The price of gold has risen sixfold over the past decade. In India and China, both booming economies with massive populations, demand for the precious metal is soaring. A gold rush is on, as mining companies continue scouring the world for deposits. Some central banks, citing uncertainties about the dollar and the euro, are purchasing gold in ever-bigger quantities to shore up their reserves. Does this represent another chapter in the lure of gold on the human imagination?
During the Alaskan winter, dawn is late to break. At 10 a.m., when the sky finally brightens, I get on a tractor driven by my guide Paul Gibson and we set off for a gold ore...
The Chinese woman in her 50s wore no fancy jewelry or other accessories. But there she was buying gold.
In early February in a corner of the trading floor on the third level of the COMEX, a commodities exchange division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, men bellow "Put!"...
In August 2011, the Bank of Korea, South Korea's central bank, announced that it had purchased 25 tons of gold.
There's nothing like saving for a rainy day. And with the price of gold as it is, many Japanese are selling their jewelry and gold bars to make a substantial profit.
"Before risking other people's money, Portugal should first sell its family jewels, especially its gold reserves."
We sense the transition of the seasons in the redolence of the wind and our hearts flutter at the scent of our beloved. Fragrances add color to our everyday life and enrich our existence. We are unable to resist their bewitching allure.
When the curtain rises, Shugo Ikoh's job as an opera director is done. There is nothing more that he can do. He always sits alone in an aisle seat among the audience.
With oil consumption in the Asia-Pacific region increasing more than 30 percent since 2000, Malaysia has been bolstering its role as an energy consumer and regional hub for energy trading. In cooperation with Singapore, with...
ASICS, Japan’s largest sport shoe, apparel and equipment manufacturer, is gradually starting to make lengthy strides into the global athletic shoe market dominated by U.S.-based Nike and German Adidas.