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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

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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

New York Knicks' guard Jeremy Lin (17) and Los Angeles Lakers' guard Kobe Bryant (24) pause as a foul is shot in the third quarter of their NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York February 10, 2012.
2014/15 NBA Season Preview And Predictions: Los Angeles Lakers; Jeremy Lin's Breakout Campaign

By IBTimes AU

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to bounce back from one of their worst finishes in the upcoming 2014/15 NBA campaign, as they were able to only rack up 27 wins, while conceding 55 games last season. (4:00 pm)

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Asus to Launch Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on 11 April in China; Specs Details
Asus Updates Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, And Zenfone 6 With Android 4.4 KitKat

By IBTimes AU

Asus has released 4.4 KitKat update for Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6. All three handsets were launched preloaded with Android 4.3 JellyBean. (3:18 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone At The Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 Event Ahead Of The IFA Electronics Show In Berlin
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Available Through O2 For £380, Other Carriers To Follow Soon

By IBTimes AU

UK carrier O2 starts preorders of Galaxy Note 4. Other carriers will reportedly follow suit soon. (2:19 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, RETAIL, ANDROID

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Team USA guard Paul George is carted off the floor on a gurney after suffering a lower leg injury during the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center.
Despite Gruesome Injury, Paul George Wants To Play This Season

By IBTimes AU

NBA News - Paul George wants to return to play for the Indiana Pacers this season despite the gruesome injury he suffered last August. (12:23 pm)

A man looks at his Apple iPad in front an Apple logo outside an Apple store in downtown Shanghai
Apple iPad Air 2 To Be Available In Gold Colour: Speculated To Be Released On October 21

By IBTimes AU

Apple iPad Air 2 that is speculated to be released on Oct 21 is going to come out in gold colour variant. It features 9.7-inch display, A8 processor and 2 GB RAM. (12:13 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, IPAD, SILVER

Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks During An Apple Event Announcing The iPhone 6 And The Apple Watch At The Flint Center In Cupertino
iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Release Date In China Oct 17, Preorders Start From Oct 10

By IBTimes AU

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be released in China on Oct 17, with preorders available on Oct 10. Preordered iPhone 6 models can be picked up from Apple retail outlets by Oct 14. (11:32 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, RETAIL, SMARTPHONE, SILVER

Xie Enwei, General Manager Of Management And Operations Of Microsoft In China, Speaks During The Presentation Of The Xbox One By Microsoft As Part Of ChinaJoy 2014 China Digital Entertainment Expo And Conference In Shanghai
Xbox One News: Windows 10 Hinted For Xbox One; Deals With Gold And Xbox One Counterfeits Detailed

By IBTimes AU

Windows has been revealed to have an integrated approach to rolling out and tailoring to different devices, and this may include the Xbox One. (10:38 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MICROSOFT, AUSTRALIA

People walk down stairs in a train station in Tokyo's business district September 30, 2014. Japanese big manufacturers' confidence improved slightly in the three months to September, a closely watched central bank survey showed, but service-sector sentime
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning, October 2, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the ADP national employment index showed that 213,000 private sector jobs were created in September, just above forecasts. Construction spending fell by 0.8% in August, short of forecasts for a 0.5% gain. And the ISM manufacturing index eased from 59.0 to 56. (8:37 am)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, CRUDE OIL, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER

‘Big Brother Australia’ Nomination Recap: Intruder Leo Enters the House [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

There are seven nominated housemates for the week. (1:27 am)

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Michael Phelps of the U.S.
Olympic Champion Michael Phelps Arrested For DUI, Apologises Via Twitter

By IBTimes AU

Michael Phelps, who has won 18 gold medals in the Olympic Games, was arrested on Tuesday for a DUI and other charges. (11:55 pm)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, SILVER, LONDON