Gold prices today (Friday) fell to fresh new lows below the $1,200-an-ounce threshold for the first time since mid-December.
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- Why gold prices today are at the lowest level since Christmas
- Why Gold Prices Are Up Today from 9-Month Lows
- Gold Investing 2014: Gold Will Continue to Outperform Major Assets
Gold investing 2014 update: Gold prices have had a strong first half in 2014. At the midpoint in July, the yellow metal had gone up 9.2% in value.
Investors in physical gold have benefited from the rise. Throughout the year, gold has consistently outperformed other major asset classes like U.S. treasuries and equities.