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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

Spain's Duchess of Alba Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva (L) and her husband Alfonso Diez wave at the entrance of Las Duenas Palace after their wedding in Seville October 5, 2011.
Why Thrice-Married Spanish Duchess Of Alba With 57 Titles, Who Died When 88, Was Thought To Be Batty

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Maria del Rosario, who led an eccentric but rich and eventful life, died of pneumonia and heart problems when she was 88 years old. (Nov 23)

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland
Roger Federer News: Swiss Maestro Aiming To Give Switzerland First Davis Cup Title, Win Would Complete Tennis Career

By IBTimes AU

A win by Switzerland at the 2014 Davis Cup final would complete his tennis career. (Nov 21)


Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge takes her seat in a State Carriage for the carriage procession to Buckingham Palace, as part of the ceremonial welcome ceremony for Singapore's President Tony Tan at the start of a state visit at Horse G
Kate Middleton: Duchess Of Cambridge's Beauty Secrets Revealed By Her Skin Specialist

By IBTimes AU

Deborah Mitchell reveals how to get incredible skin like that of Kate Middleton. The skin specialist reveals Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Cornwall's favourite skin care products. (Nov 21)


AirAsia planes are seen on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport August 19, 2014. AirAsia Bhd, Asia's largest budget airline by passengers, said second-quarter net profit rose 529 percent due to foreign exchange gains, the deferment of tax
Travel Alert: Malaysia’s AirAsia Cuts Number Of Australian Flights

By IBTimes AU

AirAsia will be slashing its number of flights to Australia. (Nov 21)


Peter Dinklage From The HBO Series 'Game of Thrones' Arrives At The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards In Los Angeles
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Spoilers: Creating A Brothel Set

By IBTimes AU

“Game of Thrones” is a popular TV show on HBO about noble families in the fantasy world of Westeros fighting for the Iron Throne. (Nov 21)

Ian Thorpe
Australian Swimmer Ian Thorpe Regrets Not Coming Out As Gay Sooner, Answers Dating Ricky Martin Questions

By IBTimes AU

Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe wishes he came out as gay sooner, thinks Ricky Martin is a great man but not dating him. (Nov 21)

Sony Playstation Video Game
'Dragon Age Inquisition' Starter Tips And Tricks: Character Creation, Combat Modes, Party, Looting, War Table

By IBTimes AU

Know the basics and starter guide on "Dragon Age Inquisition" for character creation, combat, party, looting and War Table. (Nov 21)

Actress and model Kate Upton poses for photographers as she arrives for the UK Gala screening of The Other Woman in London
Kate Upton A Greek Goddess Of War For ‘Game Of War: Fire Age’ New Advert

By IBTimes AU

Kate Upton donned a sultry Athena look in her new commercial for "Game Of War: Fire Age." (Nov 21)

People are reflected on an electronic board showing the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S. dollar outside a brokerage in Tokyo November 20, 2014. Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday as fresh data signalling a further loss of momentum in China'
Global Markets Overview – November 21, 2014

By IG Markets

Global markets were mixed as investors focusing on specific economic factors driving sentiment. Equities in the US managed to recover from the FOMC meeting minutes, with investors responding positively to some solid housing data and a sharp bounce in the Philly Fed manufacturing index. (Nov 21)


A man carries an umbrella in the rain as he passes the New York Stock Exchange October 16, 2014. Stocks on Wall Street rebounded from earlier lows on Thursday to trade little changed as a flurry of economic reports helped ease fears a weakening global eco
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 21, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, the Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index lifted from 20.7 to 40.8 in October - its highest reading since 1993. The new orders sub-index was at the highest level in 26 years. US Consumer prices were unchanged in October to be 1.7% higher than a year ago. (Nov 21)