Banks In Metals Price-Fixing Probe: Wall Street Journal
February 24 2015 11:27 AM EST
Ten of the world's largest banks are facing scrutiny for allegedly rigging the prices of gold, silver, platinum and palladium.
US Investigating Banks Over Price Rigging Of Precious Metals
February 24 2015 2:50 AM EST
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating 10 major banks over allegations of price-fixing of precious metals.
Rare 100-Carat White Diamond To Be Auctioned In NYC
February 13 2015 8:05 AM EST
The diamond is the only classic, emerald-cut white diamond of the highest quality to ever come to auction.
Libyan Army Urges Residents Of Benghazi Port Area To Evacuate
November 02 2014 6:11 PM EST
At least 230 people have been killed since the army began waging an offensive against Islamist groups in the eastern city.
Can Afghanistan’s Minerals Save Its Economy?
September 30 2014 1:40 PM EDT
Afghanistan has a trillion dollars worth of assets, but security and corruption concerns dissuade would-be investors.
Europe Criticized For Allowing Conflict Mineral Trade
September 23 2014 7:02 PM EDT
As European politicians debate their conflict mineral policies, human rights groups look to the U.S. as a model.
Samsung Goes Over The Edge
September 03 2014 10:35 AM EDT
Samsung upped the ante against Apple on Wednesday with two new smartphones — including one with a screen that curves around the phone's edge.
Trapped Miners Risked Their Lives ‘For A Few More Cents’
August 30 2014 7:51 PM EDT
Miners who became trapped at a mining site in northern Nicaragua knew of the dangers of working there, but risked it for better pay.
A Mining Company, An Ancient City And 5.5M Tons Of Copper
August 25 2014 4:56 PM EDT
Afghanistan’s archaeologists are scrambling to save a 5,000-year-old city that sits atop a massive copper mine.
This Is Not The Darren Wilson Who Shot And Killed Michael Brown
August 15 2014 11:43 AM EDT
Social media speculation has led to the misidentification of the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
3 Banks Accused Of Manipulating Silver Prices
July 27 2014 11:23 AM EDT
First gold, now silver. A new lawsuit accuses top banks of rigging the daily silver benchmark price.
Credit Rating Agencies Downgrade South African Economy
June 13 2014 4:31 PM EDT
The five-month platinum miners strike may be coming to an end in South Africa, but credit ratings agencies say, "Enough is enough."
US Navy Censures Official For ‘Speculative And Premature’ Comment On Flight MH370
May 29 2014 1:57 AM EDT
Australian authorities had narrowed the search area to a portion of the southern Indian Ocean after a series of pings were picked up in April.
India's Gold Imports To Rise With Newly Relaxed Norms
May 23 2014 3:51 AM EDT
The World Gold Council expects demand for gold from India to increase by nearly 3 percent over last year.
Even Chinese Grannies Have Sworn Off Gold
April 16 2014 5:42 AM EDT
The Chinese gold-buying frenzy of 2013 has ebbed as quickly as it erupted.
In Japan, A Gold 'Rush' Ahead Of A Tax Increase
March 31 2014 12:16 PM EDT
On Tuesday, Japan’s sales tax is slated to rise from 5 percent to 8 percent.
Chinese Gold Demand Could Rise Still Further In 2014
March 28 2014 11:38 AM EDT
Increasing demand for gold in China comes as demand from India, the world’s second-largest consumer, has declined in recent years.
Why A Palladium Fund Has Launched In South Africa
March 27 2014 6:24 AM EDT
Palladium and platinum are part of South Africa's prominent mining sector for the precious metals.
Why Germany's Central Bank Is Discussing Gold Repatriation Progress
March 26 2014 10:29 AM EDT
A German central bank official criticized certain speculation about the central bank's motives as “wild and ridiculous conspiracy theories.”
Did Venezuela Just Massively Devalue Its Currency?
March 25 2014 7:40 AM EDT
Venezuela launched a new free-floating foreign exchange system on Monday.