Gold prices continued its rebound Friday after dipping to a five-month low earlier this week. June delivery of the metal rose was up over 1 percent to $1,595 on Friday after jumping 2.3 percent the day before, the biggest one-day gain since January.
Pliny the Younger beer, a triple India Pale Ale made by the Russian River Brewing Co., is the best beer in the world, according to BeerAdvocate.com.
A U.N. panel of experts that monitors compliance with sanctions on North Korea is investigating reports of possible weapons-related shipments by the Communist state to Syria and Myanmar, the panel said in a confidential report seen by Reuters on Thursday.
A lack of new data or news saw markets run with previously established trends overnight.
Commodities prices fell Wednesday as investors, preparing for the fallout from an expected Greek exit from the euro zone, abandoned industrial and precious metals for the safety of German and U.S. government debt.
Swedish organization ADay.org asks people across the globe to pick up a camera on May 15, 2012 and participate in the world's largest and most comprehensive photographic documentation of a single day in human history.
Post-election uncertainty in Greece pushed investors away from stocks and commodities, lowering German and U.S. bond yields and eroding the euro's value as investors sought the dollar. France's benchmark CAC 40 Index erased its Monday gains, which had confounded investors. The reality sank in a day late as euro zone uncertainties that popped up over the weekend took root. Greek stocks have lost 10 percent of their value so far this week.
Gold fell for a second day on Tuesday, under pressure from the slide in the euro on the back of political uncertainty in Greece and a change of president in France, while Chinese import figures did little to offset the impact of the weaker currency.
Western markets rallied Monday to make up for jitters about French and Greek election results that sent them down earlier. The rebound was possibly due to investors looking for bargains after stocks were dumped Friday after the disappointing U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
The Royal Canadian Mint's manufacturing facility in Winnipeg Friday produced Canada's last penny, marking the end of the era of one cent coins.
Asian stock markets declined Friday as weaker-than-expected data on the U.S. services sector and disappointing April retail sales fueled concerns that the recovery in the world's largest economy is slowing.
Thursday's mixed economic reports on the U.S. economy kept a lid on stocks and focused the attention of traders and investors on the end-of-the-week nonfarm payrolls report, causing stocks to retreat and the euro to slide.
New evidence in the ice mummy murder mystery reveals the 5,300-year-old ice man died shortly after he was shot with an arrow from behind.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Montana Supreme Court's decision to uphold a state law banning corporate involvement in elections flies in the face of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.
A disappointing ADP Employer Services jobs report issued Wednesday, which showed a still-sluggish U.S. job market, drove U.S. and European markets down and signaled that a key report on employment at the end of the week could be grim.
Barrick Gold Corp., the world's largest gold mining company, said Wednesday its first-quarter profit rose 3 percent as a big jump in sales and a higher selling price offset rising costs and slightly less gold production.
Asian stock markets ended higher on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. manufacturing data eased worries that the world's biggest economy had lost momentum at the start of the second quarter.
U.S. stocks ended the last day of April on a sour note with all three major indices posting their first monthly loss of the year, following three months of solid gains. Investors were spooked by a duo of lackluster U.S. economic reports and news that confirmed Spain has plunged into a double-dip recession.
Goldcorp Inc, Canada's No. 2 gold miner, said environmental permit approval for its El Morro copper-gold project was suspended by the Supreme Court of Chile.
Many women may think birth control pills and condoms are better at pregnancy prevention than they actually are, a new study suggests. Researchers found that of more than 4,100 women who were seeking birth control, about 45 percent overestimated the effectiveness of the Pill and condoms.
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) said Friday first-quarter profit fell 4.7 percent diminished gold production and higher costs offset higher selling prices.
Asian shares rose on Friday, tracking U.S. stocks which jumped overnight on strong U.S. housing data and earnings, but concerns over the health of European banks weighed on investor risk appetite after Standard & Poor's downgraded Spain's rating.
The bond market focused Thursday on weak economic data while equity investors responded to news that an unexpectedly high number of people sought first-time jobless benefits, leaving both types of securities higher.
Four Indian public sector companies along with two private players Monnet Ispat & Energy and Jindal Steel & Power are among the twenty five companies shortlisted for investing in gold and copper mines in Badakhsan, Zarkashan, Balkhab and Shaida region of Afghanistan.
Strong first-quarter earnings and a slightly more positive view of the U.S. economy by the central bank offset disappointing durable goods numbers for March to boost equities and trim bonds.
The most recent rumors surronding the highly anticipated revamped MacBook Pro and iPhone 5 are that both devices will be released with ultra-thin chassis cast from Liquidmetal technology.
Newcrest Mining, the world's No.3 gold miner, on Tuesday cut its production forecast for this year, saying its major projects had struggled to reach output targets.
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According to a latest report, Chinese parts vendor TVC-Mall has begun selling iPhone 5 home buttons in both black and white on its Web site, which contradicts earlier rumors regarding an oval shaped home button or the lack of a home button at all in the next iPhone.
A significant re-design of Apple's iPhone is expected in on the 2012 release date, but a new report says the company will be bringing out its thinnest phone yet, possibly breaking the 8-millimeter mark.
Stocks slid on Monday as resurgent uncertainty in Europe cast doubts on the bloc's ability to push through measures to end its debt crisis, while Wal-Mart weighed on the Dow after a report it stymied a probe into bribery allegations.