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Fox News Is the Gold Standard of Television Journalism

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.16.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Why are we on the brink of disaster? If you don't know the answer to that, you're not watching Fox News. It's President Obama's fault! Or, as Greta Van Susteren innocently asks her guests each night, "Is this President Obama's fault?"

Urban Mining

Peter Neill | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Just as we have learned to recycle paper, glass, iron, steel, even water, we must now also learn to recover these new elements as well, mine their density and availability, and invent a new conduct toward sustaining the value of these most precious metals already in hand.

5 Things You Must Tell Your Grandma About the Ads on FOX News So She Doesn't Get Scammed

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

Over the course of 5 hours between October 24 and 25, I wrote down every commercial that aired on FOX News during shows hosted by Brett Baier, Gretchen Carlson, Shep Smith, Bill Hemmer and Greta Van Susteren because I wanted to know what was being advertised. Here's what I found.

Best Days for Gold Still Ahead

Michael Pento | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Michael Pento

The prevailing mantra on Wall Street is that gold's bull market is now over and it's time to bury precious metals as an investment theme for the indefinite future.

Mint To Limit Coin Sales

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

(Adds market details, context) May 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Mint will limit dealers' purchases of its "America the Beautiful" five-ounce...

New Year's Fiscal Cliff Hangover

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

Considering the art of rock climbing and sport of cliff scaling, we might have better fiscal sports analysis from ESPN than CNN. We know it's got something to do with debt and taxes. Just what we're not clear.

Jobs Data Won't Derail Fed

Michael Pento | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

The gold market dropped nearly $20 an ounce shortly after the U.S. Non-Farm Payroll report was released on Friday. However, after digging a bit into the report investors in the yellow metal should find those fears without grounds.

'Pawn Stars': How Much Cash For 200 Lbs. Of Silver?

Posted 06.05.2012 | TV

More than 10 years ago, a man bought 200 pounds of silver. But that was during a different economy. With the current state of the world, the price of ...

Meteor Shower Rained Gold On Ancient Earth

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.10.2011 | Technology

Some 3.9 billion years ago a massive meteor shower of glittering gold and platinum fell on earth, says a new study published in the Nature Journal by ...

Gold Sales Jump On eBay During Week Of Stock Market Volatility

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — For gold sellers on eBay, the recent stock market turmoil has been a boon for business. Gold and silver sales on eBay had alread...

Soros Dumps His Entire Stake Of Gold

Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK/BOSTON (By Frank Tang and Aaron Pressman) - Billionaire financier George Soros, who called gold "the ultimate bubble," dumped almost his ...

Silver and Derivatives Dislocation

Asher Edelman | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business
Asher Edelman

The aggressive policies pursued by the American government and other debtor nations to debase their currencies have awakened speculation in "hard assets" such as silver, gold, other precious metals, and oil.

This University Endowment Owns About $1B In Gold Bars

Bloomberg | David Mildenberg and Pham | Posted 06.16.2011 | Business

he University of Texas Investment Management Co., the second-largest U.S. academic endowment, took delivery of almost $1 billion in gold bullion and i...

Gold: A Little Gaudy in This Light

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

Returns that approach 100% in short periods of time are unsustainable. Gold may climb for awhile, but at some point it will fall -- with all the force of gravity a heavy metal can provide.

GOP Gains Could Tarnish Gold

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Is the modern gold rush is actually a mania, or in fact a legitimate reflection of serious financial and economic stresses?

Jobless Turn To Prospecting For Gold

washingtonpost.com | Karl Vick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

COLUMBIA, Calif. -- Maybe it was the nail in Ray's head. Maybe it was the economy. His wife said one as much as the other drove the decision to auctio...

Where's The Gold?

Nathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nathan Lewis

The Comex warehouse is one of the most secure forms of gold investment in the world. If they can't be trusted, what does that say about ETFs, pooled accounts, futures, forwards, options?

In Ghana, One Man's Waste Is Another's Treasure

GlobalPost | Drew Hinshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The VCRs and shattered radios entered the country optimistically labeled as secondhand gear, but they soon found their way to Aglogloshie, the place w...