360 an ounce, in a possible sign that investors are shedding more of their concerns about the global economy’s prospects in 2011. Strength in the euro, which rose for......
  • Gold tumbles as profit-taking hits commodities

     
    The stock market posted hefty gains in the fourth quarter, but many commodities were even hotter. So when investors and traders had the itch to take some profits Tuesday, maybe it’s not surprising that commodities bore the brunt of it.......
  • West Covina man sentenced to prison for Ponzi scheme

     
    Ruben Gonzalez, a 34-year-old West Covina man, was sentenced today to more than 11 years in federal prison for running a ponzi scheme that took in more than $4 million from more than 100 victims. Gonzalez admitted to targeting Southern California's Latino...
  • Gold tops $1,400 again, nearing record high

     
    Bad news for unemployed Americans is good news for gold mavens. The price of gold surged Friday, nearing its all-time high reached last month, after a disappointing November jobs report renewed concerns about the strength of the U.S. economic recovery.......
  • European markets plunge as Irish bailout fails to ease fears

     
    Looks like Europe needs a Plan B. And maybe C, D and E. The European Union’s bailout of Ireland, hammered out over the weekend, was supposed to calm investors’ nerves and shore up the euro. It’s doing neither. Most of......
  • Arik Kastan jewelry honors the beauty of rose gold

     
    Two fans of rose gold with a keen eye for design are taking the pink-tinged metal and paying homage to traditional Victorian aesthetic in their line called Arik Kastan. Designers Tamar Kelman and Christine Kim, who are based in Los......
  • Fox News attacks Barack Obama for giving props to Sitting Bull

     
    The Indian wars have been over for roughly 130 years, but at Fox News, no war is too distant in memory to go unnoticed, especially when it comes to opening up a new avenue of attack on Barack Obama. My......
  • Conan's TBS debut sells out in one key department: Movie ads

     
    As my colleague Scott Collins notes in his post today, the premiere of Conan O'Brien's new TBS talk show put the whooping stick to all his late-night rivals, with "Conan" scoring a heady 4.2 million total viewers. That catapulted him......