Monthly Archives: January 2019

Investors turn to gold in volatile stock markets

The price of gold has gained more than 8% since the beginning of October. The S&P 500 has plunged 14% during the same time frame. And investors who’ve bought gold mining stocks have done even better than those who just own the precious metal. Gold mining stocks are nearly all up 10-13% and the world […]

Away From Riskier Equities

Gold prices rose for a fifth-straight day as declines in the equities markets raise more worry over slowing economic growth and U.S. political tensions increased investor appetite for risk-averse assets. Gold futures for February delivery rose 0.4% to $1,286.60 a troy ounce as of 8:52 AM ET (13:52 GMT). The precious metal was pushed higher […]