Gold counterfeiting is nothing new. But rest assured there are a number of methods you can use to mitigate the risks of ending up with counterfeit gold. Some are simple, quick, and inexpensive. Others are more elaborate, detailed, and not so readily accessible.
Here are seven tests you can use to tell if your gold is real...
A Gold Investing "Cheat Sheet" for 2014
With gold prices at roughly $1,300 an ounce, many investors are asking themselves if now is the time to invest in gold.
I think that's the wrong question.
What they should be asking themselves is if they can afford not to buy it right now.The case for gold investing has never been more clear - just take a look...
Not All Gold Is Created Equal: What to Know Before You Buy
If you own gold, or are thinking of buying some, here's something you need to consider...
It's not all the same.
Some, like fake gold-painted lead ingots, has no value whatsoever.
Some gold said to be in storage or in the ground may not even be there at all.
There are a number of aspects of gold's quality, whether it's real or even exists, that every investor needs to know...Full Story
Gold Prices Today Fighting for Higher Close
Global central banks and geopolitical concerns guided gold prices this week - mostly lower. But the price of gold bucked the trend Friday and were modestly higher in morning trading.Read on for a closer look at what’s moving gold prices today, and what’s ahead in 2014.
Gold Prices Hit Four-Month High This Week; More Gains to Come
Gold prices this week have continued 2014's climb, with a boost today from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
In morning trading Thursday, April gold rose $7, or 0.6%, at $1,335. Spot gold was flat at $1,330.20.
Early this week, the yellow metal hit a four-month high of $1,339.09 an ounce.Here’s why there are more gold gains ahead in 2014...
Why Gold Is Up Today and What's Ahead for 2014
Why gold is up today: Gold prices on Tuesday morning staged the biggest advance since mid-October. Gold prices ended Tuesday's session sharply higher, hitting a three-week high. February gold gained $28, or 1.5%, at $1,262.20 an ounce. Spot gold added $22.70 to reach $1,263.50 an ounce.To continue reading, please click here...
- Why Gold Prices Are Down Right Now Inflation and crisis – of which we’ve had plenty – historically drive gold prices up, and yet the London spot price has fallen 24% since Jan. 2. Like the infamous honey badger, gold prices just don’t care. But the reasons for gold’s continued fall, in spite of the apparent decay of the world, just might surprise you. Here’s what’s been dragging gold down...
- Higher Gold Prices and Coin Sales Point to Growing Gold Rush Gold soared 3.5% last week after Congress finally reached a deal to raise the debt ceiling -- assuring that the U.S. debt will continue to balloon. But the respite to Washington's budget woes is only temporary, and that has the gold bugs licking their chops. Here's why the next round of budget battles will be good for gold...
How Gold, Oil, and Syria Really Mix… Plus "3 Strikes Against Apple"
The markets are very complicated at the moment, which is why now's an ideal time to reach into the Money Morning Mailbag and address your concerns.
The goal here is simple: To provide understandable, actionable, and, of course, profitable answers to your thoughtful and extremely insightful questions.
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- Gold Bugs Will Love What This Chart Says About Gold Prices We've been recommending gold shares for months, ever since prices collapsed in April. But if last week’s “gold convergence” wasn’t enough to convince you, yet another catalyst is pushing prices higher. Read more... Read More...