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A Chemist Explains Why Gold Prices Have Been Soaring

First Posted: 11/19/10 11:06 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

Gold Prices


The periodic table lists 118 different chemical elements. And yet, for thousands of years, humans have really, really liked one of them in particular: gold. Gold has been used as money for millennia, and its price has been going through the roof.

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