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Gold

Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au (Latin: aurum) and an atomic number of 79. It has been a highly sought-after precious metal for coinage, jewelry, and other arts since the beginning of recorded history. The metal occurs as nuggets or grains in rocks, in veins and in alluvial deposits. Gold is dense, soft, shiny and the most malleable and ductile pure metal known. Pure gold has a bright yellow color and luster traditionally considered attractive, which it maintains without oxidizing in air or water. Gold is one of the coinage metals and has served as a symbol of wealth and a store of value throughout history. Gold standards have provided a basis for monetary policies. It also has been linked to a variety of symbolisms and ideologies. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Lake Shore Gold hits key milestone

Jan 09 - Financial Post

Gold futures up on global cues

Jan 06 - The Times of India

Gold, silver drop on sluggish demand

Jan 04 - The Times of India

Articles About Gold

HTC One (M8) India Priced Leaked; Tipped to Hit Stores This Month
HTC One (M8) India Priced Leaked; Tipped to Hit Stores this Month

By IBTimes IN

Taiwanese company's 2014 flagship smartphone HTC One's (M8) India price has been leaked just hours ahead of the official launch. (3:48 pm)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, INDIA, SMARTPHONE, SILVER, ANDROID, HTC

Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Stocks Subdued on Ukraine Caution

By Reuters

Asian stock markets started the week on a subdued note on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. (2:15 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, BARCLAYS, EUROPEAN UNION, JAPAN, RUSSIA

Gold Near Two-week High as Ukraine Tensions Boost Safe-haven Bids
Gold Inches up as Ukraine Tensions Stoke Safe-haven Buying

By Reuters

Gold edged higher on Monday as heightened tensions in Ukraine sparked some safe-haven buying, but fund outflows and weak physical demand continued to cloud the metal's outlook. (2:11 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UKRAINE, LONDON

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5: 10 Value-Added Must-Know Features

By IBTimes IN

Galaxy S5 comes with fingerprint sensor (on home button), water and dust resistant certifications, built-in heart rate monitor and a small bump in display size and camera specifications. (8:55 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, INDIA, COPPER, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Pope Good Friday Service Underscores Plight of the Suffering
Pope Good Friday Service Underscores Plight of the Suffering

By Reuters

The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated Pope Francis' Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum as he led Catholics around the world in commemorating the day Jesus died. (Apr 19)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, SILVER

Virat - Yuvraj
IPL-Twitter Partnership Set to Enhance On Air, On Ground and Online Experience for Fans

By IBTimes IN

Hashtag IPL, hashtag you, hashtag the hashtag this IPL season! #PepsiIPL is probably one of the most trending topics this season. The BCCI has opened a new partnership with Twitter to add more hashtags, so as to make the IPL an engaging experience for tech savvy fans. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, INDIA, CRICKET

Tenaliraman poster (Facebook)
'Tenaliraman' Release: Will Vadivelu Starrer Strike Gold at Box Office?

By IBTimes IN

Comedian Vadivelu's comeback film "Tenaliraman" will be releasing on Friday. Will the film be able to fetch positive feedback from the audience? (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, SILVER, FACEBOOK

Shailene Woodley and Theo James attend the premiere of "Divergent" in Los Angeles
7 Things to Know about 'Divergent' Star and Shailene Woodley's Rumored Boyfriend Theo James

By IBTimes IN

After the roaring success of "Divergent", Theo James is all set to start shooting for its sequel "Insurgent". James has become a household name not only because of the success of the film but also because of his rumored romance ... (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, HOLLYWOOD, LONDON

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 - Specs And Price Comparison in Australia

By IBTimes AU

When it comes to catering to every kind of users, Samsung devices win hands down with their variety of devices with different price ranges. While the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 got released only in the start of 2014, the Galaxy Tab 3.8.0 was released in the month of June, last year. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, MALI, ANDROID

When is Easter 2014? Plus Top 5 Easter Holiday Deals in Australia

By IBTimes AU

Easter celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and is considered as a great feast in the Christian calendar. When is Easter in 2014? Easter Sunday is on April 20, 2014. The date of Easter changes according to the moon. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA